Myth Stories

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Classical Myth Stories of the Ancient Greeks & Romans
The myth stories and legends surrounding the gods, goddesses, creatures & monsters that featured in ancient mythology

Short Myth Stories for Kids
Discover the legends and myths surrounding the gods, goddesses, demigods, beasts, creatures and monsters of the ancient Greeks and Romans. The myth stories are based on an extraordinary number of gods, goddesses, demigods and heroes that feature in the legends of classical mythology.

Short Myth Stories for Kids
Fantastic short myth stories of the ancient gods, goddesses, demigods and heroes and the terrifying monsters and creatures they encountered on their journeys and quests. Each of the gods had myth stories associated with them and are suitable for kids and children of all ages.

Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses

 

 

Myth Stories
Every one of the Greek gods and goddesses had myth stories associated with them and these classic, short myth stories are suitable for kids and children of all ages. These amazing, short myth stories really are exciting and make easy reading for kids and children learning about the history, myths and tales of the famous legends of Ancient Greece and Rome. Facts and information about the gods and goddesses of these ancient civilizations can be accessed via the following links:

Short Myth Stories and Pictures - Ancient Roman & Greek Mythology

Short Myth Stories and Pictures

Short Myth Stories & Legends
The Myth Stories & legends of the powerful gods and goddesses, heroes and scary monsters include short tales and fables about Hercules, Theseus, Perseus, the Gorgons, the Minotaur, the Sphinx, the Chimera, the Hydra and Pegasus the winged horse. Many of these famous myth stories are derived from the moralizing fables (short stories with morals) by Ovid and Homer. The links provide access to the interesting, short Myth Stories of the Ancient World that are suitable for kids and children.

Short Myth Stories - Ancient Roman & Greek Mythology

Short Myth Stories - Ancient Roman & Greek Mythology

Short Myth Stories & Legends
This section contains short Myth Stories about the Roman and Greek gods and goddesses. The stories of the gods contain useful and interesting information about the gods. The links provide access to the interesting, short Myth Stories about the Roman & Greek gods and goddesses of the Ancient World that are suitable for kids and children.

Short Myth Stories about Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

Short Myth Stories about Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

Short Myth Stories & Legends
The Myth Stories & legends of the powerful gods and goddesses, heroes and scary monsters include short tales about the most famous gods and goddesses including Zeus, Athena, Apollo, Venus, Bacchus and Mars the god of war. Many of these legends feature the, often doomed, mythical love stories and short legends of the deities and mortals they became involved with. The links provide access to the interesting, short Myth Stories of the Ancient Greeks and Romans that are suitable for kids and children:

Short Myth Stories - Inspiring, Terrifying and Entertaining!
The old, famous myth stories, tales and legends are designed to terrify, entertain, thrill and inspire the listeners. These ancient Myth stories contain morals teaching the virtues of love, courage, loyalty, fidelity, strength, perseverance, leadership and self reliance. Short Myth stories also taught the consequences of vices associated with jealousy, greed, deceit, hate and treachery. The old, famous Myth Stories with their terrifying monsters and scary creatures symbolize danger but allow the imaginations of kids and children to safely consider the impossible - these myth stories are truly 'Tales Beyond Belief'.

The head of Medusa, the Gorgon

Famous Myth Stories - Picture of the head of Medusa, the Gorgon, who was slain by the hero Perseus

Ancient Myth Stories - Greek Myth Stories and Legends
All of the famous gods, goddesses, heroes, demigods and scary mythical creatures are featured in the myth stories of Roman and Greek mythology. The old myth stories and legends revolve around the adventures and battles of the gods, goddesses, demigods and heroes and their encounters with monstrous mythical creatures and monsters. The famous myth stories that feature some of the greatest mythological heroes and demigods terrifying beasts include:

  • The Myth stories of of the Twelve Labors of Hercules
  • The Myth stories of of Jason and the Argonauts and of the Golden Fleece
  • Myth stories of Perseus and the Gorgon Medusa
  • The Myth stories of of Odysseus and the Legend of the Odyssey
  • The Myth stories of of Theseus and the Minotaur
  • Myth stories of Achilles, Helen of Troy and the Trojan War
  • The Myth stories of of Pandora's Box
  • Myth stories of Orpheus and Eurydice

Myth Stories - Picture of Helen of Troy

Myth Stories
Picture of Helen of Troy

Many of these famous myth stories are derived from the moralizing fables (stories with morals) by Ovid and Homer. Most of the above names are familiar but reading the myth stories about these famous characters provide and excellent knowledge of the Greek mythology.

Myth Stories - Gods, Monsters and beasts
The short myth stories of these ancient heroes include their encounters with mythical creatures. These terrifying monsters appear to be invincible but with the assistance of the gods and goddesses, and some powerful magical weapons, they are vanquished by the heroes who achieve victory against all the odds in the myth stories of classical literature.

Myth Stories & Fables with morals
The ancient short Myth Stories contain many tales with morals (fables) that provided the old story tellers with interesting examples of simple but exciting tales of how to act and behave. These famous old myth stories also reflected important life lessons together with examples of morals and values exercised by the Roman and Greek gods and goddesses that could be related to everyday experiences. The gods, goddesses, demigods, heroes, villains, creatures and animals that are featured in ancient myth stories often lead by example, reminding people how they should behave. Other times, the mythical characters in myth stories could kill, lie, cheat or steal, and were then scolded or punished for their bad behavior. The old, famous myth stories, tales and legends are designed to terrify, entertain, thrill and inspire the listeners. The morals contained in the ancient myth stories, fables and legends teach the virtues of courage, love, loyalty, strength, perseverance, leadership and self reliance and the vices associated with jealousy, greed, deceit, lust, hate and treachery. Above all the morals in ancient myth stories and fables provide lots of examples of the consequences of our actions. The old, famous Myth Stories with their terrifying monsters and fantastic creatures symbolize danger but allow our imaginations to safely consider the impossible - these short myth stories are truly 'Tales Beyond Belief'...

Court of King Midas

Picture of the Court of King Midas

Learn about the adventures and quests of these mythical heroes, gods and goddesses that are featured in the ancient Myth Stories in the articles about the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome that are available on this website.

Myth Stories

  • Short Myth Stories
  • The Myth Stories of the Ancient World
  • The gods, goddesses of the ancient Myth Stories & Legends
  • The Myth Stories, Monsters and beasts of classical Mythology
  • Facts and information about the Myth Stories of the Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece for schools and kids
  • Fables and Myth Stories with morals
  • Short Myth Stories
 

 
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