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Greek Myths and Mythology videos

Use online video to learn about Myths and Mythology of Ancient Greece. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills .... simultaneously!

Use these Literature and Myths and Legends videos entitled Greek Myths and Legends to study Greek myths, legends and mythology like King Midas, Orpheus, Eurydice, Jason and The Golden Fleece, The Labors of Hercules and Wanderings of Ulysses.

Use our 5 online educational video titles to recount popular Greek myths in a series of beautiful color images, and follow the course of each myth as it was told by classical authors.

Hear the moving story of Orpheus, the gifted musician who descended into the land of the dead. Listen to the tale of King Midas, whose one wish turned everything he touched into gold.

Travel with Jason and the Argonauts in their search for the Golden Fleece and thrill to the adventures of Hercules and Ulysses.

Embrace the heroic ideals of Greek mythology through five myths and legends. Soar with Daedalus and Icarus as they attempt to fly on wings of feather and wax. Elope with Helen, wife of King Menelaus, as she sets in motion events that cause the Trojan War.

Delight in the touching story of Baucis and Philemon. Take arms with Theseus as he battles the mighty Minotaur. And recount the story of Perseus, who slays Medusa and rescues Andromeda from a sea monster.

Learning Objectives:

  • Enjoy stories with a moral that have endured since the time of the ancient Greeks by reading the myth of the gifted musician Orpheus and his beloved wife Eurydice, and his descent to the land of the dead to bring her back to Earth.  Read about the search by Jason and the Argonauts for the Golden Fleece.
  • Read two tales about King Midas, whose one wish turned everything he touched into gold, and learn what happened to the king when he disputed the wishes of the gods.
  • Read the classic story about the twelve labors of Hercules, the mythical Greek hero renowned for his great physical strength and courage.
  • Read about the adventures of Ulysses during his prolonged journey home to Ithaca after the defeat of Troy, an account based on Homer's epic poem, the Odyssey.
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