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Greek Mythology and Mythological Characters videos

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

Use these Myths and Mythology videos entitled Myths and Mythology of Ancient Greece to study Greek myths and legends, mythical characters and Mythological creatures of Ancient Greece including Daedalus and Icarus, Helen, wife of King Menelaus, the Trojan War, Baucis and Philemon, Theseus and the Minotaur, Perseus, Medusa and Andromeda.

Use our online educational videos 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.

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.
  • Read the story of Daedalus and Icarus, who flew on wings made of feathers and wax. 
  • Read the story of the Trojan War, learning what event caused this war and discovering how the Greek army used a wooden horse to finally defeat the Trojans.
  • Read the touching story of Baucis and Philemon, an elderly couple whose goodness and generosity were rewarded by the gods Zeus and Hermes when they visited Earth.
  • Read the mythical story of how Theseus, the future king of Athens, slew the evil Minotaur, a creature (half man and half bull) that inhabited a treacherous labyrinth.
  • Read the story of Perseus, who magically captured the head of Medusa - the sight of which turned onlookers to stone - and rescued the fair Andromeda from a sea monster.
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