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Great Heroes


Perseus helped Polydectes in bringing the head of Medusa as a gift at Polydectes' wedding. There is a great story behind this. Learn more about it by clicking here.


Theseus was a great hero who was the son of King Aegeus. Theseus led a rich life, full of adventure and danger. One such example was his killing of the Minotaur in Crete. Click here to read the whole passage.


Hercules was probably the most famous of all the great heroes. Son of the great Zeus, Hercules performed the great 12 Labours, which are noted on the Hercules page.


Atalanta was the daughter of Iasus, and grew up in the wild. Adopted by hunters, she quickly became a skilled hunter. Find out how she used this skill to her advantage on the Atalanta page.