Ancient Greek Literature & Mythology
Poets, Playwrights, Gods, and Heroes
Read all about the fascinating world of ancient Greek mythology, drama, history, and religion with glossaries, lists, quizzes, crosswords, and more. You'll read about heroes from Achilles to Zeus, and discover classic legends and plays.
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Ancient Greek Mythology and Religion
Quizzes & Crosswords
Ancient Greek Language & Literature
Ancient Greek Drama
The plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides told tragic tales of Greek heroes, while the comedies of Aristophanes were political and cultural satire.
Ancient Greek Poetry
"Sing, goddess, of the anger of Achilleus, son of Peleus, the accursed anger which brought uncounted anguish on the Achaians"
*The Iliad, 1.1–2; Martin Hammond, tr.