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Jason and Medea Part One: The Voyage Begins

Pictures by Nick Hayes for Storynory. Click to Enlarge. We begin our four part “epic” poem written in verse by Bertie for Storynory. You may know this famous story by other titles including Jason and the Golden Fleece and Jason and the Argonauts. We have chosen to call it “Jason and Medea” to emphasis the... Read more » Read More

Dido and Aeneas

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The Roman legend that packs plenty of adventure and tragic love is acted by Natasha Gostwick and Richard Scott. Read More

Orpheus

The ancient Greek story of Orpheus the musician, who traveled down to The Underworld to try and bring his bride back from the dead. Told in Bertie's verse. Tragic and sad . Read More

The Midas Touch

King Midas entertains a satyr. As a reward he receives a gift - everything he touches turns to gold. He soon learns that the gift is a curse . Read More

The Boy Who Flew Too High

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The myth of how Daedalus made wings out of feathers and wax and flew away from imprisonment by King Minos on the island of Crete. His son Icarus ignored his warnings and flew too close to the sun. Read More

The Minotaur

How Theseus killed the Minotaur with the help of Ariadne - an exciting myth from Ancient Greece with some historical background about King Minos and Crete woven in. Read More

The Homecoming of Odysseus

Odysseus returns home 20 years after leaving for Troy. He arrives on his rocky island kingdom of Ithaca disguised as a beggar and finds that his palace is full of suitors wooing his wife, the faithful Queen Penelope. Read More

Circe the Beautiful Witch

Odysseus sends his men to explore the interior of a mysterious island. They are enchanted by the singing voice of the beautiful Circe who then turns them into pigs. Odysseus comes in search of his missing men. Read More

In the Cyclops Cave

How Odysseus and his men found themselves trapped in the cave of the terrifying Cyclops, the one-eyed giant. Only one of the famous tricks of Odysseus can save them. Read More

The Wooden Horse

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One of the most famous tricks of all time. The war between the Greeks and the Trojans is in its tenth year. The Trojans rejoice when they wake up one day to find that the Greek army has finally departed. They have left behind them a strange gift - a giant wooden horse. Read More