Herodotus 7. The anger of the gods is coming for Croesus, after he boasted of being the richest and happiest person in the world.
Croesus ruled Lydia from 560 to 546 BC. He was famed for his wealth, and still is to this day. The wise Athenian, Solon, visited him. The story has a moral – do not boast of your fortune or the gods may take you down.
Herodotus, the father of history, tells us a different version of the famous Trojan War, which he learned on his travels around Egypt and the Middle East.
Solomon the cat steps forward to take the lead role in this episode of our Katie series. It’s meant to be a secret that he can talk, and so when he goes to stay with Isis’s family he is under strict instructions to say no more than meow.
Princess Andromeda tells us how she was rescued from a ghastly sea monster by the Greek hero Perseus. We learn about Perseus’s secret weapon, the snaky head of Medusa that can turn men to stone.
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A sculptor on the island of Cyprus scorns all women until he falls in love with a statue that he has made.
The final part of Jason and Medea., the story of the golden fleece. Jason must sow the field of Ares with dragons teeth which will jump up into an army of skeleton men. Then Jason and Medea must escape. And there is a twist in the end of the tale.
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.
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.