Jason & the Argonauts
The pan-Hellenic mythological hero Jason was famed for his expedition with the Argonauts in search of the Golden Fleece...
Labours of Hercules
Sarcophagus depicting The Labors of Hercules. Ludovisi Collection. Palazzo Altemps. Rome, Lazio, Italy. 3C CE.
Liberation of Prometheus by Heracles
Statue group depicting the liberation of Prometheus by the Greek hero Heracles. Prometheus is freed from the eagle's torment...
Lysippos, Farnese Hercules, 4th century B.C.E. (later Roman copy by Glycon)
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=T-Yv4mp5yp8 Lysippos, Farnese Hercules, 4th century B.C.E. (later...
Macedonian Silver Tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm from the reign of Alexander the Great, 336-323 BCE. O: Head of Hercules. R: Zeus seated on a throne holding...
Medallions showing Commodus as Hercules
The Emperor Commodus wished to be identified with the god Hercules. On these medallions, he is depicted as Hercules...
Statue of Megara in Bluherpark, Dresden, Germany.
Megara (Wife of Hercules)
Megara was the first wife of the Greek hero Herakles (better known as Hercules). She was the daughter of King Creon...
Melqart (also Melkarth or Melicarthus) was an important Phoenician god and patron deity of the city of Tyre. Associated...
Mythological Re-Enactments in Ancient Roman Spectacle
To this day the ancient Romans remain infamous for their dramatic use of spectacle and other forms of entertainment...