Greek Myths for Children @ Storynory-logo

Greek Myths for Children @ Storynory

500 Favorites

More Information

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Description:

The greatest legends from the time when gods and goddesses roamed the earth and mingled with humans. These stories reflect the origins of Western Literature.

Twitter:

@storynory

Language:

English

Contact:

26 Star Street London W2 1QB +44 (0)20 7706 7974


Episodes

Andromeda and Perseus

5/12/2013
More
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. The post Andromeda and Perseus appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:26:55


Pygmalion

2/24/2013
More
A sculptor on the island of Cyprus scorns all women until he falls in love with a statue that he has made. The post Pygmalion appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:11:04


The Labours of Heracles Part 2

2/4/2013
More
We continue the adventures of the Greek Hero Heracles (Hercules to the Romans). In this part we hear about Labours 7 to 12 and a lesser known follow-up for poor Heracles his imprisonment by Queen Omphale when he had to dress up as a girl! If you missed Labours 1- 6, you can find [...]The post The Labours of Heracles Part 2 appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:17:31


The Labours of Heracles Part 1

1/27/2013
More
Heracles (Hercules in Latin) was the the strong-man of the ancient world. He performed twelve labours, and we tell you about the first 6 in The post The Labours of Heracles Part 1 appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:17:50


Song: Wine Dark Sea

4/15/2012
More
A haunting and romantic song about Jason and Medea, to go with the story of the Golden Fleece. The post Song: Wine Dark Sea appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:04:21


Jason and Medea Part Four: the Escape

4/15/2012
More
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. The post Jason and Medea Part Four: the Escape appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:15:07


Song: Row On Boys

4/1/2012
More
Row On - A bluesy rowing song for Jason and Medea sung by Gabriella Burnel The post Song: Row On Boys appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:03:34


Jason and Medea Part Two : The Voyage to Colchis

4/1/2012
More
Jason and the Argonauts contend with a boxing king and a blind prophet on their way to Colchis to fetch the Golden Fleece. The post Jason and Medea Part Two : The Voyage to Colchis appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:11:24


Jason and Medea Part One: The Voyage Begins

3/28/2012
More
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 [...]The post Jason and Medea Part One: The Voyage Begins appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:13:09


Dido and Aeneas

5/30/2010
More
The Roman legend that packs plenty of adventure and tragic love is acted by Natasha Gostwick and Richard Scott. The post Dido and Aeneas appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:27:29


Orpheus

2/22/2010
More
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 .The post Orpheus appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:12:01


The Midas Touch

8/2/2009
More
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 curse .The post The Midas Touch appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:09:42


The Boy Who Flew Too High

8/24/2008
More
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.The post The Boy Who Flew Too High appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:09:32


The Minotaur

6/9/2008
More
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. The post The Minotaur appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:16:04


The Homecoming of Odysseus

4/7/2008
More
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.The post The Homecoming of Odysseus appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:20:48


Circe the Beautiful Witch

7/22/2007
More
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.The post Circe the Beautiful Witch appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:17:27


In the Cyclops Cave

1/15/2007
More
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. The post In the Cyclops Cave appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:19:09


The Wooden Horse

10/28/2006
More
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.The post The Wooden Horse appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:12:36


Troy

9/17/2006
More
Although on an epic scale, the Battle for Troy involves some very personal grudges between the warriors. The climax of our story is the showdown between the Greek Achilles and the Trojan Hector. The post Troy appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:19:02


Helen of Troy

8/20/2006
More
The story of the Helen of Troy, the "face that launched a thousand ships". Helen was married to a Greek King, but the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite, promised her to Paris, a Trojan Prince. The post Helen of Troy appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:13:25