Hades Essay Topics

Greek Mythology and Cerberus

In Greek myth Cerberus was a horrific dog who stood watch at the gates of Hades, the world of the dead. He would let souls in but would not allow them to leave Hades. Cerberus had three heads (some accounts gave him many more) and was so vicious that he was feared even by the… View Article

Greek Mythology and Hercules

In Disney’s animated version of the classic mythology story, Hercules, they portray Hercules as a soft, klutzy, heroic superhuman. According to the classic Greek mythology story, Hercules saves peoples lives with his bravery and strength. Murder, tragedy, and bloody battles spread throughout the pages of Greek mythologies. It is obvious that the Disney version of… View Article

Art and Historical Analysis of an Ancient Bell Krater

In the Ancient Gallery in the Chazen Museum of Art, there is a bell krater from Attica, Greece that was made around 460-450 BCE. It is a ceramic vase that is in excellent condition with the exception of a few chips on the red-figure decoration. The Bell Krater (figure 1, figure 2) stands under two… View Article