Perseus Myths and Stories

13 Perseus Myths and Stories

Perseus, son of Zeus, was one of the great Greek demigod heroes of ancient myth. He is most well-known for his destruction of the Gorgon, Medusa. Along with Cadmus and Bellerophon, he was considered the greatest hero until Heracles. He founded the Perseid dynasty, of which Heracles was a descendant, …

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Hercules and Perseus

Hercules and Perseus: What is the Difference?

Hercules and Perseus were both half-brothers through their father Zeus and great-grandson and great-grandfather through Hercules’s mother Alcmene! They’re also two of the most famous Greek heroes in Ancient mythology. But how did these heroes compare? These sons of Zeus had plenty in common, but they also had a lot …

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