He begins looking for the Epirus Bow, which he wants to use to free the titans to destroy the gods and attacks several places. He captures the oracle and her servants in order to question them for the location of the bow. Meanwhile, Zeus meets with other gods to tell them they cannot interfere with the conflict until the Titans are released. Theseus' village had been attacked by Hyperion's army and his mother is murdered and Theseus enslaved. Soon, he befriends another slave and the oracle takes notice in him from a vision she has by touching him.
Queen Gertrude remarried with his brother Claudius and he became a king. Prince Hamlet sighed for remarriage of his mother. Then soul of king Hamlet appeared and told him that he was killed by his brother with a poison. They put the poison into his ear so nobody can see that he was murdered. Hamlet decided to make a revenge of his father.
But he didn’t wish to rule alone, so he decided to divide his powers among his siblings. But the brothers divided the universe among themselves. Zeus chose the sky and heavens, Hades got the Underworld, and Poseidon took the Sea. During the time of Cronus, Nereus, the son of Mother Earth and Pontus, ruled the Sea. When Poseidon came to take over, Nereus happily gave over the power, his palace, and his daughter Amphitrite as the queen.
In the play, Euripides has described Medea as a woman who “wild with love”. Everyone can see easily that with Medea, the love with Jason is the most important to her as she could kill her own brother, betrayed her father and her country to help Jason get the Golden Fleece. “I willingly deceived my father; left my home; …” “You had already murdered your brother at his own hearth…” Because of Jason, Medea - from a princess – had to drift to another place which is not belonging to her. Her family, her friends will never forgive for that, Medea doesn’t even have the way to turn back to her home anymore. “My friends at home now hate me…” Medea even earned more enemies when helping Jason.
Hera, jealous of how Zeus was making babies with other women, decided to disguise herself as a harmless old lady. Once disguised, she kept persuaded Semele that her lover was an ogre and to ask her lover to show her his true form. Semele then convinces Zeus to promise her whatever she asks. She then insists on Zeus showing her his true form. Zeus knowing that transforming himself into a lightning bolt would kill her, tried everything to persuade her not to make him transform.
After finding that his sword is not sharp enough, he discards it and begins struggling with Grendel’s mother. He then spies another, bigger, sword, and swiftly uses it to cut off her head. Being able to do this remarkable feat is astounding, and accurately portrays the courage embodied in Beowulf. The last battle was with the dragon, that was terrorizing the Dane’s Hall, after a slave stole a cup from it’s lair. Beowulf hears of this, and with the
Out of this marriage, Achilles, the greatest Greek warrior, was born. Eris, the goddess of mischief, was not invited to the marriage feast, so into the middle of the banquet hall she threw a golden apple with this note: to the fairest of the goddesses. Each of the most beautiful of the goddesses-namely, Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite- claimed the golden apple. A quarrel ensued and father Zeus was asked to decide who was the most beautiful of the three. This placed Zeus in a predicament since Hera was his own wife and Athena and Aphrodite was his own daughter.
The classical legend of Oedipus by Sophocles, Oedipus is the main character of this tragedy. During the play, it was prophesied that Laius, king of Thebes, and Jocasta, queen of Thebes as well as wife to Laius, would give birth to a child who would grow up and murder his father and marry his mother, Jocasta. Afraid of the terrible prophecy, Laius and Jocasta nailed Oedipus’ feet together, hence the name that means, “swollen foot”, and left him to die. However, a wandering shepherd who took the baby to the nearby city of Corinth. The childless king, Polybus and queen, Merope, who raised him as a prince, then adopted him.
Macbeth first takes this in a joking manner, but soon begins to take it very seriously. When he came home to his wife, he shared the witches’ prediction with her and she encourages Macbeth to quicken the process by murdering the current king, King Duncan. After murdering the king, Macbeth soon finds himself needing to kill many more in order to keep his secret. His kingship comes into jeopardy when he hears of someone named Macduff who is foretold to have the power to defeat him. Macbeth hears some juxtapose news that gives him a reckless attitude.
When Peruses arrives in Larissa, he participates in some funeral games and accidentally strikes Acrisius on the head with a discus, killing him and fulfilling the prophecy.”(In the book pg154). King Acrisius of Argos imprisons his daughter Danae, Jealous of her beauty. When the god Zeus impregnates her, Acrisius sends his daughter and his newborn grandson Peruses to sea in a wooden coffin. In retribution, Zeus kills Acrisius and orders Poseidon to release the last of the Titans, a gigantic sea monster called the Kraken, (clash of the titans 1981). After Peruses sets out to get medusa as a prize no other human being has in the original myth, and to kill the Kraken in the movie.