Myths deal with ancient stories. Mythology is a collection of traditional stories that express the beliefs or values of a group of people. The stories often focus on human qualities such as good and evil.
Tiddalick the Frog
Tiddalick the Frog is an Aboriginal Dreamtime story. It tells how the animals worked together to try and end the drought affecting their land. Watch the You Tube clip to see what caused the drought and how the animals solved the problem.
Midas was a King who ruled a kingdom. One day Silenus, a Satyr (half man and half goat) a god of the woods, came to the King's Palace. Kind Midas invited him to dinner.
When the god Dionysus heard about this, he granted him one wish. The king answered "I wish for everything I touch to turn to gold." And so it was.
Click on the link below to read more about King Midas and his golden touch.
The story told about Icarus is his attempt to escape from Crete with wings that his father made from feathers and wax. He disobeyed instructions not to fly too close to the sun, and the melting wax caused him to fall into the sea where he drowned.
Read more about this myth by clicking the link below. The website allows you to listen to the story and there are other links to more Greek myths.