Why did ancient people make up myths? Myths are stories that reflect the culture and beliefs of a society and explain natural phenomena by using powerful gods and magical creatures. People in ancient times loved to hear stories of adventure and trickery, just as we do today!
Ancient Myths for Kids retold by Lin Donn
The Cyclops Cave & The Sirens
(Greek, from "The Odyssey" by Homer)
By other authors: Ancient Greek Myths
Little Io (Roman Version)
By other authors: Ancient Roman Myths
By other authors: Ancient Egyptian Myths
By other authors: Stories from Africa
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Mr. Donn and Maxie's Ancient History PowerPointsŪ Series
Written by Lin & Don Donn,
illustrated by Phillip Martin, Published by Good Year Books
Mr. Donn and Maxie's Always Something You Can Use Series
Written by Lin & Don Donn, Published by Good Year Books