Greek Mythology & Modern Day Heroes

Zeus Athena Psyche Malala Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Cesar Chavez

What is a Hero?

This pathfinder will help you explore the complex and fascinating world of Greek Mythology and the grit and courage of modern day heroes. You will find striking similarities between the Greek gods and the heroes of the modern world. The pathfinder will help you answer the following questions:

  1. What is a hero?
  2. What are the different types of heroes?
  3. What are the common themes and patterns in Greek Mythology?
  4. How are mythological heroes similar to modern day heroes?

You can use the following pages to help you embark upon your own quest, enjoy!

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Greek Mythology & Modern Day Heroes - An Electronic Pathfinder
By Lisa Juriga, Ross ES Librarian