Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece.
The mythology begins with creation and tells the stories of many gods. The short video below explains these gods and underlying themes:
Greek mythology has had an extensive influence on the culture, arts, and literature of Western civilisation and remains part of Western heritage and language. Poets and artists from ancient times to the present have derived inspiration from Greek mythology and have discovered contemporary significance and relevance in the themes.