Who Were the Heroes In Ancient Mythology and How Were Heroes Used As Characters In Myths?

Heroes thrill us with their daring, strength, and courage.

They also teach and inspire us to accomplish what others consider impossible.

Cultures around the world tell of the exploits of heroes.

The Greeks shared stories of Herakles, Theseus, and Jason.

The Babylonians idolized Gilgamesh.

In India, the hero Rama battled and defeated forces of evil.