Legends of Gods and Heroes


Legends of Gods and Heroes

Greek myths retold in simple Latin


The passages in this collection are based on those in Thomas Morton’s excellent book of the same name. The vocabulary and grammar has been adapted to align with the requirements for the current OCR GCSE Latin Language syllabus.

This site also has a searchable table of the OCR GCSE Latin vocabulary list so that even students starting out on the GCSE course should be able to access these passages.


The House of Tantalus

1. Tantalus

2. Pelops

3. Niobe