1. How clever Perseus slew the Gorgon Medusa to win the hand of Andromeda.
2. The madness of Heracles and the twelve feats he had to accomplish to make amends.
3. The abduction of Persephone by Hades, and her mother's quest to get her back.
4. How Theseus killed the murderous Minotaur and escaped the labyrinth.
5. Hephaestus's trap to catch his unfaithful wife.
6. Zeus's uprising against his own father and the ten-year war that followed.
7. How Medea helped Jason obtain the Golden Fleece, and the ghastly events that followed.
8. How the courage of the Sabine women helped populate Rome.
9. How a golden apple started the Trojan War.
10. Scylla, Charybdis, the Sirens, and other terrors Odysseus had to overcome to reach home.