Taught course

Hybrid and Monstrous Creatures in Minoan Iconography

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens · National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Entry requirements

The programme is addressed not only to students of Archaeology but also to the broader public, especially those with a particular interest in prehistoric/protohistoric times in broader eastern Mediterranean area.

Months of entry


Course content

A feeling of excitement is always present, when we get in touch with myths and legends of monstrous creatures and imaginary beings. That happens due to their illustration and how their existence is being explained.

In this online course you'll have the chance to meet the most popular Greek mythological creatures, found in Minoan Iconography, which have been recognized and studied by various scholars. Some of the peculiar monsters you will meet during the course, are: Sphinx, Minotaur, Gorgoneion and Dragon. Take a deeper look into the Greek mythology and discover creatures you could hardly imagine or picture.

After all, isn't it true that most of us like fairytales with monsters and dragons, even in their modern printed and /or cinematic version? All of the above will be analyzed further and in detail in this significant online course, included in the category of Arts and Culture.

Upon successful completion of the lessons, the participant will receive a training certificate while acquiring a magnificent one time experience.

Qualification and course duration


1 months

Course contact details

+30 2103 689 359