Location: Greece Length: 6 min
Produced by the Spanish multimedia company, Balawat, this short animated film is the story of Achilles. His mother, Thetis, to protect him from harm submerges him in the River Styx in order to make him invulnerable. Then, when the oracle says that Achilles will die at Troy, Thetis hides Achilles on Skyros, an island in the middle of the Aegean Sea, among the daughters of King Lykomedes. This film tells the story from the point of view of Black-figure Greek ceramic vessels.
Produced in 2004 by Balawat.com
Copyright 2004 by Balawat.com
Achilles (Greek Myth Index)
Black-figure Pottery (Wikipedia)