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Icarus Sightings

  • Library of History by Didorus Siculus 100BC - 1BC

    Get to the source and read an ancient account Icarus' fall. Break out the tissues.

  • Metamorphoses by Ovid 2BC

    Check out Ovid's version of the tale of Daedalus and Icarus. This guy was a big deal.

  • Hercules 1999

    Icarus is Hercules' little buddy in Disney's animated series. So cute!

  • God of War II 2007

    The deranged spirit of Icarus (yep) does battle with Kratos in this video game.

  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan 2008

    Daedalus is alive (and still depressed about Icarus' death) in this installment of the Percy Jackson series.

  • Immortals 2011

    In this special effects blockbuster, Icarus is played by Romano Orzari. (Kellan Lutz was already taken for the role of Poseidon.)

  • Cirque du Soleil: Verekai 2012

    Check out this bizarre and beautiful take on the Icarus tale—Cirque du Soleil style.

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