Explore mythology and art with information about the classic stories of heroes and gods...from the myths of ancient Greece and Rome, to the legends of the Celts. Mythography presents resources and reference materials about mythology - including recommended books, and lexicons that explain Greek, Roman, and Celtic terms.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.

Aphrodite in Art
Aphrodite in Myth
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Celtic Britain - Gods and Goddesses
Belatucadrus | god whose name means "fair shining one"

Cocidius | god associated either with forests and hunting (linked with the Roman god Silvanus), or war (equated with Mars)

Condatis | god who personified the joining of two bodies of water in the Tyne-Tees area of North Britain; also conflated with the Roman god Mars

Coventina | goddess who personified a holy spring (that was reputed to have healing powers)

Cuda | mother goddess

Latis | goddess associated with water (and possibly beer as well)

Matres Domesticae | an aspect of the three mothers, who were considered goddesses of the homeland (Britain)

Mogons | god who was worshipped mainly in North Britain; his name means "great one"

Nodens | god of healing; he is related to the Irish god Nuada

Sulis | goddess of healing, she presided over hot springs in Aquae Sulis (modern Bath); often conflated with the Roman goddess Minerva

Related Information - Heroes of Britain

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Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

This book is a great source for information about Celtic mythology! Described as both a "who's who" and a "what's what", this reference book features entries on the important gods, heroes, and other characters from Celtic myth and legend.

The Bibliography

If you want more recommended resources for information about Celtic myths, visit the books section - it lists books about mythology, art, literature, and more.