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
Art Themes

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Celtic Britain - Heroes and Heroines
Arthur | King of the Britons

Galahad | the son of Launcelot; due to his purity, he completed the Quest for the Holy Grail

Gawain | a hero in Arthur's court; he had strength that increased from morning until noon, then declined thereafter

Guinevere (Gwenhwyfar) | the wife of Arthur

Igraine | mother of Arthur

Iseult | referred to as "la belle Iseult" (which alludes to her great beauty); she fell in in love with the hero Tristram

Launcelot | greatest champion among Arthur's warriors (or knights, if you prefer the Medieval term)

Merlin (Myrddin) | regarded as both seer and sorcerer, Merlin was involved in many of the affairs and intrigues of Arthur's court

Morgan le Fay | according to the Medieval version of the legend, she was a cunning woman who practiced sorcery

Tristram | hero and warrior who was involved in an ill-fated love affair with Iseult

Uther Pendragon | King of the Britons prior to Arthur's reign

Viviane | she was the Lady of the Lake (also known as Nimue or Niniane); her relationship with Merlin was the stuff of legend

Related Information - Gods 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.

Bulfinch's Mythology

Dictionary of 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.