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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Doris in Greek Mythology
Doris was an Oceanid, or type of sea nymph, in Greek mythology. She was, according to the ancient Greek poet Hesiod's Theogony, the daughter of the Titans Okeanos (or Oceanus) and Tethys.

In addition, Doris was also the sister of many important sea nymphs, and these sea nymphs were collectively referred to as Oceanids in honor of their father Okeanos. Among the list of illustrious Oceanids are such famous names as Metis, Calypso, Styx, Perseis, and Tyche.

In myth, Doris was the wife of the sea god Nereus. Together, Doris and Nereus were the parents of the fifty beautiful nymphs known as the Nereids. The previously mentioned Theogony of Hesiod features a passage that catalogues the names of the Nereids, including notables such as Amphitrite, Galatea, Psamathe, and Thetis.

Apart from her roles as wife and mother, Doris did not play a large part in the stories of Greek mythology.





Who's Who in Classical Mythology

Who's Who in Classical Mythology

This book is a great source for information about Greek and Roman mythology! Organized alphabetically, this who's who features information about over 1200 of the most intriguing characters from Classical myth and legend.

Bulfinch's Mythology

Bulfinch's Mythology

The stories of Classical myth come to life in Bulfinch's book. This edition also features legends from other cultures.

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