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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Etruscan Gods and Goddesses
This page lists a portion of the Etruscan pantheon of deities. And while the names of these gods and goddesses may be unfamiliar, even in some cases a bit comic, they represent the Etruscan version of the Greek Olympians. One of the problems that arises in the study of the Etruscans, however, is that we have yet to decipher their odd language. This does pose difficulties, both in translation and interpretation of the various divinities who populate Etruscan art; but we can come to some educated conclusions based on both context and iconography. Also, note how some of the names of the gods and goddesses are similar to their Greek and/or Roman counterparts, while others (like Fufluns...) are, well, unique. At any rate, it was via the Etruscans that the Romans came into contact with the Greek gods, and so these strange and somewhat enigmatic people deserve due mention in a discussion of Roman myth and religion.

Apulu (Apollo) | god of the arts (esp. poetry and music), archery, and divination

Artames (Diana) | goddess of the hunt

Fufluns (Bacchus) | god of wine and fertility

Menarva (Minerva) | goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts

Tinia (Jupiter) | god of the sky; ruler of the Etruscan pantheon

Turan (Venus) | goddess of love and beauty

Turms (Mercury) | god of merchants

Uni (Juno) | goddess of marriage

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.

Mythography Forums

Mythography Forums

Do you have a specific question about Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology? Then try the Mythography forum!

The Bibliography

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