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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Gallery - Aphrodite in Art

Aphrodite of Melos, detail

Artist - Unknown

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Birth of Venus, detail

Artist - Sandro Botticelli

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Triumph of Venus, detail

Artist - François Boucher

Venus Anadyomene, detail

Artist - J.A.D. Ingres


Art History at Loggia | an overview of the history of art, from ancient Greek and Roman art, to Modern art and artists

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Art and Myth in Ancient Greece

This book by T.H. Carpenter is an essential resource for anyone interested in ancient Greek art and mythology. With over 370 illustrations of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, this book contains a wealth of information about the relationship between myth and art.