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 Guide
This is a guide to the gallery pages on Mythography. The gallery pages are devoted to featuring images of gods, goddesses, heroes, heroines, monsters, and other figures from Classical and Celtic mythology and history. The detail images of paintings and works of sculpture are drawn from all periods and styles in art history, including ancient Greek and Roman art, the art of the Renaissance and the Baroque, Neoclassical and Romantic art, and the art of the Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries.

Gallery Guide a - c | some artistic highlights on this page include works that depict the goddess Aphrodite, the heroine Ariadne, the god Apollo, the Titan Atlas, and the nymph Calypso

Gallery Guide d - h | see images of such famous mythological figures as the god Eros, the ancient Greek poet Homer, the nymph Daphne, the goddess Hera, and the legendary Furies

Gallery Guide j - n | artists have been enchanted for centuries by such notable characters from myth as Laocoon, Leda, Medusa, Merlin, and Medea - discover how they appear in art on this page

Gallery Guide o - z | the legendary poet Orpheus leads this list of mythical figures who inspired works of art - some other important names are Pandora, Psyche, Zeus, Pegasus, and the Sphinx

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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.

The Bibliography

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