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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Roman Heroes and Heroines
Mezentius | this Etruscan king fought against Aeneas - according to the Aeneid, he was eventually killed by the Roman hero

Numa Pompilius | according to legend, he was the second king of Rome (reigning after Romulus)

Numitor | Numitor was a king of Alba Longa and the father of the heroine Rhea Silvia

Remus | Remus was the brother of Romulus; raised by the shepherd Faustulus and his wife Acca Larentia

Rhea Silvia | a Vestal Virgin until she was deflowered by the god Mars, Rhea Silvia bore Mars the twins Romulus and Remus

Romulus | according to legend, Romulus founded the city of Rome; he was the brother of Remus

Silvius | the son of Aeneas and Lavinia

Tanaquil | an Etruscan woman of noble lineage who played a part in Roman mythology

Tarpeia | she betrayed Rome during the conflict with the Sabines - but in the end, she was punished for her treachery

Turnus | a native Italian prince who opposed Aeneas; ultimately he was defeated by the Trojan hero

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.