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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Greek Heroes and Heroines
Iphigenia | the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who was sacrificed to the goddess Artemis

Jason | as leader of the Argonauts, he completed the quest for the Golden Fleece

Jocasta | mother of Oedipus

Leda | mother of the Dioscuri (Castor and Polydeuces), Helen, and Clytemnestra

Medea | a vengeful sorceress who married and later was scorned by the hero Jason

Meleager | he is famous for dealing the death blow to the Calydonian Boar

Menelaus | brother of Agamemnon and ruler of Sparta

Nausicaa | she discovered the hero Odysseus in the Odyssey

Neoptolemus | the son of Achilles; he participated in the Trojan War

Nestor | in Homer's Iliad, he is portrayed as a wise old man

Odysseus | hero of the eponymous Odyssey, a great adventurer; king of Ithaca

Oedipus | king of Thebes; his tragic story forms the basis for the Sophoclean trilogy

More Heroes (Orion - Theseus)

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!

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