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
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Celtic Ireland - Gods and Goddesses
Aine | goddess of love

Banbha | one of the trio of goddesses who lent their name to Ireland

Boann | goddess of water and fertility; bore Oenghus to the Daghda

Brigit (Brighid) | goddess of fertility, healing, and poetry

Cian | the father of Lugh

Cliodna | goddess of beauty and the Otherworld

Creidhne | god of metalworking; one of the trio of craft-gods of the Tuatha De Danaan

Daghda | god of the earth; leader of the Tuatha De Danaan

Danu | goddess who is a version of the Great Mother; mother of the Tuatha De Danaan

Dian Cecht | god of crafts and healing

Donn | god of the dead; the "dark one"

Eriu | another of the three goddesses after which Ireland was named

Fodla | third of the trinity of goddesses of Ireland

Goibhniu | god of the smith; one of three craft-gods of the Tuatha De Danaan

Luchta | god of wrights; one of the triad of craft-gods of the Tuatha De Danaan

Lugh | god whose name means "shining one"

More Celtic Gods and Goddesses from Ireland

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Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

This book is a great source for information about Celtic mythology! Described as both a "who's who" and a "what's what", this reference book features entries on the important gods, heroes, and other characters from Celtic myth and legend.


Bulfinch's Mythology

Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend


The Bibliography

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