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 Legends
Actaeon | it was the misfortune of Actaeon to spy on the goddess Artemis

Arachne | the tale of a mortal woman who challenged a goddess, and the consequences

Callisto | originally, Callisto was one of the companions of Artemis; but when Zeus became interested in her, that all changed

Charon | he transported the dead in the Underworld in his boat

Circe | enchantress who took pleasure in turning men into animals; she later took pleasure in the company of Odysseus

Daedalus | a legendary artist and craftsman; he designed many clever things, including the notorious Labyrinth

Danaids | the fifty daughters of Danaus - known as the Danaids or Danaides - suffered eternal punishment in the Underworld for their crimes

Deucalion | during the great flood, Deucalion was instructed to build a boat and thereby escape destruction

Endymion | mortal lover of the goddess Selene

Erichthonius | this son of the god Hephaistos became the King of Athens

Eurydice | the wife of Orpheus who died tragically; her husband tried to rescue her from the Underworld

Ganymede | this handsome prince caught the attention of Zeus...

Harmonia | this daughter of Aphrodite and Ares married the hero Cadmus

Hesperides | these nymphs were the guardians of the Golden Apple tree

Hylas | a companion of the hero Herakles who was seduced by the deadly lure of water nymphs

More Legends (Icarus - Tantalus)

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.

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