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 Lovers
Aphrodite and Adonis | the goddess of love was struck with desire for the handsome mortal Adonis

Aphrodite and Ares | an illicit affair between two passionate deities - the stuff of legend, certainly

Apollo and Daphne | Apollo's unwanted advances compelled Daphne to beg to be delivered from him - and she was...

Ariadne and Dionysos | in this mythological love story, Dionysos rescued the forsaken Ariadne and made her his bride

Ceyx and Alcyone | the tale of the relationship between Ceyx and Alcyone gives a mythic explanation for the so-called Halcyon Days

Clytie and Helios | a melancholy story that describes the result of unrequited love

Echo and Narcissus | this is a myth about a man smitten by his own reflection, and the nymph who suffered from unrequited love

Eros and Psyche | the haunting story of Eros (Cupid) and Psyche is one of the most popular myths - it involves love, loss, and ultimately, triumph over adversity

Helen and Paris | together, this couple provided the Greeks and Trojans with the excuse for the infamous Trojan war

Hero and Leander | another mythic couple who came to a tragic end

Hyacinthus and Apollo | the god Apollo engaged in this ill-fated conquest with the unfortunate Hyacinthus

Odysseus and Penelope | the resourceful hero of the Odyssey met his match in Penelope, his equally clever wife

More Lovers (including the many loves of Zeus)

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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Mythography Forums

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