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 Monsters
Medusa | one of the Gorgons; Medusa is traditionally depicted as a dangerous snake haired woman

Minotaur | a deadly denizen of the labyrinth; the Minotaur was a man with the head of a bull

Pegasus | Pegasus was an immortal winged horse who played an exciting role in Greek myth

Phoenix | the story of the death and rebirth of the mythical creature known as the Phoenix has intrigued audiences for centuries

Python | an enormous serpent; she was killed by the god Apollo

Scylla | malevolent monster with six heads and twelve feet; in myth, she is often paired with the creature Charybdis

Sphinx | in Greek mythology, the Sphinx is a female monster with the head of a woman and the body of a lion

Typhon | this creature with one hundred heads was the offspring of Gaia and Tartarus

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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 - and creatures - from Classical myth and legend.