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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Olympians
Aphrodite (Venus) | goddess of love and beauty

Apollo (Apollo) | god of the arts (esp. poetry and music), archery, and divination

Ares (Mars) | god of war

Artemis (Diana) | goddess of the hunt and protector of children

Athena (Minerva) | goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts; patron of Athens

Demeter (Ceres) | goddess of agriculture and fertility

Dionysos (Bacchus) | god of wine, mysteries, and the theatre

Hephaistos (Vulcan) | god of smiths and metal-workers

Hera (Juno) | goddess of marriage; consort of Zeus

Hermes (Mercury) | god of merchants; messenger of Zeus

Poseidon (Neptune) | god of the sea and earthquakes

Zeus (Jupiter) | god of the sky; ruler of Olympus

More about the Olympians
Genealogy | learn about the genealogy of the Olympian gods and goddesses from this family tree

Map | this map of ancient Greece features cities, shrines, and sites that were sacred to the Olympians

Symbols | a list of the symbols (and animals) of the Olympian gods and goddesses


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!

And there are excellent entries on the Olympian gods and goddesses.