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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Free Spirits
Himeros | god of sexual desire; companion of Aphrodite

Horae | a trio of goddesses of the Seasons

Hygeia | goddess of health

Hypnos (Somnus) | god of Sleep; brother of Thanatos

Iris | goddess of the rainbow; messenger of Hera

Morpheus | god of dreams

Muses | nine goddesses, each of whom embodied an aspect of the humanities and arts

Nemesis | goddess of retribution

Nereus | sea god who fathered 50 daughters - the Nereids (sea-nymphs)

Nike (Victoria) | goddess of victory

Nymphs | female nature spirits

Nyx | goddess who personifies night

Pan (Faunus) | god of the countryside

Peitho | goddess who personifies persuasion; Peitho often accompanies Aphrodite in myth

Selene (Luna) | goddess of the moon

Triton | water god; son of Amphitrite and Poseidon

Tyche (Fortuna) | goddess of fortune

Zephyrus | god of the west wind

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

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