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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Celtic Wales - Gods and Heroes
Arianrhod | goddess whose name means "silver wheel" (i.e., the moon)

Blodeuwedd | a maiden of flowers created to be the wife of Lleu Llaw Gyffes

Branwen | the daughter of Llyr

Dewi | god who was represented by the Red Dragon, which has become the emblem of Wales

Don | mother goddess; the Welsh equivalent of the Irish Danu

Govannon | god of smiths & metalworkers

Gwynn ap Nudd | god of the Underworld

Lleu Llaw Gyffes | god who is the Welsh equivalent of the Irish Lugh

Llyr | god of the sea

Mabon | this son of Modron was a warrior

Math ap Mathonwy | god of sorcery

Modron | goddess whose name means "divine mother"

Pryderi | son of Pwyll and Rhiannon

Pwyll | he was the Prince of Dyfed and a hero in the Mabinogion

Rhiannon | the wife of Pwyll

Taliesin | a renown bard whose name means "shining brow"

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Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

This book is a great source for information about Celtic mythology! Described as both a "who's who" and a "what's what", this reference book features entries on the important gods, heroes, and other characters from Celtic myth and legend.

The Bibliography

If you want more recommended resources for information about Celtic myths, visit the books section - it lists books about mythology, art, literature, and more.