Greek Mythology

  1. Books & Videos
  2. Databases
  3. Websites



The Homer encyclopedia by Margalit Finkelberg, 2011
Dictionary of classical mythology by Jennifer R March, 2014
The Routledge handbook of Greek mythology: based on H.J. Rose's "Handbook of Greek mythology", 2004
On heroes by Philostratus the Athenian,, Jennifer K Berenson Maclean, Ellen Bradshaw Aitken, Casey Dué, Gregory Nagy, 2002
Greek gods and heroes by Robert Graves, 2014

Selected physical Book Titles

What men or gods are these? : A genealogical approach to classical mythology / by Fred and Jeanetta Boswell; BL 782 .B6
Gods and heroes of the Greeks : The library of Apollodorus / translated with introd. and notes by Michael Simpson ; drawings by Leonard Baskin; PA 3870 .A55 A28
Myth and legend in early Greek art. [Translated by Audrey Hicks]; NK 4645 .S3313
The Greek myths; BL 781 .G65
Triumph of the hero : Greek and Roman myth [writers, Tony Allan, Piers Vitebsky ; consultant, Michael Trapp]; BL795.H4 A44 1998
Titans and Olympians : Greek & Roman myth; BL722 .A55 1997
Greek mythology : an introduction / Fritz Graf ; translated by Thomas Marier; BL782 .G6713 1993
Gods and heroes of ancient Greece [chart] / compiled by Robert A. Brooks ; illustrated by Patrick Kirby ; designed by Anne Tauté; BL785 .B76 1991
Gods and heroes of Ancient Greece / Gustav Schwab; BL783 .S3913 2001
Gods, heroes, and men of ancient Greece / W.H.D. Rouse; BL782 .R68 2001
Mythology / Edith Hamilton; BL310 .H3 2013

Selected Video Titles

Video Titles in the COD Library

Library Catalog Subject Headings

Use these subject headings to find more book, video, ebooks and streaming video
Mythology, Greek

Books & Videos in Other Libraries

If you'd like to search for books and other materials in other Libraries, try WorldCat or use our Interlibrary Loan service.

These article databases may be the best for research in Greek mythology. Go to the Databases page to find access to them.

  • Project Muse
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • Academic Search Complete
  • History Study Center
  • Art and Architecture Complete
  • Oxford Art Online

General Greek Mythology websites

Encyclopedia Mythica - Greek Mythology
This collectioncontains traditional tales concerning the gods, heroes, and rituals of the ancient Greeks.

Greek Mythology Link
Greek Mythology Link is a collection of the Greek myths written by Carlos Parada. "The Greek Mythology Link is primarily concerned with the creative, artistic, literary and inspiring aspects of the Greek myths. The Greek Mythology Link is not concerned with the historical, religious, liturgical, anthropological, archaeological, philosophical, ideological, sociological, linguistic, or psychoanalytical approaches to the Greek myths." This site also has some odd pop-up windows.

Greek & Latin Classics Internet Resources (Library of Congress)

A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. (U Michigan)

Family Tree of the Greek Gods

Classical Art Research Centre and the Beazley Archive

Electronic Resources for Classicists (UC Irvine)

Ancient History Encyclopedia
This is a small non-profit organization passionate about ancient history and offering up high-quality online history resources on a variety of subjects.. All contributions are reviewed by volunteer experts.

Greek Mythology eBooks on the web

Perseus Project (Tufts University)

Theoi Project: Exploring Mythology in Classical Literature and Art
"A site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion."

Internet Classics Archives (MIT)

Homer's The Odyssey, 2017 (COD)
Homer's The Iliad, 2014 (COD)

Bulfinch's Mythology
The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes by Thomas Bulfinch [1855]

Maps and Timelines

Maps of Greek Mythology
This publisher's website has a large map of mythological sites, and includes maps of Herakles' Journeys and Labors, as well as a map to trace the adventures of Jason and the Argonauts.

Mapping the Catalogue of Ships
An interactive map of Homer's Iliad, Book 2, where Homer describes the the 190 places and 29 groups all part of the expedition to Troy.

Map of Odysseus' Journey
From Peter Struck at the University of Pennsylvania, this webpage shows an interactive map of Odysseus' Journey in the Odyssey.

Uncovering Troy
An interactive map of Troy from the Archaeological Institute of America

Timeline of Ancient Greece
This website comes from an art history scholar and is copyrighted by him. Thomas Sakoulas is a Professor and Chair of the Art Department at the State University of New York.

Timeline - The Greeks, Crucible of Civilization
This program offers a hisotry of Greek civilization including this timeline to see the progression of events in relation to each other.

Homeric Performance

English Guide

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