Greek Mythology

Books

  • The Odyssey - Homer
  • The Gold Fleece and the heros who lived before Achilles - Padraic Colum
  • The One-Eyed Giant - Mary Pope Osborne
  • Words from the myths - Isaac Asimov
  • Jason and the Argonauts - Bernard Evslin
  • Greek myths: gods, heroes and monsters... - Ellen Eichenwald Switzer
  • Heroes of Olympus --Phillip Freeman


Cool Mythology Quiz

http://eawc.evansville.edu/quizzes/greekmyth.htm

Databases

  • Eric
  • Facts on File - Ancient & Medieval History

Websites


Images


http://www.pantheon.org/areas/gallery/mythology/europe/greek/


Great General website








http://www.ushistory.org/civ/5c.asp

http://www.pantheon.org/articles/z/zeus.html

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/656752/Zeus

  • Poseidon --

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/471736/Poseidon

http://www.pantheon.org/articles/p/poseidon.html
  • Hades -
http://www.pantheon.org/articles/h/hades.html

Gods


http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/mythology/summary-analysis-greek/summary-analysis_alt1.html


http://www.shmoop.com/percy-jackson-lightning-thief/hephaestus.html

http://www.shmoop.com/hephaestus-vulcan/spotter-guide.html
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/33523/Ares

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0104:entry=ares-bio-1

  • Hermes -

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/263206/Hermes

http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/hermes.html

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0823496.html

  • Pan -
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/440525/Pan

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0837440.html
  • Helios -
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/260072/Helios

http://www.askkids.com/resource/Helios-Sun-God.html

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0823258.html

  • Dionysus

http://www.shmoop.com/dionysus-bacchus/

http://www.shmoop.com/bacchae/dionysus.html

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/164280/Dionysus
  • Cupid
http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/cupid.html

http://www.shmoop.com/apollo-daphne/cupid-eros.html

Goddesses

  • Hera
http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/hera.html

  • Demeter
http://www.arthistory.sbc.edu/imageswomen/papers/paolicchidemeter/demeter.html

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/mythology/section2.rhtml

http://www.shmoop.com/persephone-demeter-hades/

  • Artemis

http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/mythology/summary-analysis-greek/summary-analysis_alt1.html

http://www.infoplease.com/cig/mythology/night-hunters-artemis-apollo.html

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0804859.html

  • Aphrodite

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0804348.html

  • Hecate
http://www.shmoop.com/medea/gods-goddesses-symbol.html
  • Hestia
http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/hestia.html
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/religion/persephone.htm
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0823605.html
  • Athena
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/mythology/summary-analysis-greek/summary-analysis_alt1.html
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0805189.html

  • Eos
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0104:entry=eos-bio-1

Heroes


  • Atalanta
http://www.pantheon.org/articles/a/atalanta.html

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/religion/myths/atalanta.htm

  • Oedipus Rex
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/425430/Oedipus
http://www.temple.edu/classics/oedipus/index.html

  • Hercules

http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/hercules.html
http://www.history.com/topics/hercules
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/religion/myths/herakles.htm

  • Phaeton
http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=bailey&book=hour&story=phaeton

  • Troy

http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/mythology/summary-analysis-greek/summary-analysis_alt5.html
  • Bacchus
http://www.pantheon.org/articles/b/bacchus.html

  • Dionysus
http://www.pantheon.org/articles/d/dionysus.html

  • Pegasus & Bellarophon
http://www.pantheon.org/articles/b/bellerophon.html
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Bellerophon

  • Perseus
http://www.shmoop.com/perseus-medusa/context.html
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/mythic-creatures/air-creatures-of-the-sky/greek-myths

Lovers

  • Narcissus & Echo
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/wilde/dawson4.html
http://www.bartleby.com/181/132.html

  • Hero & Leander
http://www.bartleby.com/181/134.html
http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Hero_and_Leander.html
  • Cupid & Psyche
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/cupid.html
http://www.bartleby.com/217/0403.html

  • Orpheus & Eurydice
http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/636821?uid=3739920&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21101122226633
http://www.bartleby.com/181/241.html

Others

  • Jason & the Argonauts
http://www.pbs.org/mythsandheroes/myths_four_jason.html
http://www.pbs.org/mythsandheroes/tguide_jason.html

  • Arachne
http://www.bartleby.com/181/141.html
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Arachne

  • Pygmalion & Galatea
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/484560/Pygmalion

  • Atlas
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/41278/Atlas
https://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Atlas_(mythology).html

  • The Golden Apples of the Hesperides
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/264080/Hesperides
http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/heracles.html

  • Centaurs & Satyrs
http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Satyr.html
http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/30222021?uid=3739920&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21101122226633

  • Icarus & Daedalus
http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/icarus.html
http://www.shmoop.com/daedalus-icarus/context.html

  • Minotaur
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/384549/Minotaur
http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/minotaur.html

  • Medusa
http://www.arthistory.sbc.edu/imageswomen/papers/kottkegorgon/gorgonmyth.html
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/372807/Medusa

  • Artemis
http://www.mythweb.com/gods/artemis.html
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/36796/Artemis

  • Ares
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/33523/Ares
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0104:entry=ares-bio-1

  • Hephaestus

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/262321/Hephaestus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10076885

  • Theseus
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/thes/hd_thes.htm
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/591825/Theseus

  • Pandora
http://www.umich.edu/~homeros/Politics%20in%20Homer/women%20in%20the%20odyssey.htm
https://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Pandora.html

  • Prometheus & Epimethius
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/190026/Epimetheus
https://docs.google.com/document/edit?id=1BoxyOK05IO380m_6RcAOXa34j3tLcXrvjLZkeRQee2Y&pli=1

  • Cronos, Rhea & the Titans
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/143926/Cronus
http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Rhea_(mythology).html
http://www.shmoop.com/war-titans/titans-character.html

  • Phaeton
http://www.columbia.edu/dlc/garland/deweever/PQ/pheton.htm
http://personal.georgiasouthern.edu/~dougt/myth.htm

  • Persephone & Demeter
http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/persephone.html
http://www.arthistory.sbc.edu/imageswomen/papers/paolicchidemeter/demeter.html

  • Scylla & Charybdis
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/530331/Scylla-and-Charybdis
http://www.bartleby.com/181/293.html

  • Trojan Horse
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/606297/Trojan-horse