Books in Our Library
Here are a few of the books we have on this topic in the library. To find more, try searching the catalog for "mythology" or "gods", and click Keyword.
An intriguing collection of myths and beliefs from all over the globe, offering a wealth of information on the religions, customs, and influences of history's most fascinating cultures and civilizations.
Combines a retelling of Greek myths with a comprehensive account of the world in which they developed--their themes, their relevance to Greek religion and society, and their relationship to the landscape. Includes detailed genealogy tables of gods and heroes and specially commissioned maps.
Now you can find links to searchable eBooks in the Library Catalog! These are designated by the little blue "e" logo on the left of the page, and "electronic resource" after the title. Currently our eBook collection is comprised mostly of reference books--over a hundred--which are available through Oxford University Press. If you are off campus, the librarians can give you a password to log in.
Here are two eBooks that may be helpful. Follow the Electronic Access link to see the eBook. Use the search bar to find a specific god or topic (such as "roman mythology"), or click on "Browse this book" to use the virtual index to look through the book alphabetically.
On the Web
Some great resources that are available for free on the web:
Greek Gods video
Find more videos on the ancient world at History.com
“Greek Gods.” The History Channel website. A&E Television Networks, LLC, 2011. Web. 13 Sep. 2011. http://www.history.com/videos/greek-gods.
In both of these databases, try searching for a specific god or goddess, or search “Roman Mythology” or “Egyptian Religion”, etc, for longer overview articles: