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bullet15 Ancient Greek Heroes from Plutarch's Lives is a readable translation by Wilmot H. McCutchen.
bulletAesop's Fables offers a large collection from the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library.
bulletAge of Fable is Thomas Bulfinch's stories of Gods and Heroes converted to an attractive online format.  (mostly classical mythology)
bulletAmazons, the facts behind the myth.
bulletAmbrose Collection:  Slides for use in University of Vermont mythology class. Includes more than 300, some for Metamorphoses, others from vases, wall painting, buildings, sarcophagi, etc.
bulletAncient Gods The gods' family tree, 12 Olympians, titans, and other gods & semi-gods. Succinct definitions and lists plus more elaborate hypertext links.
bulletAncient Greek Sites on the Web is a collection of links to Hellenistic sites on the web.
bulletApple of Discord recounts the myth of how Eris fashioned a golden apple over which Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite fought.
bulletArctos Group: The Story behind The Name recounts the myth of how Callisto and her son Arcas were transformed in the constellations of the Great Bear and the Little Bear.
bulletAtlantis - Fact, Fiction or Exaggeration? The antediluvian world from Plato's dialogues Timeaus and Critias.
bulletAtlas of the Greek and Roman World
bulletBeazley Archives: Catalogue of Casts - information about  this collection of casts from Greek mythology, including photographs and drawings. There is also a mythological dictionary.
bulletBibliography for Apollonius Rhodius who was the author of Argonautica. This is the only surviving Greek epic written between the time of Homer and the later Roman empire.
bulletBiblioteca Arcana a collection of essays on various aspects of neo-Hellenic paganism.
bulletBig Five Gods and Heroes of Greek Mythology is devoted to the gods Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Athena, Apollo,   & Ares, and the heroes Achilles, Aeneas, Hercules, Perseus, & Odysseus.
bulletBlack Dogs in Folklore is an informative page concerning the folklore of Black Dogs or Spectral Hounds.
bulletBrandon's Mythology by Brandon Allen offers an introduction to Greek mythology. Includes information on gods, creation stories, heroes like Hercules and Odysseus, and more.
bulletBulfinch's Mythology 'The Age of Fable' by Bob Fisher offers an attractive hypertext version of the Greek and Roman sections of Thomas Bulfinch's famous work on mythology.
bulletCalysto & Circe is a comparative analysis of these two figures as polar opposite fragments of the Great Goddess.
bulletCCII5 Greek and Roman Mythology Page from a course taught by Devin M. Casenhiser at the University of Illinois at Urbana offers nice photos of artwork with mythological themes.
bulletCentaur Compendium by Anthony G. Francis Jr., is a collection of information about the centaur in art, literature and the imagination.
bulletCeres offers the myth of the kidnapping of Persephone, the daughter of Ceres, by Hades, god of the underworld.
bulletClassical Myth: The Ancient Sources by Laurel Bowman & Karen Friesen. This site is designed to draw together the ancient texts and images available on the Web concerning the major figures of Greek and Roman mythology.
bulletClassical Mythology by Geography by Mark Woon has a map based index.  Currently very incomplete but still a nifty concept.
bulletClassical Mythology HQ at Princeton University allows you to select mythology by geographical area or city.
bulletClassical Mythology Online, designed as a companion to Morford and Lenardon's book Mythology, offers a large number of resources and information (including an excellent Character Glossary with genealogies).
bulletClassics Course CLA 212 Mythology is a database of text and images for this classical mythology course at Princeton.
bulletClassics Pages by Andrew Wilson (Loxias) are where you'll find over 500 pages of news, information, games and controversy about the life, literature, art and archaeology of the ancient world of Greece & Rome.
bulletConsult the Oracle of Loxias is an e-mail link and an invitation to query Loxias (Andrew Wilson) to get answers to any question on classic myth, literature, history, or translation.  He estimates responses within 48 hours.
bulletDelphi: Mythology and History of the Oracle is a travel company site with a couple of good summaries of Delphic myth & history.
bulletEarly Greek Astronomy by Ellen N. Brundige discusses, among many other things, a little of the mythology associated with astronomical phenomena among the Greeks.
bulletEleusinian Mysteries, essay by Edward A. Beach, at the Ecole initiative.
bulletEuripides and Myth offers a course outline and notes by John E. Thorburn, Jr. of the Department of Classics at Baylor University.
bulletFables of Aesop offers "A Blood Feud," "Evil for Good," "Fireside Sketch," and "Tit for Tat."
bulletFlectere si nequeo superos Acheronta mouebo (magic bibliographies and resources) by John-Gabriel Bodard is the bibliography of his doctorial thesis "Early Greek Perceptions of 'Magic', and its Definition through Analysis of liminal and related Practices".   Covers witches, necromancy, magic theory, curses, and a bit of foreign (Egyptian & Jewish) material.
bulletFOCUS on Mythology of Gods in Greece presents information about the Olympians, lesser gods, and the titans.
bulletGorgons discusses the Gorgons in Greek mythology.
bulletThe Great God Pan The most mischievous and possibly oldest of the Greek gods, goat-footed Pan has many stories told of him, some of which are contradictory.
bulletGreek Mythology discusses the cosmogony and theogony of the Greeks, the story of the Argonauts, and the Iliad and the Odyssey.
bulletGreek Mythology by E. Storck discusses the Greek creation story, the gods of Olympus, and other gods.
bulletGreek Mythology by Peter Hawlina offers a genealogical database containing about 1,500 characters from Greek mythology, along with their relationships.
bulletGreek Mythology   by J.M. Hunt is an introductory reference.
bulletGreek Mythology by Josh Sandberg and Alex Lucas provides an introduction to mythology, biographies of major Greek gods and goddesses, several myths, and a learning Greek section to help you polish up on the basics of the language.
bulletGreek Mythology by MediaDyne Ltd. offers an introduction to Greek mythology, Greek gods and an interpretation of what these myths meant. Includes myths, gods, how the world was created as well as famous mythical characters.
bulletGreek Mythology Link offers articles and lists for Carlos Parada's Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology. Includes information on sidereal and natural personifications, major divinities, waters and landscapes, monsters and demons, immortals in Greek mythology, important events such as the Titanomachy, the Giantomachy, the Trojan War, and much more. Also offers a bibliography to Greek mythology.
bulletGreek Mythology and Prehistory: A look at the myths of the Greeks seen as portions of a much older, lost historical tradition.
bulletHekate in Early Greek Religion by I. Robert Von Rudloff discusses the origins and worship of Hekate from a modern neo-pagan viewpoint.
bulletHellenic Pantheon by Spyros Tyrakis offers information about Greek deities and links to mythology sites.
bulletHercules: Greece's Greatest Hero answers these questions:  What stories did the ancient Greeks tell about his life? What were the Labors of Hercules, anyway? Who were the women, both goddesses and mortals, in his life? And where in the ancient world did he travel on his adventures?
bulletHerakles On-line, mythological information summarized.
bulletHesiod, The Homeric Hymns And Homerica offers English translations of these works by Hugh G. Evelyn-White, converted to HTML format by Douglas B. Killings.
bulletHesiod's Theogony from the Perseus Project includes the story of the origins of the Greek titans and gods. Also allows access to the Greek text with morphological links.
bulletHesiod's Works and Days from the Perseus Project includes the story of the five ages of man, Prometheus, and Pandora. Allows access to the Greek text with morphological links.
bulletHomer's Iliad provides the full text of Homer's work as translated by Samuel Butler (LONG!)
bulletHomer's Odyssey provides the full text of Homer's work in the translation by Samuel Butler (LONG!).
bulletHow the Trojan War Began by Richard Koshak recounts the story of Paris abducting Helen, leading to the Trojan War.
bulletIllustrated Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology offers brief articles, most with images, of important characters and events in Greek mythology.
bulletIllustrated Guide to Greek Mythology is an ad for the book Napoleon, Russia and the Olympian Gods: An Illustrated Guidebook to Greek Mythology by Albert Baca. This book tells the story of a gift Napoleon gave to the Tsar of Russia, a collection of ceramic dessert plates painted by great French artists using the Olympian Gods for their subject matter. Web page also includes some editorial musings on Greek mythology by Jules Brenner.
bulletIn Search of the Hero offers a course outline and notes by John E. Thorburn, Jr. of the Department of Classics at Baylor University.
bulletJanna's Greek Mythology by Janna Christine offers her personal perspective on Greek mythology. Includes an essay on the influence of Greek myth on the English language and a brief description of the important gods.
bulletJason And The Argonauts Gallery offers posters, images, and sketches from the famous Ray Harryhausen film, adapted from the Greek myth.
bulletLegend of Perseus by Chris Oakley and Gregory Klyve is described by them as a "Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Greek myths."
bulletMedea, The Musical offers Greek/Attic/Hellenic links, including some for mythology.
bulletMinotaur Legend recounts the story of Theseus, Ariadne, and the Minotaur.
bulletMuses by Kat offers a description of each.
bulletMuses from Greek Mythology, this site explains the 9 muses: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, and Urania.
bulletMyth and Greek Tragedy offers a course outline and notes by John E. Thorburn, Jr. of the Department of Classics at Baylor University.
bulletMyth of Cheiron summarizes the story of the centaur who acted as tutor to several of the greatest Greek heroes, including Achilles, Asclepius, Heracles, Jason, Aeneas, and Peleus.
bulletMythNET by Sumair Mirza offers information on the twelve Olympian gods, the Titans, the lesser gods, notable mythological characters, heroes, and more. Includes genealogical charts and images.
bulletMythologie Grecque offers a French-language dictionary of Greek mythology.
bulletMythological Pegasus by James McIntyre offers a look at Pegasus the Mythological flying horse.
bulletMythology of Jupiter offers brief versions of myths about the god Jupiter and some of the other characters after which the moons of the planet Jupiter were named.
bulletOdyssey offers a synopsis of Homer's epic.
bulletOrigin of the name Melissa recounts the myth of Melissa, guardian of the infant Zeus, who was later turned into a honeybee.
bulletPerseus Project is an extensive library of Ancient Greece, and includes Art & Archaeology, an Encyclopedia, Texts, History and an interactive Atlas.
bulletRoad to Eleusis offers excerpts from the book of the same name by R. Gordon Wasson, detailing the important role of psychoactive substances in the Eleusinian mysteries.
bulletScience and Mythical Archetypes by Steve Brewster discusses myths associated with Pluto and Charon.
bulletSong of the Sirens is a summary of the mythical world of the Sirens, and the heroes who encountered them.
bulletSources for Classical Mythology offers several stories about Herakles and the origins of the gods from Apollodorus, and the story of the Trojan War as related by Home.
bulletStar Myths and Constellation Lore part of Alexandria on the Web gives us classical celestial charts and stories.
bulletVergil's Home Page offers links to Vergil (Virgil) sites of all sorts.
bulletWelcome to Mount Olympus by Becca and Jenny offers information on ancient Greek gods, titans, mythical creatures, and original stories based upon Greek mythology.
bulletWho is Medea, and Why do So Many People Hate Her? by Gripper Products offers a whimsical recounting of the myth of Jason and Medea.
bulletZeus Lovers offers information on lovers of the Greek sky god.

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