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Amazons Top

Die Amazonen by A.D. Mordtmann, 1862.

Die Amazonen in der attischen Literatur and Kunst by A. Klugmann, 1875.

Die Amazonen in Sage und Geschichte by W. Stricker, 1868.

Die Amazonensage by H.L. Krause, 1893.

Les Amazones by P. Lacour.

Les Amazones dans l'historie et dans la fable by F.G. Bergmann, 1853.

Amazons, A Study in Athenian Mythmaking by William Blake Tyrrell, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1984.

The Amazons in Antiquity and Modern Times by Guy Cadogan Rothery, F. Griffiths, London, 1910.

The Amazons of Greek Mythology by Donald Sobol, A. S. Baines, 1972.

The City of Women by Christine de Pizan, 1982.

The Encyclopedia of Amazons: Women Warriors from Antiquity to the Modern Era by Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Anchor Books, Doubleday, New York, 1992, ISBN 0385423667.

Hettiter und Amazonen, die griechische tradition uber die Chatti und ein versuch zu ihrer historischen verwertung by Walther Leonhard, B. G. Teubner, Leipzig, 1911.

Mothers and Amazons: The First Feminine History of Culture by Helen Diner, New York, 1965.

The War Against the Amazons by Abby Wettan Kleinbaum, McGraw Hill, New York, 1983.

Mythical Persons Top

Alexander of Macedon by Harold Lamb.

Alexander the Great and His Time by Agnes Savill, Dorset Press.

Antigones: How the Antigone Legend Has Endured in Western Literature Art and Thought by George Steiner, Clarion, Oxford University Press, 1986.

Apollo: Origins and Influences ed. by Jon Solomon, University of Arizona Press, 1994, ISBN 0-8165-1389-9.

The Art of Orpheus by I.M. Linforth, University of California Press, Berkley, 1941.

Athena: A Biography by Lee Hall, Addison-Wesley, 1997.

Athena Parthenos and Athena Polias by C. J. Herington.

Athene: Virgin and Mother in Greek Religion by Karl Kerenyi, Spring Publications, 1978, ISBN 0-88214-209-7.

The Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian, Penguin.

The Cult of Pan in Ancient Greece.

Cybele and Attis: The Myth and the Cult by Maarten J. Vermaseren, trans, by A.H. Lemmers, Thames and Hudson, London, 1977.

Les Dieux Grecs, Genealogies by Francoise Bettencourt Meyers.

Dionysos: Archetypal Image of Indestructible Life by Carl Kerenyi, Princeton University Press, 1976, ISBN 0-691-02915-6.

Dionysos by Walter Otto.

Dionysos and His Circle: Ancient through Modern by Caroline Houser, Cambridge, Mass. Fogg Art Museum, 1979.

A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus by Knight.

Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter by Karl Kerenyi, trans. by Ralph Manheim, Princeton University Press, 1991, ISBN 0-691-01915-0.

Geneaological Guide to Greek Mythology by Carlos Parada.

The Glory of Hera by Slater.

The God of Ecstasy: Sex-Roles and the Madness of Dionysos by Arthur Evans, St Martin's Press, 1988, ISBN 0-312-01033-8.

Goddesses of Sun and Moon by Karl Kerenyi, trans. by Murray Stein, Spring, ISBN 0-88214-211-9.

Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity by Sarah B. Pomeroy, Shocken Books, 1975.

Gods & Heroes of the Greeks The Library of Apollodorus trans. by Michael Simpson.

Gods, Men & Monsters from the Greek Myths by Michael Gibson.

The Gods of Greece by Arianna Huffington.

The Gods of Greece by Walter Otto.

The Gods of the Greeks by C. Kerenyi, Thames & Hudson, London 1951, repr. 1992.

The Greek Gods by Bernard Evslin.

The Greeks And Their Gods by W.K.C. Guthrie, Beacon Press, 1950, ISBN 0-8070-5793-2.

Hekate by T. Kraus, Heidelberg, 1960.

Hekate Soteira by Sarah Iles Johnston, Scholars Press, Atlanta, 1990.

Helen of Troy: Woman and Goddess by Jack Linday, Rowman & Littlefied, Totowa, NJ, 1974, ISBN 0-87471-581-4.

Hercules: The Mythic Journey Retold.

Hercules Labors: Fact or Fiction by Jan Schoo.

Hercules, My Shipmate by Robert Graves.

Hermes Guide of Souls by Karl Kerenyi.

Heroes, Gods & Emperors from Roman Mythology by Kerry Usher.

Heroes of the Greeks by Kerenyi, trans. by H.J. Rose.

Homer and the Monuments by H. L. Lorimer, Macmillan 1950.

Homeric Hymn to Demeter by Helene P. Foley, Princeton University Press, 1994.

Hypatia of Alexandria by Maria Dzielska, trans. by F. Lyra, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1995.

Jason and Medeia by John Gardner.

The Lives of the Greek Poets by Mary R. Lefkowitz, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Lost Goddesses of Early Greece: A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths by Charlene Spretnak, Beacon Press, 1978, isbn 0-8070-3239-5.

Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony by Roberto Calasso.

Masks Of Dionysus ed. by T.H. Carpenter and C.A. Faraone, Cornell, 1993.

Oedipus and Ahknaton by Immanuel Velikovsky.

Oedipus Variations, Spring Publications.

Orpheus by G.R.S. Mead.

Orpheus: A History of Religions by Salomon Reinach, trans. by Florence Simmonds, Horace Liveright, New York, 1930.

Orpheus And Greek Religion by W.K.C. Guthrie, by Princeton University Press.

The Quest for Theseus edited by Anne G. Ward.

The Race of the Golden Apples by Claire Martin, Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, 1991, isbn 0-8037-0248-5.

The Sacred and the Feminine in Ancient Greece ed. by Sue Blundell and Margaret Williamson, 1998, ISBN 0-415-12663-0.

Themis: A Study of the Social Origins of Greek Religion by Jane Harrison, 1911, 1925 reprinted.

Women of Classical Mythology: A Biographical Dictionary by Robert E. Bell, Oxford University Press, 1993, isbn 0195079779.

Women in the Classical World by Elaine Fantham, et al., Oxford Univ. Press, New York, 1994.

Women in Greek Myth by Mary R. Lefkowitz, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Top

Ausführliches Lexikon der griechischen Mythologie by W. H. Roscher.

Crowell's Handbook of Classical Mythology, Edward Tripp, 1970.

Dictionary of Classical Antquities by Oskar Seyffert.

Dictionary of Classical Mythology by Pierre Grimal, Oxford, Blackwell, 1986.

Dictionary of Classical Mythology by J.E. Zimmerman, 1964.

Dictionary of Roman Religion by Adkins & Adkins, Facts on File, 1996.

Guide to Greece by Pausanias.

Hamlyn Concise Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology.

Handbook of Greek Mythology by H.J. Rose.

Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome by Adkins & Adkins.

The Illustrated Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology by Michael Stapleton.

Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae by H.C. Achermann, J.R. Gisler and others (ed.), Zurich and Munich 1981.

The Meridian Handbook of Classical Mythology by Edward Tripp.

The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature.

The Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts 1300-1990 by Jane Davidsen Reid.

Who's Who in Classical Mythology by Adrian Room, 1997, isbn 0-8442-5469-X.

Illiad and Odyssey Top

The Iliad by Homer.

TheIlliad by Homer, trans. Richard Lattimore.

The Illiad trans. by Robert Fitzgerald.

The Illiad trans. by Fagles.

The Iliad trans. by Alexander Pope, ed. by Steven Shankman, Penguin Books.

In Search of the Trojan War by Michael Wood, ISBN 0-8160-1355-1.

The Odyssey by Homer.

The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Robert Fagles, Viking Press.

The Odyssey by Homer, trans. Robert Fitzgerald.

The Trojan War by Bernard Evslin, Scholastic Book Services, NY, 1971.

Trojan Women by Euripides.

Ulysses Found by Ernle Bradford.

The Ulysses Theme by W. B. Stanford.

The Ulysses Voyage: Sea Search for the Odyssey by Tim Severin.

Where Troy Once Stood by Iman Wilkens.

World of Odysseus by M. I. Finley.

Ancient Works Top

The Aeneid by Virgil.

Apollodorus: The Library of Greek Mythology trans. by Robin Hard, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-282460-0.

Apollonius of Rhodes: Jason and the Golden Fleece (the Argonautica) translated by Richard L. Hunter 1993. Clarendon Press, Oxford, ISBN 0-19-814757-0.

The Argonautika by Apollonios Rhodios.

Bachai by Euripides.

Commentary on the Timaeus of Plato by Proclos.

Cratylus by Plato.

The Ecclesiazusae by Aristophanes.

The Eumenides by Aeschylus.

Euripides: Bacchae by E.R. Dodds, 2nd ed., Oxford, 1960.

Fasti by Ovid.

Gods & Heroes of the Greeks: The Library of Apollodorus trans. by Michael Simpson, University of Massachusetts Press, 1976, ISBN 0-87023-205-3 (cloth), ISBN 0-87023-206-1 (paper).

The Golden Ass by Lucius Apuleius.

Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica ed. by Evelyn-White.

Hippolytus by Euripides.

Homeric Questions by Gregory Nagy.

Jason and the Golden Fleece by Apolonius of Rhodes, trans. by Richard Hunter, 1995.

Lives by Plutarch.

Lysistra by Aristophanes, translated by Alan Sommerstein.

Lysistrata by Aristophanes.

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony by Calasso.

The Medea by Euripides.

The Metamorphoses by Ovid, trans. by Horace Gregory, Penguin.

Metaphysics by Aristotle.

Natural History by Pliny, trans. by H. Rackham, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1947.

Plato's Defense of Poetry by Julius A. Elias, Albany, SUNY, 1984.

The Poems of Hesiod trans. by R.M. Frazer.

The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns by Jennie Strauss.

Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus.

Symposion by Plato

The Thesmophoriazusae by Euripides.

Theogony by Hesiod.

The Theology of Plato by Proclus.

Timaeus and Epinomis by Plato.

Voyage of Argo by Apollonius.

Works and Days by Hesiod, translated by Apostolos N. Athanassakis, Jonhs Hopkins University Press, 5th ed. 1991.

Works and Days by Hesiod, trans. by R.M. Frazer.

General Myth and Religion Top

Archaic Roman Religion by Georges Dumézil, 2 vols, Univ of Chicago Press, 1970.

Art and Myth in Ancient Greece by T.H. Carpenter, Thames and Hudson, London 1991.

Charon and the Crossing: Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Transformations of a Myth by Ronnie H. Terpening.

Classical Myth by Barry Powell.

Classical Mythology by Mark Morford and Robert Lenardon, Longmans Publishers, White Plains, New York, 1995.

Did the Greeks Believe in Their Myths? by Paul Veyne, trans. by Paula Wissing, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1988.

The Early Greek Concept of the Soul by Jan Bremmer, Princeton, 1983.

Early Greek Mythology by Timothy Gantz.

Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray, Doubleday, 1951.

Folktale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics by Rhys Carpenter, Berkeley, University of California Pr., 1974.

Greek and Roman Myth by Wilhelm Roscher, 6 vols, Leipzig, 1884.

Greek Folk Religion by Martin Nilsson, Harper and Row, 1961.

Greek Mythology: An Introduction by Fritz Graf, ISBN 0-8018-5395-8, 1993.

The Greek Myths: 1 by Robert Graves, Pelican Books, 1960.

Greek Myths and Mesopotamia: Parallels and Influence in the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod by Charles Penglase, 1994, ISBN: 0-415-15706-4.

Greek Religions by Walter Burkert, Harvard Press, 1985.

Hellenic Mythology by Jean Rispen.

Her Share of the Blessings: Women's Religions Among Pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Greco-Roman World by Ross Shepard Kraemer, New York, Oxford University Press, 1992.

A History of Greek Religion by Martin Nilsson, W.W.Norton, 1964.

Interpretations of Greek Mythology ed. by Jan Brenmer, 1987, ISBN 0-7099-3270-7.

Kadmos the Phoenician: A Study in Greek Legends and the Mycenean Age by Ruth B. Edwards, Adolf M. Hakkert, Amsterdam, 1979.

Minoan Religion by Nanno Marinatos, 1993.

The Minoan-Mycenaean Religion by M.P.Nilsson, Lund, 1950.

The Mycenaean Origin of Greek Mythology by M.P.Nilsson, California Univ. Press, 1972.

Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean by Irad Malkin.

Myth into Art - Poet and Painter in Classical Greece by H.A. Shapiro, Routledge, London & New York 1994.

The Myths of Greece and Rome by H.A. Guerber.

The Nature of Greek Myths by G.S. Kirk.

Pagan Rome and the Early Christians by Stephen Benko, Indiana University Press, 1984.

Pagans and Christians by Fox.

Persephone's Quest: Entheogens and the Origins of Religion by Gordon Wasson, Stella Kramrisch, Jonathon Ott and Carl A. P. Ruck.

The Politics of Olympus by Clay, 1989.

Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion by Jane E. Harrison, Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, 1991.

Religion in Greece and Rome by Rose.

Roman Myths by Jane F. Gardner, Univ. of Texas Press, Austin, 1993.

Sources for the Study of Greek Religion by David G. Rice & John E. Stambaugh, Scholars Press, 1979.

Star Myths of the Greeks and Romans: A Sourcebook containing the Constellations of Pseudo-Eratosthenes and the Poetic Astronomy of Hyginus trans. by Theony Condos, Phanes Press, ISBN 1-890482-93-5.

Themis: A Study of the Social Origins of Greek Religion by Jane Ellen Harrison, Cambridge University Press, 1927.

The Voyage of Argo, Penguin Classics.

All Ages Top

The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch.

Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch.

D'Aulaires' Greek Mythology by Ingri D'Aulaire and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire, Zephyr Books.

Mythology by Edith Hamilton, ISBN 0-452-00985-5.

Pandora's Box by Dora and Erwin Panofsky, the Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology; reprinted in 1991.

Tanglewood Tales by Nathanial Hawthorne.

Miscellaneous Top

Die antiken Schriftquellen zur Geschichte der bildenden Kunste bei den Griechen by J. Overbeck, Leipzig, 1868.

Aufstieg und Niedergang der Roemischen Welt by Orr, editor H. Temporini.

The Best of the Achaians by Gregory Nagy.

The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature by Gilbert Highet, Oxford University Press, 1976.

Crete and Mycenae by S.Marinatos & M.Hirmer, Thames & Hudson, 1960.

Crete and Early Greece by F.Matz, Methuen, 1962.

Cult Places in the Aegean World by B.Rutkowski, Polish Academy, 1972.

The Dialectic of Enlightenment by Horkheimer and Adorno.

Death and Burial in the Roman World by J.M.C.Toynbee.

Death of Classical Paganism by John Holland Smith, 1976.

Death and the Maiden: Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology by Ken Dowden.

The Family in Ancient Rome ed. by Beryl Rawson, Cornell Univ. Press, 1986.

The Gardens of Adonis: Spices in Greek Mythology by Marcel Detienne, Harvester Press, Sussex, 1977.

Greece in the Bronze Age by Emily Vermeule, U. of Chicago, 1964.

Hoplites ed. by Victor Davis Hanson.

In the Book of the Secrets of Enoch.

The Jason Voyage by Tim Severin.

Mycenae: An Archaeological History and Guide by A.J.B.Wace, Princeton, 1949.

Mycenae and the Mycenaean Age by G.E.Mylonas, Princeton, 1966.

Mycenaean Greece by J.T.Hooker, Routledge/Kegan Paul, 1976.

Paganism in the Roman Empire by Ramsay MacMullen, Yale Univ. Press, New Haven, CT, 1981.

Practical Greek Magic by Murry Hope.

Python by Fontenrose.

The Roman Festival Calendar of Numa Pompilius by Michael York.

The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic by W.Ward Fowler, Macmillian and Co., London, 1899.

Sibyllinischer Sternkampf und Phaëton in naturgeschichtlicher Beleuchtung by Franz Xaver Kugler, Münster, 1927.

Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity by H.W. Parke, ed. by B.C. McGing, Routledge, London, 1988.

Star Myths of the Greeks and Romans: a Sourcebook trans. by Theony Condos.

Status Warriors by Hans van Wees.

Women in Athenian Law and Life by Roger Just, Routledge, 1989.

Women's Life in Greece and Rome by Mary R. Lefkowitz and Maureen B. Fant, Hopkins Univ. Press, 1982.


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