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Core Books – Greek Mythology & Roman Mythology

Classical Mythology – Greek Mythology Books PDF, Roman Mythology Free Books

Guerber, H. A.
Fall River 2016

A colorful and comprehensive retelling of classic myths that for centuries have influenced our literature and arts.

The Gods of Olympus : A History – Greek Mythology Books PDF

Graziosi, Barbara
Profile 2014

“The gods of Olympus are the most colorful characters of Greek civilization: even in antiquity, they were said to be cruel, oversexed, mad, or just plain silly. Yet for all their foibles and flaws, they proved to be tough survivors, far outlasting classical Greece itself. In Egypt, the Olympian gods claimed to have given birth to pharaohs; in Rome, they led respectable citizens into orgiastic rituals of drink and sex. Under Christianity and Islam they survived as demons, allegories, and planets; and in the Renaissance, they triumphantly emerged as ambassadors of a new, secular belief in humanity. In a lively, original history, Barbara Graziosi offers the first account to trace the wanderings of these protean deities through the millennia.

Oh My Gods : A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths – Greek Mythology Books PDF, Roman Mythology Free Books

Freeman, Philip
Simon & Schuster 2013

The author, a professor of classics and visiting scholar at the Harvard Divinity school presents modern interpretations of traditional Greek and Roman myths that render classic themes accessible to a new generation of readers.

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Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome – Greek Mythology Books PDF, Roman Mythology Free Books

Kinsey, Brian, ed.
Tarrytown 2012

Presents an encyclopedic reference to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greek and Roman mythologies, discussing the origins of each god, featured myths, how they were worshipped, and how they were depicted in art.

Le Morte d’Arthur

Malory, Thomas
Completed around 1470

A 15th-century Middle English prose reworking by Sir Thomas Malory of tales about the legendary King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table, along with their respective folklore. In order to tell a “complete” story of Arthur from his conception to his death, Malory compiled, rearranged, interpreted and modified material from various French and English sources. Many authors since the 19th-century revival of the legend have used Malory as their principal source. – Wikipedia.

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Free Greek Mythology Books PDF – Collection – Greek Mythology Books PDF

Greek Mythology books pdf free online. Download or read online. Some book titles: Myths of Mount Olympus, Tales of Ancient Greece, Stories of Greek Myth, Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology, Greek Myths, Greek Mythology fiction books, favorite Greek myths, the Minotaur, Gods Men & Monsters, Greek Myths for Young Children, the Iliad and Odyssey pdf, Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods pdf, Greek Heroes stories, Robert Graves Greek myths, Greek Gods and Heroes, Heroes and Monsters of Greek myths, the Iliad, Greek and Roman myths pdf, the Trojan horse story, King Midas story, Tales of Ancient Greece. Greek mythology books online free, free Greek mythology books pdf, Greek mythology stories pdf.

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Free Greek Mythology books online. Some book titles: Athena the Wise, Hestia the Invisible, Family Tree for Gods and Goddesses, Get Lost Odysseus, Fury Scorned, Mortal Gods, Stories from Greek Mythology, Call Me Athena, AntiGoddess, The New Olympians, Do Not Open: the story of Pandora’s box, Stories of Greek Myth, Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse, many more. Greek mythology books online free, Greek mythology stories pdf.

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Greek Gods books free online. Some titles: Penelope’s Web, Hound of Hades, The Gods of Olympus: a history, Sunset of the Gods, Poseiden: God of the Sea and Earthquakes, Stories from Greek mythology, Athena, Greek mythology Medusa, Hermes: God of Travels and Trade, Zeus: King of the Gods, Stories of Greek Myth, Aphrodite the Beauty, Artemis the Loyal, many more. Greek mythology stories pdf.

Classical Mythology – Collection – Greek Mythology Books PDF, Roman Mythology Free Books

Books on Classical Mythology. Some titles: Classic Myth and Legend, Opening Pandora’s Box, Classical Myth, Ancient Greece and Rome : Myths and Beliefs, Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Encyclopedia of Mythology, A Companion to Ovid, Greek and Roman Mythology A to Z

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Greek Mythology Jason – Collection – Greek Mythology Books PDF

Greek Mythology Jason books free online. Some book titles: Jason and Medea, Jason and the Golden Fleece, Stories of Greek Myth, Jason and the Argonauts: a graphic retelling, Voyage with Jason, Stories from Greek Mythology, Jason’s Quest for the Golden Fleece, Greek Mythology: Jason and the Golden Fleece, more. Free Greek mythology books, Greek mythology books pdf.

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Core Books – Mythology of Other Cultures

Celtic Myths – Mythology Books PDF

Aldhouse-Green, Miranda J.
University of Texas 1993 Dewey Dec. 936

“Celtic Myths explores the mythology and beliefs of the pagan Celts between about 600 B.C. and A.D. 400. At their peak, the Celtic peoples inhabited a vast area of Europe, Great Britain, and Ireland. As non-literates, they have left no written record of their lives, their beliefs, and the stories which were such an important part of their culture; however, contemporary commentators from the Classical world, later Christian scribes recording oral traditions, and the archaeological evidence can give us fascinating, though fragmented, glimpses. Dr. Green draws on all these sources to discuss the myths and the religious beliefs and ritual which she believes inform them.” -Publisher

Ireland in Fiction; A Guide to Irish Novels, Tales, Romances, and Folk-lore – Mythology Stories PDF

Brown, Stephen J.
Maunsel 1919 Dewey Dec. 016.84

“The scope includes all works of fiction published in volume form, and dealing with Ireland or with the Irish abroad, and such works only. [It is not] a guide to the works of Irish novelists. Neither is it, properly speaking, a book of advice as to what is best to read.”
– from the author’s Preface.
About 1,700 titles are included, mostly annotated, arranged by author. There are also notes for each author. At the end are a number of lists, as follows:

The Norse Myths – Free Mythology Books PDF

Crossley-Holland, Kevin
Pantheon 1980 Dewey Dec. 936

Here are thirty two classic Norse myths that bring the ancient Viking world to life. Beautifully retold by Kevin Crossley-Holland, these tales vividly depict the courage, cruelty, and passions that were the hallmarks of the old
Norse world.
“Crossley-Holland retells the Norse myths in clear, attractive prose. … An excellent introduction, notes and a glossary provide mythological and historical backgrounds and suggest parallels with myths in other parts of the world.” -Denver Post. Crossley-Holland Norse Myths free download or read online.

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Gods and Myths of the Viking Age – Norse Mythology Stories PDF

Davidson, H.R. Ellis
Bell 1981 Dewey Dec. 936

Contents: Introduction. The myth-makers ; The sources of our knowledge ; New light on the myths — The world of the northern gods. The Prose Edda ; The gods and their world ; Thor and the giants ; The doom of the gods ; The giants and the dwarfs ; Myths outside the Prose Edda — The gods of battle. Odin, lord of hosts ; The Germanic war gods ; The Valkyries of Odin ; The Berserks of Odin ; The worship of the war god — The thunder god. Thor in the myths ; The temples of Thor ; The hammer of Thor ; The god of the sky ; Thor and his adversaries — The gods of peace and plenty. The deity in the wagon ; Freyr, god of plenty ; Companions of Freyr ; The mother goddess ; The goddess Freyja ; The power of the Vanir — The god of the sea. Aegir and Ran ; Njord, god of ships ; The depths of the sea — The gods of the dead. Odin and Mercury ; Odin as a shaman ; The realm of Odin ; The burial mound ; Thor and the dead ; The dragon and the dead — The enigmatic gods. Bragi and Idun ; Mimir and Hoenir ; The twin gods ; Forseti ; Heimdall ; Loki ; Balder — The beginning and the end. The world tree ; The creation of the world ; The end of the world — Conclusion : The passing of the old gods.

Scandinavian Mythology – Norse Mythology Books PDF

Davidson, H.R. Ellis
Hamlyn 1969 Dewey Dec. 936

“The religion of Odin, god of death and magic, of Thor, ruler of the thunder, of Freyr, god of fertility, the tales of Valkyries and berserks, of dragons and giants—all are often thought of as being the creation of the Vikings. But the mythology of Scandinavia, Germany and Iceland can be traced back as far as the Bronze Age. The development of the myths over so many centuries and in various lands in itself makes a fascinating story, and indeed one for which evidence is continually being sought and found.” -Publisher.

Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends – Free Mythology Books

Eastman, Mary Huse
Boston Books 1915 Dewey Dec. 016.8

This volume lists fairy tales, fables, and also stories from Greek and Norse mythology, with the numerous published versions of them listed under each, by author and title. Fairy Tales books free, fables books, Norse mythology books pdf, Greek mythology books pdf.

Celtic Goddesses: Warriors, Virgins and Mothers – Celtic Mythology Stories PDF

Green, Miranda J.
Braziller 1996 Dewey Dec. 936

“Celtic goddesses presided over war, nature, animals, healing and fertility. This book, written by one of the leading scholars of Celtic myth and religion, examines the significance of the female in Celtic belief and ritual as expressed in surviving archaeological remains and written sources.” -Publisher

The Oxford Companion to World Mythology – Mythology Stories PDF

Leeming, David Adams
Oxford University 2005

The main body of Leeming’s work consists of A-Z entries covering all aspects of mythology, including substantial essays on the world’s major mythological traditions (Greek, Native American, Indian, Japanese, Sumerian, Egyptian), mythological types and motifs, mythological figures, as well as numerous interrelated subjects such as fairy tales and legends. The Companion also locates myth in our lives today, relating it to language patterns, psychology, religion, politics, art, and gender attitudes.

Handbook of Hindu Mythology – Indian Mythology Books PDF

Williams, George M.

Offers an informative introduction to this dauntingly complex mythology of multifaceted deities, lengthy heroic tales, and arcane philosophies-all with a 3,000-year history of reinterpretations and adaptations. Readers can explore the history of Hindu mythology, follow a detailed timeline of key episodes and historical events, and look up specific elements of historical or contemporary Hinduism in a beautifully illustrated reference work. It is the ideal introduction to the origins of Hinduism, and the culture that shaped it from antiquity to the present.

World Mythology Collections

Classical Myths Books – Collection – Free Greek Mythology Books PDF

Classical mythology books pdf free online. Download or read online. Includes Michael Grant Myths of the Greeks and Romans, Idiot’s Guide to Classical Mythology, Bulfinch’s mythology, Greek and Roman Mythology, Classical mythology in Literature Art & Music, Who’s Who in Classical Mythology, Greek mythology pdf, classical myths, Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods pdf, Edith Hamilton books, the Metamorphoses, Myths of Greece and Rome, Who’s Who in Classical Mythology, A Dictionary of Classical Mythology, The Age of Fable, Famous Myths of the Golden Age, Bulfinch’s Mythology pdf, Classical Myths that Live Today, Anthology of Classical Myth, women of classical mythology. Greek mythology books online free, Roman mythology stories pdf.

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American Indian Myths books free online. Download or read online. Includes: Native American mythology books, Native American folklore books, Mesoamerican myths, Aztec history books, Maya history books, pre-Columbian America myths, Native American legends, North American Indian myths, myths of Latin America, Native American religions books, Iroquois myths, Inuit mythology, mythology of Mexico, myths of Native America, mythology stories for kids, Claude Levi-Strauss books, Wisdom of the Elders, Carlos Castaneda book, illustrated myths of Native Americans. Indian mythology books pdf, Native American mythology stories free.

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Norse gods books free online. Download or read online. Some subjects: Encyclopedia of mythology, Cliff Notes on Mythology, Norse mythology A to Z, Edith Hamilton book on mythology, Norse Myths and Legends, tales of Norse Gods, Norse Gods and Heroes in Norse Mythology, Viking mythology books, Bulfinch’s mythology, Norse Mythology Loki, Viking Gods and Heroes, book on Thor & Loki, Rick Riordan fiction, Susan Krinard books, Teutonic religion book, Thor’s Hammer, Sagas of the Norsemen. Scandinavian myths free online. Mythology and Folklore. Norse mythology books pdf, Norse mythology stories pdf.

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Norse Myth fiction books free online. Some book titles: The Hammer of Thor, Nightborn, Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer, Transcendent, Odin’s Ravens, Loki’s Wolves, Norse Mythology Loki, Loki in Norse Mythology When Speaks the Dragon, Ragnarok: The End of the Gods, more. Norse mythology books pdf, Norse mythology stories pdf.

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Books on Norse Mythology Loki. Some book titles: Arthur Quinn and Hell’s Keeper, Loki, Thor and Loki: in the land of giants, The Circle of Stone, Valkyrie Rising, Doom of the Gods, Mythology Stories for Kids, The Mythical Detective Loki Regnarok, The Theft of Thor’s Hammer, more. Norse god Loki. Norse mythology books pdf, Norse mythology stories pdf.

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Free Ancient Egyptian myths books online. Download or read online. Includes: Middle Eastern mythology, Gods & Pharaohs, stories for kids, fiction books about Ancient Egypt, Egyptian Gods, Egyptian Book of the Dead, Dictionary of Egyptian Gods & Goddesses, Tales from Ancient Egypt, Isis and Osiris. Egyptian Myth free download or read online. Egyptian folklore online free, Egyptian mythology books pdf, Egyptian mythology stories pdf

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Free Celtic myth books online. Download or read online. Books subjects: Celtic myths, Celtic beliefs, Celtic fiction books, Druids Gods and Heroes, book of Irish legends, books on Irish mythology, Celtic civilization, Morgan Llywelyn Red Branch, Celtic astrology, Grail Castle, Celtic Goddesses, Epics of Celtic Ireland, Myths and Civilization of the Celts, Irish legends, Irish myth, Symbols of the Celts, book about King Arthur. Celtic myths, Celtic folklore books online free, Irish mythology books pdf. Folklore and Mythology. Celtic mythology books pdf, Celtic mythology stories pdf.

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Free Roman myth books online. Download or read online. Includes: Books on Roman mythology, Greek and Roman mythology, Heroes Gods and Emperors from Roman mythology, book on Hercules, Titans and Olympians, Star Myths of the Greeks and Romans stories from ancient Rome, fiction about Roman mythology, Michael Grant Roman Myths, Morgan Llywelyn Etruscans. Classical mythology books free, Roman folklore books online free, mythology stories for kids, Roman mythology stories pdf.

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Free Mayan Myth books online. Download or read online. Includes: Mesoamerican mythology, Mexican mythology books, Latin American mythology books, Aztec history books, Maya myths, Gods of Sun & Sacrifice, Religions of Mesoamerica, the Shaman’s Secret, Ancient Mayan mythology. Mayan Mythology books pdf, Mayan myths, mythology stories for kids, Mayan folklore books online free. Mythology and Folklore.

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Chinese mythology books free online. Download or read online. About 25 free Chinese Mythology books, including: Chinese Myths & Fantasies, Myths & Legends of China, China and Japan Myths and Legends, Land of the Dragon, Ancient Tales and Folklore of China, more. Free Chinese mythology books pdf, Chinese myths, Chinese folklore free online.

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Arthurian myth books free online. Download or read online. About 6 blank books, including: The Grail; from Celtic Myth to Christian Symbol, Arthurian Britain, Guide to Arthurian literature free download or read online. Paganism in Arthurian Romance, The Return of King Arthur, Studies in the Fairy Mythology of Arthurian Romance books, more. Arthurian mythology books pdf.

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India mythology books free online. Download or read online. Some titles: The Eternal Cycle; Indian Myth, Mahabharata, Indian Myths & Legends, Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization, Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists, Indian Mythology books free, more. Books about the mythology of India, Mythology Stories of India, Hindu mythology gods, Hindu mythology goddesses, Hindu Mythology, Indian mythology books pdf.

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African mythology books free online. Download or read online. About 15 books, including: African Mythology, African Mythology A-Z, Kings Gods & Spirits from African Mythology, Dictionary of African Mythology, Voices of the Ancestors, Legends of Africa, more. African mythology books free online, mythology stories for kids, African folklore books free online.

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Australian Aboriginal folklore books free online. Download or read online. About 12 books, including: Journeys through Dreamtime, Myths & Legends of the Australian Aboriginals, Stories from the Billabong, Aboriginal Myths, Art & Myth of the Australian Aborigines. Australian Aboriginal mythology books free online.

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Aztec mythology books free online. Download or read online. About 12 books, including: Illustrated Guide to Latin American Mythology, Mesoamerican Mythology, Myths of Pre-Columbian America, Tales of the Plumed Serpent, Gods and Myths of the Aztecs, History and Mythology of the Aztecs, more. Aztec mythology books online free, Aztec myths.

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Open Access Textbooks – Mythology

Open Access Textbooks

Open Access textbooks are licensed by authors and publishers to be freely used, and were published or updated in recent years. You may also find here other learning resources, such as course lesson plans.

World Mythology

Andy Gurevich
Mt. Hood Community College 2021

A deep exploration of the fundamental symbols, ceremonies, rituals, and transformative narratives of the world’s great wisdom traditions and mythological systems. With special attention paid to their relevance to the modern world.

Mythology Unbound: An Online Textbook for Classical Mythology

Jessica Mellenthin, Susan O. Shapiro
Creative Commons 2018

This online textbook contains short articles on each major deity, hero, monster, etc., in Greek mythology.

World Mythology, Volume 1: Gods and Creation

Jared Aragona
Maricopa 2021

This is the first volume of a reader for a course covering mythology around the world. This part covers gods and creation myths.

World Mythology, Volume 2: Heroic Mythology

Jared Aragona
Maricopa 2021

This is the second volume of a reader for a course covering mythology around the world. This part covers heros of mythology.

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