"One-volume reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. It provides both scholars and non-specialists with a comprehensive source of reference which aims to answer all their questions about the classical world. Written by the very best of classical scholars from all over the world, the Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology." Oxford University Press The latest 4th edition is available at UTM Course Reserves DE5 .O9 2012
Brill's New Pauly is an encyclopaedia of the ancient world. It is intended as an aid for the study of Greek and Roman culture and its multifaceted presence in all periods of European and, since the Early Modern period, world history. Brief articles offer easy, direct access to basic information - names, places, dates, objects — from all areas of Greek and Roman culture.
This companion provides thousands of alphabetically arranged entries covering all aspects of mythology, including substantial essays on the world’s major mythological traditions, on mythological types and motifs, on mythological figures, and on numerous related subjects such as fairy tales and legends. A print version is also available UTM Reference BL312 .L44 2005
As well as alphabetical entries on persons and themes from ancient Greece and early Rome, with related sources cited, the Dictionary of Classical Mythology (from the Centre for the Study of Myth and Religion at the University of Patras, Greece) includes a preface, glossary, summary of main sources and appendixes on constellation and transformation myths.
Essential reading for understanding not only Greek myth, but also its enormous impact on art, architecture, literature, politics and philosophy across the ages. UofT at Mississauga Course Reserves
BL783 .C36 2007