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Bibliography of Classical Mythology (September 2023): Works Cited

By Scott Goins and Barbara H. Wyman

Works Cited

Indicates works of fiction.

Alexander, Caroline. The War that Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer’s Iliad and the Trojan War. Viking, 2009. (CH’10, 47-5485)

Approaches to Greek Myths, ed. and introd. by Lowell Edmunds. 2nd ed. Johns Hopkins, 2014. (1st ed. Johns Hopkins, 1990)

†Atwood, Margaret. The Penelopiad. Knopf, 2005.

†Barker, Pat. The Silence of the Girls: A Novel. Doubleday, 2018.

Bonfante, Larissa, and Judith Swaddling. Etruscan Myths. British Museum/Texas, 2006. y

Bowden, Hugh. Mystery Cults of the Ancient World. Princeton, 2010. (CH, Dec’10, 48-2239)

Bowlby, Rachel. Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities. Oxford, 2007.

Bull, Malcolm. The Mirror of the Gods. Oxford, 2005. (CH, Sep’05, 43-0100)

Burkert, Walter. The Orientalizing Revolution: Near Eastern Influence on Greek Culture in the Early Archaic Age, trans. by Walter Burkert and Margaret E. Pinder. Harvard, 1992. (CH, Apr’93, 30-4587)

____. Savage Energies: Lessons of Myth and Ritual in Ancient Greece, trans. by Peter Bing. Chicago, 2001.

Buxton, Richard. The Complete World of Greek Mythology. Thames & Hudson, 2004.

 ____. Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis. Oxford, 2009. (CH, Mar’10, 47-3641)

The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology, ed. by Roger D. Woodard. Cambridge, 2007. (CH, Aug’08, 45-6709)

Cameron, Alan. Greek Mythography in the Roman World. Oxford, 2004.

Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis: Ancient and Modern Stories of the Self, ed. by Vanda Zajko and Ellen O’Gorman. Oxford, 2013.

Classical Myth on Screen, ed. by Monica S. Cyrino and Meredith Safran. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy, ed. by Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens. Oxford, 2017. (CH, Dec’17, 55-1230)

Classics and Comics, ed. by George Kovacs and C. W. Marshall. Oxford, 2011.

A Companion to Greek Mythology, ed. by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. (CH, Nov’11, 49-1245)

Csapo, Eric. Theories of Mythology. Blackwell, 2005.

Cyrino, Monica, and Luke Gorton. A Journey through Greek Mythology. 2nd. ed. Kendall Hunt, 2019. (1st ed., 2008)

de Grummond, Nancy Thomson. Etruscan Myth, Sacred History, and Legend. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2006. (CH, Jun’07, 44-5584)

Doherty, Lillian E. Gender and the Interpretation of Classical Myth. Duckworth, 2001.

Edmunds, Lowell. Stealing Helen: The Myth of the Abducted Wife in Comparative Perspective. Princeton, 2016. (CH, Oct’16, 54-0496)

Freedman, Luba. Classical Myths in Italian Renaissance Painting. Cambridge, 2011. (CH, Apr’12, 49-4260)

Fry, Stephen. Heroes: The Greek Myths Reimagined. Michael Joseph/Penguin, 2017.

____. Mythos: The Greek Myths Reimagined. Michael Joseph/Penguin, 2018.

____. Troy: The Greek Myths Reimagined. Michael Joseph/Penguin, 2020.

Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World” [series]. Routledge, 2006–.

Gods and Mortals in Early Greek and Near Eastern Mythology, ed. by Adrian Kelly and Christopher Metcalf. Cambridge, 2021.

Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations, ed. by Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine. Edinburgh, 2010.

Hamilton, Edith. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes. Little, Brown, 1942.

A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology, ed. by Vanda Zajko and Helena Hoyle. Wiley Blackwell, 2017.

Hansen, William. Classical Mythology: A Guide to the Mythical World of the Greeks and Romans. 2nd ed. Oxford, 2020. (CH, Feb’22, 59-1533) (1st ed. Handbook of Classical Mythology: A Guide to the Mythical World of the Greeks and Romans. ABC-Clio, 2004).

Hartmann, Anna-Maria. English Mythography in Its European Context, 1500–1650. Oxford, 2018.

†Haynes, Natalie. The Children of Jocasta. Mantle, 2017.

†____. Stone Blind. Harper, 2023.

†____. A Thousand Ships. Harper, 2021.

Interweaving Myths in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, ed. by Janice Valls-Russell, Agnès Lafont, and Charlotte Coffin. Manchester, 2017. (CH, Sep’18, 56-0066)

Johnston, Sarah Iles. Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths for Modern Readers. Princeton, 2023. ____. The Story of Myth. Harvard, 2018. (CH, May’19, 56-3452)

Kirk, G. S. Myth: Its Meaning and Functions in Ancient and Other Cultures. Cambridge, 1970.

____. The Nature of Greek Myths. Penguin, 1974.

Laughing with Medusa: Classical Myth and Feminist Thought, ed. by Vanda Zajko and Miriam Leonard. Oxford, 2006. (CH, Nov’06, 44-1362)

Lefkowitz, Mary R. Women in Greek Myth. Johns Hopkins, 2nd ed., 2007. (CH, Feb’08, 45-2990) (1st ed., 1986).

†Le Guin, Ursula K. Lavinia. Harcourt, 2008.

López-Ruiz, Carolina. Gods, Heroes, and Monsters: A Sourcebook of Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern Myths in Translation. 2nd ed. Oxford, 2017. (1st ed., 2014)

____. When the Gods Were Born: Greek Cosmogonies and the Near East. Harvard, 2010.

Martin, Richard P. Myths of the Ancient Greeks. New American Library, 2003.

Matyszak, Philip. The Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome. Thames & Hudson, 2022. (CH, Mar’23, 60-1972)

Maurizio, Lisa. Classical Mythology in Context. 2nd ed. Oxford, 2022. (1st ed., 2016).

†Miller, Madeline. Circe: A Novel. Back Bay Books, 2018.

†____. The Song of Achilles. Ecco/HarperCollins, 2012.

Morales, Helen. Antigone Rising: The Subversive Power of the Ancient Myths. Bold Type Books, 2020.

____. Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford, 2007.

Morford, Mark P. O., Robert J. Lenardon, and Michael Sham. Classical Mythology. 12th ed. Oxford, 2023. (1st ed. by Morford and Lenardon, published by McKay, 1971.)

Murgatroyd, Paul. Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature. Duckworth, 2007. (CH, Dec’07, 45-1886)

Newby, Zahra. Greek Myths in Roman Art and Culture: Imagery, Values and Identity in Italy, 50 BC–AD 250. Cambridge, 2016.

Nisbet, Gideon. Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture. Rev. 2nd ed. Bristol Phoenix, 2006. (1st ed., 2005)

Ogden, Daniel. Drak┼Źn: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds. Oxford, 2013. (CH, Nov’13, 51-1265)

The Oxford Classical Dictionary, ed. by Simon Hornblower, Antony Spawforth, and Esther Eidinow. 4th ed. Oxford, 2012. (CH, Oct’12, 50-0603) (1st ed., ed. by M. Cary et al. Clarendon Press, 1949.)

Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion, ed. by Simon Price and Emily Kearns. Oxford, 2003. (CH, Apr’04, 41-4363)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. by Michael Gagarin and Elaine Fantham. 7v. Oxford, 2010. (CH, May’10, 47-4795)

Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Mythography, ed. by R. Scott Smith and Stephen M. Trzaskoma. Oxford, 2022.

Pirenne-Delforge, Vinciane, and Gabriella Pironti. The Hera of Zeus: Intimate Enemy, Ultimate Spouse, trans. by Raymond Geuss. Cambridge, 2022.

Powell, Barry B. Classical Myth. 9th ed. Oxford, 2021. (1st ed. Oxford, 1995)

____. A Short Introduction to Classical Myth. Prentice Hall, 2002.

Reid, Jane Davidson. The Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300–1990s. 2v. Oxford, 1993. (CH, Dec’93, 31-1883)

Round Trip to Hades in the Eastern Mediterranean Tradition: Visits to the Underworld from Antiquity to Byzantium, ed. by Gunnel Ekroth and Ingela Nilsson. Brill, 2018.

Salzman-Mitchell, Patricia B., and Jean Alvares. Classical Myth and Film in the New Millennium. Oxford, 2018.

Segal, Robert A. Myth: A Very Short Introduction. 2nd ed. Oxford, 2015. (1st ed. Oxford, 2004.)

Solomon, Jon. The Ancient World in the Cinema. Rev. and expanded ed. Yale, 2001. (1st ed. A. S. Barnes, 1978)

Son of Classics and Comics, ed. by George Kovacs and C. W. Marshall. Oxford, 2016. (CH, Jul’16, 53-4691)

Stelow, Anna R. Menelaus in the Archaic Period: Not Quite the Best of the Achaeans. Oxford, 2020. (CH, Feb’22, 59-1580)

Thury, Eva M., and Margaret K. Devinney. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths. 4th ed. Oxford, 2017. (1st ed. Oxford, 2005)

Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury, ed. by John F. Miller and Jenny Strauss Clay. Oxford, 2019.

Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife in Ancient South Italian Vase Paintings, ed. by David Saunders, with contributions by Keely Elizabeth Heuer et al. J. Paul Getty Museum, 2021.

West, M. L. The East Face of Helicon: West Asiatic Elements in Greek Poetry and Myth. Oxford, 1997. ____. Indo-European Poetry and Myth. Oxford, 2007. (CH, Sep’08, 46-0239)

Winkler, Martin M. Classical Literature on Screen: Affinities of the Imagination. Cambridge, 2017. Wiseman, T. P. The Myths of Rome. Exeter, 2004. (CH, Jun’05, 42-6023)

Ziolkowski, Theodore. Minos and the Moderns: Cretan Myth in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art. Oxford, 2008. (CH, Jan’09, 46-2509)