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CLA 135-001: Greek & Roman Mythology (Leite): Getting Started

This is the course guide for the Fall 2021 section.

Definition of Classical Mythology

Classical mythology, Greek and Roman mythology, and Greco-Roman mythology all refer to both the study of and the body of myths from the ancient Greeks and Romans. These myths have continued to have strong influence on the art, literature, and culture of the Western world.

Getting Started on your Research

Finding images of mythological figures

Below are some options for finding information on or images of art depicting Greek and Roman mythology. This would include works from the Greco-Roman period along with works from later periods that were inspired by classical mythology.

Quick Articles on Myths, Heroes, and Monsters

Below are some reference sources on Greek and Roman mythology. They should provide a short explanation of who is who as well as possible resources for a deeper understanding. 

Resources - Databases

InfoKat Discovery - One way to find resources

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