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To find books, eBooks, and other materials in the UNCW Library Catalog, search by keyword. For example, typing "mythology" AND "encyclopedia" in the keyword search box will retrieve various useful reference and background materials.

You can also search for a particular god, goddess or topic by using the keyword search. (e.g. Agamemnon, Antigone, etc.)

If you are looking for a specific book, you can select "title" from the menu and type in the exact title (e.g. Introduction to Mythology). There is a list of "Selected Books and eBooks" below that might be useful.

ENG 210: Mythology

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MLA International Bibliography

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Wiley Online Library

A multidisciplinary collection of academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, social work, sociology, English, computer sciences, creative writing, engineering, psychology, law and criminology, life sciences, and business.

Note: UNCW only has access to selected content, mostly journals, in Wiley. Look for the unlocked or free icons  lock iconsto identify content available to UNCW.

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Helpful Websites

Encyclopedia Mythica

On the Encyclopedia Mythica site "...you will find everything from A-gskw to Zveda Vechanyaya, with plenty in between. The mythology section is divided to six geographical regions..."

There is "an image gallery, where you will find hundreds of images of all kinds of deities, heroes, and strange creatures of every description.  The encyclopedia will serve the serious researcher, the student, and the casual reader with equal success."

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Greek Mythology Link

"The Greek Mythology Link is primarily concerned with the creative, artistic, literary and inspiring aspects of the Greek myths."

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Theoi Greek Mythology

The Theoi Greek Mythology site "...contains more than 1,500 pages profiling the Greek gods and other characters from Greek mythology and 1,200 full sized pictures."

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