Library holdings :
700- Pseudo- Classical & Mythological Poetry
1000- Exempla & Moral Tales
1705- The Trojan Legend
1810- The Theban Legend
2105- Apollonius of Tyre
2300- Alexander Romance
2500- Prester John
2590- The Roman Legend
3010- Romances of Chivalry
3350- Holy Grail
3430- Arthurian Romances
3800- Visions of Death & Hell
4060- Animal & Plant Fables
7010- Children's Books
CLASSICAL & MEDIEVAL THEMES IN LITERATURE STUDIES
Library holdings :
910- Tree of Life. Paradise
1130- Biblical Themes
1450- Minor Deities
1610- Legends of Classical Heroes
1500- Legend & Romance in the Middle Ages
50- Trojan Legend
400- Apollonius of Tyre
600- Alexander Romance
820- Aristotle & Alexander
350- Holy Grail
500- Arthurian Romances
775- Bremberg Myth
850- The Flying Dutchman
1000- Don Juan
Survival of Classical Myths
Bibliotheca Mythologica Electronica
Digitised mytholical literature from the Warburg Institute Library
Classical Myth: the Ancient sources
From the University of Victoria, Canada. Draws together the ancient texts and images available on the Web concerning the major figures of Greek and Roman mythology.
Digital Librarian: mythology links
Electronic journal; continuation of the Petronian Society Newsletter (ed. Gareth Schmeling) and the Groningen Colloquia on the Novel (eds. Heinz Hofmann and Maaike Zimmerman) [Intranet only].
Exploring Greek, Roman and Celtic myth and art
Resource for general information
Polymnia est un réseau de recherche international consacré à l’étude de la tradition mythographique en Europe de l’Antiquité au XVII° siècle
Online collection of Aesop's Fables
Includes a total of 655+ Fables, indexed in table format, with morals listed. Includes audio narrations and images.
Aesop's fables online
Texts in English, Latin and Greek; fable of the day; Perry system index.
William Caxton, 'Epilogue to Aesop' (1483).
Audio versions of Aesop's fables
From the LibriVox project: audio files of books in the public domain
Thesaurus Exemplorum Medii Aevi
From the Groupe d'anthropologie historique de l'Occident médiéval.
Resource compiled by Northern Virginia Community College. Gathers and organises material about selected Trojan War stories and their historical and cultural background. Examines retellings of the legend from Chaucer to late 20th century popular culture. Each section includes links to relevant reference materials, sites, images, and e-texts online.
Images of the Trojan War myth
Photographs of locations and works of art related to the myth of Troy.
Compiled by Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Temple University
Project Troia - Troy and the Troiad - Archaeology of a Region
Joint excavation project by University of Tubingen and University of Cincinnati. Incorporates the Troia Virtual Reality Project.
The Medieval Alexander Project
From the University of Rochester; partner project to the well-known Camelot Project. The project publicizes information that will be useful to students and scholars of Alexander in the Middle Ages in the form of bibliographies that offer descriptions of the numerous primary texts about Alexander, as well as comprehensive collections of editions, translations, facsimiles, and secondary publications concerning those texts. In addition, MAP will provide not only a general introduction to the study of Alexander in the Middle Ages but, through various exhibitions, studies of particular topics related to Alexander in literary and visual culture.
Alexander the Great: General Sources
List of bibliographical sources from the Medieval Alexander Project.
Mandeville on Prester John, c. 1366
From the Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Otto of Freising on Prester John
From the Internet Medieval Sourcebook
The Eye of the Beholder: Africa Through Western Eyes
Yale Map Collection online exhibition. Includes maps featuring the Kingdom of Prester John.
Enrico Cerulli, 'Prester John'
From the Dictionary of Ethiopian Biography
M. Bar-Ilan, 'Prester John: Fiction and History'
History of European Ideas, 20/1-3 (1995)
The Holy Grail
Scholarly overview of the literature and art on the Holy Grail. Website based on the recently published book by Richard Barber, The Holy Grail : The History of a Legend (Penguin Books)/The Holy Grail : Imagination and Belief(Harvard University Press).
International Arthurian Society
The society exists to promote the scholarly study of the literature, legends, and iconography relating to King Arthur and his court.
Site includes electronic indices of certain volumes of the Bibliographical Bulletin of the International Arthurian Society/Bulletin bibliographique de la Société Internationale Arthurienne.
Homepage of the Journal of Arthurian Studies
The Camelot Project
From the University of Rochester
Arthurian texts, images and bibliographies.
Includes a guide to Arthurian literature, a survey of recent academic research and a gazetteer of Arthurian sites in Britain
The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
Sponsored by Georgetown University
Arthurian Studies links page
King Arthur Aloud
Collection of recordings by medieval scholars of passages from Arthurian texts in Middle and Early Modern English, Welsh, Anglo-Norman, Old French, and Middle High German. The purpose of these recordings is to give a sense of how the texts might have sounded to the original readers, so the emphasis is on accuracy of pronunciation according to current knowledge.
From Arthuriana, the Journal of Arthurian Studies.
Centre d'Études des Textes Médiévaux
Université Rennes 2 Haute Bretagne
Merlin: Texts, images, basic information
Comprehensive listing of literary texts and visual artworks related to the Merlin legend. From the Camelot Project at the University of Rochester.
Electronic version of the text