Books about Greek Mythology

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Here is a list of books on a fascinating and complex historical field of study; the Greek Mythology.

The Complete World of Greek Mythology by Richard Buxton

This book is a comprehensive account of complex Greek mythological tales. The book tells a story starting from the origin of Gods to the rich roman traditions of twentieth century.

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin

The story takes you through a journey of heaven and earth, to encounter giants and god. It’s a tale of curses, magic and mystery, all part of a fascinating ancient world.

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton

This is an all time bestseller and has sold more than a million copies. The book tells Greek, Roman, and Norse myths and legends that are the key to the creation of the western culture.

Greek Mythology by Nick Plesiotis

This is a complete guide to Greek mythology that explores the topics of, the Trojan War, the Greek Gods, Hercules, Prometheus and Pandora. An extremely well written insight into the world of Greek mythology

Mythology The Gods, Heroes, and Monsters of Ancient Greece by Lady Hestia Evans

An English nobleman from the early nineteenth century takes a tour of the sites of ancient Greece. His only guide is a book written by his friend Lady Hestia Evans. The stories enfold even as the English man explores a world full of gods, demons, and legendary creature. As he proceeds in his journey he adds his own valuable comments to it.

Greek Gods and Goddesses by Callum Evans

The book comprises of, fun facts and rare truths about Greek history that you might not have heard of and captivating tales and beautiful imagery. It makes a complex topic appealing and palatable.

Greek Mythology by David Brant

For someone who is new to the Greek mythology, this book would be a perfect choice. It has an introduction to all Greek mythological characters, and an entertaining story of their exploits. It may take months to read.

The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes by Kathryn Waterfield

This book tells the most fascinating and timeless tales from the Greek mythology and tries to explore how these legends have influenced Art and literature through ages.

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin

The book recounts compelling stories of gods, heroes, and monsters alike. The author who has an in-depth understanding of the subject tries to explore their good as well as evil and dark side

Greek Myths by Olivia E. Coolidge

In this book the author has retold the Greek mythology with an exceptional attention to detail and an imaginative and colorful style.

Zeus: A Journey through Greece in the Footsteps of a God by Tom Stone

This book explores a 4,000-year journey through the tumultuous life of Zeus the most powerful and charismatic of the Greek gods. It is a result of extensive research and studious travels undertaken by the author and his wife.

Helen of Troy by Bettany Hughes

A combination of beauty and power, Helen of Troy is the most fascinating aristocrat from the Greek Bronze Age. This book reconstructs the life and legends of this most notorious mythological character of all times

The Genealogy of Greek Mythology by Vanessa James

This book comprises of a detailed genealogical map of the ancient Greek world. What makes this book unique and attractive to the eyes of the reader is its collection of star charts, regional maps and stunning photographs of Greek art and artifacts.

 

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