Recommended Reading

All of these books can be obtained for free via Amazon Kindle, except for a few, whose prices are listed below.

Mythology in General

Mythology for Dummies by Dr. Christopher W. Blackwell and Amy Hackney Blackwell (list price $20)

Larousse World Mythology, compiled by Pierre Grimal (about $15 on Amazon, but the book is HUGE!)

Visual Reference Guides: Mythology by Philip Wilkinson and Neil Philip ($4, but extremely informative for such a cheap book)

The Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend by Anthony Mercatante and James Dow ($4 plus shipping on Amazon - for two huge volumes)

Greco-Roman Mythology

Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E. M. Berens

Metamorphoses by Ovid

The Amazons by Adrienne Mayor ($10 on Kindle)

Egyptian Mythology

Egyptian Literature by E. A. Wallis Budge

Legends of the Gods by E. A. Wallis Budge

Norse Mythology

Asgard Stories: Tales from Norse Mythology by Mabel H. Cummings

The Poetic and Prose Eddas by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson

Celtic Mythology

Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race by E. W. Rolleston

Babylonian Mythology

Myths of Babylonia and Assyria by Donald A. MacKenzie

Chinese Mythology

Myths and Legends of China by E. T. C. Warner

Hawaiian/Polynesian Mythology

Hawaiian Folk Tales by Thomas G. Thrum

Native American Mythology

Algonquin Legends of New England by Charles G. Leland

Blackfoot Lodge Tales by George B. Grinnell

Folklore and Legends: North American Indian by Anonymous

Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest by Katharine B. Judson

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Katharine B. Judson

A Treasury of Eskimo Tales by Clara K. Bayliss

Australian Mythology

Australian Legendary Tales [the rest of the title is offensive] by Katie L. Parker

Central American Mythology

The Mythologies of Ancient Mexico and Peru by Lewis Spence

Slavic/Baltic Mythology

Slavic Mythology by Jan Machal ($3 on Kindle)