Course Research Pages
HUM 311 - Women and Culture (Professor Cabrol-Easton)
Centeocihuatl, Goddess of Maize, Huastecan, c. 1000-1250.
Bridgeman Art Library Archive, Credo Reference.
Finding Background Information in Online Resources
The following three electronic resources are collections of online reference books. Search by name for various goddesses and women of myth. Or search by cultural group or geographical area, such as "Hindu mythology" or "Hawaiian mythology."
Finding Biographical Information on Historical Figures
You can also search the Bowman Library Catalog to see if we have any books on your historical figure.
Finding Academic Articles in Library Databases
EBSCO Academic Search Premier
Before searching, limit your results to peer reviewed journals in order to retrieve academic/scholarly articles.
Contains only scholarly articles.
Finding Books in the Book and Media Catalog
Bowman Library Catalog - search by keyword or subject heading to find books in the Bowman Library collection. Some suggested subject headings are listed below.
- Hindu Mythology
- Indian Mythology -- North America
- Indians of North America -- Folklore
- Mythology Greek
- Mythology Roman
- Women -- History -- to 500
- Women -- Mythology
Reference Books in Bowman Library
Aldington, Richard. New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology. Ref BL311 .N43 1968
Bastian, Dawn E. Handbook of Native American Mythology. Ref E98.R3 B26 2004
Bell, Robert E. Women of Classical Mythology: A Biographical Dictionary. Ref BL715 .B445 1991
Grant, Michael. Who's Who in Classical Mythology. [electronic resource]
Nanji, Azim A., ed. The Muslim Almanac: A Reference Work on the History, Faith, Culture, and Peoples of Islam. Ref BP40 .M83 1996
Roman, Luke. Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology. Ref BL715 .R65 2010
Tripp, Edward. Crowell's Handbook of Classical Mythology. Ref BL303 .T75 1970
Selected Web Sites
Greek Mythology Link
Online collection of information on Greek mythology. See the Biographies section for goddesses by name.
Women in Greek Myths
Women in Greek myths, broken down into goddesses, nymphs, mortals, amazons, and monstresses.
Find more e-books on goddesses and mythology here. Most books provide only a partial view for free, but some show the full text.
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