Mythology/Lore and Practice

Aeneid by Virgil

Ancient Egyptian Temple Ritual: Performance, Patterns, and Practice by Katherine Eaton

Argonautika by Apollonius of Rhodes

Ariadne’s Thread: Awakening the Wonders of the Ancient Minoans in Our Modern Lives by Linda Perry

Baba Yaga: The Wild Witch of the East in Russian Fairy Tales edited by Sibelan Forrester

Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney

Beyond the Blue Horizon: Myths  and Legends of the Sun, Moon, Stars and Planets by EC Krupp

The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Mediterranean Religions edited by Barbette Stanley Spaeth

The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology edited by Roger Woodard

Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays by Christa Wolf

Celtic Goddesses: Warriors, Virgins and Mothers by Miranda Green

Diana at Her Bath/The Women of Rome by Pierre Klossowski

Dictionary of Northern Mythology by Rudolf Simek

The Divine Feminine in Ancient Europe: Goddesses, Sacred Women, and the Origins of Western Culture by Sharon Paice MacLeod

The Earth, The Gods, and the Soul: A History of Pagan Philosophy from the Iron Age to the 21st Century by Brendan Myers

The Enchanted World series from Time-Life Books

Elves, Wights and Trolls: Studies Towards the Practice of Germanic Heathenry by Kveldulf Gundarsson

Fate, Love and Ecstasy: Wisdom from the Lesser-Known Goddesses of the Greeks by John Sanford

The Genealogy of Greek Mythology: An Illustrated Family Tree of Greek Myth from the First Gods to the Founders of Rome by Vanessa James

The Goddess: Mythological Images of the Feminine by Christine Downing

Gods in Our Midst: Mythological Images of the Masculine — A Woman’s View by Christine Downing

Gods Made Flesh: Metamorphosis and the Pursuit of Paganism by Leonard Barkan

The Gods of the Greeks by Karl Kerenyi

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B Irvine

Hathor Quadrifons: recherches sur la syntaxe d’un mythe égyptien by Philippe Derchain

Hercules and Other Legends of Gods and Heroes by Donald Richardson

Hercules My Shipmate by Robert Graves

Hermes the Thief: Evolution of a Myth by Norman Brown

Hermes: Guide of Souls by Karl Kerenyi

The Iliad by Homer

Imagining a Pagan Past: Gods and Goddesses in Literature and History Since the Dark Ages by Marion Gibson

Jesus Through Pagan Eyes: Bridging Neopagan Perspectives With a Progressive Vision of Christ by Mark Townsend

Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible’s Harlot Queen by Lesley Hazleton

The Library of Greek Mythology by Apollodorus

Lost Goddesses of Early Greece: A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths by Charlene Spretnak

The Mabinogion Tetralogy by Evangeline Walton

Medea: A Modern Retelling by Christa Wolf

A Million and One Gods: The Persistence of Polytheism by Page DuBois

Modern Pagan and Native Faith Movements in Central and Eastern Europe edited by K Aitamurto, et al

The Myth of Persephone in Girls’ Fantasy Literature by Holly Virginia Blackford

The Mythologies series edited by Yves Bonnefoy, translated by Wendy Doniger

Myths of the Sacred Tree by Moyra Caldecott and Anthea Toorchen

The Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland

The Odyssey by Homer

The Old Ones in the Old Book: Pagan Roots of the Hebrew Old Testament by Phillip West

The Old Saxon Language and Paganism by Robert Sass

The Other Side of Virtue: Where Our Virtues Come From, What They Really Mean, and Where They Might Be Taking Us by Brendan Myers

The Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion by Simon Price

Oxford Readings in Greek Religion edited by Richard Buxton

Pagan Grace: Dionysus, Hermes and Goddess Memory in Daily Life by Ginette Paris

Pagan Meditations: Aphrodite, Artemis, Hestia by Ginette Paris

Ritual Texts for the Afterlife: Orpheus and the Bacchic Gold Tablets edited by Fritz Graf, et al

Roles of the Northern Goddess by Hilda Ellis Davidson

The Sagas of the Icelanders by Jane Smiley

Savage Breast: One Man’s Search for the Goddess by Tim Ward

Saxon Paganism by Robert Sass

Staubs and Ditchwater: A Friendly and Useful Reference to Hillfolks’ Hoodoo by Byron Ballard

Sumerian Mythology: A Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the Third Millennium BC by Samuel Noah Kramer

The Sword Is Forged by Evangeline Walton

Talking to the Spirits: Personal Gnosis in Pagan Religion by Kenaz Filan and Raven Kaldera

The Theft of the Sun, and Other Norse Tales by Douglas A Rossman

The Tradition of Household Spirits: Ancestral Lore and Practices by Claude Lecouteux

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Mortals and Monsters by Donna Jo Napoli and Christina Balit

Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters by Donna Jo Napoli and Christina Balit

Women in Old Norse Literature: Bodies, Words, and Power by Joanna Fridriksdottir

The Women’s Companion to Mythology edited by Carolyne Larrington

Wyrdworking: The Path of the Saxon Sorcerer by Alaric Albertsson

1 thought on “Mythology/Lore and Practice”

  1. I would like to, if possible, add a title to this list. I highly highly recommend this to anyone who is serious about myth and lore. The Gods of the Celts by Miranda Green.!!

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