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Online Reference Sources
Try these online reference resources to find background information on your topic.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
Contains full text of encyclopedia articles, including illustrations such as photographs, drawings, maps, and flags. Also includes a dictionary, selected video clips, and links to over 200,000 related websites reviewed by Britannica editors.
Website devoted to mythology, folklore, and religion.
This research guide focuses on the mythology of ancient Greece and of ancient Rome, which borrowed heavily from Greek mythological traditions.
Navigate the site's resources using the yellow tabs along the top.
For general background information, consult standard encyclopedias by searching for "Myth" or "Mythology."
Image Attribution: Feast of the Gods.
Giovanni Bellini [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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