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Classical Mythology

This guide was created for Professor McBrine's Classical Mythology course. It concentrates on Greek and Roman myths that have influenced the literature, art, and speech of Western Civilization.

Finding Journal Articles

To find periodical/journal articles and critical essays on classical mythology, try the following databases. The literature databases are listed first followed by multidisciplinary databases which also contain scholarly and critical information on authors and works of literature. Off-campus access to databases requires an SCSU username and password.Journal articles not available in our library can be requested through interlibrary loan.


Literary Reference Center


Gale Literature Resource Center


Literature Online


  MLA  International Bibliography


Granger's World of Poetry




More Periodical Databases

Additional databases for research on English authors and their works:



  Academic Search Premier


 OmniFile Full Text Select


Humanities International Complete



 Dissertations and Theses


Key Journals in Classical Mythology

The journals below are some of the key journals for classcial mythology. They can be found either in print or online in Buley Library.

American Journal of Philology


Arion: A Journal of the Humanities and the Classics

Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Classical Antiquity

The Classical Bulletin

The Classical Journal

Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism

Classical Philology

The Classical Quarterly

The Classical Review

Classical World

English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature

Greece and Rome

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology

Helios: The Journal of the Classcial Association of the Southwest


International Journal of the Classical Tradition

The Journal of Hellenic Studies

Journal of Roman Studies

Mnemosyne: A Journal of Classical Studies

Mythosphere: A Journal of Image, Myth, and Symbol

PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America

Review of English Studies: The Leading Journal of English Literature and the English Language

Studies in English Literature

Year's Work in English Studies