Begun January, 2001 in conjunction with a seminar at the Centre for Medieval Studies,
               University of Toronto, led by Prof. M. Herren: "The Classical Tradition in the Middle Ages: Medieval Mythography"

Mythography: Primary Sources

(Complete Listings)


This bibliography supplements that found in Jane Chance's Medieval Mythography.Vol 1.  (University Press of Florida).
It has been compiled by Jess Paehlke and Shana Worthen, with contributions from Prof. Michael Herren and other members of the seminar.
Corrections and additions are welcome.

See also: Index - Secondary Sources (Complete)


Anonymous.  The Berlin Commentary on Martianus Capella's De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii.  Books I-II.  Haijo Jan Westra and Tanja Kupke, eds.  Leiden: Brill, 1994, 1998.

Bernardus Silvestris.  De cosmographia. Winthrop Wetherbee, trans.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1973.

Hrabanus Maurus.  De universo libri XXII.
 --see Patrologia Latina vol. 111, 9-614, esp. XV.6 'De diis gentium' cols. 426-36.

John Scotus Eriugena.  Glosae Martiani.  Édouard Jeauneau, ed.  In Quatre thèmes érigéniens.  (Conférence Albert-le-Grand, 1974).  Montréal: Institut d'Études Médiévales, 1978.  pp. 91-166.

The Renaissance and the Gods.  A Comprehensive Collection of Renaissance Mythographies, Iconologies, & Iconographies, with a Selection of Works from the Enlightenment.  Stephen Orgel, introductions.  New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1976.
--a series of facsimile reprints

Porsia, F.  Liber monstrorum: Introduzione, edizione, versione e commento. Bari, 1976.

William of Conches.  Glosae super Boetium. L. Nanta, ed.  (Corpus Christianorum, Continuatio Medievalis CLVIII).  Turnhout: Brepols, 1999.