Greek Myth, Magic & Plant Lore


Suggested resources On Greek plant lore, Mythology, herbalism & magic

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Greek Plant Lore & Landscapes

The Greek Plant World in Myth, Art and Literature by Hellmut Baumann

The Mythology of Plants by Annette Giesecke

The Earth, the Temple, and the Gods: Greek Sacred Architecture by Vincent Scully

Mythological Atlas of Greece by Pedro Olalla

Botany & Greek Regional Plant Guides

Wild Flowers of Greece by Vangelis Papiomitoglou

Green plants and Herbs of Greece by Vangelis Papiomytoglou

Plants of Crete by Adonis Alibertis

Eastern Rhodopes: Nestos, Evros and Dadia - Bulgaria and Greece by Dirk Hilbers

Primary Sources & Myth Anthologies

Special Topics

Dionysus in Thrace: Ancient Entheogenic Themes in the Mythology and Archeology of Northern Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey by Carl A.P. Ruck

The Oracle: Ancient Delphi and the Science Behind Its Lost Secrets by William J. Broad

Greek Nymphs: Myth, Cult, Lore by Jennifer Larson


Fiction & Poetry

Circe by Madeline Miller