Miller, Mythologie der deutschen Heldensage (Heilbronn, 1886) and supplement, Zur Mythologic der griechischen and deutschen Heldensage (ib., 1889); O.
Roscher (Nektar and Ambrosia, 1883; see also his article in Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologic) nectar and ambrosia were originally only different forms of the same substance - honey, regarded as a dew, like manna, fallen from heaven, which was used both as food and drink.
Roscher, Studien zur vergleichenden Mythologic, i., 1873; C. Tempel, Ares and Aphrodite (1880); articles in Pauly-Wissowa's Realencyclopeidie, Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologie, and Daremberg and Saglio's Dictionnaire des Antiquites (s.v.
See articles in Daremberg and Saglio, Dictionnaire des antiquites, and Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologic; and for art, A.
Gruppe, Griechische Mythologic, i.
See Preller, Romische Mythologic; article "Dius Fidius," by Wissowa, in Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologie, and his Religion and Kultus der Romer (1902), who rejects the identity of Semo Sancus Dius Fidius with Hercules; W.
Another source is mythologic fancy, which, in answer to childlike questions; "Who made the world?"