Ancestry.com. Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, Volume I [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data: Thomas, J. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology. Vol. I. Philadelphia, PA, USA: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1870.
This database is a biographical and mythological dictionary. It gives brief biographical sketches of famous people in history and of mythic creatures. Most of the names are followed by their phonetic spellings. These spellings are helpful for proper pronunciation. This first volume of the series contains names A-H.