Definition of Mythology. Meaning of Mythology. Synonyms of Mythology

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Definition of Mythology

Mythology
Mythology My*thol"o*gy, n.; pl. Mythologies. [F. mythologie, L. mythologia, Gr. myqologi`a; my^qos, fable, myth + lo`gos speech, discourse.] 1. The science which treats of myths; a treatise on myths. 2. A body of myths; esp., the collective myths which describe the gods of a heathen people; as, the mythology of the Greeks.

Meaning of Mythology from wikipedia

- relationship between recital of myths and the enactment of rituals. The term mythology may either refer to the study of myths in general, or a body of myths...
- Gr**** mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Gr****s, and a genre of Ancient Gr**** folklore. These stories concern the origin and...
- Norse or Scandinavian mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples, stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization...
- Finnic mythologies are the various mythologies of the Baltic Finns. Finnish mythology Estonian mythology Baltic mythology Bear worship Dorvyzhy Hungarian...
- [saːˈtʊrnʊs]) was a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in Roman mythology. He was described as a god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth...
- In Gr**** mythology, Ur**** (/ˈjʊərənəs, jʊˈreɪnəs/ (listen) YOOR-ə-nəs, yoo-RAY-nəs), sometimes written Ouranos (Ancient Gr****: Οὐρανός, lit. 'sky', [uːranós])...
- In Gr**** mythology, Python (Gr****: Πύθων; gen. Πύθωνος) was the serpent, sometimes represented as a medieval-style dragon, living at the center of the...
- love, beauty, desire, ****, fertility, prosperity, and victory. In Roman mythology, she was the ancestor of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who...
- In Gr**** mythology, the sirens (Ancient Gr****: singular: Σειρήν, Seirḗn; plural: Σειρῆνες, Seirênes) were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors...
- Germanic mythology consists of the body of myths native to the Germanic peoples, including Norse mythology, Anglo-Saxon mythology, and Continental Germanic...