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

- use, "mythology" usually refers to the collection of myths of a group of people. For example, Gr**** mythology, Roman mythology, Celtic mythology and Hittite...
- A major branch of classical mythology, Gr**** mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Gr****s, and a genre of Ancient Gr**** folklore...
- Norse or Scandinavian mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples, stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization...
- In Gr**** mythology, Calypso (/kəˈlɪpsoʊ/; Gr****: Καλυψώ, "she who conceals") was a nymph who lived on the island of Ogygia, where, according to Homer's...
- Roman mythology is the body of myths of ancient Rome as represented in the literature and visual arts of the Romans. One of a wide variety of genres of...
- In Gr**** mythology, Ur**** (/ˈjʊərənəs, jʊˈreɪnəs/ (listen) YOOR-ə-nəs, yoo-RAY-nəs), sometimes written Ouranos (Ancient Gr****: Οὐρανός, lit. 'sky', [uːranós])...
- Spanish mythology refers to the sacred myths of the cultures of Spain. They include Galician mythology, Asturian mythology, Cantabrian mythology, Catalan...
- In Gr**** mythology, Atlas (/ˈætləs/; Gr****: Ἄτλας, Átlas) is a Titan condemned to hold up the heavens or sky for eternity after the Titanomachy. Atlas...
- Germanic mythology consists of the body of myths native to the Germanic peoples, including Norse mythology, Anglo-Saxon mythology, and Continental Germanic...
- Look up mythology in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Mythology is a collection of myths, or the study of them. Mythology or Mythologies may also refer...