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...
- Norse mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples, stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia...
- 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...
- In Gr**** mythology, Andromeda (/ænˈdrɒmɪdə/; Gr****: Ἀνδρομέδα, Androméda or Ἀνδρομέδη, Andromédē) is the daughter of the king of Aethiopia, Cepheus, and...
- 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...
- top'). Of some importance in the comparative study of Indo-European mythology is the identification by Georges Dumézil (1934) of Ur**** with the Vedic...
- In Gr**** mythology, Narcissus (/nɑːrˈsɪsəs/; Ancient Gr****: Νάρκισσος Nárkissos) was a hunter from Thespiae in Boeotia who was known for his beauty. According...
- Ancient Gr****: Ῥέα [r̥é.aː] or Ῥεία [r̥ěː.aː]) is a goddess in Gr**** mythology, the Titaness daughter of the earth goddess Gaia and the sky god Ur****...
- 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...
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