Definition of Mythical being
1. Noun. An imaginary being of myth or fable.
Generic synonyms: Imaginary Being, Imaginary Creature
Specialized synonyms: Augeas, Alcyone, Halcyon, Arjuna, Scylla, Stentor, Dardanus, Ganymede, Hyperborean, Niobe, Perseus, Andromeda, Cepheus, Cassiopeia, Midas, Sisyphus, Narcissus, Nibelung, Bellerophon, Paris, Patroclus, Pegasus, Sarpedon, Siegfried, Sigurd, Enkidu, Gilgamish, Sita, Hero, Leander, Pygmalion, Galatea, Romulus, Remus, Daedal, Daedalus, Icarus, Procrustes, Eurydice, Orion, Orpheus, Psyche, Alcides, Heracles, Herakles, Hercules, Pandora, Fenrir, Volund, Ygdrasil, Yggdrasil, Ymir, Wayland, Wayland The Smith, Wieland, Ajax, Valkyrie, Jason, Medea, Laertes, Odysseus, Ulysses, Penelope, Theseus, Tantalus, Achilles, Aeneas, Atreus, Agamemnon, Menelaus, Iphigenia, Clytemnestra, Aegisthus, Orestes, Antigone, Creon, Jocasta, Electra, Laocoon, Laius, Myrmidon, King Oedipus, Oedipus, Oedipus Rex, Tiresias, Peleus, Hector, Helen, Helen Of Troy, Leda, Priam
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Literary usage of Mythical being
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1. The Ethno-geography of the Pomo and Neighboring Indians by Samuel Alfred Barrett (1908)
"This site was believed to be the home of the mythical being above ... the name of a mythical being, near the west bank •" Tribes of California, p. 172. ..."
2. Lectures on the Early History of the Kingship by James George Frazer (1905)
"... led us to conclude that the priest of Diana at Nemi represented in the flesh a certain mysterious mythical being named Virbius, who was said to have ..."
3. The Hymns of the Rigveda by Ralph Thomas Hotchkin Griffith (1890)
"Professor Ludwig thinks that the hymn is a fragment, referring not to the mythical being but to an actual war-horse bearing his name. ..."
4. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1867)
"... be the son of Kronos, who is pro- j root of Dyaus, is the Sanscrit deva, a goi, a bably nothing more than a mythical being word denoting originally ..."
5. The Beginnings of Christianity by Paul Wernle (1903)
"... which drew its inspiration, not from history, but from something above it—from a mythical being, and which won over the heathen for this very reason. ..."
6. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1918)
"... certain that his poems contain many mythical references which must once have been told of a mythical being doubtless bearing the same name as himself. ..."