Definition of Mythography

1. Noun. A depiction of a myth in literature or the arts. ¹



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Definition of Mythography

1. [n -PHIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythography

mythizes
mythizing
mythless
mythlike
mythmaker
mythmakers
mythmaking
mythmakings
mytho-
mythogenic
mythographer
mythographers
mythographic
mythographically
mythographies
mythography (current term)
mythohistorical
mythohistorically
mythoi
mythologem
mythologems
mythologer
mythologers
mythologian
mythologians
mythologic
mythological
mythologically
mythologies
mythologisation

Literary usage of Mythography

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1. The Hibbert Lectures by Hibbert Trust (1888)
"IRISH mythography ON THE GODS AND THEIR FOES. IT will be convenient now to devote some space to a general consideration of the gods and heroes associated ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1848)
"Without mythography, as it is conceived, we cannot understand mythology. " The monuments of art which archeology has collected acquaint us with the ..."

3. Memoirs Chiefly Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of the County (1854)
"mythography, or the expression of the Myth in Art, moved on, ... Now, to us this mother tongue of mythography, these household words, so familiar to the ..."

4. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin (1873)
"This, though of the Roman period, is so thoroughly Greek in feeling, that it may be cited as an example of the class of mythography now under consideration. ..."

5. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1897)
"Greek historiography only slowly emerged from mythography in verse and prose, and the quest of truth never fully prevailed over the quest of form. ..."

6. Essays on Art and Archaeology by Charles Thomas Newton (1880)
"Now, to us this mother-tongue of mythography, these household words, so familiar to the Greeks, are a dead letter, except so far as the Archaeologist can ..."

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