Definition of Mythology

1. Noun. Myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person.




2. Noun. The study of myths.

Definition of Mythology

1. n. The science which treats of myths; a treatise on myths.

Definition of Mythology

1. Noun. (countable and uncountable) The collection of myths of a people, concerning the origin of the people, history, deities, ancestors and heroes. ¹

2. Noun. (countable and uncountable) A similar body of myths concerning an event, person or institution. ¹

3. Noun. (countable and uncountable) Pervasive elements of a fictional universe that resemble a mythological universe. ¹

4. Noun. The systematic collection and study of myths. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mythology

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Literary usage of Mythology

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1. The Miscellaneous Writings of John Fiske: With Many Portraits of Illustrious ...by John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"Constitutes v. 5 of: The miscellaneous writings of John Fiske : with many portraits of illustrious philosophers, scientists, and other men of note."

2. The History of Magic by Joseph Ennemoser, William Howitt, Mary Botham Howitt (1854)
"ON MAGIC IN mythology. As we now have made ourselves acquainted with a number of the historical facts regarding magic amongst the Greeks and Romans, ..."

3. Orpheus: A General History of Religions by Salomon Reinach (1909)
"The future of religions : the necessity of studying their history.. THE terms religion and mythology are often confounded in common parlance. ..."

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