mythography


mythography
mɪ'θɑgrəfɪ /-θɒg- n. description of myths; collection of myths; expression of myths (dramatic, artistic, plastic etc.)

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  • mythography — [mi thäg′rəfē] n. 1. a collection of myths 2. the collecting of myths: See MYTH1 (senses 1 & 3) …   English World dictionary

  • Mythography — L Apothéose d Homère from Dominique Ingres, 1827 A mythographer, or a mythologist is a compiler of myths. The word derives from the Greek μυθογραφία (mythografia), writing of fables ,[1] from μῦ …   Wikipedia

  • mythography — noun Etymology: Greek mythographia, from mythos + graphia graphy Date: 1851 1. the representation of mythical subjects in art 2. a critical compilation of myths • mythographer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mythography — /mi thog reuh fee/, n., pl. mythographies. 1. a written collection of myths. 2. expression of myths in artistic, esp. plastic, form. 3. description of myths. [1850 55; < Gk mythographía. See MYTHO , GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • mythography — noun A depiction of a myth in literature or the arts. See Also: mythographer, mythographic …   Wiktionary

  • mythography — noun 1》 the representation of myths, especially in the plastic arts. 2》 the creation or collection of myths. Derivatives mythographer noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • mythography — my·thog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • mythography — my•thog•ra•phy [[t]mɪˈθɒg rə fi[/t]] n. pl. phies 1) myt a written collection of myths 2) myt expression of myths in artistic, esp. plastic, form • Etymology: 1850–55; < Gk mȳthographía my•thog′ra•pher, n …   From formal English to slang

  • mythography — n. the representation of myths in plastic art …   Useful english dictionary

  • Win Scott Eckert — is an author and editor, best known for his work on the literary crossover Wold Newton Universe, created by author Philip José Farmer, but much expanded upon subsequently by Eckert and others. He holds a B.A. in Anthropology and a Juris Doctorate …   Wikipedia


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