People are interested in the little details that will help them groom this mythical figure—and he was mythical—to reality.
The philosopher, Plato, linked Santorini with the mythical lost city of Atlantis that sank beneath the waves.
Is it a real or a mythical country, asks Alan Taylor in this week's TLS, reviewing Stuart Kelly's Scott-land.
"I knew I had to write something on Yves because Yves was a celebrated and mythical personage," said Bergé.
Gude described Lannister as “a dwarf who is not a mythical creature” as well as “the soul of the book.”
A tribe was called after his name, and Erichthonius, the mythical father of the Attic people, was the son of Hephaestus.
Probably it is as mythical as the events that happened on it.
It appears that the great mythical gods of the Maoris have not much concern with their morality.
The arts of life are commonly explained in this mythical way.
The material is mythical and heathen; but it is clarified by natural filtration through the Christian mind of the poet.