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mythography

[mi-thog-ruh-fee]
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noun, plural my·thog·ra·phies.
  1. a written collection of myths.
  2. expression of myths in artistic, especially plastic, form.
  3. description of myths.

Origin of mythography

From the Greek word mȳthographía, dating back to 1850–55. See mytho-, -graphy
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Historical Examples

  • These are the principal modes of representing water in Greek mythography.

    The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)

    John Ruskin