To unriddle this is the task of the mythologist, who can only succeed in doing so by intuition.
It is with these antique stories that the mythologist is concerned.
The magnificence of Pelops imparts lustre even to the brilliant dreams of the mythologist.
It is for the mythologist to find out whether Homer had Korkyra in his eye when he described the mythic Scheri.
Doubts have been expressed by the German poet and mythologist, Karl Simrock, whether this was the primitive motive.
The mythologist is, like the poet, born not made, according to Creuzer.
It is from such examples as these that folklore may assist the mythologist who gropes for the principles of ancient mythic ideas.