noun, plural my·thol·o·gies.
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Example sentences from the Web for mythology
It doesn’t have anything in it of the mythology, which I hope is baroque, which comes later.How Gideon the Ninth author Tamsyn Muir queers the space opera|Constance Grady|February 5, 2021|Vox
Part of the mythology surrounding Newton’s magnificent thesis has been the notion that neither very many copies were printed for its first edition, nor was it at first very well read, or used.
I was a perfect example of the astonishing success of the mythology of this impossible, little-read book, its actual wide dispersal and translation, and the scientific revolution that it set in motion.
After 40 days, it was time to emerge from mythology and engage the slightly strange country in which Pavón and Lopez Boada have come to dwell.For this artist and his girlfriend, life in lockdown became a creative opportunity|Mark Jenkins|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The details of our tools, fashions, families, morals and mythologies vary from tribe to tribe and culture to culture, but all living humans show these behaviors.When Did We Become Fully Human? What Fossils and DNA Tell Us About the Evolution of Modern Intelligence|Nick Longrich|October 18, 2020|Singularity Hub
In Greek mythology, the species became associated with numerous gods.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rafael painted dirty episodes from classical mythology in a bathroom at the Vatican Palace (sadly these are lost).
In Greek mythology, the Gorgon Medusa had the face of a woman and poisonous snakes for hair; her glance could turn men to stone.
It is this kind of abstraction that leads to more mythology, more heroic narratives, more undertones of patriotic martyrdom.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots|Nathan Bradley Bethea|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paz tells us that she owned countless encyclopedias and manuals—on mythology, law, history, philosophy, theology.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is impossible to form a just estimate of the Bible without some knowledge of ancient history and comparative mythology.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The latter story, like that of Deucalion and many others in the Greek mythology, probably had its origin in holy scripture.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
After music came verbal communications, and then the apparition of forms, chiefly of classical mythology.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
Boulanger's ideas on philosophy, mythology, anthropology and history are of extraordinary interest today.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
The coincidence mentioned in the text between some parts of it and South American mythology does not stand alone.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
British Dictionary definitions for mythology
noun plural -gies
Cultural definitions for mythology
The body of myths belonging to a culture. Myths are traditional stories about gods and heroes. They often account for the basic aspects of existence — explaining, for instance, how the Earth was created, why people have to die, or why the year is divided into seasons. Classical mythology — the myths of the ancient Greeks and Romans — has had an enormous influence on European and American culture.