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noun as in folklore

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It doesn’t have anything in it of the mythology, which I hope is baroque, which comes later.

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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.

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.

In Greek mythology, the species became associated with numerous gods.

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.

Paz tells us that she owned countless encyclopedias and manuals—on mythology, law, history, philosophy, theology.

It is impossible to form a just estimate of the Bible without some knowledge of ancient history and comparative mythology.

The latter story, like that of Deucalion and many others in the Greek mythology, probably had its origin in holy scripture.

After music came verbal communications, and then the apparition of forms, chiefly of classical mythology.

Boulanger's ideas on philosophy, mythology, anthropology and history are of extraordinary interest today.

The coincidence mentioned in the text between some parts of it and South American mythology does not stand alone.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mythology, such as: belief, legend, lore, tradition, conviction, and myths.

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