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/məˈTHäləjē/,
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mythologies, plural;
  1. A collection of myths, esp. one belonging to a particular religious or cultural tradition
    • - Ganesa was the god of wisdom and success in Hindu mythology
    • - a book discussing Jewish and Christian mythologies
  2. A set of stories or beliefs about a particular person, institution, or situation, esp. when exaggerated or fictitious
    • - in popular mythology, truckers are kings of the road
  3. The study of myths


  1. myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
  2. the study of myths
  3. (mythological) fabulous: based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity; "mythical centaurs"; "the fabulous unicorn"
  4. (mythologist) an expert on mythology
  5. (mythologize) construct a myth; "The poet mythologized that the King had three sons"
  6. Mythology were an English blues band based in Carlisle that formed in late 1966. This band featured future Black Sabbath founding members Tony Iommi and Bill Ward.
  7. Mythology is a box set compilation of recordings by the Gibb Brothers, mostly performed as The Bee Gees, arranged in a four disc set each highlighting each Gibb brother. ...
  8. Mythology (Black Metal Band) is a North American black metal band from Plattsburgh, New York, U.S.A., formed in 2004 by drummer Narroth. ...
  9. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes is a book written by Edith Hamilton, published in 1942 by the Penguin Group. [ISBN-0452009855, 9780452009851]. It retells stories of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology drawn from several classical sources. ...
  10. Star Wars Tales was a comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics, beginning on September 29, 1999 and completing its run on July 13, 2005. Each issue featured several unrelated stories from various eras of the Star Wars timeline. ...
  11. Mythology is the fourth solo album by keyboardist Derek Sherinian. Sherinian again draws upon some of the greatest talent from the worlds of rock and jazz. Among the artists co-featured on Mythology are fusion legend Allan Holdsworth, (U.K. ...
  12. The collection of myths of a people, concerning the origin of the people, history, deities, ancestors and heroes; A similar body of myths concerning an event, person or institution; Pervasive elements of a fictional universe that resemble a mythological universe; The systematic collection ...
  13. (Mythological) Referring to characters and themes of mythology. Astrological descriptions of the constellations, stars, signs and planets are largely mythological in origin.
  14. Hermes Trismegistus · Thoth · Poimandres
  15. Old stories that usually explain how something came to be.
  16. (from the Greek μῦθος (mythos), meaning a narrative, and logos, meaning speech or argument) refers to a body of stories that attempt to explain the origins and fundamental values of a given culture and the nature of the universe and humanity. ...
  17. A system of stories about the gods, often explicitly religious in nature, that possibly were once believed to be true by a specific cultural group, but may no longer be believed as literally true by their descendents. ...
  18. system of traditional stories embodying ancient religious ideas.
  19. Myths date back to the beginning of humankind, when people told stories to make sense of the world and themselves. Myths were passed down through generations by word of mouth. Myths are about the lives of humans, animals, gods and goddesses. ...
  20. Refers to the alien/cloning/government conspiracy episodes.
  21. A body or collection of myths belonging to people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors and heroes.
  22. The stories and living history of a culture that they pass down to the younger generation
  23. The study of single women who lisp. - Joseph Leff
  24. legend or traditional narrative, often based on historical or natural events; reveals human behavior and natural phenomenon through symbolism; pertains to actions of the supernatural beings or gods.
  25. Carbuncle in mythology is a mythical beast reportedly sighted in the Americas by the early Spanish conquistadors. The carbuncle was very rarely seen, but was reported to have a shining jewel on the creatures forehead.