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my·thog·ra·phy

 (mĭ-thŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. my·thog·ra·phies
1. The artistic representation of mythical subjects.
2. A collection of myths, often with critical commentary.

mythography

(mɪˈθɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the study of myths or mythology

my•thog•ra•phy

(mɪˈθɒg rə fi)

n., pl. -phies.
1. a written collection of myths.
2. expression of myths in artistic, esp. plastic, form.
[1850–55; < Greek mȳthographía]
my•thog′ra•pher, n.

mythography

1. the collecting of myths.
2. the recording of myths in writing.
3. a critical collection of myths. — mythographer, mythographist, n.
See also: Mythology
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that the writings of the representatives of the nineteenth-century mythological school, such as those of Karl Mullenhoff, read like paragons of speculative restraint (and certainly of scholarly standard) by comparison with this book.