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n. pl. my·thol·o·gies
a. A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
b. A body of myths associated with an event, individual, or institution: "A new mythology, essential to the ... American funeral rite, has grown up" (Jessica Mitford).
2. The field of scholarship dealing with the systematic collection and study of myths.

[French mythologie, from Late Latin mȳthologia, from Greek mūthologiā, story-telling : mūthos, story + logos, saying; see -logy.]

my·thol′o·gist n.


1. (Classical Myth & Legend) an expert in or student of mythology
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a writer or editor of myths
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Noun1.mythologist - an expert on mythology
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And the first mythologists seem not improperly to have joined Mars and Venus together; for all nations of this character are greatly addicted either to the love of women or of boys, for which reason it was thus at Lacedaemon; and many things in their state were done by the authority of the women.
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Tis the simple manner," says Dodsley, 2 "in which the morals of Aesop are interwoven with his fables that distinguishes him, and gives him the preference over all other mythologists.
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Everything within a circle is one thing, which is encircled, enframed," wrote 20th-century American mythologist and lecturer Joseph Campbell.
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Lahlou along with artists, Zineb Andress Arraki, Aicha El Beloui, Hicham Lasri, Mostafa Maftah, Anna Raimondo, mythologist Mohamed Tangi, and scientific advisor Omar Mrani recreated the vibe of Morocco in Dubai at the pop-up exhibition.
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