mythologist


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my·thol·o·gy

 (mĭ-thŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. my·thol·o·gies
1.
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.

mythologist

(mɪˈθɒlədʒɪst)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) an expert in or student of mythology
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a writer or editor of myths
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mythologist - an expert on mythology
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
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.
In the old mythology, mythologists observe, defects are ascribed to divine natures, as lameness to Vulcan, blindness to Cupid, and the like, --to signify exuberances.
Mythologists could well have made it the mouth of hell.
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.
Synopsis: In "Jane Eyre's Sisters: How Women Live and Write the Heroine's Story", cultural mythologist Jody Gentian Bower looks at novels by women (and some men) as well as biographies of women that tell the story of the Aletis, the wandering heroine.
When I spoke at my mom's memorial, I talked about love (how it is the only thing that survives death), and I spoke about how one must be willing, as the great mythologist Joseph Campbell said, to live joyfully through the sorrows of the world.
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Inspired by the works of a lapsed Catholic-born mythologist Joseph Campbell, the esoteric quasi-atheistic mythology of Lucas and Spielberg confused the issues, but it was still an atheistic evolutionist mythology.
Mythologist Joseph Campbell lectured about the psychic unity of humankind.
I would like to thank all the professionals who contributed to this research -- mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik, the librarians and scholars who frequent the Xavier Centre of Historical Research and the Goa State Central Library in Panaji, Professor Prajal Sakhardande, Damodar Matzo, Yusuf A.
The famous Mythologist Joseph Campbell reminds us, "What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea.
According to 20th-century mythologist Joseph Campbell on (http://en.