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my·thoi

 (mī′thoi, mĭth′oi)
n.
Plural of mythos.
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myth•os

(ˈmɪθ ɒs, ˈmaɪ θɒs)

n., pl. myth•oi (ˈmɪθ ɔɪ, ˈmaɪ θɔɪ)
1. the underlying system of beliefs, esp. those dealing with supernatural forces, characteristic of a particular cultural group.
[1745–55; < Greek mŷthos; see myth]
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Embora a insistencia de Herodoto em usar logoi possa ser considerada uma tentativa deliberada de excluir mythoi de sua narrativa, nos nao devemos fundamentar nossas analises em especulacao, mas em evidencias.
Para Umberto Curi, el lugaren el que se ha examinadode manera mas extensa y adecuada el nexo amor-conocimiento no son los tratados de filosofia sino los relatos, es decir, aquellas formas de expresion literaria que en griego se denominan mythoi y en latin fabulae.
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