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mythography

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noun my·thog·ra·phy \mi-ˈthä-grə-fē\

Definition of mythography

  1. 1 :  the representation of mythical subjects in art

  2. 2 :  a critical compilation of myths

mythographer

play \-fər\ noun


Origin and Etymology of mythography

Greek mythographia, from mythos + -graphia -graphy


First Known Use: 1851


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