mythography

noun
my·thog·ra·phy | \mi-ˈthä-grə-fē \

Definition of mythography 

1 : the representation of mythical subjects in art

2 : a critical compilation of myths

Other Words from mythography

mythographer \-fər \ noun

First Known Use of mythography

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mythography

myth + -o- + -graphy, perhaps after Greek mȳthographía "writing of fables" or French mythographie "study of myths"

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