mythography

noun my·thog·ra·phy \ mi-ˈthä-grə-fē \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of mythography

1 : the representation of mythical subjects in art
2 : a critical compilation of myths

mythographer

play \-fər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of mythography

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mythography? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a large number

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!