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Definition of Mythology

Mythology

  1. The science which treats of myths; a treatise on myths.
  2. A body of myths; esp., the collective myths which describe the gods of a heathen people; as, the mythology of the Greeks.

Mythology Quotations

All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.
Tennessee Williams

Of all the subjects on this planet, I think my parents would have been hard put to name one less useful than Greek mythology to securing the keys to an executive bathroom.
J. K. Rowling

The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon and to point back to ourselves: This is who we are; this is where we came from; and this is where we're going. And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years - the last 50 years really - has lost that. We have become rather aimless and wandering.
J. Michael Straczynski

In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.
Umberto Eco

Nothing is more witty and grotesque than ancient mythology and Christianity; that is because they are so mystical.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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Mythology Translations

mythology in Dutch is mythologie
mythology in French is mythologie
mythology in Swedish is mytologi

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