Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of mythus.

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Examples

  • Bobbin circled and watched until the mythi - cal beast cleared the peaks there and descended into the smoky mists beyond.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • No doubt, it began by relegating this contract to a mythi - cal past; and yet contract implies deliberate agreement.

    LIBERALISM

  • In his art allegorical concepts, classical gods and heroes, triumphs of mythi - cal beings as well as of secular rulers accompany mar - tyrdoms of Catholic saints and the triumphs of the

    ICONOGRAPHY

  • He identified the primordial, unique act which established the human condition, and consequently opened the way to mythi - cal and religious creations.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The Elgin collection has presented us with the external and material forms, in which the art of Phidias gave life and reality to the beautiful mythi which veiled the origin of his native city, and perpetuated in groups of matchless simplicity the ceremonies of the great national festival.

    How to See the British Museum in Four Visits

  • In the dearth of direct evidence as to the detail of the ceremonies enacted, or of the meanings connected with them, their tendency must be inferred from the characteristics of the contemplated deities with their accessory symbols and mythi, or from direct testimony as to the value of the Mysteries generally.

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

  • On reaching Asia [544] he made the Cnidians free to please Theopompus, [545] the collector of mythi, and he remitted to all the inhabitants of Asia the third of their taxes.

    Plutarch's Lives Volume III.

  • Hence it is that the lover of wisdom is in a certain sort a lover of mythi

    Haunted and the Haunters

  • The mythi which we find in the Iliad respecting Mercury, represent him as the god who blessed the land with fertility, which was his attribute in the original worship.

    The Iliad of Homer Translated into English Blank Verse by William Cowper

  • _mythi_: and then comes the perplexity -- the entanglement.

    The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1

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