mythological mythological  /ˌmɪ θə ˈlɑ dʒɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. An exhibition in Cologne celebrates Venus, the mythological goddess of love.
  2. Keep an eye out for cameos by actual mythological celebs like Medusa, Poseidon and Ares, the titular war god.

News

  1. "The Medea Hypothesis" and "Krispy Kritters": Two World Premieres and the Protagonists We Love to Hate

    Medea isn't the kind of character who needs additional flaws heaped on. In fact, it's a testament to Greek tragedy that Euripides, her most famous chronicler, made the mythological figure sympathetic at all. Rather than getting revenge on her cheatin' husband Jason by killing him, she kills their...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SF Weekly

  2. The Mermaid Life Boutique Celebrates Launch with Goddess-Themed Fashion Show

    New online boutique offers swimwear, clothing and accessories that combine mythological themes with Miami Beach style. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10815101.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Midlife Mouse, the Satirical Disney Fantasy by Indie Author Wayne Franklin that Readers call "Hilarious" and "All ...

    In Midlife Mouse, first-time novelist Wayne Franklin tells the story of Bill Durmer, an underachieving genius who finds himself at the heart of a mythological mystery woven into the fabric of Disney's vacation kingdom. Through June 14, the Kindle edition, ranked as one of Amazon's "hot new releases" in satire, is available for only $1.99. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at http://www ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Lindelof and Cuse said they've had "a road map for the series with all the major mythological milestones and the ending in place" for a while.
    on May 7, 2007 By: Carlton Cuse Source: Reuters

  2. "Aids is a very big dragon. The mythological dragon was slain by Saint George, the original knight in shining armour, but this dragon must be slain by millions and millions of foot soldiers," Mr Clinton told the conference.
    on Aug 3, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: BBC News

  3. "In this world of celebrity, blogs and entertainment gossip television, we are intensely aware of public figures who perform the same function as mythological figures did in an earlier period," Butler says. "It's our own private lives writ...
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Robert Olen Butler Source: Baltimore Sun

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