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of or existing only in myths

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based on or told of in traditional stories

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For his next book, he will continue the mythological strain, but focus on a different character.
However, despite the fact that a considerable number of the mythological comedias by the dramatists in question (three out of eight plays by Lope; seven out of seventeen plays by Calderon) (10) qualify as tragic, in part or in full, existing studies fall short of accounting for the specific tragic mode that characterizes the mythological comedia, not to mention the special relation between this genre and tragedy.
Far from being lazy, Zach is intrigued by the mythological creatures and takes great interest in their welfare.
The collection of tales, centering on the lives of various Welsh royal families - who represent the gods of an older, pre-Christian mythological order - are themselves much older in origin.
It focuses on the studiolo of Isabella d'Este, a figure who has long stood at the center of discussions of art and court culture on account of her much-studied collection of antiquities and mythological paintings.
There's nothing prim or neoclassically formal about this - no angels or mythological figures wandering around idealized countryside.
Anyone with an interest in traditional stories and mythological tales - even those who don't have a drop of Irish blood in their veins - will enjoy dipping into the book to discover why the children of Lir were turned into swans and how Lugh of the Long Arm became a hero.
True, the self-portrait of the then-twenty-six-year-old painter standing in a dense forest and holding a burning branch is riddled with German historical, mythological, and religious allusions; but it is also now clearer that it is a painting about the stark beginnings of a protracted spiritual journey.
Consecrated in 9BC by Augustus Caesar to mark his victories in Gaul and Spain, the Ara Pacis (altar of peace) is an unparalleled surviving masterpiece of Classical sculpture, with finely worked bas reliefs depicting a picturesque array of allegorical, historical and mythological scenes in idealised, Grecian manner.
In classic mythological fashion the screenplay is rooted in the here and now.
The mythological story of Sylvia, a virgin huntress, her swain, Aminta, and the villain, Orion, suggests a chaste young girl growing into sexual awareness and womanhood, rather like fairytale Aurora in Sleeping Beauty.
Instead of cranking out another adventure using werewolves, witches, or sorcerers, she has created an entire mythological inspired afterlife that exists as another layer to the series.
Iconic or mythological characters such as dragons, wizards and witches take centre-stage.
Crowell has created a detailed world where centaurs, satyrs, giants, griffins, and other such mythological beings live alongside humans.
While its benefits are arguably somewhat mythological, it has definitely become the Achilles' heel of male collegiate sports,