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1The representation of myths in art.
- ‘In terms of art production, the period of mythography is characterized by a return to romantic pictorialism and by monumental propaganda.’
2The creation or collection of myths.
- ‘This author explains how Romantic mythography, nineteenthcentury linguistics, and racism ‘resurfaced’ in academic orientalism.’
- ‘Bresson reinforces the anachronism with some anomalous mythography.’
- ‘In Hesiod's poem, as understood in Renaissance mythography, the myth of the birth of Venus recapitulated in little how the universe sustains itself through a lucky harmony of opposed elements.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.