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Relating to, based on, or appearing in myths or mythology.‘the tree of life is one of the oldest of all mythological symbols’
fabled, fabulous, folkloric, fairy-tale, legendary, mythical, mythic, heroic, traditionalfictitious, imaginary, imaginedallegorical, symbolic, symbolical, parabolicView synonyms
- ‘This Frankfurt-born artist who was based in Rome specialised in biblical and mythological subjects in oil on copper panels.’
- ‘Moreover these interpretations are heavily allegorical and mythological.’
- ‘By the early 1970s, wooden mythological figurines began to appear in his shop window between his kidneys and his chops.’
- ‘These are basically Celtic crosses with some Scandinavian-style decoration, including mythological scenes.’
- ‘A couple seen from the back (one in widow's weeds) peer at a large, oval mythological scene on an easel.’
- ‘Twelve years on, Robin has attained mythological status.’
- ‘Although Spaniards occasionally collected mythological scenes, they were more likely to import them than to buy them from local painters.’
- ‘Other planets have been named after ancient myths and mythological beings.’
- ‘Whether the subject was a portrait, a landscape, or even a mythological scene, accurate representation of the subject was the supreme value.’
- ‘Her earliest works were portrait busts and relief panels with religious and mythological subjects, for which she often used her family and friends as models.’
- ‘Moreover, what little is known about his life tends to be indelibly intermixed with a rich mythological overlay.’
- ‘In death, he won the sort of mythological status to which she aspires and, arguably, will never have.’
- ‘Their subject-matter was allegorical or mythological, while music, mime, and singing featured along with the dance.’
- ‘They depict portraits, mythological stories, biblical scenes and landscapes.’
- ‘One reason for the choice of historical and mythological subjects was their symbolic importance.’
- ‘Most people, it should be said, like to name their pets after mythological and legendary figures.’
- ‘This is one of those dishes that has mythological culinary status.’
- ‘The lids of the latter type were frequently decorated with mythological and/or erotic scenes.’
- ‘Each is a symbolic portrait of a mythological or historically significant woman.’
- ‘At the moment there are around 350 pieces housed at the historic hall, including four spectacular wall lights each with a different mythological scene.’
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