Definition of mythographer in US English:



  • A writer or collector of myths.

    • ‘The various London mythographers have had other foci.’
    • ‘This may be why he has been called ‘the mythographer of time’.’
    • ‘Some mythographers have thought that the name ‘Merlin’ is a corruption of the name of the ancient Celtic sky god ‘Myrddin,’ who might have been worshiped at stone monuments.’
    • ‘He was a mythographer, ethnographer, and chronicler of major significance.’
    • ‘Apollodorus and Hyginus, two mythographers of the second century CE, give a much more elaborate account of the story.’