suggests that which is of doubtful authenticity or authorship
basically applies to the highly imaginary explanation of natural or historical phenomena by a people and, therefore, connotes that what it qualifies is a product of the imagination
suggests that which is incredible or astounding, but does not necessarily connote nonexistence the man's wealth is fabulous
refers to that which is invented by the imagination and is therefore not real, true, or actually existent Gulliver is a fictitious character
refers to something that may have a historical basis in fact but, in popular tradition, has undergone great elaboration and exaggeration the legendary deeds of Robin Hood
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Their history is largely legendary, and there exists no trace of it earlier than the 8th century.
It is inlaid with designs in colour and black and white, representing Biblical and legendary subjects, and is supposed to have been begun by Duccio della Buoninsegna.
If we are to follow von Sybel rather than Kugler, this saga of the First Crusade found one of its earliest expressions (c. 1120) in the prose work of Albert of Aix (Historia Hierosolymitana) - genuine saga in its 1 His somewhat legendary treatise, De liberatione civitatum Orientis, was only composed about 1155.