A prose narrative usually written in Iceland between 1120 and 1400, dealing with the families that first settled Iceland and their descendants, with the histories of the kings of Norway, and with the myths and legends of early Germanic gods and heroes.
A medieval Icelandic or Scandinavian prose narrative dealing with the heroic exploits of legendary and historical kings and warriors or with the traditional history of an important family
Find another word for myth. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for myth, like: fable, folk-tale, legend, religion, lore, saga, folk ballad, mythos (Greek), allegory, parable and tale.
At last the myth stopped being repeated.
The name, however, is so obscured by myth and fable as scarcely to belong to history.
With this may be compared the festivals of Adonis and Osiris and the myth of Persephone.
Whatever may have been the immediate genesis of the myth - and it may well be sought in the heartless forest laws - its vitality was assured by the English love of archery and historical repetition.
This would leave no time for the growth of his myth.; and his myth was, as is evident from what we have already said and quoted, full-grown in the first half of the 14th century.