A body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject
VARUNA, in early Hindu mythology, the greatest, with Indra, of the gods of the Rig Veda.
It precedes the green and flowery spring, as mythology precedes regular poetry.
Ultimately in post-Vedic mythology he becomes the Hindu Neptune.
HESPERIDES, in Greek mythology, maidens who guarded the golden apples which Earth gave Hera on her marriage to Zeus.
But in the Syrian mythology foreign influences frequently betray themselves.