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Mythology refers variously to the collected myths of a group of people or to the study of such myths. Myths are the stories people tell to explain nature, history and customs.
Myth is a feature of every culture. Many sources for myths have been proposed, ranging from personification of nature or personification of natural phenomena, to truthful or hyperbolic accounts of historical events to explanations of existing rituals. Mythologizing continues, as shown in contemporary mythopoeia such as urban legends and the expansive fictional mythoi created by fantasy novels and comics. A culture's collective mythology helps convey belonging, shared and religious experiences, behavioral models and moral and practical lessons.
The study of myth began in ancient history. Rival classes of the Greek myths by Euhemerus, Plato and Sallustius were developed by the Neoplatonists and later revived by Renaissance mythographers. The nineteenth-century comparative mythology reinterpreted myth as a primitive and failed counterpart of science (Tylor), a "disease of language" (Müller), or a misinterpretation of magical ritual (Frazer).
Recent approaches often view myths as manifestations of psychological, cultural, or societal truths, rather than as inaccurate historical accounts.
Hello!! I just joined and I'd like to find some friends/people to write with! Just know that I'd prefer a long-term roleplay and a patient partner. The following are some guidelines for roleplaying with me:
I'm not interested in playing out romance between our characters; you won't be able to...
Ay how you dooin? I'm the friendly(?) neighborhood Viking of legal age out looking for some long-term roleplay's to occupy my thoughts with, you may call me Maal. I'm always around one way or another (I get email alerts and am always near one of my devices) and I am a versatile writer. I can...
Well, it's been a while since I actually posted anything, but here I am. In short, this week I've got spring break so I'm free as a bird. Sure I got my finals coming up and I'll be graduating soon, but that doesn't mean I don't exactly have time for role play...
coming of age
male partners only
The realms are converging. The gods most long thought dead, or the stuff of legend, are stirring. Recently, the gods have begun seeking out their children, something they hadn't done in centuries. You, are one such child. Born of the union between a god (or goddess) and a mortal, you have always...
***Due to no one posting in the actual roleplay, I'm remaking the interest thread to get new people***
Co-Admin is: @happydeath
Myths, legends, and curses are considered godlike. Mainly because they can outlive humans and be passed down through the generations. But what if, the Myths...
So, I've come with a new post, since my last one comes off more like a corpse to me at this point. Anyway, here are some things about myself, that you should know I suppose before you reply to this post.
Also, it's discord only.
**Just gonna put this here, I am...
fantastic beasts (movie)
The pipes of Pan. A powerful magic artifact that allows its wielder to control the aspects of nature itself. In the wrong hands, it could be used to bend the world to its wielder's desires.
The pipes were split into two parts and given to the twin daughters of Pan in the hopes of keeping the...
Death is never truly the end.
For some, the life that they lead now is but one in several that they may lead before their souls may finally rest.
Some may see it as a curse, but is it?
If you could lead life after life, would you?
Had someone asked Icarus his thoughts on being reborn over and...
So, it's October, and like clockwork, I'm craving some good storytelling and gothic fiction. :3 I'm looking for an advanced partner who likes creating and developing stories. I want to keep it mostly casual length (max. 500 words/post) but, at the same time, I know me and I might get...