Definition of Mythicise
1. Verb. Interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology. "Mythicize the ancient stories"
2. Verb. Make into a myth. "The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Mythologisation, Myth, Mythologization, Mythology, Mythology
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Literary usage of Mythicise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1877)
"... regarding the dramatis persona; of this wonderful production, remarks that " the people of Ayrshire, contrary to their wont, un-mythicise the narrations ..."
2. The Mythical Interpretation of the Gospels: Critical Studies in the Historic by Thomas James Thorburn (1916)
"But, if we rightly understand him, he desires to mythicise both the story of Jesus in Egypt and the story of Ader, or Hadad, found in Jose- phus, Ant., ..."
3. A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge by Adam Sedgwick (1850)
"In their zeal to uproot what we think the sure foundations of our religion, they have dared to mythicise the plain and ..."
4. The witness of the Old Testament to Christ. Boyle lectures by Stanley Leathes (1868)
"The manner in which the history of Abraham has been treated by Ewald is an example of this tendency to mythicise. He cannot rest in the contemplation of the ..."