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What is Mythology

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Cornell A type of note-taking where you use cues in the left margin and write summaries below
Marginal A type of note-taking where you write in the margin
Mythology The study of gods and their stories
Sociology The study of society
Psychology The study of the mind
Ethnology The study of primarily non-literate peoples
Archaeology The study of objects from ancient civilizations
Base- relating to animals zoo
Base- one mono
Base- first/before pri
Base- relating to people anthropo
Base- in the shape of morph
Base- all omni
Base- religion theo
Base- the study of ology
Gods made in the image of man anthropomorphic
The collection of the major gods in a mythology pantheon
The belief that god permeates everything in the universe pantheism
A group of people who dissent from the majority in a particular religion sect
A system in which priests rule in the name of (a) god(s) theocracy
The belief in many gods poytheism
The belief in one god monotheism
Excessive pride of self-confidence hubris
A priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought from the gods in classical antiquity oracle
A religious poem or song, typically of praise to (a) god(s) hymn
The ancient past, especially the period before the Middle Ages antiquity
(In ancient Greece or Rome) a great public sacrifice, originally of a hundred oxen hecatombs
Greek epic poet who wrote The Iliad and The Odyssey Homer
Describing or prophesying the complete destruction of the world apocalyptic
A religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order ritual
Greek poet who wrote the Theogony, an epic poem on the genealogies of the gods. Hesiod
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