Mythical

  • Occurring in or characteristic of myths or folktales.
  • Idealised, especially with reference to the past.
  • Dealt with in myths, as a prehistoric period.
  • Existing only in myth, as a person.
  • Without foundation, in fact; imaginary; fictitious.

synonyms: Legendary, mythological, fabled, fabulous, folkloric, fairy tale, storybook, chimerical, fantastical, imaginary, imagined, fictitious, allegorical, symbolic, symbolical, parabolic. “Dragons and other mythical beasts.”

Mythical come in different forms, creatures, Gods, monsters, are even going into the gaming sense of items or even Pokemon.

In mythical creatures/monsters sense, each region and or country have their own. Some even become stereotypical of that area, example: Leprechauns and Ireland.

Examples of mythical creatures: Unicorn, Mermaid, Dragon, Fairy, Werewolf, Lockness monster, Sphinx, Leprechaun, Chimera, Pegasus, Griffin, Centaur, Yeti, Basilisk, Ghoul, Imp, Troll, Pixie, Manticore, Gnome, Hippogriff, Merman, Sea serpent, Kelpie, Red-cap, Hippocampus, Erlking, Banshee, Brownies, Cerberus, Cyclopes, Elf, Doppleganger, Dwarf, Goblin, Ghosts, Golem, Grim Reaper, Hobgoblin, Hydra, Minotaur, New Jersey Devil, Nymph, Ogre, Pheonix, Sasquatch, Saytr, Shade, Siren, Sprite, Thunderbird, Typhon, Vampire, Windego, Willow-o-wisp, Wraith.

These ‘mythical’ classes also cover religion, in this sense, past religions that have dissolved over the time line.

Myth is a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or heroes or event, with or without a determinable basis of fact or a natural explanation. Especially one that is concerned with deities or demigods, and explains some practice, rite, or phenomenon of nature.

  • A person or thing whose existence is fictional or unproven.

Myths are stories about divine beings, generally arranged in a coherent system they revered as true and sacred, they are endorsed by rules and priests. Linking close to religion.

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(Shown in Notebook 1, page 63 – 65)