What is a Myth?
Oxford English Dictionary defines'myth' as:
Collections in Mullen Library
Most reference works can be found in the Religious Studies and Philosophy Library (314 and 316 Mullen). Library of Congress call numbers fall under BL1-2790 Religions. Mythology. Rationalism and specifically BL300-325 for myth and comparative mythology.
'Mythology' is the main subject heading in the library catalog. However, the researcher may find useful the following search terms:
Narrow Term: Animals, Mythical
Narrow Term: Art and mythology
Narrow Term: Geographical myths
Narrow Term: Indian mythology
Narrow Term: Myth in the Old Testament
Narrow Term: Rainbow serpent
Narrow Term: Sacred marriage (Mythology)
Narrow Term: Sirens (Mythology)
Narrow Term: Sky-gods
Narrow Term: Sphinxes (Mythology)
Narrow Term: Symbolism
Narrow Term: Totemism
Narrow Term: Water spirits
See Also: Folklore
See Also: Gods
See Also: Myth
Cecilia received her Master of Library and Information Studies degree from The Catholic University of America in 2011.