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Mythology means a collection of myths, especially one belonging to a particular religious or cultural tradition. Mythology is also defined as the systematic study of myths. The term itself comes from the Greek “mythos” which originally meant “speech” or “discourse”. The main characters in myths are usually gods, supernatural heroes and humans. As stories, myths are often endorsed by rulers and priests and closely linked to religion or spirituality. In the society in which it is told, a myth is usually regarded as a true account of the remote past.

Broadly speaking myths and mythologies seek to rationalize and explain the universe and all that is in it. Thus, they have a similar function to science, theology, religion and history in modern societies. Systems of myths have provided a cosmological and historical framework for societies that have lacked the more sophisticated knowledge provided by modern science and historical investigation.

Creation myths provide an explanation of the origin of the universe in all its complexity. They are an important part of most mythological systems. Creation myths often invoke primal gods and animals, titanic struggles between opposing forces or the death and/or dismemberment of these gods or animals as the means whereby the universe and its components were created.

In our shop you will find lots of mythological sculptures of famous artists such as Charles Louchet, Edward McCartan, Adolph Alexander Weinman, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Michelangelo, Donatello, Giambologna etc. Take a look to the large range.
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