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Review: Myth or Legend? February 9, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Medieval
Review: Myth or Legend?

C.E. Daniel et alii, Myth or Legend? (New York/London 1956) What is the difference between myth and a legend? Well, according to this little BBC miscellany from the 1950s a myth is ‘invention and fancy’, while legend is ‘some kind of history’. This distinction gets right at our main concerns with so many of those […]