In terms, myth (LH:3), in Greek: Μύθος (NE:719), is a story that acts as a "vehicle, carriage, conveyance" [Ochima (οχημα) (NE:719)] to carry the hidden meaning of a "reason, cause, motive, causation, or occasion" [Aformi (αφορμη) (NE:719)]; a predominate number of culturally dominate myths were written in the stars, i.e. annual star movements, star constellations, and patterns, anthropomorphized, and made into an astro-theology themed stories.
- Thumos (θυμος) (NE:719), meaning: "emotions, desire, or an internal urge" (Homer, 800BC); a horse (i.e. spiritedness) along with second horse eros (i.e. erotic love), which pulls the charioteer (i.e. logos) [Plato, Phaedrus (370BC)]; one of the three parts of the soul (psyche) (ψυχή) (NE:1708), namely: nous (νόος) (NE:348) (intellect, reason) + thumos (passion) + epithumia (appetite, affection) [Plato, Republic (§4) (375BC)]
- Ochima (οχημα) (NE:719), meaning: vehicle, carriage, conveyance
- Aformi (αφορμη) (NE:719), meaning: reason, cause, motive, causation, or occasion (Barry, 1999)
The following are quotes:
- “I decline to accept Hebrew mythology as a guide to twentieth-century science.”
- Myth – Wikipedia.