Since plato first coined the term 'mythologia', mythology has come to hold greater significance and power as a crucial element of civilization as a whole.
Written by a leading scholar of ancient civilizations, oxford dictionary of world mythology presents the powerful gods of greece, rome, and scandinavia, the more mystical deities of buddhist and hindu india, and the stern spirits of the african and american continents. Drawing upon hundreds of myths from around the globe, it not only reveals the vast differences in these civilizations, but also demonstrates the unity of mankind in its fundamental need for explanations of the unknown.
Now with the addition of a convenient home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right in faster and easier than ever. Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from mobisystems, inc.
Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
â?¢ search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.
â?¢ keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.
â?¢ an automatic 'fuzzy filter' to correct word spelling, as well as 'wild card' ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word.
â?¢ camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results.
â?¢ use our voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled.
â?¢ share word definitions via installed apps on your device.
â?¢ swipe-to-delete functionality in the recent and favorites menus.
â?¢ 'favorites' feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library.
â?¢ 'recent' list to easily review looked-up words.
â?¢ 'word of the day' section to expand your vocabulary daily.
â?¢ home screen widget provides random words at a glance.
â?¢ split screen support for android 7 allowing you to use the dictionary simultaneously with other apps.
What's new in version 8.0.245
â?¢ Complete visual overhaul
â?¢ Significantly improved search speed
â?¢ New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
â?¢ Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
â?¢ Ability to recover deleted entries in the Favorites and Recent menus with the new Undo button.
â?¢ Bug fixes