1. the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
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  • He is often coupled with the archaic poet Hesiod who wrote the Theogony and Works and Days.
  • I cannot recall the exact source offhand, Sumer I think but compound imagery was the mode of explaining cosmogenesis and theogony in pre-literate and pari-literate times and we find the residue of similar explicatory "myths" in subsequent sets of icons such as Anahita, whose personification of a complete cornucopia is evident in her titulary associations with "water" and all living things. Disagreement Behind the Scenes
  • But when at last in the ninth and tenth centuries native Japanese Buddhists popularized its doctrines and adopted into its theogony the deities of the aboriginal religion, now known as Shinto, Buddhism became the religion of the people, and filled the land with its great temples, praying priests, and gorgeous rituals. Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic
  • With the Phoenician sages the cosmogony was their theogony and 'vice versa'. Literary Remains, Volume 2
  • Pagan religions contain theogonies, birth of a god, "theogony", accounts of the births of gods. Now this impersonal primordial realm, Kaufman declares, contains the seeds of all beings.
  • The Gods, of whom this book is offered as a theogony, are several and complex, modern gods, who are less inclined to steer our lives than to simply tread on the accelerator.
  • Most Christians don't seem to believe in a completely transcendent God (unless they need to explain something away or deal with theogony, and only for as long as that takes).
  • There are twelve Titans [2] from their first literary appearance, in Hesiod, Theogony; Pseudo-Apollodorus, in Bibliotheke, adds a thirteenth Titan Dione, a double of Theia. Louis Leterrier Explains How He Took on Clash of the Titans «
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