adjective see theogony

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  • Theogonic — The o*gon ic, a. Of or relating to theogony. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • theogonic — See theogony. * * * …   Universalium

  • theogonic — the·o·gon·ic …   English syllables

  • theogonic — |thēə|gänik adjective : of or relating to theogony …   Useful english dictionary

  • theogony — theogonic /thee euh gon ik/, adj. theogonist, n. /thee og euh nee/, n., pl. theogonies. 1. the origin of the gods. 2. an account of this; a genealogical account of the gods. [1605 15; < Gk theogonía. See THEO , GONY] * * * …   Universalium

  • theogonical — theogonic /thē ə gonˈik/ or theogonˈical adjective Of or relating to theogony or a theogony • • • Main Entry: ↑theo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Modern understanding of Greek mythology — The genesis of modern understanding of Greek mythology is regarded by some scholars as a double reaction at the end of the 18th century against the traditional attitude of Christian animosity mixed with disdain, which had prevailed for centuries …   Wikipedia

  • Greek mythology — Bust of Zeus, Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio Clementino, Vatican) Topics in Greek mythology Gods …   Wikipedia

  • theogony — noun (plural nies) Etymology: Greek theogonia, from the + gonia gony Date: 1612 an account of the origin and descent of the gods • theogonic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gintaras Beresnevičius — (July 8, 1961, Kaunas August 6, 2006, Vilnius) was a Lithuanian historian of religions specializing in Baltic mythology. He together with Norbertas Vėlius is considered to be the best specialist in Lithuanian mythology.In 1984 he graduated from… …   Wikipedia

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