Definition of Theogony. Meaning of Theogony. Synonyms of Theogony

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Definition of Theogony

Theogony
Theogony The*og"o*ny, n. [L. theogonia, Gr. ?; ? a god + the root of ? to be born. See Theism, and Genus.] The generation or genealogy of the gods; that branch of heathen theology which deals with the origin and descent of the deities; also, a poem treating of such genealogies; as, the Theogony of Hesiod.

Meaning of Theogony from wikipedia

- The Theogony (Gr****: Θεογονία, Theogonía, Attic Gr****: [tʰeoɡoníaː], i.e. "the genealogy or birth of the gods") is a poem by Hesiod (8th – 7th century...
- singular: Τιτάν, -ήν, Titân) were the pre-Olympian gods. According to the Theogony of Hesiod, they were the twelve children of the primordial parents Ur****...
- explicit references in Works and Days, as well as some p****ages in his Theogony that support inferences made by scholars. The former poem says that his...
- (transliterated as Ma-ga, "Mother Gaia") also contains the root ga-. Hesiod's Theogony tells how, after Chaos, "wide-bosomed" Gaia (Earth) arose to be the everlasting...
- Gaia, the primordial Earth Mother (Mother Earth). According to Hesiod's Theogony, Ur**** was conceived by Gaia alone, but other sources cite Aether as his...
- was probably formed from the Gr**** βριαρός meaning "strong". Hesiod's Theogony also calls him "Obriareus". The name Gyges is possibly related to the mythical...
- s.v. "Charis". Hesiod, Theogony 240–264; Apollodorus, 1.2.7. Hesiod, Theogony 286–288; Apollodorus, 2.5.10. Hesiod, Theogony 351, however according to...
- Apollodorus, 1.2.6. Hesiod, Theogony 956–957; Apollodorus, 1.9.1. Hesiod, Theogony 958–962; Apollodorus, 1.9.23. Hesiod, Theogony 286–288; Apollodorus, 2...
- representing the personification of darkness; for instance, Hesiod's Theogony identifies him as one of the first five beings in existence, born of Chaos...
- According to Hesiod, Theogony 927–929, Hephaestus was produced by Hera alone, with no father, see Gantz, p. 74. According to Hesiod, Theogony 886–890, of Zeus'...
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