His negation of theogony was tantamount to a negation of cosmogony.
It was common sense that inspired Ptolemy's theory of cosmogony.
The student should, however, notice that the dragon-element is not entirely unrepresented even in the priestly Hebrew cosmogony.
To preserve the traditions of Indian genesis and cosmogony, etc. 2.
Aristophanes, in his Comedy of the Birds, is thought to have given the notions of cosmogony, ancient even in his days.
But their ideas as to the cosmogony were more shadowy still.
Dr. Medhurst remarks: "The principle of the Chinese cosmogony seems to be founded on a sexual system of the universe."
That did not harmonize with his general conception of Scriptural cosmogony.
It seems probable that God was not attempting to educate the Jews in philosophy or cosmogony.
I remember that I had a sort of cosmogony of my own when I was a mere boy.
1690s as "a theory of the creation;" 1766 as "the creation of the universe," from Latinized form of Greek kosmogonia "creation of the world," from kosmos "world, universe" (see cosmos) + -gonia "a begetting."