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theogony

[thee-og-uh-nee] /θiˈɒg ə ni/
noun, plural theogonies.
1.
the origin of the gods.
2.
an account of this; a genealogical account of the gods.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Greek theogonía. See theo-, -gony
Related forms
theogonic
[thee-uh-gon-ik] /ˌθi əˈgɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
theogonist, noun
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theogony

/θɪˈɒɡənɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
1.
the origin and descent of the gods
2.
an account of this, often recited in epic poetry
Derived Forms
theogonic (ˌθɪəˈɡɒnɪk) adjective
theogonist, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Greek theogonia; see theo-, -gony
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Word Origin and History for theogonist

theogony

n.

1610s, "the account of the birth or genealogy of the gods," from Greek theogonia "generation or birth of the gods," from theos "a god" (see Thea) + -gonia "a begetting."

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