war god

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Noun1.war god - a god worshipped as giving victory in warwar god - a god worshipped as giving victory in war
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
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The brigade was hurrying briskly to be gulped into the infernal mouths of the war god.
Kurt left him, andwhen he came to look about him the first thing he saw pasted on the padded wall was a reproduction, of the great picture by Siegfried Schmalz of the War God, that terrible, trampling figure with the viking helmet and the scarlet cloak, wading through destruction, sword in hand, which had so strong a resemblance to Karl Albert, the prince it was painted to please.
THE war god still governs as we enter April with four planets still marching up and down in the sign of Aries, demanding action and demanding it now.
At center is Ixca Cienfuegos, a Greek chorus observer who embodies the Aztec war god and, in seeking revenge for Mexico's overthrow by the Spaniards, hopes to find a suitable sacrifice.
As the gods weaken, the Titans flourish -- and it all falls apart when the death god Hades (Ralph Fiennes) and the war god Ares (Edgar Ramirez) switch loyalties and make a deal with the Titans to betray Zeus into their hands.
There is a temple dedicated to the war god Ares, one of only two known such temples, located in the ancient city.
Historians believe it could have been part of a settlement called Cambodunum, which means The Fortress of the War God, but other experts have given it similar variations of the name.
What particularly caught my attention was a copy of a page from the Dresden codex on page 47, which "depicts Venus as the war god.
And, yes, it's coming from a polytheistic period, a period when the god of the Jews was the war god and they were supposed to worship him above all other gods.
As a war god he is shown with a man's body but falcon head, wearing a double-plumed sun disk on his head, from which hang two deadly cobras.
And despite an author's note that the Aztec language is not difficult to pronounce, the fact that we are introduced to the war god Huitzilopochtli, the rain god Tlaloc, traders known as Pochteca and a character called Monaimati all on page one will probably put a lot of people off.
They originated during colonial times, when indigenous people, each winter, celebrated the war god Huitzilopochtli.