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the·og·o·ny

 (thē-ŏg′ə-nē)
n. pl. the·og·o·nies
An account of the origin and genealogy of the gods.

the′o·gon′ic (-ə-gŏn′ĭk) adj.
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Studies identified different typologies of the myth, ranging from natural, social and anthropological myths, to theogonic, cosmogonic and eschatological myths (Milosevic and Stojadinovic 2012, 77).
The topics include mathematics and religion in ancient Greece and medieval Islam, the Song of Orpheus in the Argonautica and the theogonic library of Apollonius, paradox and the marvelous in Greek poetry in the imperial period, Christian paideia in early imperial Alexandria, and Greek poetry in late antique Alexandria between culture and religion.
Nietzsche, not unlike the theogonic Leibniz, sought to propel exceptional profundity into the future in order to raise the common cultural reserve of the race, particularly given its state of decline in the nineteenth century.
The other major work presented here is Marullus's Hymns to Nature, which belongs to a genre of theogonic poetry that begins with Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns and extends through Cleanthes, Callimachus, and Proclus.
In fact, Christianity knew itself not through theogonic symbols and mythology but through a sacred history.
This means that God was free to be or not to be, free to start a theogonic process or not to do so.
I would argue that Statius is inviting us to think of this part of the Iliad passage by establishing a theogonic tone in the necklace description.
Recalling Boehme's notion of the "primal dark abyss" as the theogonic well-spring of all things (Ungrund), Berdyaev wrote: "Beyond any given being lies a still deeper being, and transcendence is always an attaining of a deeper being.
Ninhursag and the embedded Enki sounds like mere sound-play, it is nonetheless an authentically theogonic play that in turn supports the cosmological order of the emergent Dilmun.
enlightenment, who saw the tales about the gods as theogonic allegories
In the absence of such harmonizing theogonic energy, all our Mwaris and Modimos would divide rather than unite, and unity is what the African ethic needs the most.
If I were a traveler from a distant galaxy and I found myself confronted with a species capable of proposing this model, I would be filled with admiration for such theogonic energy, and I would judge this wretched and vile species, which has committed so many horrors, redeemed were it only for the fact that it has managed to wish and to believe that all this is the truth.