Theogony

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theogony

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.

Origin: L. Theogonia, Gr.; a god _ the root of to be born. See Theism, and Genus.