cosmogonic

[ koz-mog-uh-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF cosmogonic
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There are other cosmogonic myths besides that of the division of the giant Ymir.

The cosmogonic narrative which forms the first part of what Geo.

In all these myths there is a theogonic and cosmogonic element.

Sacred myths, see also Cosmogonic myths; Migration traditions.

With such shifting, grotesque and inadequate fables, the cosmogonic myths of the world are necessarily bewildered and perplexed.

Perhaps the cosmogonic myths of the less cultivated races have now been stated in sufficient number.

The authorities for Greek cosmogonic myth are extremely various in date, character and value.

To Hesiod, then, we must turn for what is the earliest complete literary form of the Greek cosmogonic myth.

This term curiously reminds one of Ginnunga-gap in the Scandinavian cosmogonic legends.

All Semitic myths of which we have records are cosmogonic or sociologic or, in some late forms, theological constructions.

WORD ORIGIN

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."

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