Definition for THE-OG'O-NY

THE-OG'O-NY, n. [Fr. theogonie; Gr. θεογονια; Θεος, God, and γονη, or γινομαι, to be born.]

In mythology, the generation of the gods; or that branch of heathen theology which taught the genealogy of their deities. Hesiod composed a poem concerning that theogony, or the creation of the world and the descent of the gods.

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