The Indian cosmogonic tree is the symbol of vegetation, of universal life, and of immortality.
There are other cosmogonic myths besides that of the division of the giant Ymir.
Not cosmogonic myths, but moral meanings, he had discovered in his document.
Sacred myths, see also cosmogonic myths; Migration traditions.
To Hesiod, then, we must turn for what is the earliest complete literary form of the Greek cosmogonic myth.
Perhaps the cosmogonic myths of the less cultivated races have now been stated in sufficient number.
Out of this cosmogonic tree the immortals shaped the heaven and the earth.
The authorities for Greek cosmogonic myth are extremely various in date, character and value.
Their astronomy was probably astrological1031; their knowledge of nature a series of cosmogonic myths and speculations.
This term curiously reminds one of Ginnunga-gap in the Scandinavian cosmogonic legends.
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."