noun, plural the·og·o·nies.
- theodosius i,
- theodosius ii,
- theodosius the great,
- theological virtue
Origin of theogony
Examples from the Web for theogony
The work is founded upon the traditions and theogony of the ancients, which consisted of various detached fables.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
In the Veda, then, we can study a theogony of which that of Hesiod is but the last chapter.Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I|Friedrich Max Mller
There is the theogony of Hesiod, and the gods as Homer paints them.
In that description is the preface to a theogony of which Hesiod wrote the final page.The Lords of the Ghostland|Edgar Saltus
That is, vast learning is augmented by a structure of words, and on this is built a theogony.Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers|Elbert Hubbard
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for theogony
1610s, "the account of the birth or genealogy of the gods," from Greek theogonia "generation or birth of the gods," from theos "a god" (see Thea) + -gonia "a begetting."