The*og"o*ny (?), n. [L. theogonia, Gr. ; a god + the root of to be born. See Theism, and Genus.]
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.
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