Definition of God of war
1. Noun. A god worshipped as giving victory in war.
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Literary usage of God of war
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... all pantheons, all aspirations to become one with God. born the idea of a god of war, a cod of love, a god of revelry, a god of plenty. ..."
2. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1896)
"Also in the ancient period and in the backward regions of Hellas proper we may suppose that Zeus had been worshipped directly as a god of war. ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"ARES, in ancient Greek mythology, the god of war, or rather of battle, ... Thus Ares developed into the god of war, in which character he made his way into ..."
4. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"The God of War, to whom the expressions * Apsg, Apej, ... He was the God of War in a metaphysical point of view, — a Divine attribute, as the avenging power ..."
5. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"... commonly called "Mother," Goddess of Midwifery and of Children.—Sang Huong, the three Emperors.—Kuang Ta, Chinese God of War.—Uong Tieng Kung, King, ..."
6. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1859)
"... which he first knew how to fix by his conductors, and with the other commanding the god of war to fight against avarice and tyranny; whilst America, ..."
7. The Biology of War by Georg Friedrich Nicolai (1919)
"Hence, with so many gods, they could easily set a god of peace side by side with a god of war, or do as the practical Romans did, ..."