Definition of Greek deity

1. Noun. A deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greek Deity

Greek Catholic
Greek Christian Scriptures
Greek Church
Greek Orthodox
Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Sign Language
Greek alphabet
Greek architecture
Greek calends
Greek capital
Greek chorus
Greek clover
Greek cross
Greek deity
Greek drachma
Greek fire
Greek fret
Greek fries
Greek house
Greek houses
Greek key
Greek letter
Greek letters
Greek mode
Greek monetary unit
Greek mythology
Greek number
Greek numbers

Literary usage of Greek deity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Greek Antiquities by Percy Gardner, Frank Byron Jevons (1895)
"... connecting any greek deity or any Greek mythological story with some Vedic prototype. It is, however, unnecessary to be sceptical as to the validity of ..."

2. The history of Rome by Theodor Mommsen, Joseph Anton F. Wilhelm Ihne, William Purdie Dickson (1871)
"... some resemblance to the Greek heroes and were easily identified with them.1 The first introduction of a greek deity which is histori- The Latin cally ..."

3. New Chapters in Greek History: Historical Results of Recent Excavations in by Percy Gardner (1892)
"... after hearing the king's description of his visitant, declared him to be a half-greek deity worshipped at the city of Sinope under the name of Sarapis. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The derivation of the name is obscure, but there is no reason to doubt that she was a genuine greek deity. There are no signs of Oriental influence in her ..."

5. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1878)
"We can say, then, in a sense, that every greek deity was incarnate, none lived an unembodied spiritual life. But incarnation so universalized ceases to have ..."

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