Definition of Greek deity
1. Noun. A deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks.
Generic synonyms: Deity, Divinity, God, Immortal
Specialized synonyms: Olympian, Olympic God, Aeolus, Apollo, Phoebus, Phoebus Apollo, Aphrodite, Cytherea, Ares, Eris, Thanatos, Nyx, Artemis, Cynthia, Boreas, Ate, Athena, Athene, Pallas, Pallas Athena, Pallas Athene, Chaos, Demeter, Dionysus, Doris, Erebus, Eros, Gaea, Gaia, Ge, Hebe, Helios, Hecate, Hephaestus, Hephaistos, Hermes, Hermaphroditus, Hygeia, Panacea, Hera, Here, Hestia, Hymen, Minos, Ariadne, Clotho, Klotho, Lachesis, Atropos, Momos, Momus, Nemesis, Nereus, Nike, Ouranos, Uranus, Goat God, Pan, Pasiphae, Poseidon, Proteus, Cora, Despoina, Kore, Persephone, Phaethon, Aides, Aidoneus, Hades, Pluto, Pythia, Pythoness, Selene, Eos, Titan, Titaness, Triton, Tyche, Zephyr, Zeus
Category relationships: Antiquity
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greek Deity
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 ..."