Creation myths

2017-07-27T19:34:09+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Enûma Eliš, Origin myth, Ennead, Theogony, Uranus (mythology), Creation myth, Izanagi, Ymir, Young Earth creationism, Genesis creation narrative, Tuisto, Dating creation, Kintu, Book of Moses, Age of the Gods, Chaos (cosmogony), Serer creation myth, Raven Tales, Book of Abraham, List of creation myths, Ex nihilo flashcards Creation myths
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  • Enûma Eliš
    The Enûma Eliš (Akkadian Cuneiform: ????????????????????, also spelled "Enuma Elish"), is the Babylonian creation myth (named after its opening words).
  • Origin myth
    An origin myth is a myth that purports to describe the origin of some feature of the natural or social world.
  • Ennead
    The Ennead (Ancient Greek: ἐννεάς, meaning a collection of nine things) was a group of nine deities in Egyptian mythology.
  • Theogony
    The Theogony (Greek: Θεογονία, Theogonía, Attic Greek: [tʰeoɡoníaː], i.e. "the genealogy or birth of the gods") is a poem by Hesiod (8th – 7th century BC) describing the origins and genealogies of the Greek gods, composed c.
  • Uranus (mythology)
    Uranus (/ˈjʊərənəs/ or /jʊˈreɪnəs/; Ancient Greek Οὐρανός, Ouranos [oːranós] meaning "sky" or "heaven") was the primal Greek god personifying the sky.
  • Creation myth
    A creation myth is a symbolic narrative of how the world began and how people first came to inhabit it.
  • Izanagi
    Izanagi (イザナギ, recorded in the Kojiki as 伊邪那岐 and in the Nihon Shoki as 伊弉諾) is a deity born of the seven divine generations in Japanese mythology and Shinto, and his name in the Kojiki is roughly translated to as "he-who-invites" or Izanagi-no-mikoto.
  • Ymir
    In Norse mythology, Ymir, Aurgelmir, Brimir, or Bláinn is the ancestor of all jötnar.
  • Young Earth creationism
    Young Earth creationism (YEC) is the religious belief that the Universe, Earth and all life on Earth were created by direct acts of God less than 10,000 years ago.
  • Genesis creation narrative
    The Genesis creation narrative is the creation myth of both Judaism and Christianity.
  • Tuisto
    Tuisto is a legendary Germanic semi-divine ancestor first recorded by Tacitus .
  • Dating creation
    Dating creation is the attempt to provide an estimate of the age of the Earth or the age of the universe as understood by various religious traditions.
  • Kintu
    Kintu is a mythological figure who appears in a legend of the Baganda of Uganda as a creation myth.
  • Book of Moses
    The Book of Moses, dictated by Joseph Smith, is part of the scriptural canon for some in the Latter Day Saint movement.
  • Age of the Gods
    In Japanese mythology, the Age of the Gods (神代 Kamiyo or Jindai) is the period preceding the accession of Jimmu, the first Emperor of Japan.
  • Chaos (cosmogony)
    Chaos (Greek χάος, khaos) refers to the formless or void state preceding the creation of the universe or cosmos in the Greek creation myths, or to the initial "gap" created by the original separation of heaven and earth.
  • Serer creation myth
    The Serer creation myth is the traditional creation myth of the Serer people of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania.
  • Raven Tales
    Raven Tales are the traditional people and animals creation stories of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast but are also found among Athabaskan-speaking peoples and others.
  • Book of Abraham
    The Book of Abraham is a work produced in 1835 by Joseph Smith based, he said, on Egyptian papyri purchased from a traveling mummy exhibition.
  • List of creation myths
    A creation myth (or creation story) is a cultural, traditional or religious myth which describes the earliest beginnings of the present world.
  • Ex nihilo
    Ex nihilo is a Latin phrase meaning "out of nothing".