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The study of human beings and human ancestors through time. Focuses on relation to physical characteristics, environmental effects, social relations and culture. The science of humans.

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Anthropology; Mythology

A mythical figure of the Mandaeans. At the last judgment it weighs souls and/or their deeds. The name derives from Persian and is construed as meaning ‘bearer of the scales’.


Anthropology; Mythology

A Gallic local deity, known from inscriptions in the Garonne valley. He has been interpreted as a god of appletrees.


Anthropology; Mythology

Generic name of the servile gods in Jainism; they help the supreme gods (→ Indra) to create rain and darkness.


Anthropology; Mythology

Primeval Goddess of air, Chaos is believed to be one of the first beings to exist in the universe. Chaos is not really depicted as having a personality or physical form. Chaos is ...


Anthropology; Mythology

God of darkness. Son of Chaos. Twin of Nyx.


Anthropology; Mythology

Goddess of the Earth (Mother Earth), mother of Kronos, grandmother of Zeus, Hades, Poseidon.


Anthropology; Mythology

The name of the Greek God of the west wind.