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Semitic deity


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Semitic deity a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites
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In literature:

Baal's: belonging to the local deities of the ancient Semitic race.
"Selections From American Poetry" by Various
The vague Semitic deities, however, were devoid of a well-defined individuality.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
What, then, is the difference between the Aryan and Semitic nomenclature for the Deity?
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
To certain Semitic deities highly specialized functions have been supposed to belong; but the known facts hardly warrant this supposition.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
But in this type of deity the genius of Semitic religion is already expressed.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
Among the Semitic races with whose goddess of love Aphrodite was thus connected the deity had many names.
"Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Andrew Lang