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Mythological Pantheons

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Mythological Pantheons Umbrella Project

This project is designed as an Umbrella Project to allow people to work on the individual family trees of the gods, without fear that they will be merged into the main genealogical tree of documented humans. Each of the trees is Isolated from the Main Tree.

A pantheon is an overview of a given culture's gods and goddesses and reflects not only the society's values but also its sense of itself. A pantheon directed by a thunderbolt wielding autocrat might suggest a patriarchy and the valuing of warrior skills. A pantheon headed by a great-mother goddess could suggest a village-based agricultural society. To confront the pantheon of the Egyptians is to confront a worldview marked by a sense of death and resurrection and the agricultural importance of the cycles of nature. The Greek pantheon is a metaphor for a pragmatic view of life that values art, beauty, and the power of the individual, and that is somewhat skeptical about human nature. ...Christopher R. Fee, Gods, Heroes, & Kings: The Battle for Mythic Britain (2004), p. 13.

Please join and help us perfect the ones you have an interest in. Feel free to attach other projects below NB: THE TREES MUST BE ISOLATED FROM THE MAIN TREE



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