war god


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a god worshipped as giving victory in war

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Armed with clubs and blades and communion wafers (a war god, not a gentle Jesus, as Scorsese notes), the band led by Priest Vallon (Liam Neeson) emerges from the darkness to a snowy area, ironically known as Paradise Square in the Five Points area of Lower Manhattan.
The priests who do not bow to the War God are, in a chaplain's words that Dreher quotes with approval, reinforcers of the notion that "religion is for wimps, for prissy-pants, for frilly-suited morons.
Similarly, our own Power Elite considers perpetual war to be a practical necessity, as it supplies the fodder upon which its War God feeds: Debt.
61, whose divine help was petitioned to ward off the Romans, whose recent victory nearby had severed the gold trade route; (5) He had been sacrificed to three Celtic gods, whose Teutonic names survive in Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: to Teutates, the god of the tribe, by drowning; to Wodin, the war god, by strangulation with a three-knotted garotte, while his jugular was lanced and his blood collected in a bowl; and to Thor, the thunder god, by three blows to the head.
A war god, kingly ruler, mighty fortress -- all concepts befitting a 19th century culture in the throes of industrialization, a culture glorifying the work ethic and extolling rugged individualism.
Situated around the village of Brandoc, shrines in honor of the war god Bori provides the setting where players will experience an ongoing conflict.
Money is pictures stamped on paper we agree to value, just as the Aztecs agreed to feed their war god Huitzilopotchli human blood.
Noting that Indra, the heroic war god, is the ally of Vedic Aryans in their efforts to subjugate their non-Aryan adversaries, otherwise known as dasyu and dasa in the RV, Hale suggests that as time passed the historical human enemies of the RV were reassessed as demonic, divine enemies.
Noting that Indra, the heroic war god, is the ally of Vedic Aryans in their efforts to subjugate their non-Aryan adversaries, otherwise known as dasyu and dasa in the RV, Hale suggests that as time passed the historical human enemies of the RV were reassessed as demonic, divine enemies, The RV, after all, is a text centered upon gods of the religion, and consequently the enemies mentioned in the hymns could easily be reinterpreted to be godlike as well.
Included you will find: The Song of Creation - A Hopi Legend, The White Dawn of Hopi, The Pookonghoyas and the Cannibal Monster, The Two War Gods and the Two Maidens, Dug-From Ground, Origin Myth, Coming Of The Hopi From The Underworld, The Origin Of Some Oraibi Clans, The Spider Clan, The Bear Clan, The Wanderings Of The Spider Clan (Kohk'ang-Namu), The Origin Of The Yayaatu Society, The Origin Of Some Mishongnovi Clans, The Destruction Of Palatkwapi, How Ball-head (Tatciqto) Wedded And Oraibi Maiden, The Aho'li And Other Walpi Katcinas, Pookonghoya And His Brother As Theives, and many, many more.
Chapters are organized by themes and types and cover gods and goddesses, heroes, women in myths, and monsters, creatures, demons, and dangers, with specific explanation of creation myths, fertility, war gods, death and destruction, Jungian archetypes, the work of Joseph Campbell, demigods, warriors, seductresses, dragons, fairies, vampires, and zombies.
Eustace began life as a soldier but, after his conversion to Christianity, he was drummed out of the Roman army for not worshipping the war gods.