war god

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Synonyms for war god

a god worshipped as giving victory in war

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As the gods weaken, the Titans flourish -- and it all falls apart when the death god Hades (Ralph Fiennes) and the war god Ares (Edgar Ramirez) switch loyalties and make a deal with the Titans to betray Zeus into their hands.
There is a temple dedicated to the war god Ares, one of only two known such temples, located in the ancient city.
Mengan Tuai, the wife of the Orang Kaya Pemancha Dana Bayang, and her granddaughter Mindu, (24) who married Budin Gerasi, were both known to have been patronized by Indu' Dara Insin Temaga, the daughter of the war god Singalang Burong.
What particularly caught my attention was a copy of a page from the Dresden codex on page 47, which "depicts Venus as the war god.
And, yes, it's coming from a polytheistic period, a period when the god of the Jews was the war god and they were supposed to worship him above all other gods.
As a war god he is shown with a man's body but falcon head, wearing a double-plumed sun disk on his head, from which hang two deadly cobras.
And despite an author's note that the Aztec language is not difficult to pronounce, the fact that we are introduced to the war god Huitzilopochtli, the rain god Tlaloc, traders known as Pochteca and a character called Monaimati all on page one will probably put a lot of people off.
They originated during colonial times, when indigenous people, each winter, celebrated the war god Huitzilopochtli.
Propped behind his desk is Kuan Ti, Chinese war god who also wards off evil.
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.
Both cultures gave the name of their war god to the red planet, whose very radiance seemed tinged with fire and blood.
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.
Rhea Silvia, however, was raped by the war god, Mars--or so she said, as the historian Livy cynically remarked--and bore twin boys, Romulus and Remus (or Romus).
Bulgaria will be celebrated in performing arts, literature, cinema and exhibitions, with this last category including--at the Brussels Fine Art Museum--The Gold of the Tracians," a treasure trove from the birthplace of Orpheus and the war god Ares.
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.