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Chthonic

Term relating to earth or the infernal regions, commonly associated with goddesses of fertility and/or death and regeneration.

Web Links

Encyclopedia Mythica - Article: Chthonic gods
Short general entry about the Chthonic gods, including links to relevant related entries. 

"The Gods of the Greeks" by Bob Canary
Outline explores the evolution of Greek religion, including the Chthonic gods place within it.

The Myceneans: Mycenean Religion
Entry explores the evolution of Mycenean religion, including the Chthonic gods place within it.

 

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