Demogorgon

Demogorgon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Demogorgon, although often ascribed to Greek mythology, is actually attributed to a fourth-century scholar, imagined as the name of a pagan god or demon, associated with the underworld and envisaged as a powerful primordial being, whose very name had been taboo. The origins of the name Demogorgon are uncertain, partly because the name itself was perhaps of imaginary coinage. Various theories suggest that the name is derived from the Greek words daimon ('spirit' given the Christian connotations of 'demon' in the early Middle Ages)-or, less likely demos ('people')- and Gorgon ('grim') or gorgos ('quick'). Another, less accepted theory claims that it is derived from a variation of 'demiurge', although the two scholarly editions of the earliest mention of the term (Jahnke 1898 and Sweeney 1997) see Demogorgon as a corruption of demiurge.show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135727702
  • 9786135727708