culture hero

  • 1 Culture hero — A culture hero is a mythological hero specific to some group (cultural, ethnic, religious, etc.) who changes the world through invention or discovery. A typical culture hero might be credited as the discoverer of fire, or agriculture, songs,… …

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  • 2 culture hero — 1. a mythical or mythicized historical figure who embodies the aspirations or ideals of a society. 2. a mythical figure considered by a people to have furnished it the means of existence or survival, as by inventing their alphabet, teaching them… …

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  • 3 culture hero — noun 1. : a legendary figure variously represented as a beast, bird, man, or demigod to whom a people attributes the factors that appear most essential to its existence and culture (as important inventions, the overcoming of major obstacles, the… …

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  • 4 Culture Hero —    It should be noted that while it is quite possible for culture heroes to become gods it is rare that gods become culture heroes. The reason for this is that most gods appear to have started as abstract conceptions and their relationship with… …

    Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • 5 culture hero — cul′ture he ro n. 1) myt a mythical or mythicized historical figure who embodies the aspirations or ideals of a society 2) myt ant a mythical figure considered by a people to have founded its fundamental institutions or provided the basis for its …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6 culture hero —   Kupua …

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  • 7 Hero — For other uses, see Hero (disambiguation). Heroism and Heroine redirect here. For the film, see Heroism (film). For other uses of Heroine, see Heroine (disambiguation). good guy redirects here. For other uses, see The Good Guys (disambiguation).… …

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  • 8 hero — herolike, adj. /hear oh/, n., pl. heroes; for 5 also heros. 1. a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. 2. a person who, in the opinion of others, has heroic qualities or has performed a heroic… …

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  • 9 Hero — /hear oh/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a priestess of Aphrodite who drowned herself after her lover Leander drowned while swimming the Hellespont to visit her. 2. Also, Heron. (Hero of Alexandria) fl. 1st century A.D., Greek scientist. * * * I… …

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  • 10 culture — /kul cheuhr/, n., v., cultured, culturing. n. 1. the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc. 2. that which is excellent in the arts, manners,… …

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  • 11 Culture Brain — Inc. (株式会社カルチャーブレーン, Kabushiki gaisha Karuchā Burēn?), formally known as Nihon Game Inc. (株式会社日本ゲーム, Kabushiki gaisha Nihon Gēmu …

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  • 12 Hero and Leander — is a Greek myth, relating the story of Hero, a priestess of Aphrodite who dwelt in a tower in Sestos, at the edge of the Hellespont, and Leander (Leandros, or Λέανδρος), a young man from Abydos on the other side of the strait. Leander fell in… …

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  • 13 Hero of Ukraine — Ukrainian Order of the State (left) and Order of the Gold Star …

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  • 14 Hero Wars — est un jeu de rôle conçu par Greg Stafford et édité en 2000 par Issaries Inc. (Multisim pour l édition française). Il s agit d un jeu médiéval fantastique, ou plutôt antique fantastique, se déroulant dans le monde de Glorantha, monde imaginaire… …

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  • 15 Culture ecossaise — Culture de l Écosse Statue du poète Robert Burns à Dumfries. La culture de l Écosse forme une synthèse des différentes cultures, celtes, pictes et anglaises principalement, ayant baigné le pays. Les reliefs naturels, délimitant géographiquement… …

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  • 16 Culture Écossaise — Culture de l Écosse Statue du poète Robert Burns à Dumfries. La culture de l Écosse forme une synthèse des différentes cultures, celtes, pictes et anglaises principalement, ayant baigné le pays. Les reliefs naturels, délimitant géographiquement… …

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  • 17 Culture écossaise — Culture de l Écosse Statue du poète Robert Burns à Dumfries. La culture de l Écosse forme une synthèse des différentes cultures, celtes, pictes et anglaises principalement, ayant baigné le pays. Les reliefs naturels, délimitant géographiquement… …

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  • 18 Hero of Socialist Labor — (Russian: Герой Социалистического Труда, Geroy Sotsialisticheskovo Truda ) was an honorary title in the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact countries. It was the highest degree of distinction for exceptional achievements in national economy and… …

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  • 19 Culture Chinoise — Papier découpé …

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  • 20 Culture de la Chine — Culture chinoise Papier découpé …

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