household gods

  • 1Household gods — Household House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]… …

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  • 2household gods — 1. Among the ancient Romans, the special gods presiding over the family 2. Anything bound up with home interests • • • Main Entry: ↑god household gods see under ↑god, ↑lar, ↑penates • • • Main Entry: ↑ …

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  • 3Household Gods — is a science fiction/time travel novel written by Harry Turtledove and Judith Tarr.Plot summaryThe story focuses on a young woman in late 20th Century Los Angeles who is dissatisfied with her hectic life, which includes balancing her career as a… …

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  • 4Household — House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.] {Household… …

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  • 5Household bread — Household House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]… …

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  • 6Household troops — Household House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]… …

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  • 7Household deity — A Domovoi, or household spirit, found in the folklore of Eastern Europe. It is a survival belief from Slavic paganism. A household deity is a deity or spirit that protects the home, looking after the entire household or certain key members. It… …

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  • 8household — n. 1 the occupants of a house regarded as a unit. 2 a house and its affairs. 3 (prec. by the) (in the UK) the royal household. Phrases and idioms: household gods 1 gods presiding over a household, esp. the lares and penates. 2 the essentials of… …

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  • 9household god — noun 1. household gods plural : lares and penates 2. : a deeply respected or revered person, thing, idea, or custom the Victorian household gods Respectability, Pr …

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  • 10Gods and Fighting Men — The Story of the Tuatha De Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland is a collection of tales collated by Lady Augusta Gregory. The book is split into two sections, covering the Irish Mythological Cycle of the Book of Invasions with the coming of the… …

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  • 11Gods and Monsters — Infobox Film name = Gods and Monsters caption = Gods and Monsters film poster director = Bill Condon producer = Paul Colichman Gregg Fienberg Mark R. Harris writer = Novel: Christopher Bram Screenplay: Bill Condon narrator = starring = Ian… …

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  • 12Discworld gods — See also: Discworld (world)#Magic Some of the Discworld gods at Dunmanifestin. L R: Sessifet (off left),Offler, Flatulus (behind Offler), Fate, Urika, Blind Io, Libertina, The Lady, Bibulous, Patina (behind Bibulous), Topaxi (in front of… …

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  • 13Small gods — This article is about the concept of small gods. For the Discworld novel also called Small Gods, see Small Gods (novel). For other gods or godlike beings in the Discworld universe, see Discworld gods Small gods are a special classification of… …

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  • 14List of Lithuanian gods — The list of Lithuanian gods is reconstructed based on scarce written sources and late folklore. Lithuania converted to Christianity in 1387, but elements of the Lithuanian mythology survived into the 19th century. Earliest written sources,… …

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  • 15Ministry of the Imperial Household — This article is about the Imperial Household of Japan before 1889. For other uses, see Imperial Household Agency. Pre modern Japan This article is part of the series: Daijō kan Council of State Chancel …

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  • 16Religion in ancient Rome — Ancient Roman religion Marcus Aurelius (head covered) sacrificing at the Temple of Jupiter …

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  • 17Imperial cult (ancient Rome) — Ancient Roman religion Marcus Aurelius (head covered) sacrificing at the Temple of Jupiter …

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  • 18ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 19Ryukyuan religion — is the indigenous belief system of the Ryukyu Islands. While specific legends and traditions may vary slightly from place to place and island to island, the Ryukyuan religion is generally characterized by ancestor worship and the respecting of… …

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  • 20Culture of ancient Rome — Julius Caesar, from the bust in the British Museum, in Cassell s History of England (1902). Ancient Roman culture existed throughout the almost 1200 year history of the …

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