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Adonis (Greek deity)


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    • Αδωνις (Greek deity)
    • أدونيس (Greek deity)
    • Adūnīs (Greek deity)
    • Адоніс (Greek deity)
    • Адонис (Greek deity)
    • Adoniso (Greek deity)
    • Adone (Greek deity)
    • אדוניס (Greek deity)
    • Zhanargu̇l (Greek deity)
    • Adónisz (Greek deity)
    • アドーニス (Greek deity)
    • Adōnisu (Greek deity)
    • Adonisi (Greek deity)
    • 阿多尼斯 (Greek deity)
    • Aduonisi (Greek deity)
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    • found: Wikipedia, April 20, 2014(Adonis (Greek: Αδωνις = Adōnis), in Greek mythology, is the god of beauty and desire) Arabic page (أدونيس = Adڶunڶis) Belarusia page (Адоніс = Adonis) Bulgarian page (Адонис = Adonis) Esperanto page (Adoniso) Italian page (Adone) Hebrew page (אדוניס = Adonis) Kazakh page (ZhanargЇul) Hungarian page (AdЃonisz) Japanese page (アドーニス = AdЅonisu) Albanian page (Adonisi) Chinese page (阿多尼斯 = Aduonisi)
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, April 20, 2014(Adonis)
    • found: Britannica online, April 20, 2014(Adonis, in Greek mythology, a youth of remarkable beauty, the favourite of the goddess Aphrodite (identified with Venus by the Romans). Traditionally, he was the product of the incestuous love Smyrna (Myrrha) entertained for her own father, the Syrian king Theias.)
    • found: Godchecker.com, April 20, 2014(Adonis; God of Desire)
    • found: Baudissin, Wolf Wilhelm. Adonis und Esmun, 1911.
    • found: Phoenician religion, via Ancient history encyclopedia website, July 22, 2019(The most important god at Sidon was Baal, probably equivalent in function to El of Byblos; Much more prominent was Astarte (in Semitic inscriptions Ashtart and in the Bible Ashtoret) who had many temples dedicated to her and was the equivalent of Baalat at Byblos; A third important god at Sidon was Eshmun, who does not appear before the 7th century BCE and was the equivalent of Adonis. Temples were built in his name and he was associated with healing, hence the Greeks identified him as their Asclepius) - https://www.ancient.eu/Phoenician_Religion/
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    • 2014-04-20: new
    • 2019-07-24: revised
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