ancestors' cult

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  • Ancestors — Previous kings of Egypt.     The concept of the Royal Ancestors was probably as old as the monarchy. They were the body of legitimate rulers whom the ruling king worshipped collectively; at death, he became one of them. Each king, whether he was… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Cult of personality — This article is about the political phenomenon. For the song by Living Colour, see Cult of Personality (song). A 1950s Chinese propaganda poster showing a happy family of five enjoying life under the image of Mao Zedong. The c …   Wikipedia

  • Ancestors of Avalon — Infobox Book | name = Ancestors of Avalon title orig = translator = image caption = author = Marion Zimmer Bradley (completed by Diana L. Paxson) cover artist = Dominic Harman country = United States language = English series = Avalon Series… …   Wikipedia

  • Greek hero cult — Cult Hero redirects here. For the Cure side project, see I m a Cult Hero. Greek deities series Primordial deities Titans and Olympian deities Aquatic deities Personified concepts Other deities Chthonic deities …   Wikipedia

  • Cargo cult — A cargo cult may appear in tribal societies in the wake of interaction with technologically advanced, non native cultures. The cult is focused on obtaining the material wealth of the advanced culture through magical thinking, religious rituals… …   Wikipedia

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

  • cargo cult — n. [< cargo, as on ships] a quasi religious cult among some South Sea islanders, based on a belief that the spirits of their ancestors will return with supplies of modern goods, thus inaugurating a golden age of prosperity and, sometimes,… …   English World dictionary

  • skull cult —       veneration of human skulls, usually those of ancestors, by various prehistoric and some modern primitive people. Begun probably as early as the Early Paleolithic Period, the practice of preserving and honouring the skull apart from the rest …   Universalium

  • cargo cult — cargo cultist. (sometimes caps.) any of various native religious cults of a millenarian and messianic character located in the southwestern Pacific islands, holding that spirits will bring large cargoes of modern goods for distribution among its… …   Universalium

  • ancestor cult — noun : a ritualistic system of veneration, honor, and propitiation of the spirits of dead ancestors for the purpose of avoiding evil consequences and securing good fortune …   Useful english dictionary

  • REḤOV, TEL — (often spelled Reḥob; Arabic: Tell eş Şarem; Israel map reference 197.207; UTM Grid 873.594), the largest mound in the alluvial Beth Shean Valley, extending over 26 acres (10.4 hectares); its summit at an elevation of 116m below sea level.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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