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Diipetes

Diipetes

Diipetes are objects, likely meteorite fragments, with coincidental human and animal forms, venerated in Ancient Greece as "thrown by the Gods". See also Acheiropoetos (literally ‘not-made-by-hand’), an early Judeo-Christian tradition, and Icon.

Examples:

  • Diipetes Xoano of Athena

The Diipetes Journal is a small bimonthly journal in Greek published in Greece covering paganism, wicca and hellenic polytheism since 1991.

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  • http://www.ancient-greece.org/architecture/old-temple.html
  • http://www.sussex.ac.uk/Units/arthist/sharp/issues/0001/Papers_htm/ChrisTownsend.shtml
  • http://es.geocities.com/sucellus23/702.htm

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