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  • In the cosmogonies of many ancient peoples there was a plurality of heavens, probably among the earlier Hebrews, the idea being elaborated in rabbinical literature, among the Babylonians and in Zoroastrianism.
  • In spite of the frequent overgrowth of a luxuriant imagination, the leading ideas of really primitive cosmogonies are extremely simple.
  • - Phoenician cosmogonies would appear, from the notices which have come down to us, 12 to have been composite.
  • Greek cosmogonies (the orientalism of which is clear) will be found in Hesiod, Theog.
  • - Of the Babylonian and Israelitish cosmogonies we have several more or less complete records.

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