Biography vs Aretalogy - What's the difference?

biography | aretalogy |


As nouns the difference between biography and aretalogy

is that biography is a person's life story, especially one published while aretalogy is a form of sacred biography in which a deity's attributes are listed, in the form of poem or text, in the first person.

As a verb biography

is to write a biography of.

biography

English

Noun

(biographies)
  • A person's life story, especially one published.
  • There are many biographies of Benjamin Franklin.

    Derived terms

    * autobiography * heterobiography * psychobiography

    Verb

  • To write a biography of.
  • aretalogy

    Noun

    (aretalogies)
  • A form of sacred biography in which a deity's attributes are listed, in the form of poem or text, in the first person.