Pantheon vs Thearchy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between pantheon and thearchy

is that pantheon is a temple dedicated to all the gods while thearchy is a government ruled by god or a god; a theocracy.

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pantheon

Noun

(en-noun)
  • a temple dedicated to all the gods
  • (mythology) all the gods of a particular people or religion, particularly the ancient Greek gods residing on Olympus, considered as a group
  • a category or classification denoting the most honored persons of a group
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  • thearchy

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    Noun

    (thearchies)
  • A government ruled by God or a god; a theocracy.
  • * 1643 , Subject of Supremacie , 42:
  • There ends Monarchy as a Thearchie , or divine dynastie.
  • * 1643 , Maximes Unfolded , 8:
  • Thearchie , or Gods Government in Families, a Nation, and all Nations.
  • * 1863 , G.J. Whyte-Melville, Gladiators , I 254:
  • [The Jew's] belief in that direct thearchy , to which he was bound by the ties of gratitude.
  • A system or ordering of deities.
  • * 1852 , P.J. Bailey, Festus , 11:
  • From rank to rank in Thearchy divine, We angel raylets gladden in thy sight.
    1876 , W.E. Gladstone, Homeric Synchronism , 245:
  • :: Pan was one of the younger gods in the Hellenic thearchy .
  • * 1899 Dec. 1, ''Literary Guide, 178 1:
  • When Jesus entered upon his ministry, the Olympian thearchy ...was already tottering to its fall.

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