Diipetes

Summary

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 quarterly journal in Greek published in Greece covering classical paganism and Hellenic polytheism since 1991.

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