variants or theocrasia or less commonly theokrasia
plural theocrasies or theocrasias
: a fusion or mixture of different deities in the minds of worshipers
the theocrasy of divinities of East and West
also : the identification of formerly separate deities
the theocrasy of Zeus and Helios in the invocation of Zeus-Helios as one god
: an intimate union of the soul with the One or God in contemplation

Word History


Late Greek theokrasia, from Greek the- + -krasia (from kras- —stem of kerannynai to mix—+ -ia -y)

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“Theocrasy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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