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Gaia (Greek deity)

The Greek earth goddess Gaia (also called Ge) was a primal and elemental figure, the source of almost all life, mortal and immortal. She belonged to

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Gallic Wars

( găl'ĭk ), campaigns in Gaul led by Julius Caesar in his two terms as proconsul of Cisalpine Gaul, Transalpine Gaul, and Illyricum (58 B.C.–51 B.C.).

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Gautama Buddha

This essay considers the life of Siddhārtha Gautama as a religious modality that finds expression in various contexts, including Buddhist culture,

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Geb (Egyptian deity)

Geb was the most important of the Egyptian earth gods. Worshiped mainly in Heliopolis, he was the son of Shu and Tefnut. He married his sister Nut,

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The Sumerian and Akkadian cuneiform legends about Gilgamesh are arguably Mesopotamia's most enduring and most approachable contribution to world

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Gorgias, of Leontini (c. 485 - c. 380 BC)

Gorgias of Leontinoi in Sicily (ca. 485–early fourth century bce ) was a highly acclaimed rhetorician and teacher of rhetoric. Although often labeled

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Gospel of Matthew

The Gospel of Matthew opens the New Testament canon with its story of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, whom the Gospel