Definitions for "Cosmogony"
The creation of the world or universe; a theory or account of such creation; as, the poetical cosmogony of Hesoid; the cosmogonies of Thales, Anaxagoras, and Plato.
The study ot the origins of the universe. The theories of earlier pagan philosophers, such as Plato and Aristotle, stood in opposition to the Creationist theory of the Christian Church and posed problems for medieval philosophers attempting to study the universe. Although many aspects of pagan philosophy were utilized, medieval scholars had to exercise caution that their work with these aspects did not bring them into conflict with established Christian doctrine.
creation of the world either described in myth or theology and often linked to political legitimization; stories of the orgins and organization of the universe
Keywords:  heavenly, science, nature, bodies
The science of the nature of heavenly bodies.