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Zulu mythology contains numerous deities, commonly associated with animals or general classes of natural phenomena.Unkulunkulu is the highest God and is the creator of humanity. Unkulunkulu ("the greatest one") was created in Uhlanga, a huge swamp of reeds, before he came to Earth. Unkulunkulu is sometimes conflated with the Sky Father Umvelinqangi (meaning "He who was in the very beginning"), god of thunder and earthquakes. Another name given for the supreme being is uThixo.

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  • Mitologia Zulu
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  • Zulu mythology contains numerous deities, commonly associated with animals or general classes of natural phenomena.Unkulunkulu is the highest God and is the creator of humanity. Unkulunkulu ("the greatest one") was created in Uhlanga, a huge swamp of reeds, before he came to Earth. Unkulunkulu is sometimes conflated with the Sky Father Umvelinqangi (meaning "He who was in the very beginning"), god of thunder and earthquakes. Another name given for the supreme being is uThixo.
  • A mitologia Zulu contém inúmeras divindades, comumente associadas com animais ou classes gerais de fenômenos naturais. Unkulunkulu é o mais alto Deus e é o criador da humanidade. Unkulunkulu ("o maior one") foi criado em Uhlanga, um enorme pântano de juncos, antes de vir à Terra. Unkulunkulu é por vezes confundido com o pai do céu Umvelinqangi (que significa "Aquele que estava no início"), deus do trovão e terremotos. Outro nome dado para o ser supremo é uThixo.
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  • Zulu mythology contains numerous deities, commonly associated with animals or general classes of natural phenomena.Unkulunkulu is the highest God and is the creator of humanity. Unkulunkulu ("the greatest one") was created in Uhlanga, a huge swamp of reeds, before he came to Earth. Unkulunkulu is sometimes conflated with the Sky Father Umvelinqangi (meaning "He who was in the very beginning"), god of thunder and earthquakes. Another name given for the supreme being is uThixo. Other deities include Mamlambo, the goddess of rivers, and Nokhubulwane, sometimes called the Zulu Demeter, who is a goddess of the rainbow, agriculture, rain and beer (which she invented).
  • A mitologia Zulu contém inúmeras divindades, comumente associadas com animais ou classes gerais de fenômenos naturais. Unkulunkulu é o mais alto Deus e é o criador da humanidade. Unkulunkulu ("o maior one") foi criado em Uhlanga, um enorme pântano de juncos, antes de vir à Terra. Unkulunkulu é por vezes confundido com o pai do céu Umvelinqangi (que significa "Aquele que estava no início"), deus do trovão e terremotos. Outro nome dado para o ser supremo é uThixo. Outras divindades incluem Mamlambo, a deusa dos rios, e Nokhubulwane, às vezes chamado de Zulu Deméter, que é uma deusa do arco-íris, agricultura, chuva e cerveja (que ela inventou).
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