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Why was Amaterasu so angered by the flayed horse that Susanoo threw at her?

One rather memorable event in the Shinto creation narrative is that Amaterasu retreated into her cave (the Ama-no-Iwato) after Susanoo did a bunch of awful things to her. One of the things Susanoo did ...
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Are the Yoruba and Japanese pantheons the only ones to have an infinite increasing number of gods?

I know that the Yoruba and Japanese gods have basically an infinite number of gods since their pantheons continue to grow all the time but are there any other pantheons that do this?
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