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1. Why did Tane Mahuta marry his own daughter? He did not intend to marry her in the first place. His concerns for his daughter made him choose a path, which according to him, was ideal. He accepted a suggestion from a fellow god and utilized it. (emphasis mine) One day he (Tane Mahuta) called his brothers and said, "When my daughter, Hinetitama grows ...


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I think it's just who he was. Here is an excerpt of his description in A Concise Encyclopedia of Maori Myth and Legend: Since the word tāne ordinarily means 'male, husband, lover,' Tāne's name is a personification, Male. In the myths relating to him, male energy is presented as having shaped the world and created the life forms that belong to the land. ...


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From Wikipedia: Hau-Maka had a dream in which his spirit traveled to a far country, to help look for new land for King Hotu Matu'a. He traveled to the Mata ki te rangi ('Eyes that look to the sky). The island has also been called "Te pito o te henua", which means "the Center of the Earth." Both islands are commonly said to be Easter ...


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Sort of. This particular sentence was added by an unregistered user, who also wrote that: Papa is one of my ancestors. She was the daughter of Kuaniehu . . . She was certainly not a God, her descendants from her and her husbands were the Ariki lines (High ranking Nobles) of Hawaii, Rarotonga, Aitutaki and the Maori. The first bit has since been removed ...


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Note: I am aware the question was asked almost a year ago, but it still hasn't been answered, and I'd like to share what I found. TL;DR There is one, and possibly more Legends of Maui by Westervelt The first source I checked was the one cited in the Wikipedia article you used in your answer. (I think the section on the Wikipedia page is not, in all ...


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Greek: • Order and Justice: Zeus is the Lord of Order and Justice (Zeus Nomos "Zeus the Lawgiver", Zeus Ktêsios "Zeus Protector of Property", Zeus Horkios "Zeus Watcher of Oaths", Zeus Kosmêtês "Zeus the Orderer"). The Horai were the daughters of Zeus and Themis ("Moral Order"). Of them Dike ("Justice&...


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Natural Order Chinese the gods are energies or principles revealing, imitating and propagating the way of Heaven (Tian 天), which is the supreme godhead manifesting in the northern culmen of the starry vault of the skies and its order. Shangti is the supreme god of law, order, justice, and creation. He is also known as Jade Emperor, Yellow Emperor, or Yu ...


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