tree-worship

General - In Crete trees were regarded as deities. In Greece, some trees and groves were regarded as sacred and dedicated to a particular deity. Trees were the domain of the Dryads and some individual trees were the home of the Hamadryads who died when their tree was cut down or died. Also called tree-worship, sacred trees, sacred trees, sacred plants, dendrolatry, dendrolatry or tree worship.

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