1. a narrative of the miraculous deeds of a god or hero.

2. a form of sacred biography where a deity’s attributes are listed, in the form of poem or text, in the first person.

Etymology: from Greek aretalogia, from aretē, “virtue” + -logia, suffix denoting a branch of learning or a study of a particular subject.

[Emily Balivet - Mother Isis Summer Solstice Goddess]