Astranthropy

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Astranthropy. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/astranthropy. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

əˈstranθrəpi

noun  Astroeschatology

the transmigration of the soul to the stars upon death, especially when regarded as just one part of a broader post-corporeal process called transtellation; one of the earliest examples of such a belief is the prehistoric narrative underlying the Cosmic Hunt.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Astranthrope | ˈastranθrəʊp | noun
Astranthropic | ˈastranθrəpɪk | adjective
Astral reincarnation

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the word astranthropy makes use of the prefix astra- as a variation of the prefix astro- which is used to denote the astronomical world or its phenomena while the suffix -anthropy comes from the Greek word anthrōpos meaning “man”, altogether literally meaning “human transformation into the stars.”

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