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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Memphis Greek 1. A daughter of Nilus and wife of Epaphus, by whom she became the mother of Libya. The town of Memphis in Egypt was said to have derived its name from her. Others call her a daughter of the river-god Uchoreus, and add that by Nilus she became the mother of Aegyptus. 2. One of the daughters of Danaus. Greek
Men Turkey God of the moon who ruled the upper and lower world Turkey
Men Ascaenus Antioch/ Asia Minor A local tutelary god
Men Ascaenus Antioch Asia Minor Local tutelary god Asia Minor
Men Phygia Asia Minor God of the moon who ruled over in the heavens, but the underworld as well Asia Minor
Men Shen China Two guardians of doorways China
Mena Hindu Goddess of mountains Hindu
Menahka Mandaean Irak God of the sun
Menchit Egypt Originally a foreign war goddess, and the female counterpart, and thus wife, to Anhur. It was said that she had come from Nubia with Anhur. Her name depicts this warrior status, as it means she who massacres. Egypt
Mene Greek A female divinity presiding over the months. Greek
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Menechen Chile Supreme god Chile
Menechen/ Pillan/ Gueu-Pillan Aruucania Chile The supreme God
Menelaus Greek A son of Atreus, and younger brother of Agamemnon and Anaxibia. He was king of Lacedaemon, and married to the beautiful Helen, by whom he was the father of Hermione and Megapenthes. Greek
Meness Latvia God of the moon as well as the guardian of travelers and military expeditions Latvia
Menesthius Greek 1. A son of Areithous and Philomedusa, of Arne in Boeotia, was slain at Troy by Paris. 2. A son of the river-god Spercheius or of Borus and Polydora, was one of the commanders of the hosts of Achilles. Greek
Meng Po China Goddess of justice China
Meng-Po-Niang China Goddess who stands at the Ninth Chinese Hell. Her magic potion was administered to each soul, so that they would forget their past lives. China
Menhit Egypt Lion goddess Egypt
Menhit/ Menchit Egypt A lion goddess
Meni Phoenicia God of luck, both good and bad Phoenicia
Menninkдinen Finland A fairy spirit, gnome.
Menoetius Greek 1. A son of Japetus and Clymene or Asia, and a brother of Atlas, Prometheus and, Epimetheus, was killed by Zeus with a flash of lightning, in the fight of the Titans, and thrown into Tartarus. (Theogony of Hesiod 507)
Menoetius 2 Greek A son of Ceuthonyraus, a guard of the oxen of Pluto.
Menoetius3 Greek A son of Actor and Aegina, a step-brother of Aeacus, and husband of Polymele, by whom he became the father of Patroclus. Greek
Menrva Etruscan Spiting image of the Greek goddess Athena in all aspects Etruscan
Menrva/ Menerva Etruscan A spiting image of the Greek goddess Athena in all aspects
Mens Roman I. e. mind, a personification of mind, worshipped by the Romans. She had a sanctuary on the Capitol. The object of her worship was that the citizens might always be guided by a right and just spirit. Roman
Mentes Greek 1. The leader of tho Cicones in the Trojan war, whose appearance Apollo assumed when he went to encourage Hector. 2. A son of Anchialus, king of the Taphians north of Ithaca. He was connected by ties of hospitality with the house of Odysseus. When Athena visited Telemachus, she assumed the personal appearance of Mentes. Greek
Menthu Egypt God of war Egypt
Menu Lithuania God of the moon Lithuania
Menu/ Menulis Lithuania The moon god
Menulis Roman A Roman divinity who had a grove and temple in the Esquiliae, on a spot which it was thought fatal to enter.
Menzabac Mayan Weather god who causes the rain by sprinkling black dye on the clouds, he has a side line as a fever god and the keeper of good souls Mayan
Mephistopheles Christian Mephistophilis, Mephostophilus. A sneering, jeering, leering tempter. The character is that of a devil in Goethe's Faust. He is next in rank to Satan. Christian
Mephistopheles/ Mephisto Christian The devil as found in the literature for magic & necromancy from the middle ages
Mephitis Roman Goddess of healing and poisonous gases. Roman
Mercury Roman God of astronomy, commerce, messengers, eloquence and sidelines as the messenger of the gods. Roman
Mercury/ Mecurius Roman A god of astronomy, commerce, messengers, eloquence & sidelines as the messenger of the gods
Mere Ama Finnish Goddess of the ocean, streams and brooks Finnish
Meresger Thebes "She who loves silence". Goddess of the Valley of the Kings at Thebes.
Meret Greek A son of Molus, conjointly with Idomeneus, led the Cretans in 80 ships against Troy where he was one of the bravest heroes, and usually acted together with his friend Idomeneus. Greek
Meret/ Mer Egypt A goddess of song & rejoicing as well as the treasury
Meretseger Egypt Chthonic underworld goddess who brings illness and death to the disrespectful. Egypt
Meretseger/ Meresger Egypt A chthonic underworld goddess who brings illness and death to the disrespectful
Merin Akkylannie The only god, this man of war and of faith inspires his warriors with incomparable passion when leading them into combat against the minions of Darkness. Akkylannie
Mermaid Arabic A sea-spirit, the upper part a woman and the lower half a fish.
Merodach Babylon God of the sun Babylon
Merope Greek 1. A daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and by Clymenus the mother of Phaeton. 2. One of the Heliades or sisters of Phaeton Greek
Merrow Irish A mermaid, believed by Irish fishermen to forebode a coming storm. There are male merrows, but no word to designate them.
Merrows s Both male and female, are spirits of the sea, of human shape from the waist upwards, but from the waist downwards are like a fish. The females are attractive, but the males have green teeth, green hair, pig's eyes, and red noses. Fishermen dread to meet them.
Merry Dun of Dover Scandinavian A large mythical ship, which knocked down Calais steeple in passing through the Straits of Dover, and the pennant, at the same time, swept a flock of sheep off Dover cliffs into the sea. The masts were so lofty that a boy who ascended them would grow grey before he could reach deck again. Scandinavian
Meru Indian A fabulous mountain in the centre of the world, 80,000 leagues high, the abode of Vishnu, and a perfect paradise. It may be termed the Indian Olympus.
Merulis Egypt A form of the God of the sun. Ancient Egypt
Mes An Du Akkadia God Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Mes Lam Taea Akkadia God of war but thought to be an aggressive aspect of the chthonic underworld god Nergal Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Mesenet Egypt Goddess of the birth tile Egypt
Meskhenet Egypt Goddess of prophecy, childbirth, reincarnation, fate and justice Egypt
Meskhoni Egypt Goddess birth and midwives Egypt
Meslamtaea Sumeria God, possibly of war Sumeria
Messene Greek A daughter of Triopas, and wife of Polycaon, whom she induced to take possession of the country which was called after her, Messenia. She is also said to have introduced there the worship of Zeus and the mysteries of the great goddess of Eleusis. In the town of Messene she was honoured with a temple and heroic worship. Greek
Messor Roman Minor goddess concerned with the growth and harvesting of crops Roman
Mestor Greek The name of four mythical personages, of whom nothing of interest is related. Greek
Mestra Greek A daughter of Erysichthon, and granddaughter of Triopas. She was sold by her hungry father, that he might obtain tha means of satisfying his hunger. In order to escape from slavery she prayed to Poseidon, who loved her, and conferred on her the power of metamorphosing herself whenever she was sold, and of thus each time returning to her father. Greek
Metabus Greek A son of Sisyphus, from whom the town of Metapontum, in Southern Italy, was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Metaneira Greek The wife of Celeus, and mother of Triptolemus, received Demeter on her arrival in Attica. Pausanias calls her Meganaera. Greek
Metatron Jewish Demon/angel of countenance and custodian of strength, OK Jewish
Meter Greek Mother goddess Greek
Metion Greek A son of Erechtheus and Praxithea, and husband of Alcippe. His sons, the Metionidae, expelled their cousin Pandion from his kingdom of Athens, but were themselves afterwards expelled by the sons of Pandion. Greek
Metis Greek The personification of prudence, is described as a daughter of Oceanus and Thetys. At the instigation of Zeus, she gave to Cronos a vomitive, whereupon he brought back his children whom he had devoured. Greek
Metsaka Huichol Mexico Goddess of the moon. Mexico
Metztli Aztec Lowly god of worms who failed to sacrifice himself to become the sun, and became the moon instead, his face darkened by a rabbit. Aztec
Mexitli/ Huitzlilpochtli Mexico Head god of the ancient Mexicans
Mextli Aztec A god of war and storms. Aztec
Mezadeva Snookum Chuck A deity skilled in the art of preparing poison.
Mezamat Latvia Goddess of all forests Latvia
Mezamat/ Mezamate Latvia She is the goddess of all forests
Mezamate Latvian Goddess of the woods. Latvian
Mezavirs Latvia God of all forests Latvia
Mezavirs/ Mezadeva Latvia He is the god of all forests
Mezentius Greek A mythical king of the Tyrrhenians or Etruscans, at Caere or Agylla, and father of Lausus. When he was expelled by his subjects on account of his cruelty he took refuge with Turnus, king of the Rutulians, and assisted him in his war against Aeneas and the Trojans. Greek
Mgam Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Mhaya Tanzania Goddess of deserted lovers Tanzania
Mhsala Hindu Minor goddess considered to be a form of Parvati Hindu
Mi lo Fo China Coming Buddha China
Mi-Lo-Fo Buddhist God Buddhist/China
Mi-Toshi-No-Kami Japan God of rice Japan/Shinto
Mi-Wi-No-Kami Japan God of wells [one of 3] Japan/Shinto
Mi-kura-Tana-Kami Japan Domestic guardian god who looks after storehouses Japan/Shinto
Miach Ireland A son of Diancecht and brother of Airmed, he was better at healing than his father. He replaced the silver hand that Diancecht had fashioned for Nuada with Nuada's original hand and healed it. Diancecht, jealous of his son's healing powers, killed him. But 365 healing herbs sprang up from his grave. Ireland
Miao Hu China Agriculture god China
Micapetlacoli Aztec Minor chthonic underworld goddess Aztec
Michabon Ottawa/ Canada This god is guilty of creating humans from animals
Michabon Ottawa Canada God who created humans from animals
Michael Hebrew/Christian Prince of the celestial armies, commanded by God to drive the rebel angels out of heaven. Gabriel was next to him in command. Hebrew/Christian
Michalon Canada God who created humans from animals. Central Canada
Michi-No-Kami Japan Gods of passage associated with road and crossroads Japan/Shinto
Mictanteot S America Goddess of the Underworld. South America
Mictecachiuatl Aztec Goddess of death and Lady of Mictlan, the underworld. Aztec
Mictlantecuhtli Aztec A chthonic underworld god that created the underworld
Mictlantecuhtli Aztec The god of death and Lord of Mictlan, also as god of the south, one of the skybearers. Aztec
Mida Greek Goddess of oaths Greek
Midas Greek A son of Gordius by Cybele, a wealthy but effeminate king of Phrygia, a pupil of Orpheus, and a promoter of the worship of Dionysus. His wealth is alluded to in a story connected with his childhood, for it is said that while yet a child, ants carried grains of wheat into his mouth to indicate that one day he should be the richest of all mortals. Greek
Midas-eared Greek Without discrimination or judgment. Midas, King of Phrygia, was appointed to judge a musical contest between Apollo and Pan, and gave judgment in favour of the satyr; whereupon Apollo in contempt gave the king a pair of ass's ears. Midas hid them under his Phrygian cap; out his servant, who used to cut his hair, discovered them, and was so tickled at the "joke," which he durst not mention, that he dug a hole in the earth, and relieved his mind by whispering in it "Midas has ass's ears." Greek
Mide Ireland The son of Brath, he kindled the first fire that was ever kindled in Ireland, at Uisnech, for the sons of Nemed. Ireland
Mideia or Midea Phrygian 1. A Phrygian woman, the mother of Licymnius and Electryon.
Midewiwin Canada Showed and taught people the importance of maintaining a balanced living by herbal medicines, vision questing, and the sacred teachings and songs. Prayers and songs invoked the power of the plant medicines. Great Lakes tribes. Canada
Midewiwin Algonquin NE US E Canada This is the great medicine dance which requires the epitome of reverence is performed or the tribe will suffer
Midgard Norse The mid-yard, middle-town, that is, the earth, is a mythological word common to all the ancient Teutonic languages. The Icelandic Edda alone has preserved the true mythical bearing of this old Teutonic word. The earth (Midgard), the abode of men, is situated in the middle of the universe, bordered by mountains and surrounded by the great sea; on the other side of this sea is the Utgard (out-yard), the abode of the giants; the Midgard is defended by the yard or burgh Asgard (the burgh of the gods) lying in the middle (the heaven being conceived as rising above the earth). Thus the earth and mankind are represented as a stronghold besieged by the powers of evil from without, defended by the gods from above and from within. Norse
Midgard-serpent Norse The world-serpent hidden in the ocean, whose coils gird around the whole Midgard. Thor once fishes for him, and gets him on his hook. In Ragnarok Thor slays him, but falls himself poisoned by his breath. Norse
Midir Ireland Owned three magical cranes which stood outside his house denying entry or hospitality to anyone who approached. They were stolen by Athirne. Ireland
Midir/ Midher Irish A chthonic god that appears in polymorphic form
Mielikki Finland Wife of Tapio, the goddess of the forest.
Mihos Egypt Lion god of Lower Egypt
Mihos/ Miysis Egypt A lion god of Lower Egypt
Mika-Hiya-Hi Japan God of the sun, subservient to Goddess of the sun Japan/Shinto
Mikal Phoenicia Local goddess with a cult in Cyprus Phoenicia
Mikal aka Resheph Semitic A Semitic god of plague and war. He bore the head of a gazelle on his forehead and was an important member of the pantheon of Ugarit though not mentioned in Ugaritic mythological texts.
Milcom Hebrew/Christian Milcom god of the Ammonites whose cult Solomon introduced in Jerusalem. In the Book of Judges the name is replaced by Chemosh. Milcom may be identifiable with Molech.
Mildendo s The metropolis of Lilliput, the wall of which was two feet and a half in height, and at least eleven inches thick. The city was an exact square, and two main streets divided it into four quarters. The emperor's palace, called Belfaborac, was in the centre of the city. Gulliver's Travels
Milk Gilyaks/ Siberia These are devils of exactly what I am not sure but you best not irritate them
Milk and knin Siberia The names of the evil spirits and other bad powers. Gilyaks, Siberia
Milkastart Semitic Local tutelary god of the from Umm el-Ammend Semitic(West)
Milkom Ammonite (EJordan) He is the chief god, & may have of been worshipped by King Solomon under a different name
Milom Amorite God mentioned in 1 King 11:5 worshipped by King Solomon Amorite/Semitic(West)
Milom/ Milcom Amorite W Semitic The god mentioned in 1 King 11:5 worshipped by King Solomon
Mimallones Greek The Macedonian name of the Bacchantes, or, according to others, of Bacchic Amazons. Greek
Mimameider Norse A mythic tree; probably the same as Ygdrasil. It derives its name from Mimer, and means Mimer's tree. Norse
Mimas2 Italy A giant who is said to have been killed by Ares, or by Zeus with a flash of lightning. The island of Prochyte, near Sicily, was believed to rest upon his body.
Mimas3 Greek A son of Aeolus, king of Aeolis, and father of Hippotes.
Mimas4 Greek A son of Amycus and Theano, was born in the same night as Paris. He was a companion of Aeneas, and slain by Mezentius. Greek
Mimir Norse The name of the wise giant keeper of the holy well Mimis-brunnr, the burn of Mimer, the well of wisdom, at which Odin pawned his eye for wisdom; a myth which is explained as symbolical of the heavenly vault with its single eye, the sun, setting in the sea. Norse
Min Egypt God potency, fertility, thunder, reproduction, roads and the sky Egypt
Min Jok Uganda Goddess rain Uganda
Minabozho Ojibwa The Great Spirit. Ojibwa
Minabozho Algonquin NE US E Canada this clumsy god fell into the seat and make it over low
Minaci Menei Another thunder god. Menei
Minaski Hindu Local fish goddess Hindu
Minaski/ Minaci Hindu A local fish goddess
Minato-No-Kami Japan God of river mouths and estuaries Japan/Shinto
Minepa Macoua God of evil Macoua
Minerva Greek The name Minerva is connected with the root man as or mens. She first appeared in Etruria under the names of Minrva, Menrfa, Menervra. Menarv, and was perhaps a goddess of the thunderbolt. It seems that this Etruscan Minerva very early merged with the Greek Athene. Minerva is hence the least ltalic of the divinities with whom she formed the triad Jupiter-Juno-Minerva. Greek
Ming Shang China God of the eyes China
Minga Bengale Shongon Africa God of hunters, also taught humans how to make nets Africa
Minona Fon Goddess of teaching Fon
Minos Greek The son of Zeus and Europa, brother of Rhadamanthus, and king of Crete, where he is said to have given many and useful laws. After his death he became one of the judges of the shades in Hades. Greek
Minotaurus Greek A monster with a human body and a bull's head, or, according to others, with the body of an ox and a human head, is said to have been the offspring of the intercourse of Pasiphae with the bull sent from the sea to Minos, who shut him up in the Cnossian labyrinth, and fed him with the bodies of the youths and maidens whom the Athenians at fixed times were obliged to send to Minos as tribute. The monster was slain by Theseus. Greek
Miolnier Scandinavian Mjolnir [the crusher]. The magic hammer of Thor. It would never fail to hit a Troll; would never miss to hit whatever it was thrown at; would always return to the owner of its own accord; and became so small when not in use that it could be put into Thor's pocket. Scandinavian
Mir Egypt God of sex Egypt
Mir Susne Khum Siberia God of the sun Siberia
Mirabichi Ottawa,Canada God of water. Ottawa,Canada
Mirahuato Peru Goddess of health Peru
Miritatsiec Crow Goddess of healing Crow
Mirsa Georgia Caucasus God of light and responsible for fire Caucasus
Mirsa Georgia/ Mingrelan Caucasus A god of light & responsible for fire
Mirume Japan Goddess of justice Japan
Miryai dMagdala aka Mary Magdalene Nazorean Miryai dMagdala aka Mary Magdalene, revered by the Order of Nazorean Essenes as the earthly spouse and chief disciple of Yeshu the Nazorean (Jesus) and as an incarnation of the Maiden of Light. Early Nazorean
Misenus Greek A companion of Odysseus. Greek
Misor Semite This is the god that created salt
Mistilleinn Norse Mistletoe. The mistletoe or mistle-twig, the fatal twig by which Balder, the white sun-god was slain. After the death of Balder, Ragnarok set in. Balder's death was also symbolical of the victory of darkness over light, which comes every year at midwinter.. The mistletoe in English households at Christmas time is no doubt a relic of a rite lost in the remotest heathendom, for the fight of light and darkness at midwinter was a foreshadowing of the final overthrow in Ragnarok. The legend and the word are common to all Teutonic peoples of all ages. Norse
Mithra Persia A god of war & light that had all the trappings of Christianity from 400BCE-200CE
Mithra Persian The ancient Persian bowed to Mithra as the Sun, for it was said-- "May he come to us for protection, for joy,
Mithras Roman About the time of the Roman emperors his worship was introduced at Rome, and thence spread over all parts of the wearing the Phrygian cap and attire, and kneeling on a bull which is thrown on the ground, and whose throat he is cutting. The bull is at the same time attacked by a dog, a serpent, and a scorpion. This group appears frequently among ancient works of art. Roman
Miti Koryak Maternal spirit. Koryak
Mitnal Mayan Underworld hell where the wicked were tortured. Mayan
Mitra Hindu Minor sun god of light and wisdom Hindu/Puranic/Vedic
Mixcoatl Aztec Mixcoatl (cloud serpent), god of hunting, war, and the milky way. An aspect of Tezcatlpoca and father of Quetzalcoatl. Aztec
Mixcoatl-Camaxtli Aztec God of war, hunting and fire. Aztec
Miyatanzipa Hittite One of the deities who awaited the return of Telipinu
Miyatanzipa Hittite One of the deities who sat under the Hawthorn tree awaiting the return of Telipinu. Hittite
Miysis Egypt A god of war and a protector of sacred places. He was lord of the horizon and manifested the heat of summer and fought all aggressors threatening Egypt and was also seen as one of Osiris' executioners. Egypt
Mizu-Ha-No-Me Japan/ Shinto The senior water goddess who came about from the urine of the primordial creator goddess
Mizuhanome Japan Water goddess who was born from the urine of the primordial creator goddess Honokagutsuti. Japan
Mjolner Norse Thor's formidable hammer. After Ragnarok, it is possessed by his sons Mode and Magne. Norse
Mkulumncandi Swaziland Creator god known as the great first one. Swaziland
Mkulumncandi Swazi Swaziland The creator god known as the great first one
Mlentengamunye Swazi Swaziland Messenger god. Swaziland
Mlk-Amuklos Syria/ Palestine/ Cyprus A heroic god known from about 1100 B.C.E.
Mneme Greek She is the Muse of memory
Mnemosyne Greek She is the goddess of memory
Mnestra Greek Mnestra wife of Egios.
Mo Hi Hai China He is a god of water
Moakkibat Arabic A class of angels. Two angels of this class attend every child of Adam from the cradle to the grave. At sunset they fly up with the record of the deeds done since sunrise. Every good deed is entered ten times by the recording angel on the credit or right side of his ledger, but when an evil deed is reported the angel waits seven hours, "if haply in that time the evil-doer may repent." The Koran.
Modi German/ Norse This son of Thor is a god that has yet to arrive
Modimo Twana Botswana A universal god, possibly monotheistic
Modimo o mogolo Bantu High God who made the sky and the earth, and when he had finished them he climbed up into the sky (conceived, of course, as a solid vault) by driving in pegs on which he set his feet, taking out each one as soon as he had stepped on the next, so that people should not be able to follow him. And in the sky he has lived ever since. Bantu
Modjaji Africa The rain queen in South Africa’s Limpopo Province
Modron Welsh Divine Mother, one of the most powerful of the Celtic mother goddesses. She may have been the prototype of Morgan le Fay from Arthurian legend. Welsh
Modsogner Norse The dwarf highest in degree or rank. Norse
Moerae Greek A goddess of reason
Mog Ruith Ireland A powerful blind druid of Munster who lived on Valentia Island, County Kerry. He could grow to enormous size, and his breath caused storms and turned men to stone. He wore a hornless bull-hide and a bird mask, and flew in a machine called the roth ramach, the "oared wheel". He had an ox-driven chariot in which night was as bright as day, a star-speckled black shield with a silver rim, and a stone which could turn into a poisonous eel when thrown in water. Ireland
Mogounos Britain A Celtic god worshipped in Roman Britain and in Gaul. The main evidence is from altars dedicated to the god by Roman soldiers, but the deity is not a native Italic one.
Mohadi Koran The twelfth Imaun, who is said to be living in concealment till Antichrist appears, when he will come again and overthrow the great enemy. Koran
Mohini Hindu One of the 25 avatars of Vishnu found in the Puranas. Hindu
Moin Norse A serpent under Ygdrasil. Norse
Moira/ Moirai/ Moerae/ Mories/ Fates Greek They are supreme even over the gods of Olympus
Moirai Greek Properly signifies "a share," and as a personification "the deity who assigns to every man his fate or his share," or the Fates. Homer usually speaks of only one Moira, and only once mentions the Motpai in the plural. In his poems Moira is fate personified, which, at the birth of man, spins out the thread of his future life, follows his steps, and directs the consequences of his actions according to the counsel of the gods. Homer thus, when he personifies Fate, conceives her as spinning, an act by which also the power of other gods over the life of man is expressed. Greek
Mokkerkalfe Norse A dense cloud. A clay giant in the myth of Thor and Hrungner. Norse
Mokos Slavic Goddess of shearing, spinning and weaving. Slavic
Mokosh Slavic Slavic goddess of Healing
Molek/ Moloch Amorite A god of fire that children were sacrificed to IAW 1 Kings11:7 & 2 Kings 23:10 only