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NameOriginDescription
"Lampus" Greek The name of two horses, one belonging to Eos, the other to Hector. Greek
"Lampus" Greek A son of Laomedon, and father of Dolops, was one of the Trojan elders. Greek
"Lan Cai-he" China One of the eight immortals, sometimes a boy, sometimes a girl
Deity name "Lan Cai-he" Taoist / Chinese Immortal being. One of the “eight immortals” of Taoist mythology, the deity is of ambiguous sex, sometimes depicted as a girl. Once a mortal being who achieved immortality through perfect lifestyle. Attributes include flowers and a flute. See also BA XIAN....
"Lan Caihe" China One of the eight immortals, sometimes a boy, sometimes a girl China
"Lan Kai-He" China Immortal being China / Taoist
"Lanabes" Basque A magic piano. Basque
"Land o'the Leal" Scottish The Scottish Dixey Land. An hypothetical land of happiness, loyalty, and virtue. Caroline Oliphant, Baroness Nairne, meant heaven in her exquisite song so called, and this is now its accepted meaning. Leal = faithful, and "Land of the Leal" means the Land of the faithful.
"Land of Beulah" s In Pilgrim's Progress it is that land of heavenly joy where the pilgrims tarry till they are summoned to enter the cerestial City; the Paradise before the resurrection.
"Landvide" Norse A mountain range overgrown with trees. Vidar's abode. The primeval Forests. Norse
Angel name "Lang" Enochian The order of ministering angels. Enochian
God name "Lao Lang" China God of actors. China
God name "Lao-Tsze" Taoist / Chinese God. Also known as the Most High Prince Lao, he is one of the three holy San Ch'ing whose images stand in a Taoist sanctuary. The tutelary god of alchemists. He is the founder of Taoism who, according to tradition was born with full command of speech, and with white hair, under a plum tree. His sacred animal is the water buffalo....
"Lao-Tze" China In his Tao-te ching, The Canon of Reason and Virtue (at first entitled simply Lao Tzu(), gave to the then existing scattered sporadic conceptions of the universe a literary form. His tao, or ‘Way,' is the originator of heaven and earth, it is "the mother of all things." China
Angel name "Laoaxrp" Enochian A sub-angelic Watchtower leader in the North. Enochian
Hero name "Laocoon" Greek A Trojan hero, who plays a prominent part in the post-Homeric legends about Troy: a son of Priam, famous for the tragic fate of himself and his two sons, who were crushed to death by serpents. Greek
"Laocoosa" Greek The wife of Aphareus, and mother of Idas. Greek
King name "Laodamas 1" Greek A son of Aleinous, king of the Phaeacians, and Arete, was the favourite of his father.
"Laodamas 2" Greek A son of Antenor, was slain at Troy by the Telamonian Ajax.
King name "Laodamas 3" Greek A son of Eteocles, and king of Thebes: in his youth he had been under the guardianship of Creon.
God name "Laodameia" Greek A daughter of Acastus, and wife of Protesilaus. As the latter, shortly after his marriage, joined the Greeks in their expedition against Troy, and was the first that was killed there, Laodameia sued for the favour of the gods to be allowed to converse with him only for three hours. The request was granted: Hermes led Protesilaus back to the upper world, and when Protesilaus died a second time, Laodameia died with him. Greek
"Laodice" Greek A Hyperborean maiden, who, together with Hyperbche, and five companions, was sent from the country of the Hyperboreans to carry sacrifices to the island of Delos. Greek
"Laodocus" Greek A son of Apollo and Phthia, a brother of Dorus and Polypoethes, in Curetis, was killed by Aetolus. Greek
"Lapithes" Greek A son of Apollo and Stilbe, the brother of Centaurus, and husband of Orsinome, the daughter of Eurynomus, by whom he became the father of Phorbas, Triopas, and Periphas. He was regarded as the ancestor of the Lapithae in the mountains of Thessaly. Greek
"Laputa" Swift The flying island inhabited by scientific quacks, and visited by Gulliver in his "travels." These dreamy philosophers were so absorbed in their speculations that they employed attendants called "flappers," to flap them on the mouth and ears with a blown bladder when their attention was to be called off from "high things" to vulgar mundane matters. Swift
Spirit name "Lar Familiaris" Roman Ancestral spirit. A personal and vaguely defined deity brought into the house from the surrounding land....
God name "Laran" Etruscan God of war Etruscan
God name "Laran" Etruscan God of war. Depicted as a youth armed with a lance and helmet and dressed in a cape....
Ghost name "Lares" Roman Either domestic or public. Domestic lares were the souls of virtuous ancestors exalted to the rank of protectors. Public lares were the protectors of roads and streets. Domestic lares were images, like dogs, set behind the hall door, or in the lararium or shrine. Wicked souls became lemures or ghosts that made night hideous. Penates were the natural powers personified, and their office was to bring wealth and plenty, rather than to protect and avert danger. Roman
Deities name "Lares" Roman Hearth deities. The lares are a peculiarly Roman innovation. Two children, born of a liaison between the god Mercury and a mute naiad, Lara, whose tongue had been cut out by Jupiter, became widely revered by Romans as house guardians. Iconographically they are depicted in the guise of monkeys covered with dog skins with a barking dog at their feet.See also LARUNDA, MERCURIUS....
Spirit name "Lars Familiarus" Roman The spirit of the founder of the house, which never left it, but accompanied his descendants in all their changes. Roman
Goddess name "Larunda" Sabine Chthonic and earth mother goddess Sabine
Goddess name "Larunda" Sabine Chthonic goddess. An early Italic earth mother who, in Roman times, according to some traditions, became the mother of the LARES. Also Lara (Roman)....
Ghost name "Larvae" Roman Mischievous spectres. The larva or ghost of Caligula was often seen, according to Suetonius, in his palace. Roman
Angel name "Larz" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
God name "Lasas" Etruscan These are female god like beings of the pantheon, they may be winged or unwinged & some names are known
God name "Lasas" Etruscan Female godlike beings of the pantheon, they may be winged or unwinged and some names are known Etruscan
Goddess name "Lasghusyamala" Hindu Minor goddess Hindu / Puranic
Spirit name "Laskowice" Slavic These are satyr type Forest spirits with a close relationship with the Wolf
Goddess name "Lassair" Ireland Goddess of midsummer. Ireland
"Lasya" Buddhist Graceful Mother of the world. Buddhist
Goddess name "Lasya (dancing girl)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of the group of ASTAMATARAS (mothers). She is generally depicted dancing the lasya dance. Color: white. Attribute: a mirror. Also the generic name of a group of four goddesses, including GITA, MALA, NRTYA and headed by LASYA....
"Lat" Arabic A female idol made of stone, and said to be inspired with life; the chief object of adoration by the Arabs before their conversion.
Goddess name "Latiaran" Celtic Youngest of the three sisters who made up a triune goddess and a goddess of autumn and fire.
King name "Latinus" Greek A king of Latium, is described in the common tradition as a son of Faunus and the nymph Marica, as a brother of Lavinius, and the husband of Amata, by whom he became the father of Lavinia, whom he gave in marriage to Aeneas. Greek
God name "Latipan" Canaan A creator god, see Il for particulars
God name "Latipan" Canaanite Creator god. See also IL....
Goddess name "Latis" British lake goddess who later became a goddess of ale and meade British
Goddess name "Latmikaik" Micronesia Goddess of the sea, with her husband Tpereakla, co-creator and co-ruler of the world Tpereakl lived in the sky, while his wife had her residence under the sea. Pelew Is.
Goddess name "Latona" Greek The Roman name of the Greek goddess Leto. One of the Titans - the first generation of Greek gods, she was the daughter of the Titan Coeus and Phoebe and mother to the twin gods, Apollo and Artemis, whose father was Zeus. Greek
God name "Latpon" Middle East God of wisdom and magic. Middle East
"Latsari" Basque Name given to the lamias and other beings that wash clothes during the night. Basque
Supreme god name "Latur Dano" Indonesia Counterpart of their supreme god which causes sickness, death and bad weather Indonesia / Nias Is.
Spirit name "Lau" Andaman Is spirit beings who are created when an islander dies Andaman Is.
Spirit name "Lau" Andaman Islands / Sea of Bengal spirit beings. Generally invisible but perceived in human form and living in the jungles and the sea. When an Andaman islander dies he or she becomes a lau....
"Laufey" Norse Leafy island. Loke's mother. Norse
God name "Laughing Buddha" China Popular Buddhist deity; god of happiness and wealth. China
Goddess name "Lauka Mate" Latvia Laukamat, Goddess of Agriculture Latvia
Goddess name "Lauka Mate" Pre - Christian Latvian Goddess of Agriculture. Worshiped in the fields at ploughing time....
Goddess name "Lauka Mate/ Laukamat" Lativa A goddess of Agriculture
God name "Laukika-Devatas" Hindu Generic name for gods known from local folklore Hindu
Deities name "Laukika-Devatas" Hindu Generic name for a group of deities. Gods known from local folklore as distinct from those of the Vedic texts....
God name "Laukosargas" Prussia God of grain and the fields Prussia
Demon name "Laume" Lithuania / Prussia This entity is usually naked, enjoyshelping people & protects orphans, she became demonized
Book name "Lausus" Greek 1. A son of Mezentius, who was slain while defending his father against Aeneas. (The Aeneid Book VII) According to the author of the De Orig. Gent. Rom., Lausus fell at a later time, during the siege of Lavinium, by the hand of Ascanius. 2. A son of Numitor and brother of Ilia, was fraudulently killed by Amulius. Greek
Angel name "Lavavoth" Enochian The angelic king of the South-Southwest. Enochian
Goddess name "Laverna" Italy Chthonic underworld goddess. Italy
Goddess name "Laverna" Italic Chthonic underworld goddess. Propitiated by libations poured with the left hand....
"Lavinia" Greek The daughter of Titus Andronicus, bride of Bassianus, brother of the Emperor of Rome. Being grossly abused by Chiron and Demetrius, sons of Tamora, queen of the Goths, the savage wantons cut off her hands and pluck out her tongue, that she may not reveal their names Lavinia, guiding a stick with her stumps, makes her tale known to her father and brothers; whereupon Titus murders the two Moorish princes and serves their heads in a pasty to their mother, whom he afterwards slays, together with the Emperor Saturninus her husband. Greek
"Lawrence" Christian Patron saint of curriers, because his skin was broiled on a gridiron. Christian
Goddess name "Lazdona" Slavic Goddess of trees. Very fond of Hazelnuts. Slavic
Goddess name "Le Fay" Welsh Goddess of the sea and of the Isle of Avalon Welsh
Goddess name "Le Tkakawash" Klamath Goddess of birds Klamath
"Leaneira" Greek The daughter of Amyclas and by Arcas the mother of Elatus and Apheidas.
Angel name "Leaoc" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
King name "Lear" Britain A legendary king of Britain, who in his old age divided his kingdom between Goneril and Regan, two of his daughters, who professed great love for him. These two daughters drove the old man mad by their unnatural conduct.
God name "Lebien-Poghl" Yukaghir / Siberia Animistic owner god & chief protector of the earth
God name "Lebien-Poghl Yukaghir" Siberia Animistic owner god and chief protector of the earth Siberia
"Leda" Greek A daughter of Thestius, whence she is called Thestias but others call her a daughter of Thespius, Thyestes, or Glaucus, by Laophonte, Deidamia, Leucippe, Eurythemis, or Paneidyia. She was the wife of Tyndareus, by whom she became the mother of Timandra, Clytaemnestra, and Philonoe. Greek
God name "Legba" Haiti God of the Sun and war Haiti
Supreme god name "Legba" Fon / Benin, West Africa God of fate. The youngest son of the supreme god LISA and his consort, the moon goddess MAWU. He is also regarded as a messenger god, moving between Lisa and mankind on earth....
God name "Legba Fon" Benin God of fate Benin
"Legor" Basque The personification of sterility. Basque
God name "Leherenn" Pyrenean 'He Who Strikes'. Pyrenean war god.
God name "Lei Gong" China God of thunder. China
God name "Lei Kung" China A god of thunder
Deities name "Lei Kung" Taoist / Chinese God of thunder. He heads the deities of the pantheon who are responsible for storm, wind and Rain and is usually accompanied by YU SHIH, the god of Rain. He appears in anthropomorphic form from about the beginning of the Christian era, depicted as a strong, youthful figure holding hammer and chisel. In drama his movements are punctuated by rumblings on strings and drums. Circa AD 1000 he becomes depicted as a bird-like being with a monkey face. The transition was probably influenced by the popularity of the Hindu god GARUDA....
God name "Lei Tsu" China God of innkeepers China
Goddess name "Lei-zi" China Goddess of thunder who also originated silk worm breeding. China
Goddess name "Leiwani" Hittite / Hurrian Chthonic underworld goddess. Associated with charnel houses and probably modeled on the Sumerian ERES KIGAL....
King name "Lelex" Greek One of the original inhabitants of Laconia which was called after him, its first king, Lelegia. He was married to the Naiad Cleochareia, by whom he became the father of Myles, Polycaon, and Eurotas. Greek
Goddess name "Lelwani" Hittite Chthonic underworld goddess Hittite / Hurrian
Hero name "Lemminkäinen (Ahti Saarelainen, Kaukomieli)" Finland A brash hero.
"Lemnos" Roman The island where Vulcan fell when Jupiter flung him out of heaven. Probably it was at one time volcanic, though not so now. Roman
Demon name "Lempo" Finland Originally a fertility spirit, became synonymous with demon in the Christian era.
God name "Lempo" Finnish God of frenzied love Finnish
Spirit name "Lemures" Greek Spectres or spirits of the dead, which were believed by the Romans to return to the upper world and injure the living. Some writers describe Lemures as the common name for all the spirits of the dead and divide all Lemures into two classes; viz. the souls of those who have been good men are said to become Lares, while those of the wicked become Larvae. Greek
Spirit name "Lemures/ Larve" Roman These are evil spirits of the dead with two festivals one on nine November & 1 on 13 May
God name "Lendix-Tcux" Chilcotin Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tutelary god. The so-called transformer known by different names among many Indian tribes. He is a wanderer who can change shape from human to animal and who educates the human race. He often appears in the guise of a raven, or as a dog, and has three sons....
God name "Lendix-Teux Chilcotin" BC Canada Tutelary god who educates the human race BC Canada
Goddess name "Lennaxidaq" Kwakiutl Goddess of wealth and luck Kwakiutl
God name "Lenus" Celtic God of healing Celtic
Angel name "Leoc" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
King name "Lepracaun" Irish The fairy shoemaker. Irish leith-bhrogan, from leith-brog, one-shoe maker, so called because he is always seen working at a single shoe.
"Leprechaun" Ireland A fairy shoemaker. Ireland
"Lerna" Greek A Lerna of ills (malorum Lerna). A very great evil. lake Lerna is where Hercules destroyed the hydra which did incalculable evil to Argos. Greek
God name "Lesa" Africa Creator god Africa(south)
God name "Lesa" southeastern African Creator god. The name by which the supreme deity is known across a wide area of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Equating to LISA in regions of West Africa. Also regarded as a Rain god. Probably strongly influenced by Islam and, to a lesser extent, by Christianity. Also Leza....
God name "Lesa SE" Africa A creator god
Goddess name "Leshachikha" Slavonic Forest Goddess, wife of the Forest god, Leshy and mother of Leshonki. Slavonic
King name "Lestrigons" Greek A race of giants who lived in Sicily. Ulysses sent two of his men to request that he and his crew might land, but the king of the place ate one for dinner and the other fled. The Lestrigons assembled on the coast and threw stones against Ulysses and his crew. Greek
God name "Letfeti" Norse Light-foot. One of the horses of the gods. Norse
King name "Lethe" Greek The personification of oblivion, is called by Hesiod (Theogony of Hesiod 227) a daughter of Strife. Lethe is one of the rivers of Hades. Drinking from the river Lethe caused complete forgetfulness. Some ancient Greeks believed that souls were made to drink from the river before being reincarnated, so they would not remember their past lives. Greek
"Lethean Dew" Greek Dreamy forgetfulness; a brown study. Lethe is the river of forgetfulness. Sometimes incorrectly called Lethean. Greek
"Leto" Greek In Latin Latona, according to Hesiod (Theogony of Hesiod), a daughter of the Titan Coeus and Phoebe, a sister of Asteria, and the mother of Apollo and Artemis by Zeus, to whom, she was married before Hera. Greek
God name "Leucetios" Celtic Thunder and storm god. Celtic
Nymph name "Leucippe" Greek 1. One of the nymphs who was with Persephone at the time she was carried off. 2. The wife of Ilus, and mother of Laomedon. 3. A daughter of Thestor. 4. The wife of Thestius. 5. A daughter of Minyas of Orchomenos. Greek
"Leucippus" Greek 1. A son of Oenomaus. 2. A son of Perieres and Gorgophone, and brother of Aphareus. He was the father of Arsinoe, Phoebe, and Hilaeira, and prince of the Messenians. He is mentioned among the Calydonian hunters, and the Boeotian town of Leuctra is said to have derived its name from him. Greek
Goddess name "Leucothea" Greek Leukothea. [White Goddess]. So Ino was called after she became a sea nymph. Her son Pal?mon, called by the Romans Portunus, or Portumnus, was the protecting genius of harbours. Greek
Goddess name "Leucothea/ Leukothea" Greek / Roman A sea goddess who protects her worshippers from being shipwrecked
Angel name "Leuh" Koran The register of the Recording angel, in which he enters all the acts of the member of the human race. Koran
Goddess name "Leukothea" Greco - Roman Sea goddess. Popular around the coasts of the Mediterranean with fishing communities. A mermaid who was originally Ino, a mortal daughter of Kadmos. She was wet nurse to DIONYSOS (BACCHUS), but became mad and threw herself in the sea with her son Melikertes. In another version of the story she was escaping the wrath of Athamas, king of Thebes. The gods elevated her to the status of goddess and her son became the god PALAEMON....
Angel name "Levanael" Enochian The angel of Luna. Enochian
Goddess name "Levarcham" Ireland Goddess of physical prowess Ireland
King name "Leviathan" Egypt The crocodile, or some extinct sea monster, described in the Book of Job. It sometimes in Scripture designates Pharaoh, king of Egypt, where the word is translated "dragon."
Monster name "Leviathan/ Livjatan" Phoenicia A monster also claimed that in the xian O. T.
God name "Leza" Bantu / Zimbabwe A creator god
God name "Leza Bantu" Zimbabwe Creator god Zimbabwe
Deity name "Lha" Buddhist Generic term for the deity Buddhist / Tibet
Deity name "Lha" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Generic term for a deity. Also the title for a deity in the old Bon pantheon, equating to the Sanskrit term DEVA....
Goddess name "Lha Mo" Lamaism Afemale demon who converted to a goddess of Lamaism.
Goddess name "Lha-Mo (the goddess)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. Coming from the old Bon pantheon and equating with the Hindu goddess SRIDEVI....
Goddess name "Lhamo" Buddhist Goddess of the Bon pantheon Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Lhamo/ Lha Mo" Buddhist / Tibet A goddess of the Bon pantheon
"Li" China Divine lord of fire China
"Li" China Hornless dragon, lesser dragon of the seas. China
God name "Li Lao chun" China God of farriers and of leather workers China
Demon name "Li No Cha" China A monstrous Immortal with three heads, eight arms and nine eyes was sent down to earth by the Jade Emperor to defeat a plague of demons. China
"Li Thieh-Kuai" China Immortal being China / Taoist
"Li Tie-guai" Taoist / Chinese Immortal being. One of the “eight immortals” of Taoist mythology, he was once a mortal being who achieved immortality through his lifestyle. Attributes include a bat, a gourd and an iron crutch.See also BA XIAN....
King name "Lia Fail" Celtic The Fatale Marmor or Stone of Destiny. On, this stone the ancient Irish kings sat at their coronation, and according to tradition, wherever that stone might be the people there would be dominant. It was removed to Scone; and Edward removed it from Scone Abbey to London. It is kept in Westminster Abbey under who royal throne, on which the English sovereigns sit at their coronation. Celtic
God name "Lianja" Nkundo / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa God. He became the subject of an epic known as Nsongo and Lianja and is regarded today less as a god than a heroic figure, probably under the influence of Christianity....
God name "Lianja Nkundo" Zaire God Zaire
"Liath" Scottish The Grey Man of the Cairngorm mountains. A Scottish Yeti
Goddess name "Liban" Ireland Goddess of lakes Ireland
Deities name "Libanza" Bangala / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. One of a pair of supreme deities with his sister / consort Nsongo. He lives at the bottom of the river Congo, traveling the waterways and bringing floods as punishment as well as to generate prosperity. He is regarded as being generally benevolent. Also Ibanza....
God name "Libanza Upotos" Zaire Creator god Zaire
God name "Libanza Upotos/ Bangala" Zaire a creator god
God name "Liber" Italy Chthonic god of fertility with a festival, the Liberalia, on March 17th Italy
Goddess name "Liber" Italic Chthonic fertility god. Originally associated with husbandry and crops but then assimilated with DIONYSOS. The consort of CERES and father of the goddess LIBERA. His festival, the Liberalia, was on March 17 when young men celebrated the arrival of manhood....
Goddess name "Libera" Italy Goddess of spring Italy
Goddess name "Libera" Italic Chthonic goddess. The daughter of LIBER and CERES....
Goddess name "Liberalitas" Roman Goddess of generosity Roman
Spirit name "Liberalitas" Roman Minor god. spirit of generosity, employed as a propaganda vehicle by the emperors. Worshiped particularly from the second century BC....
"Libertas" Roman The personification of Liberty, was worshipped at Rome as a divinity. Roman
God name "Libertas" Roman Minor god(dess). deity of constitutional government and the notion of freedom, known particularly from the second century BC. Attributes include the scepter, lance and a special hat, the pileus, which emancipated slaves were permitted to wear as a sign of their liberation....
"Libethrides or nymphae Libethrides" Greece a name of the Muses, which they derived from the well Libethra in Thrace. Greece
"Libitina" Italian An ancient Italian divinity, who was identified by the later Romans sometimes with Persephone on account of her connection with the dead and their burial, and sometimes with Aphrodite.
Goddess name "Libitina" Roman The goddess who, at Rome, presided over funerals. Roman
"Libya" Greek 1. A daughter of Epaphus and Memphis, from whom Libya (Africa) is said to have derived its name. By Poseidon she is said to have been the mother of Agenor, Belus and Lelex. 2. A daughter of Palamedes, and by Hermes the mother of Libys. 3. A sister of Asia. Greek
"Libys" Greek The name of two mythical personages, one a son of Libya, and the other one of the Tyrrhenian pirates whom Bacchus changed into dolphins. Greek
"Libystnus" Greek That is, the Libyan, a surname under which Apollo was worshipped by the Sicilians, because he was believed to have destroyed by a pestilence a Libyan fleet which sailed against Sicily. Greek
"Lichas" Greek An attendant of Heracles. He brought to his master the deadly garment, and as a punishment, was thrown by him into the sea, where the Lichadian islands, between Euboea and the coast of Locris, were believed to have derived their name from him. Greek
"Lidskialfa" Scandinavian The terror of nations. The throne of Alfader, whence he can view the whole universe. Scandinavian
Spirit name "Lietna'irgin" Chukchee / E Siberia The spirit of the dawn
Spirit name "Lietna'irgin (genuine dawn)" Chukchee / eastern Siberia spirit of the dawn. One of four beings concerned with the dawn in different directions.See also TNE'SGAN, MRATNA'IRGIN and NA'- CHITNA'IRGIN....
Spirit name "Lietna'irgin Chukchee" East spirit of the dawn Siberia(East)
God name "Liew Liaw Gyffes" Celtic / Welsh God. The counterpart of the Irish god LUG. The son of ARIANRHOD, he was raised by GWYDION. The heroic figure of Lancelot may be derived from him....
"Lifthraser" Norse Lif. The two persons preserved in Hodmimer's grove during Surt's conflagration in Ragnarok; the last beings in the old and the first in the new world. Norse
Angel name "Ligdisa" Enochian A sub-angelic Watchtower leader in the North. Enochian
Nymph name "Ligeia" Greek I. e. the shrill sounding, occurs as the name of a seiren and of a nymph. Greek
"Ligyron" Greek I. e. the whining, is said to have been the original name of Achilles, and to have been changed into Achilles by Cheiron. Greek
Demon name "Lilith" Jewish A rather startling young lady started out as a wife & became a demoness
Demon name "Lilith" Jewish Rather startling young lady started out as adam's first wife and became a demoness Jewish
Goddess name "Lilith" Mesopotamian / Sumerian Goddess of desolation. She is perceived as a demonic figure who, in the epic legend of Gilgames“ and the Huluppu Tree takes up residence in INANA'S holy tree growing on the banks of the Euphrates in Unug. When the hero Gilgames” attacks Lilith she escapes into the desert wastes....
"Lilith or Lilis" Christian The Talmudists say that Adam had a wife before Eve, whose name was Lilis. Refusing to submit to Adam, she left Paradise for a region of the air. She still haunts the night as a spectre, and is especially hostile to new-born infants. Some superstitious Jews still put in the chamber occupied by their wife four coins, with labels on which the names of Adam and Eve are inscribed, with the words, "Avaunt thee, Lilith!" Rabbinical mythology
Demon name "Lilitu" Babylon Nocturnal demones who lingers on as the Jewish Lilith Babylon
Goddess name "Liluri" Syria Goddess of mountainses who accepted a bull for a sacrifice Syria
Goddess name "Liluri" Western Semitic / Syrian mountain goddess. The consort of the weather god Manuzi, her sacred animal is the bull....
"Limbus Fatuorum" s The Limbus of Fools, or Fool's Paradise. As fools are not responsible for their works, they are not punished in Purgatory, but cannot be received into heaven; so they go to a place called the Paradise of Fools.
Ghost name "Limbus Patrum" Roman The half-way house between earth and heaven, where the patriarchs and prophets, after death, await the coming of Messiah. According to the Roman Catholic notion, this is the "hell," or hades, into which Jesus Christ descended after He gave up the ghost on the cross.
"Limbus Puerorum" s The Child's Paradise, for children who die before they are responsible for their actions.
Monster name "Limits" Greek The Latin Fames, or personification of hunger. Hesiod describes hunger as the offspring of Eris or Discord. A poetical description of Fames occurs in Ovid and Virgil places it along with other monsters, at the entrance of Orcus. Greek
Goddess name "Limnades" Greek A goddesses of lakes, marshes, swamps
Nymph name "Limnaea" Greek Limnetes, Limnades, Limnegenes, i. e. inhabiting or born in a lake or marsh, is a surname of several divinities who were believed either to have sprung from a lake, or had their temples near a lake. Instances are, Dionysus at Athens, and Artemis at Sicyon, near Epidaurus, on the frontiers between Laconia and Messenia, near Calamae, at Tegea, Patrae; it is also used as a surname of nymphs that dwell in lakes or marshes. Greek
Goddess name "Lina" Greek Goddess of spring. Greek
Goddess name "Lina" Norse The Goddess of Flax. Norse
"Linden Tree" Greek Baucis was converted into a linden tree. Philemon and Baucis were poor cottagers of Phrygia, who entertained Jupiter so hospitably that he promised to grant them whatever request they made. They asked that both might die together, and it was so. At death Philemon became an oak and Baucis a linden tree. Their branches intertwined at the top. Greek
"Lindia" Greek A surname of Athena, derived from the town of Lindus, in the island of Rhodus, where she had a celebrated temple. Greek
"Linga" Hindu A symbol of Divine generative energy, especially a phallus or phallic object worshiped as a symbol of Shiva. Hindu
God name "Linga" Hindu Symbol representing a god. The phallic form of SIVA....
Goddess name "Linksmine" Slavonic Goddess of Good Cheer, invoked at feasts and banquets. Slavonic
"Linus" Greek The personification of a dirge or lamentation, and therefore described as a son of Apollo by a Muse. Greek
"Liosalfar" Scandinavian The light Alfs who dwell in the city Alf-heim. They are whiter than the Sun. Scandinavian
Goddess name "Lipse" Greek wind goddess Greek
God name "Lir" Ireland God of the ocean. Ireland
"Lir" Ireland Father of Fionmala. On the death of Fingula, the mother of his daughter, he married the wicked Aoife, who, through spite, transformed the children of Lir into swans, doomed to float on the water till they heard the first mass-bell ring. Ireland
God name "Lir" Celtic / Irish God. The father of the sea god MANANNAN, the consort of Aobh and later of her sister Aoife. He had four children by Aobh: AED, Conn, Fiachra and Fionnuala. Out of jealousy Aoife turned the four into swans and set father and children against one another....
Angel name "Liris" Hebrew A proud but lovely daughter of the race of man, beloved by Rubi, first of the angel host. Her passion was the love of knowledge, and she was captivated by all her lover told her of heaven and the works of God. At last she requested Rubi to appear before her in all his glory, and as she fell into his embrace was burnt to ashes by the rays which issued from him. Hebrew
God name "Lisa" Fon / others / Benin, West Africa Creator god. Probably the equivalent of LESA in parts of East Africa. The supreme deity, whose more or less monotheistic role may have been influenced by the spread of Islam and Christianity....