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NameOriginDescription
God name "Nus ku" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian God of light. The son of ENLIL. Also a god of fire, he is symbolized by a lamp. Sanctuaries have been identified at Harran and Neirab....
God name "Nusku" Babylon God of light and fire. Babylon
Goddess name "Nut" Egypt Goddess of the sky and the heavens. Egypt
Goddess name "Nyakaya" Shilluk / Sudan Crocodile goddess. A deity resid ing in the Nile, she is the consort of Okwa and the mother of the first Shilluk king. Shilluks continue to sacrifice to Nyakaya....
"Nyambe" Africa One of Nyambe's creations was Kamunu, the first human being. Nyambe gave Kamunu the task of naming all the other creations and told the human being that all the animals were his siblings. As such he should look after them. Lozi, South West Africa
God name "Nyambe" Zambia God of war. Zambia
"Nyambi" Africa In the beginning Nyambi made all things. He made animals, birds. At that time he lived on earth with his wife, Nasilele. Africa
God name "Nyame" Ghana A supreme being called Nyame, whose sons were lesser gods. Each son served a different purpose: one,Anansi, was a Rainmaker, another the Sunshine. Worship of Nyame was the exclusive preserve of the king through his priests; lesser people worshiped her sons. Ghana
God name "Nyame" Akan / southern Ghana, West Africa Creator god. An androgynous being symbolized in his male aspect by the Sun, and his female aspect by the moon. He gave mankind its soul and is the controller of destiny. He enjoys a dedicated priesthood and is worshiped in the form of a tree trunk. Also Odomankoma; Onyame; Onyanko pon; Totrobonsu....
Goddess name "Nyame Akan" Ghana a creator god / goddess and androgynous being
Goddess name "Nyamwezi" Africa Goddess of justice Africa
Spirit name "Nyan" Tibet spirits who live in Forests and mountains. Tibet
God name "Nyankopon" Ashanti God of the Sun Ashanti
God name "Nyasaye" Margoli Chief god Margoli
God name "Nyasi" Kenya The supreme being and creator god who controls birth and death. Kenya
Goddess name "Nyavirezi" Rwanda Goddess of lions, and the representation of a mortal figure with sacred character. Rwanda
Goddess name "Nyavirezi" Rwanda / central Africa Lion goddess. According to legend she was originally a mortal daughter of the tribal chief. While walking, she was trans formed into a lioness. Though returning to human form, she occasionally became leonine again and, in this guise, slew at least one husband who discovered her secret....
Nymph name "Nycteus" Greek A son of Hyrieus by the nymph Clonia, brother of Lycus and Orion, and husband of Polyxo, by whom he became the father of Antiope. Greek
"Nyege" Australia The supreme being at Fowler's Bay, Australia
God name "Nyesoa" Africa The creator god of the French Ivory Coast. Africa
God name "Nyimpo" Ghana The remote supreme being and creator god. The Effutu, Ghana
God name "Nymphae" Greek The name of a numerous class of inferior female divinities, though they are designated by the title of Olympian, are called to the meetings of the gods in Olympus, and described as the daughters of Zeus. But they were believed to dwell on earth in groves, on the summits of mountains, in rivers, streams, glens, and grottoes. Greek
God name "Nysa" Greek A daughter of Aristaeus, who was believed to have brought up the infant god Dionysus, and from whom one of the many towns of the name of Nysa was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Nymph name "Nyseides" Greek The nymphs of Nysa, who are said to have reared Dionysus, and whose names are Cisseis, Nysa, Erato, Eriphia, Bromia, and Polyhymno. (Apollodorus iii, Metamorphoses III, Fasti by Ovid, Hymns of Orpheus) Greek
God name "Nyx" Greek Nox or night personified. Homer calls her the subduer of gods and men, and relates that Zeus himself stood in awe of her. Greek
Goddess name "Nyx" Greek Primordial goddess. The essence of the night whose sons were the twin brothers HYPNOS, god of sleep, and THANATOS, god of death....
God name "Nyyrikki" Finland The god of hunting, son of Tapio.
"Nzakomba" Congo The supreme being of the Lulanga. Upper Congo
God name "Nzambe" Africa the ancient god of the Kota, Sangho
Goddess name "Nzambi" Africa Goddess of justice, the earth and of death. Africa
God name "Nzambi" Bakongo / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. He created the first mor tal pair or, in alternative tradition, an androgy nous being in the guise of a palm tree called Muntu Walunga (the complete person). He also endowed this being with intelligence. In wooden sculptures the tree bears a woman's head and breast on one side and a bearded face on the other. Eventually the tree divided into two sepa rate sexes. Also Nyambi; Nzambe; Yambe; Zambi....
"Nzambi Mpungu" Bavili The owner of the fire of heaven. Bavili
God name "Nzame" Gabon A three in one god: Nzame, Mebere, and Nkwa. It was the Nzame part of the god that created the universe and the earth, and brought life to it. Gabon
"Nzame/ Nzame Nkwa" Bantu The creator, who was really three in one
Deities name "Nzapa" Ngbandi / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa Creator god. One of seven deities invoked at Sunrise each morning. The progenitor of all life on earth, he also gave mankind laws and controls destiny or fate. He has four children who specifically appear in the guise of palm trees....
God name "Nze" Ngbandi God of the moon who is closely linked with women and fertility. Ngbandi
Goddess name "Nze" Ngbandi / Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa moon god. One of the seven children of KETUA, the god of fortune and LOMO, the goddess of peace. He is closely linked with women and fertility. At menstruation he is said to have “cut the girl” and, during pregnancy, “the moon is dark for her.”...
God name "Nze Ngbandi" Zasire The moon god who is closely linked with women & fertility
Spirit name "Näkki" Finland The fearsome spirit of pools, wells and bridges. Same as Nix.
God name "O Kuni Nushi" Japanese A god of Medicine & witchcraft
Spirit name "O'Meal Na'kwaxdax" BC Canada A tribal spirit, the chief of the anciects who's siblings are the myth people
"O'dur" Scandinavian Husband of Freyja, whom he deserted. Scandinavian
Spirit name "O'meai" Na'kwaxdax Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tribal spirit. The chief of the ancients who lives in “Narrow Entrance at Open Plain” and whose siblings are the “myth people.”...
God name "O-Iwa-Dai-Myojin" Buddhist God of stone workers Buddhist / Japan / Shinto
God name "O-Kuni-Nushi-No-Mikito" Japan One of the founding gods of Japan, vaguely associated with crocodiles
God name "O-Kuni-Nushi-No-Mikoto" Shinto / Japan Creator god. The great organizer and consolidator of the earth in the creation mythology of Shintoism. He took up his duties after IZANAGI and IZANAMI had created the land. Tradition has it that he first underwent a series of ordeals and then reigned over the world. He has many consorts and innumerable offspring....
God name "O-Kuni-Nushi-no-Kami" Japan Prince Plenty or the Great Landlord God. Also a god of abundance, Medicine, and good sorcery, and happy marriages. Japan
God name "O-Toshi-No-Kami" Japan / Shinto He heads the pantheon of agricultural gods but generally is the guardian of rice fields
Deities name "O-Toshi-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan God of harvests. The son of SUSANO-WO and Kamu-O-Ichi-Hime, he heads the pantheon of agricultural deities and is generally the guardian of rice fields....
God name "O-Wata-Tsumi" Japanese Japanese god of the sea and marine creatures.
"O-Yama-Tsu-Mi" Japan / Shinto he is the most senior at apotheosis of the mountains
God name "O-Yama-Tsu-Mi" Japane God of all mountains and volcanoes.
God name "O-Yama-Tsu-Mi" Shinto / Japan God of mountains. The most sen ior apotheosis of mountains in Japan, he is one of the sons of IZANAGI and IZANAMI and is worshiped extensively....
God name "O-lwa-Dai-Myojin" Shinto / Buddhist / Japan God of stoneworkers. Probably more a Buddhist deity, but also revered in Shintoism....
Angel name "Oacnr" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
God name "Oannes" s The Chaldean sea-god. It had a fish's head and body, and also a human head; a fish's tail, and also feet under the tail and fish's head. In the day-time he lived with men to instruct them in the arts and sciences, but at night retired to the ocean.
Angel name "Oanr" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Goddess name "Oanuava" Celtic An ancient earth Goddess from Celtic Gaul
Demon name "Oap" Enochian A cacodemon. Enochian
Goddess name "Oba" Africa Goddess of the river Oba. Africa
Goddess name "Oba" Puerto Rico Goddess of water. Puerto Rico
Goddess name "Oba" Yoruba A goddess & protector of prostitutes
God name "Oba" Yoruba God of thunder and lightning. Yoruba
"Obambou" Africa The devil of the Camma tribes of Africa. It is exorcised by noise like bees in flight.
"Obarator" Roman One of twelve celestial patrons responsible for overseeing the operations of Agriculture. Roman
God name "Obarator" Roman God of Agriculture. Specifically responsible for overseeing the top-dressing of crops....
God name "Obassi Nsi" Ekoi One of the two creator gods. He decided to live on the earth and taught the first humans about planting crops and hunting for food. Ekoi
God name "Obassi Osaw" Ekoi One of the two creator gods. He decided to live in the sky and give light and moisture, drought and storms. Ekoi
God name "Obatala" Yoruba A creator god; he made human bodies, and his father, Olorun breathed life into them. While Olorun is considered the creator of the universe, Obatala created the world and humanity, being seen as the father of orishas and humankind. Yoruba
God name "Obatala" Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa Fertility god. The first deity engendered by the creator god OLODUMARE. His consort is Yemowo. Among other responsibilities, he makes barren women fertile and shapes the fetus in the womb. He is considered to be the sculptor of mankind. He is depicted wearing white robes and symbolizes cleanliness. Offerings include coconuts and maize fruits. A jar of clean water is carried by a priestess to his sanctuary each morning and the water is drunk by women to make them fertile. Also Orishanla (archaic); Orisha-Popo; Orisha-Ogiyan; Orisha-Ijaye....
God name "Obatala/ Obosom" Yoruba A fertility god, he makes barren women fertile & shapes the fetus in the womb
Goddess name "Obba" Yoruba Goddess and protector of prostitutes. Yoruba
King name "Oberon" German Oberon king of the Fairies, whose wife was Titania. Shakespeare introduces both Oberon and Titania, in his Midsummer night's Dream. (Auberon, anciently Alberon, German Alberich, king of the elves.)
"Obgota Aabco" Enochian The Divine name ruling the sub-element Air in water. Enochian
"Obiism" Egyptian serpent-worship. From Egyptian Ob (the sacred serpent). The African sorceress is still called Obi. The Greek ophis is of the same family. Moses forbade the Israelites to inquire of Ob, which we translate wizard.
Goddess name "Oblivio" Roman Roman goddess of forgetfulness, daughter of Nox and Erubus.
Deities name "Obosom" Akan A generic name for the lessor gods, sometimes referred to as the deities. These spirits are embodied in the wind, rivers, oceans, streams, trees, mountains, rocks, animals, and other objects. Akan
Goddess name "Oboto" Africa Goddess of placid serenity. Africa
"Obtala" Santeria Came down from heaven to the earth with a sea-shell, guinea hen, sand and a chicken. Obtala poured the sand on the waters, and dropped the hen on the earth. The hen scratched the sand and created earth's first land mass. Santeria
God name "Obumo" Africa The thunderer, the principal god and great First Cause. Nigeria, Africa
"Occator" Roman One of twelve celestial patrons responsible for overseeing the operations of Agriculture. Roman
God name "Occator" Roman God of Agriculture. Specifically responsible for overseeing growth and harvesting of crops....
God name "Occopirmus" Lithuania Ockopirmus. Baltic god of the sky and the stars. Lithuania
Nymph name "Oceanides" Greek The Oceanids were the three thousand children of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. Each of these nymphs was the patron of a particular spring, river, ocean, lake, pond, pasture, flower or cloud. Greek
God name "Oceanus" Greek The god of the river Oceanus, by which, according to the most ancient notions of the Greeks, the whole earth was surrounded. An account of this river belongs to mythical geography, and we shall here confine ourselves to describing the place which Oceanus holds in the ancient cosmogony. Greek
"Ocellatae" Greek Sisters and vestal virgins, to whom the emperor, Domitian, gave the choice of the mode of their death, when they were proved to have been unfaithful to their vow of chastity. Greek
God name "Ocelotl" Aztec the Sun god but then a first of the five world ages - they last for 2028 heavenly years & each heavenly year = 52 earth years
God name "Ocelotl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the first of the five world ages, each of which lasted for 2,028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fiftytwo terrestrial years. Assigned to the earth and presided over by TEZCATLIPOCA. According to tradition, the age was populated by a race of giants and it ended in a catalclysmic destruction caused by huge and ferocious jaguars which devoured them. Illustrated by the Stone of the Four Suns [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also Ocelotonatiuh; Yoaltonatiuh; Tlalchitonatiuh....
God name "Ocelus" British God of healing associated with the god Roman Mars. British
God name "Ocelus" Roman / Celtic / British God of healing. He becomes largely syncretized with the Roman god MARS, thus there is an inscription to Mars Ocelus at Carlisle....
Angel name "Och" Yippee angel of the Sun who gives the invocant six hundred years of perfect health. Yippee
God name "Ochosi" Nigeria God of hunting and justice. Nigeria
Goddess name "Ochu" Nigeria Goddess of the moon who sweeps away the ashes of death. Nigeria
Goddess name "Ochumare" Santeria Goddess of happiness and the Rainbow. Santeria
"Ockabewis" Chippewa The first earth was called Ca'ca and the inhabitants were not wise so the creator sent a man to teach them. This man was called ockabewis, the messenger, and the first thing he taught them was how to make fire by means of a bow and a stick and a bit of decayed wood. Chippewa
Angel name "Ocnm" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
King name "Ocrisia" Roman Who, after being visited by Vulcan, birth to a boy who would become the sixth king of Rome, Servius Tullius. Roman
"Oculata" Roman , a sacred Vestal Virgin who was buried alive after being deflowered. Roman
"Oculata fides" Christian The eye of faith is the eagle-eye that discerns the Lord's body. Christian
"Ocypete" Greek The name of two mythical beings, one a Danaid, and the other a Harpy. Greek
"Ocyrhoe" Greek One of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys. Greek
Spirit name "Odhaerir" Scandinavian The mead or nectar made of Kvasir's blood, kept in three jars. The second of these jars is called Sohn, and the Bohn. Probably the nectar is the "spirit of poetry." Scandinavian
Supreme god name "Odin" Scandinavian Chief god of the Scandinavians. His real name was Sigge, son of Fridulph, but he assumed the name of Odin when he left the Tanais, because he had been priest of Odin, supreme god of the Scythians. He became the All-wise by drinking from Mimer's fountain, but purchased the distinction at the cost of one eye. His one eye is the Sun. The father of Odin was Bor. His brothers are Vile and Ve. His wife is Frigga. His sons, Thor and Balder. His mansion is Gladsheim. His seat, Valaskjalf. His court as war-god, Valhalla. His hall, Einherian. His two black ravens are Hugin (thought) and Munin (memory). His steed, Sleipnir. His ships, Skidbladnir and Naglfar. His spear, Gungner, which never fails to hit the mark aimed at. His ring, Draupner, which every ninth night drops eight other rings of equal value. His throne is Hlidskjalf. His wolves, Geri and Freki. He will be ultimately swallowed up by the wolf Fenris or Fenrir. Scandinavian
God name "Odin/ Othin/ Oden/ Wotan" Norse A god of war, death, wisdom & divination. Chief of the gods
"Odites" Greek The name of two mythical beings, one a centaur, and the other an Ethiopian, who was slain by Clymenus at the wedding of Perseus. Greek
Deity name "Odomankomo" Asante The creator of all things and a supreme deity. Asante
"Odras" Ireland Refused to let her cow be mated with the bull belonging to the Morrigan. So they took the cow away and she followed them to the underworld where she was turned into a pool of water. Ireland
Supreme god name "Oduduwa" Yoruba The son of the supreme God Olodumare or Olorun, and was sent by him from heaven to create the earth. Descending from the heavens via a chain let down to Ile Ife, Oduduwa brought with him a chicken, some soil in a snail shell, and a calabash. After throwing the soil upon the waters, he set the cock on the soil who in turn scratched and scattered it around to create the rest of dry land that became the earth's surface. Yoruba
Supreme god name "Oduduwa" Yoruba The son of the supreme God Olodumare or Olorun, and was sent by him from heaven to create the earth. Descending from the heavens via a chain let down to Ile Ife, Oduduwa brought with him a chicken, some soil in a snail shell, and a calabash. After throwing the soil upon the waters, he set the cock on the soil who in turn scratched and scattered it around to create the rest of dry land that became the earth's surface. Yoruba
Supreme god name "Oduduwa" Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa Creator goddess. The consort, or alternatively the daughter, of the supreme god OLODUMARE. She is perceived as the substance, or matrix, of the earth which Olodumare impregnated to generate life. She is also a goddess of war and her sons include the great heroic Yoruba god OGUN. According to some traditions Oduduwa is also perceived as a god....
Hero name "Odyssey" Greek The poem of Homer which records the adventures of Odysseus (Ulysses) in his home-voyage from Troy. The word is an adjective formed out of the hero's name, and means the things or adventures of Ulysses. Greek
King name "Oeagrus" Greek A king of Thrace, and father of Orpheus and Linus hence the sisters of Orpheus are called Oeagrides, in the sense of the Muses. Greek
King name "Oebalus" Greek 1. A son of Cynortes, and husband of Gorgophone, by whom he became the father of Tyndareus, Peirene, and Arene, was king of Sparta. According to others he was a son of Perieres and a grandson of Cynortas, and was married to the nymph Bateia, by whom he had several children (Apollodorus iii). The patronymic Oebalides is not only applied to his descendants, but to the Spartans generally, and hence it occurs as an epithet or surname of Hyacinthus, Castor, Pollux and Helena. 2. A son of Telon by a nymph of the stream Sebethus, near Naples. Telon, originally a king of the Teleboans, had come from the island of Taphos to Capreae, in Italy and Oebalus settled in Campania. (The Aeneid Book VII) Greek
King name "Oeneus" Greek 1. One of the sons of Aegyptus. 2. A son of Pandion, and one of the eponymic heroes at Athens. 3. A son of Portheus, brother of Agrius and Melas, and husband of Althaea, by whom he became the father of Tydeus and Meleager, and was thus the grandfather of Diomedes. He was king of Pleuron and Calydon in Aetolia. Greek
God name "Oenghus" Ireland A god of love, youth and poetic inspiration. Ireland
King name "Oenomaus" Greek A son of Ares and Harpina, the daughter of Asopus, and husband of the Pleiad Sterope, by whom he became the father of Hippodameia, was king of Pisa in Elis. According to others he was a son of Ares and Sterope, or a son of Alxion, or of Hyperochus and Sterope. Greek
God name "Oenone" Greek A daughter of the river god Cebren, and the wife of Paris. Greek
Nymph name "Oenopion" Greek A son of Dionysus and husband of the nymph Helice, by whom he became the father of Thalus, Euanthes, Melaa, Salagus, Athamas, and Merope, Aerope or Haero. Some writers call Oenopion a son of Rhadamanthys by Ariadne, and a brother of Staphylus and Servius also calls him the father of Orion. Greek
Hero name "Oeolycus" Greek A son of Theras of Sparta and brother of Aegeus, was honoured at Sparta with an heroum. Greek
Angel name "Oertha" Nazorean An angel of the north who carries a torch of fire to warm the great coldness. Early Nazorean
Hero name "Oetosyrus" Greek The name of a Scythian divinity whom Herodotus identifies with the Greek Apollo. (Herodotus, iv.) Greek
Hero name "Oetylus" Greek A son of Amphianax, and grandson of Antimachus of Argos. The Laconian town of Oetylus was believed to have received its name from him, and he there enjoyed heroic honours. Greek
"Oewiros" Greek A personification of dream, and in the plural of dreams. According to Homer Dreams dwell on the dark shores of the western Oceanus, and the deceitful dreams come through an ivory gate, while the true ones issue from a gate made of horn. Hesiod (Theogony. 212) calls dreams the children of night, and Ovid, who calls them children of Sleep, mentions three of them by name, viz. Morpheus, Icelus or Phobetor, and Phantasus. Euripides called them sons of Gaea, and conceived them as genii with black wings. Greek
"Ofo" Nigeria A sacred object used to intensify the power of prayers. Ibo, Nigeria
King name "Og" Hebrew king of Bashan, according to Rabbinical mythology, was an antediluvian giant, saved from the flood by climbing on the roof of the ark. After the passage of the Red Sea, Moses first conquered Sihon, and then advanced against the giant Og (whose bedstead, made of iron, was above 15 feet long and nearly 7 feet broad, Deut. iii. 11). The Rabbins say that Og plucked up a mountain to hurl at the Israelites, but he got so entangled with his burden, that Moses was able to kill him without much difficulty.
Deities name "Ogdoad" Egypt The eight deities worshipped in Hermopolis. They were arranged in four male-female pairs, with the males associated with frogs, and the females with snakes. Egypt
God name "Ogdoad" Egypt Primordial forces. The elements of chaos, eight in number, which existed before the creation of the Sun god and which are known from Khemnu in Middle Egypt (Greek Heliopolis). The Ogdoad also had a sanctuary at Medinet Habu. They created, out of themselves rather than by sexual coupling, the mound which emerged from the primeval waters and upon which rested the egg from which the young Sun god emerged. They are usually depicted as baboons heralding the Sun as it rises. They are grouped in pairs and include NUN and NAUNET representing the primordial abyss, KEK and KAUKET representing darkness, HEH and HAUHET representing infinity, and AMUN and AMAUNET representing hidden power....
Goddess name "Ogetsu no hime" Japan Goddess Who Possesses Food, a goddess of food in the Shinto religion of Japan.
God name "Oghene" Isoko The creator god who flicked the switch to create the universe and wandered off, never to be heard of again. Isoko
God name "Oghma" Celtic The God of communication and writing who invented the Ogham Alphabet and gave it to the Druids. Celtic
God name "Ogiuwu" Edo / Benin, West Africa God of death. Believed to own the blood of all living things which he smears on the walls of his palace in the otherworld. Until recent times human sacrifice was made regularly to this deity in the capital of the Edo region, Benin City....
"Ogiuwu Edo" Benin The harbinger of death who is supposed to own the blood of all living things. Benin
God name "Ogma/ Ogmius/ Ogmios" Celtic A god of education, genius, eloquence, language & magic
"Ogmios" Gaul A bald old man with a bow and club leading an apparently happy band of men with chains attached to their ears from his tongue. Gaul
Goddess name "Ogmius ( Ogma, Ogmios )" Celtic / Irish God of poetry and speech. Very little is known of him, but the Roman writer Lucian mentions a Romano-Celtic god of wisdom, Ogmios, apparently assimilated with HERCULES and described as an old man with lion's skin holding a crowd of people chained to his tongue by their ears. NOTE: a goddess Ogma is also mentioned; she may have been a mother goddess in the original Irish pantheon....
God name "Ogo" Dogon Trickster God of the Dogon people.
"Ogoa" Greek The Carian name of Zeus at Mysala, in whose temple a sea-wave was seen from time to time.
Deity name "Ogoun aka Ogun" Haiti Ogum, Ogou, the deity who presides over fire, iron, hunting politics and war. He is the patron of smiths and is usually displayed with his attributes: machete or sabre, rum and tobacco. Haiti Vodun
God name "Ogoun/ Ogun" Haiti / Vodun A god of war & fire
Monster name "Ogres" Europe Of nursery mythology are giants of very malignant dispositions, who live on human flesh. It is an Eastern invention, and the word is derived from the Ogurs, a desperately savage horde of Asia, who overran part of Europe in the fifth century. Others derived it from Orcus, the ugly, cruel man-eating monster so familiar to readers of Bojardo and Ariosto. The female is Ogress.
God name "Ogun" Nago / Edo / Yoruba / W Africa A god of iron, hunting & war
God name "Ogun" Edo / Benin, West Africa God of war, hunting and metalwork. This rather loosely defined deity was sent by the god OSANOBUA to cut open the land to allow crops to be planted. He is the strength inherent in metals and piles of metal objects are left beside his sanctuaries. As a god of war he defends the tribe and is depicted wearing armor and with red eyes. As a god of hunters and farmers he is generally benevolent....
God name "Ogun Edo" Benin A god of war that was sent to cut up the land to allow crops to the planted
God name "Ohe" Nigeria The omnipresent and supreme sky god. The Egede, Nigeria
God name "Ohoromoxtotil" Maya this god was the creator the Sun that made the world in habitable by destroying the jaguars that once infesterd it
God name "Ohoroxtotil (god almighty)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The creator of the Sun and the deity who made the world inhabitable for mankind by destroying the jaguars which once infested it....
Spirit name "Oi" Kenya The spirit of disease, who may be expelled by emptying the sick man's house, after which the priest casts the evil spirit out, since it has nothing left to lurk behind inside. Kenya
Spirit name "Oi" Suk / western Kenya, East Africa Sickness god. A spirit of personal illness rather than plague. The sick person's house is emptied and the priest exorcizes Oi out of the dwelling....
God name "Oi Suk" Kenya A god more long the lines of personal illness rather than plague
"Oicles" Greek Or Oicleus, a son of Antiphates, grandson of Melampus and father of Amphiaraus, of Argos. Diodorus on the other hand, calls him a son of Amphiaraus, and Pausanias a son of Mantius, the brother of Antiphates. Greek
"Oime" Greek wife of Arbelos.
Goddess name "Okeanides" Greek / Roman Minor sea goddesses There were assigned to guard ship motions by the larger gods & invoked by seafarers, others say that they are river gods
Goddess name "Okeanides" Greco - Roman Sea deities. Minor goddesses assigned the guardianship of oceans by the great gods and invoked by seafarers. In alternative tradition, they are river gods, the sons of OKEANOS....
God name "Okeanos" Greek The god of the oceans
God name "Okeanos" Greek God of the oceans. A deity who remained at his post when most of the other gods were summoned to Olympus by ZEUS. His consort is TETHYS and he fathered children who included the OKEANIDES, mainly river gods, and a large number of daughters headed by STYX, and including DORIS, METIS, and TYCHE....
God name "Oki-Tsu-Hiko-No-Kami" Japan A child of the harvest god and the god of kitchens. Japan
God name "Oki-Tsu-Hiko-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan God of kitchens. One of the offspring of O-Toshi-No-Kami, the god of harvests. The consort of Oki-Tsu-Hime-No-Kami and responsible for the caldron in which water is boiled....
Goddess name "Oki-Tsu-Hime-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan The goddess of kitchens
Spirit name "Okitsu-Hiko" Japanese Is a divinity in Japanese Shinto. His name literally translates to "Great Land Master", and he was originally the ruler of Izumo Province, until he was replaced by Ninigi. In compensation, he was made ruler of the unseen world of spirits and magic. He is believed a god of nation-building, farming, business and Medicine.
God name "Oko" Nigeria Oko god of the farm and Agriculture. Yoruba, Nigeria
God name "Oko (hoe)" Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa God of Agriculture. According to tradition he descended from heaven and lived at a farm near the town of Irao, where he attained a great age. One day he disappeared, leaving only his staff which was taken as a symbol of his presence. Annually, at the start of the Rainy season, a festival with strong fertility emphasis is held in his honor....
Goddess name "Ola" Bibi Hindu a local play goddess associated with cholera
"Ola Bibi" Bangladesh Savior from cholera who accepts offerings of sweets. Bangladesh
Goddess name "Ola Bibi" Hindu Local plague goddess. Worshiped in Bengal where she is associated with cholera....
King name "Old Man" Blackfoot Came from the south, making the mountains, the prairies, and the Forests as he passed, the birds and the animals too. He traveled north making things as he went and arranging the world as we see it today. Blackfoot
Deity name "Old Man of the Moon" Chinese Old Man of the moon. The Chinese deity who links in wedlock predestined couples.
Demon name "Old Scratch" Scandinavian The devil; so called from Schratz or Skratti, a demon of Scandinavian mythology.
"Olen" Greek A mythical personage, who is represented as the earliest Greek lyric poet, and the first author of sacred hymns in hexameter verse. He is closely connected with the worship of Apollo, of whom, in one legend, he was made the prophet. Greek
"Olenus" Greek A person living on Mount Ida, who wanted to take upon himself the punishment which his wife had deserved by her pride of her beauty, and was metamorphosed along with her into stone. Greek
Deity name "Olin-Tonatiuh" Mesoamerican Sun deity of the fifth and final era, the Fifth Sun. Mesoamerican
Angel name "Olinda" German An angel who is the protector of property. German
Goddess name "Olla" Cuba Goddess of the Rainbow. Cuba
Supreme god name "Ollathair aka Dagda" Irish The supreme god in Irish mythology.
God name "Olodumare" Yoruba The sky Father and creator of the universe. Occasionally androgynous or female, he is a god of peace, purity and harmony. Yoruba
God name "Olodumare" Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa Creator god. He engendered the god OBATALA as his deputy. The souls of the dead are expected to make confession to Olodumare. When he created the earth, he filled a snail's shell with dirt, placed inside it a hen and a pigeon and threw it down, whereupon the hen and pigeon began to scatter the earth and create land. Olodumare then sent a chameleon to report on progress. Sand was added, followed by a palm, a coconut and a kola nut tree. When these were established the god placed on earth the first sixteen humans. Also Alaaye; Elemii; Olojo Oni; Olorun; Orishanla....
God name "Olodumare/ Alaaye/ Elemii/ Olojo/ Oni/ Olorun/ Orishanla" Yoruba / Nigeria A creator god to whom the souls of the dead are expected to make a confession
"Olojo Oni" Yoruba The owner and controller of this day and of the daily happenings. All men and women totally depend on the Supreme Being. Yoruba
God name "Olokum" Carib A god in Puerto Rico that is a hermaphrodite
Goddess name "Olokum" W Indies A goddess of the ocean depths
Spirit name "Olokun" Africa The patron orisa of the descendants of Africans that were carried away during the Maafa, the Transatlantic Slave Trade or Middle Passage. Olokun works closely with Oya, deity of Sudden Change, and Egungun, Collective Ancestral spirits, to herald the way for those that pass to ancestorship, as it plays a critical role in death (Iku), Life and the transition of human beings and spirits between these two existences.
God name "Olokun" Fon / Yoruba / Benin / Nigeria, West Africa God of fresh waters and oceans. The eldest son of the creator god OSANOBUA. He is symbolized in the sacred river Olokun, which runs almost the length of Benin and from the source of which come the souls of unborn children. A girl baby is given a shrine of the god which includes a pot of river water and which she takes with her to her new home when she marries. The god is particularly popular among women and has a cult of priestesses. Olokun is also a guardian deity of mariners....
God name "Olokupilele" Panama Omniscient creator god and punisher of sin. Panama
"Olorun" Yoruba The sky Father and creator of the universe. Yoruba
Goddess name "Olosa" s The goddess of the Lagos Lagoon, and the principal wife of her brother Olokim, the sea-god. Like her husband she is long-haired. She sprang from the body of Yemaja and supplies her votaries with fish. Crocodiles ate Olosa's messengers, and may not be molested. They are supposed to bear to the goddess the offerings which the faithful deposit on the shores of the lagoon or throw into the sedge.
Goddess name "Olwen" Welsh A daughter of the king of the Giants and goddess of summer and war. Welsh
God name "Om" India A Sanscrit word, somewhat similar to Amen. When the gods are asked to rejoice in a sacrifice, the god Savitri cries out Om (Be it so). When Pravahan is asked if his father has instructed him, he answers Om (Verily). Brahmins begin and end their lessons on the Veda with the word Om, for "unless Om precedes his lecture, it will be like water on a rock, which cannot be gathered up; and unless it concludes the lecture, it will bring forth no fruit."
God name "Omacati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of feasting and revelry. One of the group classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex. Also (2)Acatl....
Deity name "Omacatl" Aztec deity of banqueting, invitations to feasts, feasting and revelery. Aztec
God name "Omacatl/ Acatl" Aztec A minor god of feasting & revelery
"Omadius" Greek That is, the flesh-eater, a surname of Dionysus, to whom human sacrifices were offered in Chios and Tenedos. Greek
Angel name "Omael" Nazorean An angel who multiplies species, perpetuates races and influences chemists. Early Nazorean
Angel name "Omagg" Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
"Ombrius" Greek I. e. the Rain-giver, a surname of Zeus, under which he had an altar on Mount Hymettus in Attica. Greek
God name "Ome" Tochtli Aztec a fertility god that was slaughtered and then resurrected by Tezcatlipoca
Deities name "Ome Tochtii" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility god. Slaughtered and then revived by TEZCATLIPOCA. Head of the group classed as the Ometochtli complex of fertility deities who personified the maguey plant and the intoxicating drink brewed from it, pulque or octli. Also (2) Tochtli....
God name "Ome Tochtli" Aztec A god of drunkenness. He is the leader of Centzon Totchtli, the four hundred rabbit gods of drunkenness. Aztec
God name "Ometecuhtli" Aztec A dual god, male and female, who was the creator of Cemanahuatl. Ometeotl's male aspect is Ometecutli, the female aspect is Omecihuatl. S / he dwelled in and ruled over Omeyocan, "Two Place", home of the gods. Aztec
God name "Ometecuhtli/ Olin-Tonatiuh" Aztec / Toltec The god of duality & a supreme deity
God name "Ometeoti (two god)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial being. According to some traditions, the dual principle personified in a bisexual force which the Aztecs believed to be the only reality, all else being illusory. Ometeotl rules in the highest (thirteenth) heaven, Omeyocan (place of duality) which rests above Sun, moon, wind and other elements. Ometeotl impregnated itself to engender the four TEZCATLIPOCAS (aspects of the Sun). Another female aspect, COATLICUE, gave birth to the national Aztec god HUITZILOPOCHTLI. No formal cult existed for Ometeotl, but he was considered to be present in every aspect of ritual.See also TONACATECUHTLI and TONACACIHUATL....
"Ometeotl" Aztec The two energies needed for creation. Or the Masuline and Feminine energies that created the universe. Aztec