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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Tereus Greek A son of Ares, a king of the Thracians, in Daulis, afterwards Phocis. Some traditions place Tereus at Pegae, in Megaris. Greek
Terminus Roman A Roman divinity presiding over boundaries and frontiers. His worship is said to have been instituted by Numa who ordered that every one should mark the boundaries of his landed property by stones to be consecrated to Jupiter, and at which every year sacrifices were to be offered at the festival of the Terminalia.
Terpsachora Greek One of the nine Muses, presided over choral song and dancing. Greek
Terpsichore Greek The goddess of dancing. Terpsichorean, relating to dancing. Dancers are called "the votaries of Terpsichore." Greek
Terra Greek Another form for terra, the name under which the earth was personified among the Romans, as Ge was among the Greeks. She is often mentioned in contrast with Jupiter, the god of heaven, and connected with Dis and the Manes. Greek
Terra/ Terra Mater Roman A goddess of the earth
Tesub Hittite Storm god Hittite/Hurrian
Teteoinnan Aztec The goddess of of healers & Medical diviners
Teteoinnan Aztec Goddess of of healers and Medical diviners Aztec
Teteoinnan-Toci Aztec Goddess of midwives Aztec
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Tethys Greek A Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus. She was mother of the chief rivers of the universe, such as the Nile, the Alpheus, the Maeander, and about three thousand daughters called the Oceanids. Greek
Teucer Greek A son of the river-god Scamander by the nymph Idaea, was the first king of Troy.
Teuhcatl Aztec Hunting and local goddess of war Aztec
Teutates Celtic God of the tribe Celtic
Tewi'xlak Dza'wadeenox BC Canada The god of all goat hunters
Tezcacoac Aztec She is a birth goddess
Tezcatlipoca Aztec God of the night, the north, the earth, obsidian, enmity, discord, rulership, divination, temptation, sorcery, beauty, war and strife. Aztec
Tezcatlipoca-Iztlacoliuhqui Aztec One of four temple deities Aztec
Tezcatzoncatl Aztec Minor fertility god involved with the brewing of pulque Aztec
Thab-Iha Tibet Hearth god Tibet/Bon
Thakur Deo Etruscan Goddess of childbirth Etruscan
Thalassa Greek The Protogenos of the sea or its surface and a personification of the Mediterranean, is described as a daughter of Aether and Hemera. Greek
Thalia Greek 1. One of the nine Muses, and, at least in later times, regarded as the Muse of Comedy. (Theogony of Hesiod 77) She became the mother of the Corybantes by Apollo. (Apollodorus i)
Thallath Berosus The sea, personified as a goddess. Berosus
Thallo Greek One of the Attic Home, who was believed to grant prosperity to the young shoots of plants, and was also invoked in the political oath which the citizens of Athens had to take. Greek
Thaloque-Tepictoton Aztec A rain & fertility god
Thammuz Ezekiel The Syrian and Phoenician name of Adonis. His death happened on the banks of the river Adonis, and in summer-time the waters always become reddened with the hunter's blood. Ezekiel
Thamyris Greek An ancient Thracian bard, was a son of Philammon and the nymph Argiope. He went so far in his conceit as to think that he could surpass the Muses in song; in consequence of which he was deprived of his sight and of the power of singing. He was represented with a broken lyre in his hand. Greek
Thanatos Greek Latin Mors, a personification of Death. In the Homeric poems Death does not appear as a distinct divinity, though he is described as the brother of Sleep, together with whom he carries the body of Sarpedon from the field of battle to the country of the Lycians. Greek
Thaon Greek One of the giants who made war with the gods. He was killed by the Parc?. Greek
Thatmanitu Semitic Goddess of health and healing. Western Semitic
Thaumas Greek A son of Pontus and Ge, and by the Oceanide Electra, the father of Iris and the Harpies. Greek
The Akan Ghana Ghana
The Ennead Egyptian Consists of a grouping of nine deities, most often appearing in the context of Egyptian mythology. As a three of threes, the number nine became associated with great carnal power, and ancient peoples considered groupings of nine Gods very important.
The Giants' Dance Britain Stonehenge, which Geoffrey of Monmouth says was removed from Killaraus, a mountain in Ireland, by the magical skill of Merlin. Britain
The pendragon Naud s Cedric, founder of the West Saxon kingdom, slew Naud, the pendragon, with 5,000 men. This Naud is called Natanleod, a corruption of Naudan ludh (Naud, the people's refuge). Anglo Saxon
Thea Greek A goddess of the dawn
Theandrios Arabic Part of the Nabataen trinity. Arabic
Theandros N Arabia A god known only from Greek & Roman inscriptions
Theano Greek One of the Danaides. Greek
Theban Triad Egypt The three Egyptian gods that were the most powerful in the area of Thebes, in Egypt. The gods are Amun, his consort Mut and their son Khonsu.
Thebe Greek 1. A daughter of Prometheus, from whom the Boeotian Thebes was believed to have derived its name.
Thebes Greek An ancient city of Egypt of great renown, once capital of Upper Egypt; covered 10 sq. m. of the valley of the Nile on both sides of the river, 300 m. SE. of Cairo; now represented by imposing ruins of temples, palaces, tombs, and statues of colossal size, amid which the humble dwellings of four villages-Luxor, Karnack, Medinet Habu, and Kurna-have been raised. The period of its greatest flourishing extended from about 1600 to 1100 B.C., but some of its ruins have been dated as far back as 2500 B.C. Greek
Theia Greek Daughter of Uranus and Gaia, one of the female Titans, became by Hyperion the mother of Helios, Eos, and Selene, that is, she was regarded as the deity from which all light proceeded. Greek
Theias Greek A king of the Assyrians, and father of Smyrna, the mother of Adonis. Greek
Theiodamas Greek The father of Hylas, and king of the Dryopes. Greek
Theisoa Greek One of the nymphs who brought up the infant Zeus. Greek
Theli tali Chaldean The great dragon which symbolically envelops the universe; the mundane serpent. Chaldean
Thelxion Greek In conjunction with Telchin, murdered Apis, when he attempted to subjugate Peloponnesus. Greek
Themis Greek Daughter of Uranus, others say Helios, and Ge, was married to Zeus, by whom she became the mother of the Horae, Eunomia, Dice (Astraea), Eirene, and the Moerae. In the Homeric poems, Themis is the personification of the Greek
Themisto Greek 1. A daughter of Nereus and Doris.
Theocritus Greek Bion and Moschus, by Andrew Lang Greek
Theophane Greek A daughter of Bisaltes, who, in consequence of her extraordinary beauty, was beleaguered by lovers, but was carried off by Poseidon to the isle of Crinissa. As the lovers followed her even there, Poseidon metamorphosed the maiden into a sheep and himself into a ram, and all the inhabitants of the island into animals. Greek
Therapne Greek A daughter of Lelex and Peridia, from which the town of Therapne in Laconia derived its name. Greek
Theras Greek A son of Autesion, grandson of Tisamenus, who led Lacedaemonians and Minyans of Lemnos (i. e. descendants of the Argonauts by Lemnian women) from Sparta to the island of Thera, which had before been called Callisto, but was now named after him Thera. Greek
Thermaia Roman A goddess of healing springs
Thermalia Roman Goddess of healing springs. Roman
Thermuthis Egyptian Egyptian fertility and harvest goddess.
Thero Sparta 1. The nurse of Ares, from whom he was believed to have received the surname of Thereitas, though Pausanias thinks that this name arose from the fierceness of the god. A sanctuary of Ares Thereitas stood on the road from Sparta to Therapne, with a statue which the Dioscuri were said to have brought from Colchis.
Theseus Greek The great legendary hero of Attica, is one of those mythological personages whose legends it is by no means easy to disentangle, and represent in their original shape. Greek
Thessalus Greek 1. A son of Haemon, from whom Thessaly was believed to have received its name.
Thessaly Greek Is one of the 13 peripheries of Greece, and is further sub-divided into 4 prefectures. The capital of the periphery is Larissa. The prefecture lies in central Greece and borders Macedonia on the north, Epirus on the west, Sterea Hellas or Central Greece on the south and the Aegean Sea on the east. Greek
Thestius Greek A son of Ares and Demonice or Androdice, and, according to others, a son of Agenor and a grandson of Pleuron, the king of Aetolia. Greek
Thestor Greek Son of Idmon and Laothoe, though some ancients declare that Idmon (the knowing) was only a surname of Thestor. He was the father of Calchas, Theoclymenus, Leucippe, and Theonoe. Greek
Thetis Greek One of the daughters of Nereus and Doris, was the wife of Peleus, by whom she became the mother of Achilles. Later writers describe her as a daughter of Cheiron. Greek
Thiel Nazorean An angel who is the ruling prince of Wednesday and the planet Venus. Early Nazorean
Thmei Egypt The goddess of truth. Egypt
Thoas Greek 1. A son of Andraemon and Gorge, was king of Calydor and Pleuron, in Aetolia, and went with forty ships against Troy.
Thoeris Egypt Goddess and protectress of women in childbirth. Egypt
Thoon Greek One of the Gigantes, was killed by the Moerae. Greek
Thoosa Greek A Nereid, and with Poseidon she became mother of the Cyclops Polyphemus when Poseidon surprised her in a sea cave. She was the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto. However being a Nereid she could also be the daughter of Nereus and Doris. Greek
Thor Norse The god of thunder, keeper of the hammer, the ever-fighting slayer of trolls and destroyer of evil spirits, the friend of mankind, the defender of the earth, the heavens and the gods; for without Thor and his hammer the earth would become the helpless prey of the giants. He was the consecrator, the hammer being the cross or holy sign of the ancient heathen. Thor was the son of Odin and Fjorgyn (mother earth); he was blunt, hot-tempered, without fraud or guile, of few words but of ready stroke - such was Thor, the favorite deity of our forefathers. The finest legends of the Younger Edda and the best lays of the Elder Edda refer to Thor. His hall is Bilskirner. He slays Thjasse, Thrym, Hrungner, and other giants. In Ragnarok he slays the Midgard-serpent, but falls after retreating nine paces, poisoned by the serpent's breath. Norse
Thoth Egypt A god of astronomy, science, death, education, wisdom, geometry, law, magic, mathematics, medicine, the moon & surveying
Thoth Egypt Tchehuti or Tehuti. Author of the Book of the Dead was believed by the Egyptians to have been the heart and mind of the Creator, who was in very early times in Egypt called by the natives "Pautti," and by foreigners "Ra." Thoth was also the "tongue" of the Creator, and he at all times voiced the will of the great god, and spoke the words which commanded every being and thing in heaven and in earth to come into existence. His words were almighty and once uttered never remained without effect.
Thouris Egyptian Egyptian fertility goddess.
Thraetaona Avestian The Avestan fire god.
Thriae Greek The name of three prophetic nymphs on Mount Parnassus, by whom Apollo was reared, and who were believed to have invented the art of prophecy by means of little stones, which were thrown into an urn. Greek
Thrummy Cap Britain A sprite described in Northumberland fairy tales as a "queer-looking little auld man," whose exploits are generally laid in the cellans of old castles. Britain
Thunor Germanic God of fertility, lightning and thunder germanic
Thurremlin Australia God of passage, from adolescence to manhood Australia
Thurremlin/ Daramulun S. Waels Aus A god of passage, from adolescence to manhood
Thyestes Greek A son of Pelops and Hippodameia, was the brother of Atreus and the father of Aegisthus. Greek
Thyia Greek 1. A daughter of Castalius or Cephisseus, became by Apollo the mother of Delphus. (The History of Herodotus VII) She is said to have been the first to have sacrificed to Dionysus, and to have celebrated orgies in his honour. Hence the Attic women, who every year went to Mount Parnassus to celebrate the Dionysiac orgies with the Delphian Thyiades, received themselves the name of Thyades or Thyiades.
Thyiades Greek The same as Thytas, a name of the female followers of Dionysus and named after Thyia, who is said to have been the first to have sacrificed to Dionysus, and to have celebrated orgies in his honour. Greek
Ti Malice Vodun A trickster-loa, archnemesis of Uncle Bouki. He was said to be exceptionally lazy. Vodun
Ti'hmar Siberia The Source of Originating Consciousness, neither male or female but the Cause of all Polarity, both in Form and beyond Form; perfect Light and Nothingness. Tungus, Siberia
Ti'hmar Kolyma Tungus/ Siberia The supreme spirit, it became the name for the Christian god
Ti-Jean Petro Vodun A snake-loa and son of Dan Petro. Vodun
Tia Haida God of death by violence. Haida Nation territories
Tia/ Ta'xet Haida/ BC Canada the god of death, by violence
Tiamat Babylonian The primordial mother goddess in Babylonian and Sumerian mythology, and a central figure in the Enuma Elish creation epic.
Tiamat Chaldean Chaldean serpent, slain by Bel, the chief deity.
Tiamat Mesopotamia The goddess of chaos in the creation myth
Tiamontennu Maya A god of wealth who protected of human life by chasing away demons. Maya
Tian-zhu Arab A mountain god of somewhere you've never heard of.
Tiberinus Greek One of the mythical kings of Alba, son of Capetus, and father of Agrippa, is said to have been drowned in crossing the river Alba, which was hence called Tiberis after him, and of which he became the guardian god. Greek
Tibertus Roman The god of the river Anio, a tributary of the Tiber. He is not to be confused with Tiberinus, the legendary founder of Tibur. Roman
Ticholtsodi Navajo A water monster. Navajo
Tie Egypt Goddess of intelligence and wisdom Egypt
Tien Hou China Goddess of the ocean. China
Tien Mu China Goddess of lightning. China
Tien Tsun/ Tian-zhu China/ Taoist The generic title of gods given to each of the three holy images in a Taoist temple
Tienoltsodi Navaho He is the god of oceans & fresh water to, he controls all waters that fall on the earth but none of those in the heavens
Tifenua Tikopia Polynesia Chthonic fertility god Polynesia
Tikesnosna Buddhist God, Guardian in the northwestern quarter Buddhist
Tiki Polynesia Creator god who created mankind Polynesia
Tilla Hittite Bull god Hittite/Hurrian
Tilo Mozambique God of the sky and of thunder and rain Mozambique
Timaiti-Ngava-Rimngvari Polynesia Primordial female principle being Polynesia/Hervey Is.
Timatekore Polynesia Primordial male principle of being. Polynesia
Tin Etruscan Sky god. Etruscan
Tin Hau China Goddess of the waters. China
Ting-jian Korea The personification of calligraphy. Korea
Tinia Etruscan The highest god of the skies, husband to Thalna or Uni who was part of the powerful triumvirate of gods, including Menrva and Uni and associated with lightning, spears and scepters. Etruscan
Tinirau Polynesia God of the ocean Polynesia
Tinnit Carthage Goddess Carthage
Tino Taata Society Is The creator god regarded as the tutelary deity that created mankind
Tir Mumia he is the god of wisdom concerned with writing
Tirawa Pawnee The creator god and taught the Pawnee people tattooing, fire-building, hunting, agriculture, speech and clothing, religious rituals, the use of tobacco and sacrifices.
Tirawa/ Atius Pawnee/ USA The supreme spirit
Tiresias Greek Blind as Tiresias. Tiresias the Theban by accident saw Athena bathing, and the goddess struck him with blindness by splashing water in his face. She afterwards repented doing so, and, as she could not restore his sight, conferred on him the power of soothsaying, and gave him a staff with which he could walk as safely as if he had his sight. He found death at last by drinking from the well of Tilphosa. Greek
Tirumal Dravidian Creator god equated with Visnu Dravidian/Tamil
Tisamenus Greek A son of Orestes and Hermione, was king of Argos, but was deprived of his kingdom when the Heracleidae invaded Peloponnesus. (Apollodorus. ii) He was slain in a battle against the Heracleidae (Apollodorus. ii). Greek
Tishtrya Iranian A god of the sea & water
Tishtrya Zoroastrian God of rainfall and fertility. Zoroastrian
Tisiphone Greek One of the Erinyes, and sister of Alecto and Megaera. She was the one who punished crimes of murder, parricide, fratricide and homicide. Greek
Tisiphone of Eumenides Greek A goddess of justice
Tispak Akkadia Tutelary god of the city of Esnumma. Akkadia
Titans Greek The sons and daughters of Uranus and Gaia and a race of godlike giants who were considered to be the personifications of the forces of nature. These Titans are Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Japetus, Cronus, Theia, Rheia, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, and Tethys, to whom Apollodorus adds Dione. (Theogony 133) Greek
Tithonus Greek A son of Laomedon, and brother of Priam or according to others a brother of Laomedon. Others, again, call him a son of Cephalus and Eos. Greek
Titlacvahuan Aztec an omnipotent God, universal & generally evil power
Tityus Greek a son of Gaea, or of Zeus and Elara, the daughter of Orchomenus, was a giant in Euboea, and the father of Europa. (Apollodorus i. 4) Instigated by Hera, he made an assault upon Leto or Artemis, when she passed through Panopaeus to Pytho, but was killed by the arrows of Artemis or Apollo, or, according to others, Zeus killed him with a flash of lightning.
Tiwaz Germanic The chief sky god and the god of war. Germanic
Tiwaz aka Tyr Norse The god of single combat and heroic glory. Norse
Tixmion Nazorean The angel who blesses the salt. Early Nazorean
Tlacahuepan Aztec Patron god of Mexico and a minor god of war. Aztec
Tlachitonatiiuh Aztec Chthonic underworld god. Aztec
Tlachtga Ireland Goddess of sacrifice. Ireland
Tlaeque-Tepictoton Aztec Fertility and rain god. Aztec
Tlahuiazecalpatcuatli Aztec He is the god of the morning star
Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli Aztec Feathered serpent, creator god and patron of rulership, priests and merchants. Aztec
Tlaloc Aztec The great and ancient provider and god of rain, fertility and lightning. Aztec
Tlaloc Aztec A god of agriculture, lightning, rain, weather, clouds, water, springs & mountains
Tlaloc Olmec A jaguar god
Tlaloc Olmec Jaguar God of the Underworld. Olmec
Tlaltecuhli Aztec A chthonic creator goddess, the ruler of the second of the 13 heavens
Tlaltecuhtli Aztec A chthonic creator goddess
Tlanzolteotl Ixcuiname/ Aztec at the chthonic/ earth goddess, a maternal goddess linked with sex, & in the Aztec way, personifying filth
Tlauixcalpantechutli Aztec Destructive god of the morning star (venus), dawn, and of the east. Aztec
Tlazolteotl Aztec Tlaelquani, Tlazolteotli, the goddess of purification from filth, disease or excess. Aztec
Tlazolteotl/ Ixcuiname Aztec A goddess of death, filth, love, licentiousness, sex, sport, gambling, uncertainty, witchcraft, intoxication & pleasure
Tlitcaplitana Bella Coola Goddess of healing associated with singing and chanting. Bella Coola
Tloque Aztec A creator god
Tloque Nahaque Aztec A creator god
Tloquenahuaque Aztec A creator god or ruler. Aztec
Tmolus Greek 1. The god of Mount Tmolus in Lydia, is described as the husband of Pluto (or Omphale) and father of Tantalus, and said to have decided the musical contest between Apollo and Pan.
Tna'nto Koryak Spirit of dawn, the first light of the dawn deified. Koryak
Tna'nto Koryak/ Siberia The spirit of dawn, the first light of the dawn deified
Tnecei'vune Siberia Spirit of the dawn, one of four beings who control the dawn of from different directions. Chukchee, Siberia
To'nenile Navaho God of rain. Navaho
Toa'lalit Bella Coola God of hunters, oversees hunting mountain goats. Bella Coola, Canada
Toa'lalit Bella Coola/ Canada This god of hunters oversees hunting mountain goats
Tobadzistsini Navaho A Minor war god
Tobadzistsini Navaho God of war. Navaho
Tobadzistsini Navaho Child of Water and son of Tsohanoai, the Sun god. Minor war god. Navaho
Tobo Nazorean A being who conducts the soul of Adam from Orcus to the place of life. Codex Nazaraeus
Toci Aztec Goddess of healing Aztec
Tohil Mayan God of fire Mayan
Tohu Bohu Hebrew Primeval chaos, the state preceding the appearance of the universe. Book of Genesis
Tokakami Huichol Mexico The god of death
Tokakami Huichol Mexico God of death Mexico
Toko'yoto Koryak Guardian spirit who is one of the owners of the world,specifically the Pacific Ocean Koryak
Toko'yoto Koryak/ Siberia A guardian spirit who is one of the owners of the world, the Pacific Ocean to be specific
Tomituka S Pacific A goddess of rain
Tomituka S Koryak , Goddess of rain Pacific
Tomiyauhtecuhtli Aztec Rain and fertility god. Aztec
Tomor Albania Creator and wind and god, he is still around Albania
Tomor Albania God of the winds as well as Creator god, he is still worshipped today Albania
Tomor Albanian A god of the winds as well as a creator god, he is still worshipped today
Tomwo'get Koryak Archetypical creator spirit Koryak
Tomwo'get Koryak/ SE Siberia He is an archetypical creator being
Tonacaciahuatl Aztec Primordial deity who is the self created, eternal, female principle. Aztec
Tonacaciahutl Aztec A primordial deity that is the self created, eternal, female principle
Tonacatceuhtli Aztec Primordial deity who is the self created, eternal, male principle. Aztec
Tonacatecuhtli Aztec She is the creator & provider of food
Tonacatecuhtli Aztec "the being at the center", was a fertility god. He organized the world into land and ocean at the creation of the world. Aztec
Tonachacihuatl Aztec The feminine primordial deity
Tonaleque Aztec Goddess, ruler of the fifth of the 13 heavens. Aztec
Tonaleque Aztec catalyze this goddess is ruler of the fifth of the 13 heavens
Tonan Aztec Goddess of the winter solstice. Aztec
Tonans Roman A surname of the god Jupiter and was always represented with a thunderbolt in his hand. Roman.
Tonantzin Aztec Goddess of motherhood. Aztec
Tonatiluh Aztec This creator god presides over the fifth world age[this is the one we are in]
Tonatiuh Aztec The creator god that presides over the fifth world
Tonatiuh Aztec Creator god who presides over the fifth world. Aztec
Tonatiuh/ Pilzintecutli Aztec/ Nahua The sun god & a god of war
Toneili Navaho this is the rain god in charge of all water from the skies
Tonenili Navaho Rain god the controls waters from the skies. Tonenili saved the people from the water monster Ticholtsodi. Navaho
Tonitrualis Roman A surname of the god Jupiter, to whom the Romans attributed power over all the changes in the heavens, as rain, storms, thunder and lightning.
Tont'tu Finland A little house-spirit. The Kalevala. Finland