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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods 

NameOriginDescription
God name "Animisha" Indian "One who does not wink", a general epithet of all Indian Gods.
Demon name "Aningan" Inuit The moon, brother to the sun whom Moon chases across the sky. Aningan has a great igloo in the sky where he rests. Irdlirvirissong, his Demon cousin, lives there as well. The moon is a great hunter, and his sledge is always piled high with seal skins and meat. Inuit
"Anitan" Philippines Guardian of lightning. Philippines
Deities name "Anito" Luzon The souls of the ancestors worshiped as household Deities. Irayas, Catalangans. Luzon
Angel name "Anitor" Eastern By the virtue of these most holy Angelic Names do I clothe myself, O Lord, in my Sabbath garments, that so I may fulfil, even unto their term, all things which I desire to effect through Thee, Most Holy ADONAY, Whose kingdom and rule endure for ever and ever. Amen. From the Key of Solomon
Goddess name "Anitun Tabu" Philippines Goddess of wind and rain. Philippines
Angel name "Anixiel" Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Spirit name "Anjea" Australia Fertility Spirit. People's souls reside within her in between their incarnations. Australia
Goddess name "Ankalamman" Hindu/Dravidian Guardian Goddess who wards off demons. Sister of Draupadi. Hindu/Dravidian
Goddess name "Anna Kuari" India/Oraon Local vegetation Goddess who can give good crops and make a man rich, but to induce her to do so it is necessary to offer human sacrifices. India/Oraon
Goddess name "Anna Perenna" Etruscan A Goddess of reproduction, wanton love, & of spring
Goddess name "Annalia" Africa Goddess of rivers, also the Goddess of prostitutes. Africa
Goddess name "Annallja Tu Bari" Sudan Goddess of sexual desire. Sudan
Goddess name "Annapatni" Hindu Goddess of food Hindu
"Annapurna" India A Hindu avatar of Durga who ruled over food production. India
"Annar or Onarr" Norse Husband of night and father of Jord (the earth). Norse
Goddess name "Annis" Celtic The black Goddess
"Annis . Black Anna, Black Anny, Black Agnes, Cat Anna" Britain/Celtic Annis aka Black Anna, Black Anny, Black Agnes, Cat Anna, Leicester witch with very sharp nails who wore a skirt made from the skins of her human prey. Britain/Celtic
"Annwn" Celtic The British Hades, represented as a sea-girdled, revolving fortress. Celtic
"Anog Ite" Lakota Double-Face Woman. Caught while attempting to replace Hanwi by seducing Wi, She is condemned to bear two faces, one beuatiful and the other hideous. Lakota
Goddess name "Anoia" Wintersmith / comic fantasy The minor Goddess of Things That Stick in Drawers. She eats corkscrews and is responsible for Things Down The Backs of Sofas. Appears in Wintersmith
Spirit name "Anp" Lakota Spirit of light, especially the reddish sunlight of dawn. Lakota
God name "Anpao" Celtic The God of death. Son of Mider and Fuamnach. Celtic
"Anqa" Turkish A fabulous bird of enormous size which inhabits the Caucasus range. Turkish
Goddess name "Anqet" Egypt/Libya Aka Anuket, Anukis, "The Clasper." Water Goddess of the Nile Cataracts. Her symbal was the cowrie shell. Pictured as a woman donning a tall plumed crown. Also has been depicted as having four arms. Rules Over: Producer and giver of life, water. Egypt/Libya
Deity name "Ansa" Hindu/Puranic A solar Deity(god) and one of the Adityas.Hindu/Puranic
"Ansar" Islamic An Islamic term that literally means "helper" and denotes the Medinan citizens that helped Muhammad and the Muhajirun on the arival to the city after the Migration to Medina
God name "Anshur aka Ashur" Akkadian Or Asshur, a sky God and the husband of his sister Kishar ("earth axle"); they are the children of the serpents Lahmu and Lahamu, and the parents of Anu and Ea. He is sometimes depicted as having Ninlil as a consort. As Anshar, he is progenitor of the Akkadian pantheon; as Ashur, he is the head of the Assyrian pantheon
Goddess name "Anshur/ Ashur/ Asshur" Assyria Not only be Goddess of the sun, but it was the that killed the dragon of chaos during creation
Deity name "Antaboga" Indonesia Underworld serpent Deity(god). At the beginning of time, only Antaboga existed. Antaboga meditated and created the world turtle Bedwang from which all other creations sprang. Indonesia
"Antaeus" Libya Son of Poseidon and Ge, a mighty giant and wrestler in Libya, whose strength was invincible so long as he remained in contact with his mother earth.
Goddess name "Antai" India The Goddess of mercy, healing and whooping cough. India
"Antassus" Greek Antasus or Antassos. The father of Melas. (maybe). Greek
"Antero Vipunen" Finland Deceased giant, protector of deep knowledge and magic.
God name "Anteros" Greek The God of returned love
"Anteros" Greek (Anterфs) was the son of Ares and Aphrodite, given to his brother Eros, who was lonely, as a playmate. He is the personification of unrequited love and punisher of those who scorn love, and is depicted as similar to Eros in every way, but with long hair and butterfly wings. The term was also used for the love which arises in the beloved boy in a pederastic relationship.
"Anteros" Greek/Etruscan The son of Ares and Aphrodite in Greek mythology, given to his brother Eros, who was lonely, as a playmate. He is the personification of unrequited love and punisher of those who scorn love, and is depicted as similar to Eros in every way, but with long hair and butterfly wings. Greek/Etruscan
Goddess name "Antevorta" Roman Goddess of childbirth, invoked by pregnant women, to avert the dangers of child-birth. Roman
Goddess name "Anthat" Syria A war Goddess who had a shrine at Thebes
"Antheia" Greek The blooming, or the friend of flowers, a surname of Hera, under which she had a temple at Argos. Before this temple was the mound under which the women were buried who had come with Dionysus from the Aegean islands, and had fallen in a contest with the Argives and Perseus. Antheia was used at Gnossus as a surname of Aphrodite. Greek
Angel name "Anthriel" Greek The Angel of balance, and moderation.
Deity name "Anti" Egypt Guardian Deity(god) of the eastern sky. Egypt
God name "Anti-Christ / AntiChrist" Christian Anti-Christ or the Man of Sin, expected by some to precede the second coming of Christ. St. John so calls every one who denies the incarnation of the eternal Son of God. Christian
"Antiewo" West Africa The Great Serpent who comes out after the rain. The rainbow is his reflection. West Africa
"Antimachus" Greek A Trojan, who, when Menelaus and Odysseus came to Troy to ask for the surrender of Helen, advised his countrymen to put the ambassadors to death. It was Antimachus who principally insisted upon Helen not being restored to the Greeks. He had three sons, and when two of them, Peisander and Hippolochus, fell into the hands of Menelaus, they were both put to death.
God name "Antiope" Greece A daughter of Nycteus and Polyxo or of the river God Asopus in Boeotia. She became by Zeus the mother of Amphion and Zethus, Dionysus threw her into a state of madness on account of the vengeance which her sons had taken on Dirce. In this condition she wandered about through Greece, until Phocus, the grandson of Sisyphus, cured and married her. She was buried with Phocus in one common tomb.
"Antodica" Greek wife of Clytos.
"Antu" Babylon/ Akkadia She is derived from the older Sumeria Ki
Goddess name "Antu aka Antum" Babylon/Akkadia A Goddess, the first consort of Anu. They were the parents of the Anunnaki and the Utukki. Antu was replaced as consort by Ishtar or Inanna, who may also be a daughter of Anu and Antu. She is similar to Anat. Babylon/Akkadia
Goddess name "Anu aka Anann" Ireland Dana, Dana-Ana, Catana. Mother Earth, Great Goddess, Greatest of all Goddesses. Another aspect of the Morrigu. The fertility Goddess, sometimes she formed a trinity with Badb and Macha. Her priestesses comforted and taught the dying. Fires were lit for her on Midsummer. Guardian of cattle and health. Ireland
Goddess name "Anu/ Anann/ Dana/ Dana Ana/ Catana" Irish A mother Goddess associated with fertility & the primordial mother
God name "Anu/ Anus" Babylon The head of the Gods, he had an army of stars to destroy evildoers
Goddess name "Anuanaitu" America Soul of the ocean, member of a sea monster family. Goddess of the ocean and whirlpools Caribbean, S. America
God name "Anubis" Egypt Aka Anpu, Sekhem Em Pet. Messenger from the Gods to humans. Pictured with the head of a jackal or dog, or as a dark colored jackal. He, with Maat, weighed human souls for truth and he rules over Wisdom, intelligence, death, embalming, endings, truth, justice, surgery, hospital stays, finding lost things, anesthetics, medicine, journeys, protection, boats, diplomacy, astral travel, cemeteries. Egypt
Goddess name "Anuket" Egypt Goddess of water and of rivers. Egypt
Goddess name "Anukis" Egypt Birth Goddess and of the cataracts of the lower Nile. Egypt
Goddess name "Anulap" Micronesia A god of magic and knowledge in the mythology of Micronesia, who teaches these things to humanity. He is the husband of the creator Goddess Ligobubfanu, and may be a creator deity himself.
Goddess name "Anumati" Sanskrit A lunar deity and Goddess of wealth, intellect, children, spirituality and prosperity. Also Anumati is a type of full moon day in which the moon remains slightly cut and not fully full moon called as Chaturdashi bhiddha purnima Sanskrit
Goddess name "Anunit" Chaldea A Goddess of the morning star
Goddess name "Anunit aka Anunitu" Chaldea The Assyrian and Babylonian counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to the cognate northwest Semitic Goddess Astarte. Anunit, Astarte and Atarsamain are alternative names for Ishtar. Chaldea
Goddess name "Anunitu" Babylon The Goddess of the moon
Deities name "Anunnaki" Babylon The seven judges of the Underworld they began as fertility Deities
Deities name "Anunnaki aka Anunnaku" Babylon Ananaki, a group of Sumerian and Akkadian Deities related to, and in some cases overlapping with, the Annuna (the 'Fifty Great Gods') and the Igigi (minor gods). Babylon
Goddess name "Anuradha" Hindu/Puranic A Goddess of good luck. Like her sister, Bharani, she is a daughter of Daksha and a wife of Chandra. Hindu/Puranic
God name "Anus Hurrite" The king of heaven who declared war on the father of the Gods, he lost
God name "Anyigba" Ewe An aspect of Trowo. Ewe God-created beings.
God name "Anzety" Egypt God and King of Busiris. Egypt
Hero name "Aon" Greek A son of Poseidon, and an ancient Boeotian Hero, from whom the Boeotian Aonians and the country of Boeotia (for Boeotia was anciently called Aonia) were believed to have derived their names.
God name "Aondo" Africa Creator God who lives in the sky and sends the sun each morning. Central Nigeria, West Africa
God name "Aondo Tiv" Nigeria The creator God that lives in the sky
"Aonian" Greek Poetical, pertaining to the Muses. The Muses, according to Grecian mythology, dwelt in Aonia, that part of Boetia which contains Mount Helicon and the Muses' Fountain. Greek
Demon name "Apa" Enochian A cacoDemon. Enochian
God name "Apa" Hindu One of the eight Vasus who serve the God Indra Hindu/Puranic
Spirit name "Apacita" Inca Guardian Spirit. Represented by a pile of stones by the side of mountain passes and trails. He was invoked by travellers to safeguard their journeys. Inca
Angel name "Apahr" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
God name "Apam Napat" Hindu/Persia/Vedic Child of the Waters. One of the Ahuras in Old Iranian religion, a beneficent God who is the giver of water to man. Hindu/Persia/Vedic
Goddess name "Apanchomene" Greek The strangled Goddess, a surname of Artemis.
"Apaosa" Persian Drought personified. Persian
God name "Apap Teso" Uganda Creator God who as a benevolent sky god brings rain Uganda
Goddess name "Aparajita" Buddhist Minor god/Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Aparajita" Buddhist/ Mahayana A minor god/ Goddess
God name "Aparajita" Hindu God, one of eleven ekadasarudras, a form of Rudra Hindu/Puranic
God name "Aparajita" Hindu/ Puranic A God, a form of Rudra
"Aparajita" Hindu/Puranic Form of Durga Terrible in appearance and likes to trample Ganesha under foot. Hindu/Puranic
"Apas aka Apah" Aban The Cosmic Waters. Aban
Spirit name "Apate" Greek A daughter of Nyx, the personification of deceit. She was one of the evil Spirits in Pandora's box. Her Roman equivalent was Fraus. Greek
"Apaturia" Greek That is, the deceitful. A surname of Athena, whic was given to her by Aethra. Greek
"Apdoce" Enochian A senior of Fire associated with Mercury. Enochian
God name "Apedemak" Sudan God of war. Depicted with a lion's head and a human body. The elephant and cattle were sacred to him. Sudan
God name "Apedmak" Sudanese a war God
Demon name "Apep" Egypt Aka Apepi, Apophis. Demon enemy of the Sun this huge serpent caused storms and eclipses and ate the sun at evening. Rules over: Darkness, storm, night, the Underworld, death, eclipses. Egypt
God name "Apesh" Egypt Tortoise God of night, evil, and the powers of darkness. Egypt
Goddess name "Apet" Egypt Goddess who protects pregnant women, children, nursing mothers and justice. Egypt
"Aphaea" Greek Aka Britomartis, appears to have originally been a Cretan divinity of hunters and fishermen. Her name is usually derived from sweet or blessing, and a maiden, so that the name would mean, the sweet or blessing maiden. Greek
King name "Aphareus" Greek A son of the Messenian King Perieres and Gorgophone, the daughter of Perseus. (Apollodorus i) His wife is called by Apollodorus (Apollodorus iii) Arene, and by others Polydora or Laocoossa. (Argonautica) Aphareus had three sons, Lynceus, Idas, and Peisus.
"Apheidas" Greek A son of Arcas by Leaneira, or according to others, by Meganeira, Chrysopeleia, or Erato.
Angel name "Aphr" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Goddess name "Aphrodisias" (Carian) Goddess of fertility Turkey. The Greeks equated her with Aphrodite. (Carian)
Goddess name "Aphrodisias Carian" SW Turkey a fertility Goddess
Goddess name "Aphrodite" Greek One of the great Olympian divinities, according to the popular and poetical notions of the Greeks, the Goddess of love and beauty. Some traditions stated that she had sprung from the foam of the sea, which had gathered around the mutilated parts of Uranus, that had been thrown into the sea by Cronus after he had unmanned his father. (Theogony of Hesiod)
Goddess name "Aphrodite Pandemos" Greek A Goddess of sex likely conflated with Aphrodite
God name "Apis" Egyptian Apis the Bull of Memphis, is called the greatest of Gods, and the god of all nations, while others regard him more in the light of a symbol of some great divinity. Egyptian
King name "Apis" Greek A son of Phoroneus by the nymph Laodice, and brother of Niobe. He was King of Argos, established a tyrannical government and called Peloponnesus after his own name but he was killed in a conspiracy headed by Thelxion and Telchin. Greek
Goddess name "Apit" Egypt Mother Goddess, nursing mother. Egypt
God name "Apiu" Etruscan Weather God Etruscan
Angel name "Aplst" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Demon name "Apm" Enochian A cacoDemon. Enochian
God name "Apo" Inca Mountain God. Inca
God name "Apo" Inca God of mountains. Inca
God name "Apocatquil" Inca/Peru God of lightning. He recalled his mother to life and made an aperture in the earth with a golden spade, through which the race of the Peruvians emerged and took possession of the land. Inca/Peru
God name "Apolake" Philippines God of war, guardian of the sun. Philippines
God name "Apollo" Greek One of the great divinities of the Greeks, was, according to Homer, the son of Zeus and Leto. Hesiod (Theogony of Hesiod 918) states the same, and adds, that Apollo's sister was Artemis. Neither of the two poets suggests anything in regard to the birth-place of the God, unless we take "born in Lycia," which, however, according to others, would only mean "born of or in light." Apollo is one of the few Greek gods who did not sleep with Aphrodite
King name "Apollyon" Greek King of the bottomless pit. Greek
Goddess name "Apolonia" Brazil Goddess of healing and dentists Brazil
Goddess name "Aponibolinayen" Philippines Goddess of the sky and moon. Philippines
Demon name "Apophis" Egypt The Demon of darkness
Goddess name "Apozanoltl" Aztec/ Mexico A running water Goddess
Ghost name "Apparition" Greek A Ghost.
"Appiades" Roman Five divinities whose temple stood near the fountains of Appius, in Rome. Their names are Venus, Pallas, Concord, Peace, and Vesta. They were represented on horse-back, like Amazons. Roman
Nymph name "Appias" Roman A Nymph of the Appian well, which was situated not far from the temple of Venus Genitrix in the forum of Julius Caesar. It was surrounded by statues of nymphs, who were called Appiades. Roman
Nymph name "Apsaras" Hindu/Vedic The thirty-five million Nymphs of Indra’s heaven. The daughters of pleasure are fairy-like beings, beautiful and voluptuous, who lure heroes and sages from their devotions. Hindu/Vedic
Angel name "Apst" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
"Apsu" Akkadian Aka abzu or engur, the name for the mythological underground freshwater ocean in Sumerian and Akkadian mythology.
God name "Apu-Ko-Hai" Polynesian Fish God of the Kanei who inhabit the Polynesian island of Mangaia.
"Apuat" Egypt Aka Upuat. Pictured as Anubis is except he is white or gray instead of black. He guides souls to their place of rest after their hearts are weighed against the feather. Egypt
God name "Apulu Later Aplu" Etruscan Sun God, often depicted in art with a staff and laurel branches. He was clearly derived from the Greek god Apollo. Etruscan
God name "Aput" Egypt Messenger God. Egypt
God name "Aqhat" Phonecian Mortal and hero, handsome and favoured of the Gods, who gave him a divine bow. Anat coveted it and had her henchman Yatpan kill him for it, but the bow was destroyed in the act. Phonecian
Spirit name "Aquariel" Mexico God of magic mushrooms who opens the doors of perception and grants transcendent and cosmic understanding and Spiritually evolvion. Mexico.
God name "Aquilo" Roman Aka Boreas, a purple-winged God of the north wind, one of the four wind-gods. He was also the god of winter, who swept down from the cold northern mountains of Thrake, chilling the air with his icy breath. Roman
Deity name "Aquit" The Americas A moon Deity(god)
God name "Ara" Borneo Primeval creator God, in the form of a bird, who created the heavens , and with Irik, created mankind from clay. The Sea Dyaks of Sarawak, Borneo
God name "Arabati" Africa Creator God worshipped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. Congo, West Africa
Goddess name "Arachne" Greek A Lydian maiden who challenged Athena to a weaving contest. Arachne produced a piece of cloth as and Athena could find no fault with it, she tore the work to pieces, and Arachne in despair hung herself. The Goddess loosened the rope and saved her life, but the rope was changed into a cobweb and Arachne herself into a spider, the animal most odious to Athena. Greek
Deity name "Aradia" Italy/ Etruscan A Lunar Deity(god)
Goddess name "Aradvi Sura Anahita" Persia Another minor Goddess. Persia
"Araethyrea" Greek A daughter of Aras, an autochthon who was believed to have built Arantea, the most ancient town in Phliasia. She had a brother called Aoris, and is said to have been fond of the chase and warlike pursuits. When she died, her brother called the country of Phliasia after her Araethyrea.
God name "Aralo" Armenia Agriculture "the beautiful one", God Georgia/Armenia/Crimea
God name "Aralo/ Aparajita/ Aray" Georgia/ Armenia/ Crimea A God of agriculture
Goddess name "Aramazd" Armenia The father of all gods and Goddesses, the creator of heaven and earth. Armenia
Goddess name "Aranyani" Hindu/Vedic Minor Goddess of woodlands. Hindu/Vedic
"Aranzahas" Hittite Tigris river deified. Hittite
God name "Arapacana" Buddhist God. Buddhist
Goddess name "Ararat" Anatolia The ancient creator Goddess
Angel name "Arariel" Jewish An Angel who, according to the rabbis of the Talmud, takes charge of the waters of the earth. Fishermen invoke him so that they may take large fish. Arariel has also traditionally been invoked as a cure for stupidity. Jewish
"Araua" Brazil Mother to the stars and the moon. Brazil
Goddess name "Arava" Roman A moon Goddess
Goddess name "Arawa" Kenya Moon Goddess and the daughter of the creator god Tororut and his consort Seta. Kenya and Uganda
Spirit name "Arawn aka Arawyn" Wales Arrawn, Arawen. King of Hell, God of Annwn. Ruled the underground kingdom of the dead. Rules over revenge, terror, war, Spirit contact, picking names, strengthening friendships, reincarnation. Wales
God name "Arawn/ Arawyn/ Arrawn/ Arawen" Wales The God of Annwn ruled the underground
God name "Arazu" Babylon The God of construction that was completed
Angel name "Arbatel" Perv An Angelic flasher. Perv
"Arcas" Greek A son of Zeus by Callisto, a companion of Artemis.
God name "Archangels" Greek Carry Divine Decrees from God to humanity and are constantly in battle with the Son of Darkness.
Spirit name "Archer" Gnostic/Christian A governing Spirit of Aquarius. Gnostic/Christian
God name "Archons" Christian/Gnostic Primordial creator Gods. They include Uriel, Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, Shauil and Cassiel. Christian/Gnostic
God name "Ard Greimme" Scotland Father of the famed warrioress sister Aife and Scathach. Once a Sun God. Ireland, Scotland
"Ard Greimme" Scotland Means "high power" or "High sun". He is the father of the warrioress sisters Aife and Scathach Ireland/Scotland
"Ardalus" Greek A son of Hephaestus who was said to have invented the flute, and to have built a sanctuary of the Muses at Troeze who derived from him the surname Ardalides Ardaliotides
Spirit name "Ardat lili" Babylonian "Maids of the night." Evil Spirits who plied their trade at night. Babylonian
Angel name "Ardefiel" Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Deity name "Ardhanari aka Ardhanarishvara" Ammaiappan/Naranari Is an androgynous Deity(god) composed of Shiva and his consort Shakti, representing the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies. Ammaiappan/Naranari
"Ardhanarit" savara / Ammaiappan/ Naranari Siva & Sakti combined
"Ardouisur aka Ardousius" Persia A female cherub in charge of easy childbirth and breast milk. Persia
Goddess name "Ardra" Hindu Minor Goddess of misfortune Hindu/Puranic
Goddess name "Arduinna" Roman/Celtic Goddess of the Ardennes forest. Her cult thus originated in the Ardennes, which derived its name from her. She was assimilated to the Roman Diana. Roman/Celtic
Goddess name "Ardvi Sura Anahita/ Anahita" Persia The Goddess of rivers & water
Goddess name "Ardwinna" British Celtic Goddess of the wildwood. Ardwinna demands a fine of money for every animal killed in her wood British
Goddess name "Ardwinna aka Dea Arduinna" Britain Woodland and animal Goddess who haunted the forests of Ardennes riding a wild boar. She commanded a fine for any animal killed on her land, yet asked for animal sacrifices on her feast day. Britain
Goddess name "Ardwinna/ Dea Arduinna" Britain A Goddess of woodland & animal
God name "Arebati" Bambuti/Congo Sky and moon God of the pygmies. Bambuti/Congo
God name "Areimanios" Roman The Hellenistic form of Ahriman, a God of the Zarathushtrian faith, being a sacred, unspeakable name within Roman Mithraism and this name's etymological correspondence to the Zoroastrian Ahriman.
King name "Areithous" Greek King of Arne in Ioeotia, and husband of Philomedusa, is called in the Iliad vii the club, because he fought with no other weapon but a club. He fell by the hand of the Arcadian Lycurgus, who drove him into a narrow defile, where he could not make use of his club.
God name "Ares" Greek God of storms and war. Greek
God name "Ares" Greek The God of war and one of the great Olympian gods of the Greeks. He is represented as the son of Zeus and Hera. A later tradition, according to which Hera conceived Ares by touching a certain flower, appears to be an imitation of the legend about the birth of Hephaestus, and is related by Ovid.
God name "Ares Lusitani" Lusitanian The God of horses. Lusitanian
Spirit name "Areskoui" Haudenosaunee Areskoui The Great Spirit as Patron of the hunt and of war. Haudenosaunee
"Arestor" Greek The father of Argus Panoptes, the guardian of Io, who is therefore called Arestorides. Greek
King name "Arete" Greek The wife of Alcinous, King of the Phaeacians. In the Odyssey she appears as a noble and active superintendent of the household of her husband, and when Odysseus arrived in the island, he first applied to queen Arete to obtain hospitable reception and protection. Respecting her connexion with the story of Jason and Medeia.
King name "Arete" Greek The wife of Alcinous, King of the Phaeacians. In the Odyssey she appears as a noble and active superintendent of the household of her husband, and when Odysseus arrived in the island, he first applied to queen Arete to obtain hospitable reception and protection. Respecting her connexion with the story of Jason and Medeia, see Alcinous. Greek
Nymph name "Arethusa" Greek One of the Nereid, and the Nymph of the famous well, thus in the island of Ortygia near Syracuse. Alpheius reckons her among the Sicilian nymphs, and as the divinity who inspired pastoral poetry.
Book name "Aretus" Greek Two mythical personages of this name are mentioned in Homer's Iliad, Book XVII and The Odyssey, Book iii. 413.) and Apollodorus Library Book 3
King name "Argades" Greek A son of Ion, a King of Athens between the reigns of Erechtheus and Cecrops
"Argalus" Sparta The eldest son of Amyclas, and his successor in the throne of Sparta.
Goddess name "Argante" British "Silver One" Goddess queen of Avalon who is known for her healing powers. British
"Arge" Greek One of the chieftains who came with Hercules to Rome. Greek
"Argeia" Greek A surname of Hera derived from Argos, the principal seat of her worship.
Cyclop name "Arges" Greek One of the Cyclops. Greek
God name "Argonautae" Greek The heroes and demiGods who, according to the traditions of the Greeks, undertook the first bold maritime expedition to Colchis, a far distant country on the coast of the Euxine, for the purpose of fetching the golden fleeces. They derived their name from the ship Argo, in which the voyage was made, and which was constructed by Argus at the command of Jason, the leader of the Argonauts.
Hero name "Argus" Greek A beast and son of Arestor with a hundred eyes of which he could only close two at a time. He was placed by Juno to guard Io, whom Jupiter had changed into a heifer. But Mercury, who was sent to carry her off, managed to surprise and kill Argus whereupon Juno transfered his eyes to the tail of a peacock, her favourite bird. In Greek mythology, Argus was the name of the builder of the Argo, the ship that carried the Hero Jason in his quest for the Golden Fleece.
God name "Ari Au Tchesf" Egypt A lion God
"Ariadne" Greek A daughter of Minos and Pasiphae or Greta. (Apollodorus iii). When Theseus was sent by his father to convey the tribute of the Athenians to Minotaurus, Ariadne fell in love with him, and gave him the string by means of which he found his way out of the Labyrinth, and which she herself had received from Hephaestus.
Goddess name "Arianrhod" Wales Keeper of the circling Silver Wheel of Stars, a symbol of time and karma. Mother aspect of the Triple Goddess. Honoured at the Full Moon. Wales
Goddess name "Arianrhod" Welsh Arianrod, Welsh Moon Goddess and one of several children of the mother Goddess Don. Her home was in the constellation Corona Borealis.
Goddess name "Arianrod" Irish The Goddess of the moon
"Aricia" Greek A niece of Aegeus. She was the last of the Pallantides and may have married Virbius, the name by which Hippolytus was known after he was brought back to life on the request of Artemis.
"Aricina" Greek A surname of Artemis, derived from the town of Aricia in Latium, where she was worshipped. A tradition of that place related that Hippolytus, after being restored to life by Asclepius, came to Italy, ruled over Aricia, and dedicated a grove to Artemis. Greek
Spirit name "Ariel" Greek Oversees the sprites, the nature Spirits associated with water and is involved with healing and protecting nature
"Arimanius aka Ahriman" Persian Angra Mainya, the carrier of nine hundred and ninety-nine diseases to plague the earth. Persian
God name "Arimanius/ Areimaios" Roman An underworld God