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List of Gods : "According"
NameOriginDescription
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
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
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.
Triptolemus Greek A son of Celeus and Metaneira or Polymnia, or according to others, a son of king Eleusis by Cothonea. Greek
Tychon Greek 1. A god of chance or accident, was, according to Strabo, worshipped at Athens. 2. An obscene daemon, is mentioned as a companion of Aphrodite and Priapus, and seems to signify "the producer," or "the fructifier." Greek
Tyndareus Greek The son of Perieres and Gorgophone, and a brother of Aphareus, Leucippus, Icarius, and Arete (Apollodorus) or according to others, a son of Oebalus, by the nymph Bateia or by Gorgophone. Greek
Typhon Greek Typhon a monster of the primitive world, is described sometimes as a destructive hurricane, and sometimes as a fire-breathing giant. According to Homer he was concealed in the country of the Arimi in the earth, which was lashed by Zeus with flashes of lightning. Greek
Unicorn Europian According to a belief once popular, the unicorn by dipping its horn into a liquid could detect whether or not it contained poison. In the designs for gold and silver plate made for the Emperor Rudolph II. by Ottavio Strada is a cup on which a unicorn stands as if to essay the liquid.
Vajradhara Buddhist The ultimate Primordial Buddha, or Adi Buddha, according to the cosmology of Tibetan Buddhism.
Valli Hindu The name of prominent Hindu god Murugan's consort, according to Tamil traditions. She is depicted as a the daughter of a tribal chief.
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Virbius Roman An ancient mythical king of Aricia and a favourite of Diana, who, when he had died, called him to life and intrusted him to the care of the nymph Aegeria. The fact of his being a favourite of Diana, the Taurian goddess, seems to have led the Romans to identify him with Hippolytus who, according to some traditions, had established the worship of Diana. Roman
Web of Life Roman The destiny of an individual from the cradle to the grave. The allusion is to the three Fates who, according to Roman mythology, spin the thread of life, the pattern being the events which are to occur.
Ygdrasil Norse The "World Tree", a gigantic ash tree, thought to connect all the nine worlds of Norse cosmology. Sometimes it is called Mimamei?r or Lera?. According mythology, Asgard, Alfheim and Vanaheim rest on the branches of Yggdrasil. The trunk is the world-axis piercing through the center of Mi?gar?r (often called Midgard), around which Jotunheim is situated, and below which lies Ni?avellir, also called Svartalfheim. The three roots stretch down to Hel, Niflheim, and Muspelheim, although only the first world hosts a spring for Yggdrasil.
Yulgen Central Asia According to the belief of the Altaians, the good spirits,aru neme, are all subjects of the good god Yulgen, and the bad spirits, kara neme, of the evil god Erlik. Yulgen is so kind and generous that he never does harm to men. Sacrifices are offered to him by all, but no one fears him. Every bridegroom must sacrifice to him a horse of a light colour after his marriage.
Zalmoxis Greek A legendary social and religious reformer, regarded as the only true god by the Thracian Dacians. According to Herodotus (IV), the Getae, who believed in the immortality of the soul, looked upon death merely as going to Zalmoxis, as they knew the way to become immortals. Greek
Zem Arabic The sacred well of Mecca. According to Arab tradition, this is the very well that was shown to Hagar when Ishmael was perishing of thirst. Mecca is built round it.