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List of Gods : "Af"
NameOriginDescription
Abiala Africa Wife of Makambi; African deities. She holds a pistol in her hand, and is greatly feared. Her aid is implored in sickness.
Abonsam Africa / Ghana Malevolent spirit driven away by firing guns and shouting loudly, emptying houses of furniture and beating the interiors with sticks. Gold Coast
Actaeon Greek Son of Aristaeus and Autonoe, a daughter of Cadmus. He was trained in the art of hunting by the centaur Cheiron, and was afterwards torn to pieces by his own 50 hounds on mount Cithaeron. The names of these hounds are given by Ovid (Metamorphoses III) and Hyginus.
Actor Greek Son of Aristaeus and Autonoe, a daughter of Cadmus. He was trained in the art of hunting by the centaur Cheiron, and was afterwards torn to pieces by his own 50 hounds on mount Cithaeron. The names of these hounds are given by Ovid (Metamorphoses III) and Hyginus.
Addanc aka adanc Welsh Addane, afanc, avanc, abhac, abac, a lake monster that also appears in Celtic and British folklore. It is described alternately as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake in Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature. Welsh
Adroa Africa A god of the Lugbara people of central Africa. Adroa has two aspects: one good and one evil. He is the creator of Heaven and Earth, and he appears to those about to die. Adroa is depicted as a tall, white man with only half a body – one eye, one arm, one leg, one ear. Africa
Aebhel Afekan Melanesia/ New Guinea The creator goddess
Aega Greek A daughter of Olenus, who was a descendant of Hephaestus. Aega and her sister Helice nursed the infant Zeus in Crete, and the former was afterwards changed by the god into the constellation called Capella. Greek
Aegisthus Greek A son of Thyestes, who unwittingly begot him by his own daughter Pelopia. Immediately after his birth he was exposed, by his mother, but was found and saved by shepherds and suckled by a goat.
Aepytus Greek One of the mythical kings of Arcadia. He was the son of Eilatus and originally ruled over Phaesana on the Alpheius in Arcadia. When Cleitor, the son of Azan, died without leaving any issue, Aepytus succeeded him and became king of the Arcadians, a part of whose country was called after him Aepytis.
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Af Bri Christian An angel who makes it rain. Christian
Afekan Melanesia/New Guinea Creator goddess. Melanesia/New Guinea
Afi Abkhaz God of rain and thunderstorms who does not tolerate women using his name. Abkhaz
Afrasiab Roman A serpent identified by the Scythians with archfiend Ahriman.
Afreet Arabic Aka Ifrit, efreet, ifreet, afrit, are a kind of Jinn mentioned in the Qur'an. Arabic
Afreet or Efreet Arab One of the Jinn tribe, of which there are five.
Afriel Christian Angel who safeguards children, though not that well. Christian
Aftiel Christian The angel of twilight. Christian
Agamemnon Greek A son of Pleisthenes and grandson of Atreus, king of Mycenae, in whose house Agamemnon and Menelaus were educated after the death of their father. (Apollodorus. iii. ) Homer and several other writers call him a son of Atreus, grandson of Pelops, and great-grandson of Tantalus.
Agdistes Greek The god who kept the porch of the "Bower of Bliss." He united in his own person the two sexes, and sprang from the stone Agdus, parts of which were taken by Deucalion and Pyrrha to cast over their shoulders, after the flood, for re-peopling the world. Greek
Age Africa God of animals. Revered by hunters in the savannah regions. Benin, West Africa
Age Fon Benin/ W Africa Revered by hunters he is the god of animals
Agrotera Greek The huntress, a surname of Artemis. At Agrae on the Ilissus, where she was believed to have first hunted after her arrival from Delos, Artemis Agrotera had a temple with a statue carrying a bow. Greek
Agwe Benin/ Africa She is the mother of the sea
Ahenobarbus Greek "Red-Beard," a plebeian whose black hair and beard turned red after being stroked by the Dioscuri. Greek
Aja African  Aja is an Orisha, patron of the forest, the animals within it and herbal healers, whom she taught their art.
Ajalamo Africa God of unborn children. Nigeria, West Africa
Ajalamo Yoruba Africa God of fetuses. west Africa()/Nigeria
Aje Africa Goddess of wealth who appears as a fowl scratching the earth and was sent down with Oduduwa, the earth goddess.
Akuj Africa Chief deity associated with the sky. Turkana Africa
Akuj Akuj Africa The chief deity
Ala aka Ale Africa Ana, Ani, Chthonic fertility goddess who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead, which rest in her womb . Ibo Eastern Nigeria, West Africa
Alatangana Africa With Sa, one of two creator deities he created land from swamp and placed vegetation on earth. He then eloped with the Sa's daughter and fathered seven boys and seven girls. Kono - Eastern Guinea, West Africa
Alatangana Kono Africa One of the two creator deities, this god created land from swamp Africa(west)/Guinea
Alope Greek A daughter of Cercyon, who was beloved by Poseidon on account of her great beauty, and became by him the mother of a son, whom she exposed immediately after his birth.
Amaltheia Crete The nurse of the infant Zeus after his birth in Crete. The ancients themselves appear to have been as uncertain about the etymology of the name as about the real nature of Amaltheia. Hesychius derives it from the verb to nourish or to enrich, others from firm or hard; and others again from to signify the divine goat, or the tender goddess. The common derivation is from to milk or suck.
Amberella Baltic Became the Princess of the Seas after being drawn into a whirlpool by the Prince of the Seas. They lived in a fabulous undersea palace of amber. Baltic
Amma Africa Creator god. He first created the sun from a clay pot and coils of copper and the moon using a clay pot and brass. Black people were created from sunlight and white from moonlight. He then proceeded to circumsise the earth goddess, whose clitoris was an anthill and their first offspring was a jackal. She then got pregnant by rain and produced plants. He then became the father of mankind. Dogon Mali, West Africa
Ammon Africa Originally an Aethiopian or Libyan divinity, whose worship subsequently spread all over Egypt, parts of Africa, and many parts of Greece. The real Egyptian name was Amun or Ammun.
Among the Yoruba Africa / Nigeria Aja also refer to a "wild wind". It's believed that if someone is carried away by aja, and then returns,he becomes a powerful "jujuman". The journey supposedly will have a duration of between seven days to three months, and the person so carried is thought to have gone to the land of the dead or heaven (0run).
Amphictyon Greek A son of Deucalion and Pyrrha or according to others an autochthon, who after having married Cranae, the daughter of Cranaus, king of Attica, expelled his father-in-law from his kingdom and usurped his throne. He ruled for twelve years, and was then in turn expelled by Erichthomus.
Amphilochus Greek A son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, and brother of Alcmaeon. (Apollodorus iii) When his father went against Thebes, Amphiloehus was, according to Pausanias, yet an infant, although ten years afterwards he is mentioned as one of the Epigoni, and according to some traditions assisted his brother in the murder of his mother.
Ananse Ashanti Africa The creator of the sun, stars, day, moon & night who often intercedes between gods & mortals
Andriam Vabi Rano Africa A goddess of water & lakes
Ani Africa A goddess of justice
Ani-lbo Africa Goddess of Birth, Death, Happiness and Love Africa
Annalia Africa Goddess of rivers, also the goddess of prostitutes. Africa
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
Antiewo West Africa The Great Serpent who comes out after the rain. The rainbow is his reflection. West Africa
Aondo Africa Creator god who lives in the sky and sends the sun each morning. Central Nigeria, West Africa
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)
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
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
Arabati Africa Creator god worshipped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. Congo, West Africa
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.
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
Arion Greek A fabulous horse, which Poseidon begot by Demeter; for in order to escape from the pursuit of Poseidon, the goddess had metamorphosed herself into a mare, and Poseidon deceived her by assuming the figure of a horse. Demeter afterwards gave birth to the horse Arion, and a daughter, Despoena.
Arne (Metamorphoses) 1. A daughter of Aeolus, from whom the Boeotian town Arne, afterwards called Chaeroneia, as well as the Thessalian Arne, were believed to have derived their name. 2. A woman who betrayed her native country for gold, and was therefore metamorphosed into a jackdaw. (Metamorphoses)
Arom Kafir/ Afghanistan A minor goddess contracts
Asase Afua Ghana A goddess
Asase Yaa / Asase Efua Africa Chthonic fertility goddess. As the womb of the earth, she represents and is also goddess of truth. Ghana, West Africa
Ashiakle Africa Goddess of wealth. The daughter of Nai, god of the sea, she was born in the ocean and came to land in a canoe. Ghana, West Africa
Asphodel Meadows Greek Is a section of the Ancient Greek underworld where indifferent and ordinary souls were sent to live after death. Hades, the Greek name for the underworld, also the name of the god Hades, is divided into two main sections: Erebus and Tartarus.
Asterion Crete Or Asterius, 1. A son of Teutamus, and king of the Cretans, who married Europa after she had been carried to Crete by Zeus. He also brought up the three sons, Minos, Sarpedon, and Rhadamanthys whom she had by the father of the gods. (Apollodorus i) 2. A son of Cometes, Pyremus, or Priscus, by Antigone, the daughter of Pheres. He is mentioned as one of the Argonauts. (Argonautica) There are two more mythical personages of this name, one a river-god [Acraea], and the second a son of Minos, who was slain by Theseus.
Atahensic Iroquois Goddess of the sky who fell to the earth at the beginning of creation. The Earth was created from her corpse after she died giving birth to the twins Hahgwehdiyu and Hahgwehdaetgah. Iroquois
Atai Africa Goddess who encouraged the creation of humans, choosing earth for us to inhabit. Africa
Atanea Polynesian A goddess of the dawn in Polynesian mythology. She created the seas after having a miscarriage and filling the oceans with her amniotic fluid.
Athena Greek One of the great divinities of the Greeks. Homer calls her a daughter of Zeus, without any allusion to her mother or to the manner in which she was called into existence, while most of the later traditions agree in stating that she was born from the head of Zeus. According to the Theogony of Hesiod, Metis, the first wife of Zeus, was the mother of Athena, but when Metis was pregnant with her, Zeus, on the advice of Gaea and Uranus, swallowed Metis up, and afterwards gave birth himself to Athena, who sprang from his head.
Attar Canaan A masculine semнtic deity who evolved into Ishtar, masculine God of the morning star and the feminine the star of afternoon. Canaan
Auseklis Latvian A Latvian god, and the personification of Venus. He is third most popular deity in Latvian mythology after Saule and Me-ness.
Avalokitesvara Buddhist The Buddhist epitome of mercy and compassion. When Avalokitesvara attained to supreme consciousness, he chose not to pass into nirvana, but vowed to stay behind as the succor of the afflicted. He was filled with compassion, karuna, for the sufferings of the living, which he sought to bring to enlightenment. He was represented as a handsome young man holding a lotus flower in his hand who wore a picture of Amithaba in his hair. His female consort was Tara, also known as Pandaravasini, 'clad in white'.
Aylekete Africa God of the sea and a member of the Vodun gods Fon
Azan Greece A son of Ares and the nymph Erato, was the brother of Apheidas and Elatus, and father of Cleitor. The part of Arcadia which he received from his father was called, after him, Azania. After his death, funeral games, which were believed to have been the first in Greece, were celebrated in his honour.
Azele Yaba Africa Goddess of justice. Wife of Nyamele, a sky god Africa
Aziri Africa A deity of salty waters, candies and confectionary. Africa
B'alam Agab Mayan "night jaguar," he was the second of the men created from maize after the Great Flood sent by Hurakan. He married Choimha. Mayan
B'alam Quitze/ Balam Quitze,/ Balam Quitze S America B'alam Quitze aka Balam Quitze, Balam Quitze, meaning "jaguar with the sweet smile," was the first of the men created from maize after the Great Flood sent by Hurakan. The gods created Caha-Paluma specifically for him to marry.
Bab Arabia The founder and prophet of Babism. He was a merchant from Shiraz, who at the age of twenty-five claimed to be the promised Qa'im (or Mihdi). After his declaration he took the title of Bab meaning "Gate". Six years later he was shot by a firing squad in Tabriz.
Bagba Africa Fetish with the power of giving or withholding rain is ascribed to him, and he is lord of the winds, including the Harmattan, the dry, hot wind which blows from the interior. Africa
Bagishi Afghanistan God of flood waters and posterity. Afghanistan
Balder aka Baldr Norse Baldaer. God of the summer-sunlight. He was son of Odin and Frigg; slain by Hoder, at the instigation of Loke. He returns after Ragnarok. His dwelling is Breidablik. Norse
Bar-Lgura Semitic A gargoyle type demon said to sit on the roofs of houses and leap on the inhabitants. People so afflicted were called d'baregara. Semitic
Bat horin Jewish A demon which brings diseases of the eye to one who does not wash his hands after meals. Jewish folklore
Baton Greek The charioteer of Amphiaratis; both were swallowed up by the earth after the battle of Thebes. Baton was afterwards worshipped as a hero. Greek
Batqol Christian A female angel whose name means "heavenly voice." and her voice was heard by Cain asking "Where is thy brother, Abel?" after Cain murdered his brother.
Befana Italian The good fairy of Italian children, who is supposed to fill their stockings with toys when they go to bed on Twelfth Night. Some one enters the children's bedroom for the purpose, and the wakeful youngsters cry out, "Ecco la Befana." According to legend, Befana was too busy with house affairs to look after the Magi when they went to offer their gifts, and said she would wait to see them on their return; but they went another way, and Befana, every Twelfth Night, watches to see them. The name is a corruption of Epiphania.
Bele/ Tule/ Azapane/ Mba Sudan/ Africa A god of fear, mischief & trickery who gave fire & water to mankind
Belesis or Belesys Assyrian The noblest of the Chaidaean priests at Babylon, who, according to the account of Ctesias, is said, in conjunction with Arbaces, the Mede, to have overthrown the old Assyrian empire. Beiesis afterwards received the satrapy of Babylon from Arbaces.
Beyreva Indian Indian demon, master of souls that roam through space after being changed into airy demons. It is said to have crooked nails with which it lopped off one of Brahma's heads.
Bia Greek The goddess of force [& no, it does not stand for the bureau of idiotic affairs]
Bibi the Child-Strangler Bibi Sometimes affectionately known as "Aunty Bibi," is a Romany witch-goddess. Bibi is an old crone who either wears torn black garments or is entirely naked. Like the Romanian goddess Dschuma, Bibi is disease incarnate, particularly cholera. She is referred to as "the child-strangler" because it is believed that disease often effects children, who are young and weak.
Bidhata Purusha Hindu A god of fate and the Hindu equivalent of the Fates and the Norns. He writes the child’s future life on its forehead, on the sixth day after its birth.
Bod Indian The divinity invoked by Indian women who desire fecundity. Children born after an invocation to Bod must be redeemed, or else serve in the temple of the goddess. Indian
Bossum African One of the two chief deities of the Gold Coast, the other being Demonio. Bossum, the principle of good, is said to be white; and Demonio, the principle of evil, black. African
Buddha India He was deified after his death
Buku Africa God/goddess of the sky Africa(west)
Bumba Bantu/ Africa A god of fire
Bumba Bantu Africa God of fire. Africa
Butes Greek Son of Boreas, a Thracian, was hostile towards his step-brother Lycurgus, and therefore compelled by his father to emigrate. He accordingly went with a band of colonists to the island of Strongyle, afterwards called Naxos. But as he and his companions had no women, they made predatory excursions, and also came to Thessaly, where they carried off the women who were just celebrating a festival of Dionysus. Butes himself took Coronis; but she invoked Dionysus, who struck Butes with madness, so that he threw himself into a well. Greek
Cadmus Greek A son of Agenor and Telephassa, and brother of Europa, Phoenix, and Cilix. When Europa was carried off by Zeus to Crete, Agenor sent out his sons in search of their sister, enjoining them not to return without her. Telephassa accompanied her sons. All researches being fruitless, Cadmus and Telephassa settled in Thrace. Here Telephassa died, and Cadmus, after burying her, went to Delphi to consult the oracle respecting his sister. Greek
Cagn Mantis Africa According to the Hottentots and the Bushman the supreme deity and creator of the world whose loves are ‘pleasing’ and it is especially attached to the moon, having made it out of one of its old shoes. Africa
Cagn Mantis/ Kalahari Africa The creator
Caligorant Egyptian An Egyptian giant and cannibal who used to entrap strangers with a hidden net. This net was made by Vulcan to catch Mars and Venus, Mercury stole it for the purpose of catching Chloris, and left it in the temple of Anubis; Caligorant stole it thence. At length Astolpho blew his magic horn, and the giant ran affrighted into his own net, which dragged him to the ground. Whereupon Astolpho made the giant his captive, and despoiled him of his net.
Candra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Buddhist A planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
Cankilikkaruppan Hindu His only claims upon the affection of the populace consisted in the prodigal magnificence displayed in the orgies in honour of his brother and himself. These appear to have transcended in fantastic splendour all previous exhibitions. Hindu
Carmangr Greek A Cretan of Tarrha, father of Eubulus and Chrysothemis. Received and purified Apollo and Artemis, after they had slain the monster Python, and it was in the house of Carmanor that Apollo formed his connexion with the nymph Aeacallis. Greek
Ceroessa Greek A daughter of Zeus by Io, and born on the spot where Byzantium was afterwards built. She was brought up by a nymph of the place, and afterwards became the mother of Byzas. Greek
Chang Er China Was the wife of the archer Hou Yi, who received the herb of immortality from the gods after shooting down nine of the ten suns that were stifling the world with their heat. China
Chang Tao Ling Taoist/Chan God of the afterlife and head of the heavenly Ministry of exorcism. Taoist/Chan
Chango Africa A warrior god that Defense morals against enemies that want the land, wealth & women
Charis Greek The personification of Grace and Beauty, which the Roman poets translate by Gratia and we after them by Grace. Homer, without giving her any other name, describes a Charis as the wife of Hephaestus. Greek
Chung K'uei China God of the afterlife who belongs to the Ministry of exorcism China/Taoist
Cleopatra Greek 1. A daughter of Idas and Marpessa, and wife of Meleager, is said to have hanged herself after her husband's death, or to have died of grief. Her real name was Alcyone. 2. A Danaid, who was betrothed to Etelces or Agenor. There are two other mythical personages of this name in Apollodorus iii. Greek
Cliodna Ireland/Scotland Sea and Otherworld Goddess who usually took the form of a sea bird and therefore symbolized the Celtic afterlife. Ireland/Scotland
Coon Greek A son of Antenor and brother of Iphidamas, who wounded Agamemnon, but was afterwards slain by him. Greek
Cordaca Greek A surname of Artemis in Elis, derived from an indecent dance which the companions of Pelops are said to have performed in honour of the goddess after a victory which they had won.
Coti Africa Goddess of the oceans, of sea-life and of deep mysteries. Africa
Cychreus or Cenchereus Greek A son of Poseidon and Salamis, became king of the island of Salamis, which was called after him Cychreia, and which he delivered from a dragon. Greek
Cynortes Greek Or Cynortas, a son of Amyclas by Diomede, and brother of Hyacinthus. After the death of his brother Argalus, he became king of Sparta and father of Oebalus or of Perieres. His tomb was shown at Sparta not far from the Scias. Greek
Dagan Kafir/ Afghanistan A local supreme god that it bears no relation to be Semitic god Dagan
Daji China A concubine that was possessed by a fox who was sent to mess up the state affairs of the Shang Dynasty as a punishment for the evil thought of King Zhou. China
Damocles' Sword Greek Evil foreboded or dreaded. Damocles, the sycophant of Dionysius the elder, of Syracuse, was invited by the tyrant to try the felicity he so much envied. Accordingly he was set down to a sumptuous banquet, but overhead was a sword suspended by a hair. Damocles was afraid to stir, and the banquet was a tantalising torment to him. Related by Cicero
Deion Greek A son of Aeolus and Enarete, was king in Phocis and husband of Diomede, by whom he became the father of Asteropeia, Aenetus, Actor, Phylacus, and Cephalus. After the death of his brother, Salmoneus, he took his daughter Tyro into his house, and gave her in marriage to Cretheus. His name occurs also in the form Deioneus. Greek
Dendritis Greek The goddess of the tree, occurs as a surname of Helen at Rhodes, and the following story is related to account for it. After the death of Menelaus, Helen was driven from her home by two natural sons of her husband. She fled to Rhodes, and sought the protection of her friend Polyxo, the widow of Tlepolemus. But Polyxo bore Helen a grudge, since her own husband Tlepolemus had fallen a victim in the Trojan war. Accordingly, once while Helen was bathing, Polyxo sent out her servants in the disguise of the Erinnyes, with the command to hang Helen on a tree.
Despina Greek Or Despoena, the daughter of Poseidon and Demeter after they mated disguised as horses. Despoena, the ruling goddess or the mistress, occurs as a surname of several divinities, such as Aphrodite, Demeter and Persephone. Greek
Deucalion Greek Son of Prometheus and Clymene. He was king in Phthia, and married to Pyrr. When Zeus, after the treatment he had received from Lycaon, had resolved to destroy the degenerate race of men who inhabited the earth, Deucalion, on the advice of his father, built a ship, and carried into it stores of provisions and when Zeus sent a flood all over Hellas, which destroyed all its inhabitants, Deucalion and Pyrrha alone were saved. Greek
Devas aka daeva Hindu A type of celestial being that appears in both Persian mythology and Hinduism. Named after a Sanskrit word meaning "god," the deva emerged in Hindu teachings as a spiritual being, serving the supreme beings.
Dido Carthage Dido was queen of Carthage, who fell in love with ?neas, driven by a storm to her shores. After abiding awhile at Carthage, he was compelled by Mercury to leave the hospitable queen. Dido, in grief, burnt herself to death on a funeral pile.
Dii Mauri Africa The God of Moors. Immortal, they act as redeemers, and benevolent indigenous deities. North Africa
Dii Mauri Moor N Africa They were redeemers, immortals, & exalted deities that were almost never named
Dionysius Greek These mysterious rites were, at first, imparted to a few, but afterwards communicated to great numbers, both men and women Greek
Dionysus Greek The youthful, beautiful, but effeminate god of wine. He is also called both by Greeks and Romans Bacchus, that is, the noisy or riotous god, which was originally a mere epithet or surname of Dionysus, but does not occur till after the time of Herodotus. Greek
Disani Afghanistan Supreme fertility and mother goddess. Afghanistan
Dogumrik Afghanistan Local warrior and guardian god. Afghanistan
Domfe Kurumba Africa God of rain and wind Africa
Dorothea Greek Represented with a rose-branch in her hand, a wreath of roses on her head, and roses with fruit by her side; sometimes with an angel carrying a basket with three apples and three roses. The legend is that Theophilus, the judge's secretary, scoffingly said to her, as she was going to execution, "Send me some fruit and roses, Dorothea, when you get to Paradise." Immediately after her execution, while Theophilus was at dinner with a party of companions, a young angel brought to him a basket of apples and roses, saying, "From Dorothea, in Paradise," and vanished.
Duergar Norse/Germany Dwarfs who dwell in rocks and hills; noted for their strength, subtilty, magical powers, and skill in metallurgy. They are the personification of the subterranean powers of nature. According to the Gotho-German myth, the duergar were first maggots in Ymir's flesh, but afterwards assumed the likeness of men. The first duergar was Modsogner, the next Dyrin. Norse/Germany
Duzi Kafir/ Afghanistan a local god known only from of an altar stone, but he did like male goats as a sacrifice
Dwyn Kazoba Baziba Africa He is in the god of the sun and as well as the moon
Dziva Africa Goddess of justice. Africa
Easal Ireland/Manx God of abundance and prosperity. He gave the sons of Tuirrean seven magic pigs, which reappeared the day after they were eaten. Ireland/Manx
Echetlaeus Greek A mysterious being who during the battle of Marathon appeared among the Greeks a man, who resembled a rustic, and slew many of the barbarians with his plough. After the battle, when he was searched for, he was not to be found anywhere, and when the Athenians consulted the oracle, they were commanded to worship the hero Echetlaeus. Greek
Edinkira Africa Tree goddess Africa
Egungun oya Africa Another form of the Yoruba goddess of divination
Eji Ogbe Africa God who is king of the pantheon Africa(west)/Nigeria/Yoruba
Eka Abassi Africa Creator of life Africa
Ekineba Africa Goddess of teaching Africa
Elidure Britain A legendary king of Britain, advanced to the throne in place of his elder brother, Arthgallo, supposed by him to be dead. Arthgallo, after a long exile, returned to his country, and Elidure resigned to him the throne.
Elpenor Greek One of the companions of Odysseus, who were metamorphosed by Circe into swine, and afterwards back into men. Greek
Enekpe Africa Goddess of the family and guardian of destiny Africa
Epaphos aka Epaphus Greek A son of Zeus and Io, who was born on the river Nile, after the long wanderings of his mother. He was then concealed by the Curetes, by the request of Hera, but Io sought and afterwards found him in Syria. Greek
Ephesus Greek A son of the river-god Caystrus, who was said, conjointly with Cresus, to have built the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, and to have called the town after himself. Greek
Eschu Africa/Yoruba The god of mischief, is the son of Lusa and Mahu. He supported Legba in giving power of the loa to a mortal as a force of good against the evil unleashed by their brother Sagbata. Africa/Yoruba
Eschu/ Legba Yoruba/ Africa These deities are messengers between gods & mortals, not very nice either
Eseasar Africa Goddess of the earth. Africa
Euphorbus Greek A son of Panthous and brother of Hyperenor, was one of the bravest among the Trojans. He was the first who wounded Patroclus, but was afterwards slain by Menelaus, who subsequently dedicated the shield of Euphorbus in the temple of Hera, near Mycenae. Greek
Eurotas Greek A son of Myles and grandson of Lelex. He was the father of Sparta, the wife of Lacedaemon, and is said to have carried the waters, stagnating in the plain of Lacedaemon, into the sea by means of a canal, and to have called the river which arose therefrom after his own name, Eurotas. Greek
Evadne Greek 1. A daughter of Poseidon and Pitane. Immediately after her birth, she was carried to the Arcadian king Aepytus, who brought her up. She afterwards became by Apollo the mother of Iamus. 2. A daughter of Iphis, or Philax. (Apollodorus iii) There are three other mythical personages of the same name. Greek
Fa Africa The god with 16 eyes who brought learning to the people. Africa
Fafner Norse Son of Hreidmar. He kills his father to get possession of the Andvarenaut. He afterwards changes himself into a dragon and guards the treasure on Gnitaheath. He is slain by Sigurd, and his heart is roasted and eaten. Norse
Faro Africa Purified the earth by sacrificing himself to atone for his twin Pemba's sin. Mande. Weat Africa
Faro Bambara W Africa A river god that brought order to the world when it was created
Focalor Christian A Great Duke of Hell who kills men, drowns them, and overthrows warships and has power over wind and sea and hoped to return to heaven after one thousand years, but he was deceived in his hope. Focalor is depicted as a man with the wings of a griffin. Christian demonology
Furiae aka dirae Greek/Roman Eumenides, erinyes,, were originally nothing but a personification of curses pronounced upon a guilty criminal. The name Erinnys, which is the more ancient one, was derived by the Greeks from "I hunt up or persecute", or from the Arcadian "I am angry"; so that the Furiae were either the angry goddesses, or the goddesses who hunt up or search after the criminal. Greek/Roman
Gabamiah Germany Recite the following words: "Gabamiah, Adonay, Agla, O Lord God of Powers, do Thou assist us!" When you see the angel, say in an affable tone of voice: "Blessed Spirit, be thou welcome! I conjure thee once more, in the Name of the Most Holy Adonay, to give me prompt enlightenment about stuff. And if for reasons unknown to us, thou art unwilling to proceed in an audible tone of voice, I conjure thee in the Most Holy Name of Adonay to write upon the virgin parchment here present, between now and to-morrow morning, or at least reveal unto me that which I desire this coming might in my sleep. Solonic goetic rite.
Gaghiel Claptrap Named after the angel of fish, is a guard of the 6th Heaven and is the only Angel who fights at sea. Claptrap
Galligantus Greek A giant who lived with Hocus-Pocus in an enchanted castle. By his magic he changed men and women into dumb animals, amongst which was a duke's daughter, changed into a roe. Jack the Giant Killer, arrayed in his cap, which rendered him invisible, went to the castle and read the inscription: "Whoever can this trumpet blow, will cause the giant's overthrow." He seized the trumpet, blew a loud blast, the castle fell down, Jack slew the giant, and was married soon after to the duke's daughter. Fairy tale
Gamab Africa Supreme god and creator of the world who lives beyond the stars Africa
Gamab/ Ganna/ Gawa/ Gaunab Damaras Africa The supreme god & creator of the world who lives beyond the stars
Gaunab Africa The Evil One. Responsible for all misfortune, disease and death. South Africa
Gaunab Kohl Hottentot/ Namibia/ S Africa A malevolent God of darkness as well as the god of of of the black heaven
Gaunau Africa The supreme being of the Bushmen. South Africa
Gaunub Africa A god of evil, the destroyer, who was associated with solar and lunar eclipses. The Khoi-Khoi, South Africa
Gimle [Heaven] Norse The abode of the righteous after Ragnarok. Norse
Gish Afghanistan God of war Afghanistan
Glipzo Discworld The Howondalandish tribe of this Goddess believed that their ancestors resided in the Moon. After a signal from their ancestors they were urged to kill anyone who didn't believe in Glipzo. Three years later the tribe was destroyed by a rock falling out of the sky, as a result of a star exploding a billion years before. Discworld
Gor Africa God of thunder Africa
Grannus Roman A god of healing affiliated with hot springs & mineral waters
Grannus aka Grannos Celtic God of healing affiliated with hot springs and mineral waters. Celtic
Grismadevi India Seasonal goddess who looks after summer, time, cycles, recreation and rest. India
Gua West Africa Supreme god who created the universe and takes a special interest in agriculture, blacksmiths and thunder. West Africa
Gujo Pakistan A god who had a town named after him in Sindh, Pakistan.
Gumeniki Slavic A class of animistic spirits who look after storehouses and grainaries. Slavic
Gunnloed German Teutonic Earth Mother who looks after wisdom, creativity, fertility, health and protection.
Habiesso Africa A god of thunder
Halia Greek A sister of the Telchines in Rhodes, by whom Poseidon had six sons and one daughter, Rhodos or Rhode, from whom the island of Rhodes received its name. Halia, after leaping into the sea, received the name of Leucothea, and was worshipped as a divine being by the Rhodians. Greek
Hananim Korea The most ancient supreme god presiding over the affairs of heaven and earth. Korea
Harmonia's Robe Greek On the marriage of Harmonia, Vulcan, to avenge the infidelity of her mother, made the bride a present of a robe dyed in all sorts of crimes, which infused wickedness and impiety into all her offspring. Both Harmonia and Cadmos, after having suffered many misfortunes, and seen their children a sorrow to them, were changed into serpents. Greek
Haumea Hawaii A goddess of fertility and childbirth. With Kane Milohai, she is the mother of Pele, Ka-moho-ali'i, Namaka, Pere, Kapo and Hi'iaka. She was a powerful sorceress and gave birth to many creatures; some after turning herself into a young woman to marry her children and grandchildren. She was finally killed by Kaulu. Hawaii
Haurvatat Zoroastrian One of the spirits, it is associated with life after death. Zoroastrian
Hebe Greek The personification of youth, is described as a daughter of Zeus and Hera ( Apollodorus i), and is, according to the Iliad IV, the minister of the gods, who fills their cups with nectar; she assists Hera in putting the horses to her chariot and she bathes and dresses her brother Ares. She was married to Heracles after his apotheosis. Greek
Hecuba Greek Second wife of Priam, and mother of nineteen children. When Troy was taken by the Greeks she fell to the lot of Ulysses. She was afterwards metamorphosed into a dog, and threw herself into the sea. Greek
Heitsi Africa Shape-shifting sorcerer God. Hottentots. Africa
Heitsi-Eibib Namaqua A flood hero deity who "came from the east," landing in the west of Cape South Africa, a very long time ago, with fellow survivors from a sunken kingdom. Namaqua
Hermaphroditos Greek The name is compounded of Hermes and Aphrodite. He was originally a male Aphrodite (Aphroditus), and represented as a Hermes with the phallus, the symbol of fertility, but afterwards as a divine being combining the two sexes, and usually with the head, breasts, and body of a female, but with the sexual parts of a man. Greek
Hermes Greek A son of Zeus and Maia, the daughter of Atlas, was born in a cave of Mount Cyllene or in Olympus. In the first hours after his birth, he escaped from his cradle, went to Pieiria, and carried off some of the oxen of Apollo. The herald and messenger of the gods, of his travelling from place to place and the concluder of treaties and the promoter of social intercourse and of commerce among men. Regarded as the maintainer of peace, and as the god of roads, who protected travellers, and punished those who refused to assist travellers who had mistaken their way. Greek
Hermione Greek The only daughter of Menelaus and Helena, and beautiful, like the golden Aphrodite. As she was a granddaughter of Leda, the mother of Helena Virgil calls her Ledaea. During the war against Troy, Menelaus promised her in marriage to Neoptolemus and after his return he fulfilled his promise. Greek
Hesperus Greek The evening-star, is called by Hesiod a son of Astraeus and Eos, and was regarded, even by the ancients, as the same as the morning star, whence both Homer and Hesiod call him the bringer of light. Diodorus calls him a son of Atlas, who was fond of astronomy, and once, after having ascended Mount Atlas to observe the stars, he disappeared. Greek
Heva Polynesia The legendary "first woman" who, together with Ad-ima, arrived at the Indian subcontinent after the Great Flood destroyed a former age of civilized greatness. Polynesia