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List of Gods   : "Arab"

NameOriginDescription
God name "A'ra" W Arabia A local god
God name "A'ra" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local tutelary god. Known from inscriptions at Bostra [near Damascus]. The name implies an altar or holy place, but its Arabic root also means to dye, suggesting that the altars were stained with the blood of sacrifices, probably children....
God name "ALLAH" Nabataean / Arabic The creator god of Islam. Perceived in preIslamic times as the creator of the earth and water. Named by the prophet Muhammad as the one true god and given a hundred names or epithets in the Qur'an, ninety-nine of which are known to mankind and accounted on the rosary beads; the final name remains a mystery. No representation of Allah is made in art....
Demon name "Abdiel" Arabic An Arabic demon said to be the lord of slaves and slavery. His name is derived from the Arabic word 'Abd', meaning 'slave'.
Spirit name "Abgal" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian (1) Desert god. Known from the Palmyrian desert regions as a tutelary god of Bedouins and camel drivers.(2) Minor attendant spirits. Mesopotamian (Sumerian). Associated with ENKI and residing in the Abzu or primeval water....
Angel name "Abou Jahia" Arab The angel of death in Mohammedan mythology. Called Azrael by the Arabs, and Mordad by the Persians.
"Abou-Bekr" Arab Called Father of the Virgin, i.e. , Mahomet's favourite wife. He was the first caliph, and was founder of the sect called the Sunnites.
"Aboulomri" Arab A fabulous bird of the vulture sort which lives 1,000 years. Called by the Persians Kerkes, and by the Turks Ak-Baba. Mohammedan mythology
God name "Abraham aka Avraham" Arabic Ashkenazi, Avrohom, Avruhom, regarded as the founding patriarch of the Israelites and of the Arabic people in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. In that tradition, Abraham is brought by God from his home in the ancient city of Ur into a new land, Canaan, where he enters into a covenant: in exchange for sole recognition of Yahweh as supreme universal authority.
"Adam was buried" Arabia According to Arabian tradition, on Aboucais, a mountain of Arabia.
"Adha" Arab (the slit-eared). The swiftest of Mahomet's camels.
"Adhab-al-Cabr" Arab The first purgatory of the Mahometans.
"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.
God name "Aglibol" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian moon god. Known from Palmyra and linked with the Sun god Yarhibol. The cult continued into Hellenic times and was later extended to Rome. Attributes include a sickle moon....
Goddess name "Aisha" Arabic A goddess of water
God name "Akuman" Arab The most malevolent of all the Persian gods.
"Al Borak" Arabic The animal which carried Mahomet to the seventh heaven. Brought by Gabriel, he had a human face, the cheeks of a horse and the wings of an eagle and spoke good Arabic.
Goddess name "Al Lat" Arabic A goddess of fertility, procreation & the earth
Goddess name "Al Uzza" Arabic Goddess of the dawn. Arabic
"Alasnam's Mirror" Arabian The "touch-stone of virtue," given to Alasnam by one of the Genii. If he looked in this mirror it informed him whether a damsel would remain to him faithful or not. If the mirror remained unsullied so would the maiden; if it clouded, the maiden would prove faithless. Arabian
Goddess name "Alat" Arabic An astral goddess
"Albadara" Arab A bone which the Arabs say defies destruction, and which; at the resurrection, will be the germ of the new body. The Jews called it Luz and the "Os sacrum" refers probably to the same superstition.
"Aldebaran" Arabian The Sun in Arabian mythology. In astronomy, the star called the Bull's eye in the constellation Taurus.
"Algebar" Arabic The giant Orion is so called by the Arabs.
God name "Allah" East / Arab God Middle east
Goddess name "Allat" Arabic A pre-Islamic Arabian goddess who was one of the three chief goddesses of Mecca and one of three goddesses that the pre-Islamic Meccans referred to as "The Daughters of God". Arabic
Goddess name "Allat (goddess)" Pre - Islamic northern / central Arabian Astral and tutelary goddess. One of the three daughters of ALLAH. At Palmyra she was regularly invoked as a domestic guardian either as Allat or ASTARTE with whom she is closely linked. At Ta'if she was symbolized in the form of a white granite stone. In Hellenic times she became syncretized with ATHENA or, according to Herodotus who called her Alilat, with APHRODITE....
God name "Almaqah" S Arabia An astral god
God name "Almaqah" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian Tutelary astral god. Worshiped by the Saba tribe, his sacred animal is the bull. Attributes include lightning bolts and a sinuate weapon....
God name "Almaqah aka Ilmuqah" Arabic The moon god of the South Arabian kingdom of Saba and the Ethiopian kingdoms of D'mt and Aksum. The ruling dynasty of Saba regarded themselves as his children. Arabic
God name "Amm" Arabian moon god worshipped in ancient Qataban. The inhabitants of that South Arabian kingdom referred to themselves as the Banu Amm, or the "Children of Amm".
God name "Amm" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. The tutelary deity of the Qataban tribe. Also revered as a weather god. Attributes include lightning bolts....
God name "Anbay" S Arabia A god of justice & an oracular source
God name "Anbay" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian Local tutelary god. Regarded as a god of justice and an oracular source attending the moon god AMM....
God name "Anbay and Haukim" Arabic God of justice and an oracular source Arabic
God name "Arab" Pre - Christian Georgian Local god of Agriculture. Probably derived from the Armenian god ARAY....
God name "Arabati" Africa Creator god worshipped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. Congo, West Africa
God name "Arsu" Arabic The Palmyran god of the evening star and usually portrayed as riding a camel with his twin brother Azizos. Arabic
God name "Arsu" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Astraltutelary god. Locally worshiped at Palmyra where he personifies the evening star, in company with his brother AZIZOS who is the morning star. He equates with Ruda elsewhere in northern Arabia. Associated in Palmyra with horses or camels....
God name "Asar" Arabian A horse-god revered in ancient Palmyra, possibly of Arabian origin.
God name "Asar" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Equestrian god. Known only from inscriptions at Palmyra....
God name "Asira" Arabian Pre-Islamic north Arabian local god.
God name "Asira" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local god. Mentioned only in name by the Babylonian king Nabonidus, worshiped at Taima and influenced strongly by Egyptian culture.See also SALM....
Angel name "Asrael" Arabic Aka Ezra'il or Ezra'eil one of the names of the angel of death, and is an English form of the Arabic name traditionally attributed to the angel of death in Islam,
Goddess name "Atars'amain (morning star of heaven)" Pre - Islamic northern / central Arabian Astral deity of uncertain gender. Worshiped particularly by the Is”amme tribe, but revered widely among other Arabs. Known from circa 800 BC and identified in letters of the Assyrian kings Es”arhaddon and Assurbanipal. May be synonymous with the Arab goddess ALLAT whose cult was centered on Palmyra....
Deity name "Atasamain" N Arabia an astral deity
Goddess name "Athirat" Western Semitic / Canaanite Fertility goddess. In Old Babylonian texts of Hammurabi she is identified as the daughter-in-law of the king of heaven. She is also known from pre-Islamic southern Arabia as a consort of the moon god AMM.See also ASERAH....
God name "Azizos" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Astral tutelary god. Locally worshiped at Palmyra, where he personifies the morning star, in company with his brother ARSU, who is the evening star. Associated with horses or camels. He was also venerated separately in Syria as god of the morning star, in company with the astral god Monimos....
"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.
"Bajura" Arabia Mahomet's standard.
Goddess name "Baltis" Arab Goddess revered in the ancient Levant.
Goddess name "Baltis" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Local goddess. Known from Carrhae in western Mesopotamia and identified as the apotheosis of the planet Venus....
God name "Basamum" Arabia The god of healing in pre-Islamic South Arabia. His name may be derived from the proto-Arabic basam, or balsam, a plant that was used in ancient Medicines.
God name "Basamum" Pre Islamic southern Arabian God of healing. The name probably derives from the remedial plant balsam....
"Belomancy" Greek Divination by arrows. Labels being attached to a given number of arrows, the archers let them fly, and the advice on the label of the arrow which flies farthest is accepted and acted on. This practice is common with the Arabs. Greek
"Borak" Arab Borak or Al Borak (the lightning). The animal brought by Gabriel to carry Mahomet to the seventh heaven. It had the face of a man, but the cheeks of a horse; its eyes were like jacinths, but brilliant as the stars; it had the wings of an eagle, spoke with the voice of a man, and glittered all over with radiant light. This creature was received into Paradise.
God name "Borysthenes" Arab The Scythian river god of Borysthenes, now called the Dneiper.
Angel name "Caaba" Arab The shrine of Mecca, said by the Arabs to be built on the exact spot of the tabernacle let down from heaven at the prayer of repentant Adam. Adam had been a wanderer for 200 years, and here received pardon. The shrine was built, according to Arab tradition, by Ishmael, assisted by his father Abraham, who inserted in the walls a black stone presented to him by the angel Gabriel.
God name "Choimha" Arab beautiful water, she was a woman created by the gods specifically to marry B'alam Agab.
"Dasim" Arabic A son of Iblis, a jinn, who causes hatred between husband and wife. Arabic
Deity name "Datin" Arabic A deity worshipped in pre-Islamic northern Arabia. Datin was an oracular deity also associated with oaths and justice. Arabic
God name "Datin" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian God. Frequently mentioned in inscriptions, but of uncertain function....
Demon name "Delhan" Arabic An ostrich riding demoniacal being who inhabits the islands of the seas who eats the flesh of shipwrecked seamen. Arabic
Demon name "Dives aka Divs" Arab Deevs. demons of Persian mythology. According to the Koran, they are ferocious and gigantic spirits under the sovereignty of Eblis.
Archangel name "Djibril" Arabic The Arabic name for the archangel Gabriel.
Spirit name "Djinn" Arabian Jin, Ginn, spirits of vanished ancient peoples who acted during the night and disappeared with the first light of dawn. Arabian
Spirit name "Dom-Daniel" Arabian The abode of evil spirits, gnomes, and enchanters, somewhere "under the roots of the ocean," but not far from Babylon. (Continuation of the Arabian Tales.)
God name "Du-l Halasa" SW Arabia A god that was demoted to the rank of an idle
Angel name "El Khidr" Arab One of the good angels, according to the Koran.
God name "Elagabalus" Arab A Syro-Phanician Sun-god, represented under the form of a huge conical stone.
Deity name "Gaeto-Syrus" Arab Scythian solar deity.
King name "Gian ben Gian" Arabia king of the Ginns or Genii, and founder of the Pyramids. He was overthrown by Azazil or Lucifer. Arabia
"Hameh" Arabian In mythology, a bird formed from the blood near the brains of a murdered man. This bird cries "Iskoonee!" (Give me drink!), meaning drink of the murderer's blood; and this it cries incessantly till the death is avenged, when it flies away. Arabian
God name "Haubas" Arabia God worshipped in pre-Islamic southern Arabia, particularly Sheba. Haubas's advice was often sought via consultation with oracles.
God name "Haubas" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Local god. Known from inscriptions....
God name "Haukim" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian Local god. Possibly a deity concerned with arbitration and the law....
God name "Haukim and Anbay" Arabic Haukim and Anbay were oracular judge-gods and Divine administrerors of justice. Arabic
God name "Hilal" Arabic God of the new moon. Arabic
God name "Hilal" Pre - Islamic / Arabian moon god. Specifically the deity of the new moon....
Nymph name "Houri" Koran The large blackeyed damsels of Paradise, possessed of perpetual youth and beauty, whose virginity is renewable at pleasure. Every believer will have seventy-two of these houris in Paradise, and his intercourse with them will be fruitful or otherwise, according to his wish. If an offspring is desired, it will grow to full estate in an hour. (Persian, huri; Arabic, huriya, nymphs of Paradise. Koran
"Hubal" Arabic An Arab idol brought from Bulka, in Syria, by Amir Ibn-Lohei, who asserted that it would procure Rain when wanted. It was the statue of a man in red agate; one hand being lost, a golden one was supplied. He held in his hand seven arrows without wings or feathers, such as the Arabians use in divination. This idol was destroyed in the eighth year of "the flight." Arabic
God name "Hubal" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Local tutelary and oracular god. An anthropomorphic figure of the deity in red carnelian still stands in the holy city of Mecca....
Spirit name "Ifreet or Afreet or Afrit" Arabian A powerful evil jin or spirit of Arabian mythology.
God name "Ilaalge" Western Semitic / Nabataean Local god. Worshiped at Al-Ge [el-Gi in Wadi Musa, in the Arabian desert]....
Goddess name "Ilat" Arabian Allat. "The Goddess", a pre-Islamic Arabian goddess who was one of the three chief goddesses of Mecca who the pre-Islamic Meccans referred to as "The Daughters of God".
God name "Inzak" Arabia The god who watches over his people. Bahrain, Arabia
Spirit name "Isa" Arabic The Muslim Jesus. The Messiah supported by the Holy spirit
"Isaf" Arabian An Arabian idol in the form of a man, brought from Syria, and placed in Es-Safa, near the temple of Mecca. Some say Isaf was a man converted into stone for impiety, and that Mahomet suffered this one "idol" to remain as a warning to his disciples.
Spirit name "Jack A-Lantern" Arabian A bog or marsh spirit who delights to mislead. These Arabian spirits were formed of "smokeless fire."
"Jehennam" India The Gehenna or Inferno of the Arabs. It consists of seven stages, one below the other. The first is allotted to atheists; the second to Manicheans; the third to the Brahmins of India; the fourth to the Jews; the fifth to Christians; the sixth to the Magians or Ghebers of Persia; and the seventh to hypocrites. The Koran
King name "Jinn" Arabian A sort of fairies in Arabian mythology, the offspring of fire. They propagate their species like human beings, and are governed by a race of kings named Suleyman, one of whom built the pyramids. Their chief abode is the mountain Kaf, and they appear to men under the forms of serpents, dogs, cats, monsters, or even human beings, and become invisible at pleasure. The evil jinn are hideously ugly, but the good are exquisitely beautiful. According to fable, they were created from fire two thousand years before Adam was made of earth. The singular of jinn is jinnee.
"Kabirim" Arabic Phoenician name for the Kabiri
God name "Kahilan" Arabic A tutelary god known only from inscriptions
God name "Kahilan" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Tutelary god. Known only from inscriptions....
"Labe" Arabian The Circe of the Arabians, who, by her enchantments, transformed men into horses and other brute beasts. She is introduced into the Arabian nights' Entertainments, where Beder, Prince of Persia, marries her, defeats her plots against him, and turns her into a mare. Being restored to her proper shape by her mother, she turns Beder into an owl; but the prince ultimately regains his own proper form.
"Lat" Arabic A female idol made of stone, and said to be inspired with life; the chief object of adoration by the Arabs before their conversion.
"Macaber" Arabic The dance macaber. The Dance of the dead (French, dance macabre.) A dance over which death presides, supposed to be executed by the dead of all ages and conditions. Arabic
God name "Malakbel" N Arabia A vegetation god
God name "Malakbel" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian vegetation god. Mentioned as the brother of AGLIBOL on an inscription at Palmyra dated to AD 132....
God name "Malakbel N" Arabic , vegetation god Arabic
God name "Malik" Arabic Tutelary god, this name is found among other Semitic people and used as a designator for a god Arabic
God name "Malik (king)" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Tutelary god. Known from inscriptions....
Goddess name "Manat" Arabic Goddess, a daughter of Allah Arabic
Goddess name "Manat (fate)" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Goddess. One of the socalled Daughters of ALLAH, she is primarily identified with a shrine (lost) between Mecca and Medina....
Deities name "Mandah" Arabic Collective name of gods, guardian deities who took care of irrigation Arabic
Deities name "Mandah" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Collective name of gods. Guardian deities, whose chief responsibility is irrigation....
Deities name "Mandah/ Mundih" Arabic A collective name of gods, guardian deities that took care of irrigation
God name "Marnas" N Arabia A local tutelary god
God name "Marnas" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local tutelary god. Probably regarded as a fertility deity, his cult was centered at Gaza at the Marneion sanctuary and probably succeeded that of Dagon. He may have been the subject of a colossal statue attributed to ZEUS found near Gaza.See also DAGAN....
God name "Marnas N" Arabic , Local tutelary god Arabic
Demon name "Mazikeen or Shedeem" Arabian A species of beings in Jewish mythology exactly resembling the Arabian Jinn or genii, and said to be the agents of magic and enchantment. When Adam fell, says the Talmud, he was excommunicated for 130 years, during which time he begat demons and spectres; for, it is written, "Adam lived 130 years and (i.e. before he) begat children in his own image". Genesis v
"Mecca's Three Idols" Arabic Lata, Aloza, and Menat, all of which Mahomet overthrew.
Spirit name "Mermaid" Arabic A sea-spirit, the upper part a woman and the lower half a fish.
Angel name "Moakkibat" Arabic A class of angels. Two angels of this class attend every child of Adam from the cradle to the grave. At Sunset they fly up with the record of the deeds done since Sunrise. Every good deed is entered ten times by the recording angel on the credit or right side of his ledger, but when an evil deed is reported the angel waits seven hours, "if haply in that time the evil-doer may repent." The Koran.
Angel name "Monkir and Nakir" Arabic According to Mahometan mythology, are two angels who interrogate the dead immediately they are buried. The first two questions they ask are, "Who is your Lord?" and "Who is your prophet?" Their voices are like thunder, their aspects hideous, and those not approved of they lash into perdition with whips half-iron and half-flame.
Angel name "Munkar and Nakir" Arabic Two black angels of appalling aspect, the inquisitors of the dead. The Koran says that during the inquisition the soul is united to the body. If the scrutiny is satisfactory, the soul is gently drawn forth from the lips of the deceased, and the body is left to repose in peace; if not, the body is beaten about the head with iron clubs, and the soul is wrenched forth by racking torments.
God name "Nahi" Arabia The patron god of Thamud, in northern Arabia.
God name "Nahi" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Guardian god. Generally of benevolent nature....
Angel name "Nakeer and Munkar" Arabic Two black angels of appalling aspect, the inquisitors of the dead. The Koran says that during the inquisition the soul is united to the body. If the scrutiny is satisfactory, the soul is gently drawn forth from the lips of the deceased, and the body is left to repose in peace; if not, the body is beaten about the head with iron clubs, and the soul is wrenched forth by racking torments.
"Nekmet" Arabic Ireland
"Nesr" Arabic An idol of the ancient Arabs. It was in the form of a vulture, and was worshipped by the tribe of Hemyer.
"Nesrem" Arabia A statute some fifty cubits high, in the form of an old woman. It was hollow within for the sake of giving secret oracles. Arabia
Monster name "Opinicus" Arabic A fabulous monster, composed of dragon, camel, and lion, used in heraldry. It forms the crest of the Barber Surgeons of London.
God name "Orotalt" Greek According to the Greek writers, was the Bacchus of the ancient Arabs. This, however, is a mistake, for the word is a corruption of Allah Taala; God the Most High.
Supreme god name "Orotalt" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Tutelary god. Thought to equate with the northern Arabian god RUDA (Ruldaiu). Mentioned by Herodotus in Hellenic times as a supreme god and possibly syncretized with DIONYSOS....
Spirit name "Peri" Arabia Delicate, gentle, fairy-like beings of Eastern mythology, begotten by fallen spirits. They direct with a wand the pure in mind the way to heaven. These lovely creatures, according to the Koran, are under the sovereignty of Eblis; and Mahomet was sent for their conversion, as well as for that of man.
"Phoenix" Arabia Said to live a certain number of years, when it makes in Arabia a nest of spices, sings a melodious dirge, flaps his wings to set fire to the pile, burns itself to ashes, and comes forth with new life, to repeat the former one.
God name "Qasynan" S Arabia the god of the of smithies
God name "Qawm" Arabic The Nabataean god of war and the night, and guardian of caravans.
God name "Qaynan" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian God of smithies. Known from inscriptions....
God name "Qos" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local weather god. Apparently known as the deification of an outcrop of black basalt on the north side of the Wadi Hesa [near Kirbet Tannur]. Also a god of Rainbows. Depicted seated on a throne flanked by bulls. Attributes include a branched thunderbolt held in the left hand. A worshiper is seen offering him an eagle....
God name "Quzah" Arabic God of storms, thunder, hailstorms, mountain and the weather. Arabic
God name "Quzah (archer)" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian mountain and weather god. Probably equating to QOS and worshiped by the Idumaean tribe to the south of Judea as a storm god. Also claimed to have been known near Mecca. Attributes include a bow which shoots arrows of hail....
God name "Ruda" N Arabia A tutelary god, an androgynous being
God name "Ruda" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Tutelary god. An androgynous being symbolized by the evening star. Also ARSU (Palmyra)....
"Safa" Arabian The hill on which Adam and Eve came together, after having been parted for two hundred years, during which time they wandered homeless over the face of the earth. Arabian
Goddess name "Salm of Mahram" Arabia A goddess from the pantheon of Tayma introduced to North Arabia from North Syria.
God name "Salm of Mahram (image of Mahram)" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local tutelary god. Correspondence of the Babylonian king Nabonidus (559-539 BC) mentions that this deity was worshiped at Taima, an important trade and religious center where he was head of the pantheon. Gods in the region were often named after local places and personified by a stone stele carved with schematic anthropomorphic features and a winged disc showing strong Egyptian influence. Also Salman....
God name "Salm of Mahram/ Salman" N Arabia A local tutelary god
Deity name "Sams" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Sun deity. In the north the being is male, in the south female. Probably derived from S AMAS ....
God name "Singala" N Arabia A local god
God name "Singala" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local god. Mentioned only in name by the Babylonian king Nabonidus, worshiped at Taima and influenced strongly by Egyptian culture.See also SALM OF MAHRAM....
God name "Singala N" Arabic , Local god Arabic
God name "Ta ab" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. He also has an oracular function....
God name "Ta'lab" Arabia The moon god in pre-Islamic southern Arabia.
God name "Ta'lab" Arabia God of the moon in pre-Islamic southern Arabia. His oracle was consulted for advice.
"Theandrios" Arabic Part of the Nabataen trinity. Arabic
God name "Theandros" N Arabia A god known only from Greek & Roman inscriptions
God name "Theandros" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian God. Known only from Greek and Roman inscriptions....
God name "Tian-zhu" Arab A mountain god of somewhere you've never heard of.
God name "Wadd" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. His sacred animal is the snake....
"Wah-con-tun-ga" Arabic The creator of all things. The Assiniboin
Deity name "Yagute" Arabian A deity depicted in the form of a lion. Arabian
King name "Zabi" Arabia In the morning, when she wakes, the particles of musk are lying over her bed. She sleeps much in the morning; she does not need to gird her waist with a working dress. She gives with thin fingers, not thick, as if they were the worms of the desert of Zabi. In the evening she brightens the darkness, as if she were the light-tower of a monk. Ancient Arabia
"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.
"Zig" Arabis A prodigious cock, which stands with its feet on the earth and touches heaven with its head. When its wings are spread it darkens the Sun, and causes a total eclipse. This cock crows before the Lord, and delighteth Him. Babylonish Talmud