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List of Gods   : "Arabs"

NameOriginDescription
Angel name "Abou Jahia" Arab The angel of death in Mohammedan mythology. Called Azrael by the Arabs, and Mordad by the Persians.
"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.
"Algebar" Arabic The giant Orion is so called by the Arabs.
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....
"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
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.
"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
"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.
"Nesr" Arabic An idol of the ancient Arabs. It was in the form of a vulture, and was worshipped by the tribe of Hemyer.
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.