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List of Gods : "At"
NameOriginDescription
Aatxe Basque A Basque ghost. He is a cave-dwelling divinity who adopts the form of a young red bull, but sometimes in the shape of a man. At night, more so in stormy weather, he arises from the hollow which is his lair, also known as Euskal Herria. He attacks criminals and other mean people. He also protects people by making them stay home when danger is near.
Abassi Efik The creator god of the Nigerian Efik people. On the suggestion of his wife Atai Abassi created the first humans; to prevent them from exceed his wisdom, he ordered the first humans to neither procreate nor labor. This prohibition lasted some time, but eventually the first couple did have children and work, for which crime Abassi slew them and set their children against each other.
Abgal Sumeria Seven wise-men and the attending deities of the god Enki. Sumeria
Abida Kalmuck A god of the Kalmucks, who receives the souls of the dead at the moment of decease, and gives them permission to enter a new body, either human or not, and have another spell of life on earth. If the spirit is spotless it may, if it likes, rise and live in the air.
Abonde French The French Santa Claus, the good fairy who comes at night to bring toys to children while they sleep, especially on New Year's Day.
Academus Greek A hero of Attica. He told Castor and Pollux where Theseus had hidden Helen. He is sometimes identified with Cadmus. Greek
Acheri Indian They are the ghosts of little girls, who live on the tops of mountains but descend at night to hold their revels in more convenient places. Indian
Actaeus Greek A son of Erisichthon, and the earliest king of Attica. He had three daughters, Agraulos, Herse, and Pandrosus, and was succeeded by Cecrops. Greek
Adamida Christian A planet on which reside the unborn spirits of saints, martyrs, and believers. U'riel, the angel of the sun, was ordered at the crucifixion to interpose this planet between the sun and the earth, so as to produce a total eclipse. Early Christian
Aegeus Greek According to some accounts a son of Pandion II. king of Athens, and of Pylia, while others call him a son of Scyrius or Phemius, and state that he was only an adopted son of Pandion.
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Aegicores Greek A son of Ion, a king of Athens between the reigns of Erechtheus and Cecrops. Greek
Aeneas Greek The son of Anchises and Aphrodite, and born on mount Ida. On his father's side he was a greatgrandson of Tros, and thus nearly related to the royal house of Troy, as Priam himself was a grandson of Tros. He was educated from his infancy at Dardanus, in the house of Alcathous, the husband of his sister.
Aericura aka Erecura Roman/Celtic Herecura, Eracura, was a goddess worshipped in ancient times, often thought to be Celtic in origin, mostly represented with the attributes of Proserpina and associated with the Roman underworld god Dis Pater. Roman/Celtic
Aesma Daeva Persia 'Fury'. Demon of lust and anger. Gets very angry at cows. Persia
Aesymnetes Greek A surname of Dionysus, which signifies the Lord, or Ruler, and under which he was worshipped at Aroe in Achaia. Greek
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.
Agdistis Phrygian A mythical being connected with the Phrygian worship of Attes or Atys. Pausanias relates the following story about Agdistis. On one occasion Zeus unwittingly begot by the Earth a superhuman being which was at once man and woman, and was called Agdistis. The gods dreaded it and unmanned it, and from its severed genitalia there grew up an almond-tree.
Agraulos Greek A daughter of Actaeus, the first king of Athens. By her husband, Cecrops, she became the mother of Erysichthon, Agraulos, Herse, and Pandrosos. 2. A daughter of Cecrops and Agraulos, and mother of Alcippe by Ares.
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
Ah Kumix Unicob Maya These are small attendant water gods
Ahau Kin Mayan Meaning "lord of the sun face," he was a sun god and moon god; he had two manifestations. At night, he became a jaguar god and lord of the underworld. Mayan
Ahnt kai Mexico Goddess of women and children. Daughter of Koo-mah'mm hahs-ay' tahm (First Woman). She flies at night and lives above the peak of Tiburon. Mexico
Aibheaeg Ireland Fire goddess who had a magic well that contained mighty healing powers, especially effective against toothache so long as the petitioner left a small white stone at the well to represent the decayed tooth. She is associated with wells and the number 5. Ireland
Airavat Hindu An elephant produced at the churning of the ocean and appropriated by the god Indra. Hindu
Airsekui Huron Great spirit invoked at times of great danger. Huron
Airyaman Persia God of social bonds, contracts, and marriage who at the end of time will fish souls of the the temporarily damned called a Hell by using a net Persia
Aius Locutius Gallic Loquens, was a Roman numen associated with the Gallic invasions of the early 4th century. In 390 BC, the Gauls moved in the direction of Rome. According to Roman folklore, a Roman named Caedicius kept hearing a disembodied nocturnal voice at the base of the Palatine hill in the Forum Romanum. The voice warned Caedicius of the oncoming attack and recommended that the walls of Rome be fortified.
Alalcomeneis Greek A surname of Athena, derived from the hero Alalcomenes, signifies "powerful defender".
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.
Alcyoneus or Alcion Argonautica Jupiter sent Hercules against him for stealing some of the Sun's oxen. But Hercules could not do anything, for immediately the giant touched the earth he received fresh strength. At length Pallas carried him beyond the moon. His seven daughters were metamorphosed into halcyons. Argonautica
Alifanfaron the giant Greek Don Quixote attacked a flock of sheep, which he declared to be the army of the giant Alifanfaron. Similarly Ajax, in a fit of madness, fell upon a flock of sheep, which he mistook for Grecian princes.
Alom Mayan Sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
Ament Egypt/Libya Aka Amenti, "The Westerner," "hidden goddess." Goddess of the Underworld and consort of Amen. She greeted all dead people to the land of the dead with bread and water. If they ate and drank, they could not return to the land of the living. Egypt/Libya
American Indians American Indians Otkon, Messou, and Atahuata.
Amida-Nyorai Buddhist/Japan Presides over the Pure Land of the Western Paradise, the Japanese people turned to him at their moment of death. Buddhist/Japan
Ammit Egypt Goddess who ate the hearts of unworthy souls. Egypt
Amoghapasa Buddhist Brings believers hope and tranquility. Amoghapasa has four pairs of arms. One pair is held with palms together in a prayerful attitude. Some are raised, others are held slightly away from the body. The hands may be in symbolic positions called mudra or may hold symbolic articles like a lotus blossom, symbol of compassion; a monk's staff; a whisk representing the brushing away of earthly cares; and the lasso. Buddhist
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.
Amymone Greek One of the daughters of Danaus and Elephantis. When Danaus arrived in Argos, the country, according to the wish of Poseidon, who was indignant at Inachus, was suffering from a drought, and Danaus sent out Amymone to fetch water.
Amythaon Greek A son of Cretheus and Tyro and brother of Aeson and Pheres. He dwelt at Pylos in Messenia, and by Idomene became the father of Bias, Melampus, and Aeolia.
An Pan-Mesopotamian The god of Heaven at the E'anna temple. Pan-Mesopotamian
Anakadundubhi Hindu "Drums", the father of Lord Krishna, a name of Vasudeva called thus because the drums of heaven resounded at his birth. Hindu
Anasuya Hindu That is, the charity, was wife of an ancient Indian rishi (sage) named Atri. In the Ramayana, she appears living with her husband in a small hermitage in the southern periphery of the forest of Chitrakuta. She was very pious, and always practiced austerities and devotion. Hindu
Anat / Athene Greek Anat and Athene In a Cyprian inscription the Greek goddess Athкna Sфteira Nikк is equated with ‘Anat. Anat is also presumably the goddess whom Sanchuniathon calls Athene, a daughter of El, mother unnamed, who with Hermes (that is Anubis) councelled El on the making of a sickle and a spear of iron, presumably to use against his father Uranus. However, in the Baal cycle, that rфle is assigned to Asherah / Elat and Anat is there called the "Virgin."
Androgeus Greek A son of Minos and Pasiphae, or Crete, who is said to have conquered all his opponents in the games of the Panathenaea at Athens. Greek
Andromache Greek A daughter of Eetion, king of the Cilician Thebae, and one of the noblest and most amiable female characters in the Iliad. Her father and her seven brothers were slain by Achilles at the taking of Thebae, and her mother, who had purchased her freedom by a large ransom, was killed by Artemis. Greek
Anextiomarus Roman/British A Celtic epithet of the sun-god Apollo recorded in a Romano-British inscription from South Shields, England. The form is a variant of Anextlomarus 'Great protector', a divine style or name attested in a fragmentary Gallo-Roman dedication from Le Mans, France. Anextlomarus is also attested as a Gaulish man's father's name at Langres, and a feminine divine form, Anextlomara, appears in two other Gallo-Roman dedications from Avenches, Switzerland. Roman/British
Angel of Death Pan-religions The appointed servant of God, with the task of bringing an end, at the appointed time, to the lives of humans. Pan-cultural. Pan-religions
Angels Christian/Jewish/Islam Messengers between the heaven and earth, with nine orders at present. Christian/Jewish/Islam
Angels Greek Geniel, Enediel, Anixiel, Azariel, Gabriel, Dirachiel, Scheliel, Amnediel, Barbiel, Ardefiel, Neciel, Abdizuel, Jazeriel, Ergediel, Atliel, Azeruel, Adriel, Egibiel, Amutiel, Kyriel, Bethnael, Geliel, Requiel, Abrinael, Agiel, Tagriel, Atheniel, Amnixiel - Angels of the Mansions of the Moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon.
Angels of Vengeance Greek Twelve angels among the first formed at Creation, although according to official Catholic doctrine, all angels were formed simultaneously. Only five are mentioned by name: Saten'el, Michael, Uriel, Rappheal and Nathan'el.
Angeyja Norse One of Heimdal's nine mothers. The Elder Edda says in the Lay of Hyndla : Nine giant maids gave birth to the gracious god, at the world's margin. These are: Gjalp, Greip, Eistla, Angeyja, Ulfrun, Eyrgjafa, Imd, Atla, and Jarnsaxa. Norse.
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
Antaboga Indonesia Underworld serpent deity. At the beginning of time, only Antaboga existed. Antaboga meditated and created the world turtle Bedwang from which all other creations sprang. Indonesia
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
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
Apaturia Greek That is, the deceitful. A surname of Athena, whic was given to her by Aethra. Greek
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
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
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
Ardat lili Babylonian "Maids of the night." Evil spirits who plied their trade at night. Babylonian
Argades Greek A son of Ion, a king of Athens between the reigns of Erechtheus and Cecrops
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.
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.
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.
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
Arishta Hindu A Daitya, and a son of Bali, who attacked Krishna in the form of a savage bull and was slain by him. Hindu
Artemis Greek One of the great divinities of the Greeks. Her name is usually derived from uninjured, healthy, vigorous; according to which she would be the goddess who is herself inviolate and vigorous, and also grants strength and health to others. According to the Homeric account and Hesiod (Theogony 918) she was the daughter of Zeus and Leto. She was the sister of Apollo, and born with him at the same time in the island of Delos.
Asertu aka Ashera Canaan Asherah, Goddess of fertility. Generally taken as identical with the Ugaritic goddess Athirat Hittite/Canaan
Ashriel Greek The angel that seperates the soul from the body at the time of death.
Asia Greek 1. A surname of Athena in Colchis. Her worship was believed to have been brought from thence by Castor and Polydeuces to Laconia, where a temple was built to her at Las. 2. A daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, who became by Japetus the mother of Atlas, Prometheus, and Epimetheus. (Theogony of Hesiod 359.) According to some traditions the continent of Asia derived its name from her.
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,
Astfgl Discworld A Demon Lord, King of Hell, and his modern, go-ahead attitude is driving the other demons to distraction. Discworld
Astovidatu Persian A spirit who divided the bones at death. Persian
At Em Egypt A goddess of time
Ataa Naa Nyongmo Gan Ghana The creator god that controls the sun & the rain, call causes disasters as epidemics & and earthquakes if you don't follow his rules
Ataad Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Atabei Cuba "First-in-Existence" Goddess of the earth Cuba
Atabei/ Attabeira Cuba An earth goddess
Atabyrius Greek A surname of Zeus derived from mount Atabyris or Atabyrion in the island of Rhodes, where the Cretan Althaemenes was said to have built a temple to him.
Ataecina Roman/ Iberia An underworld goddess
Ataentsic aka Atseatsine Haudenosaunee "Woman-Who-Fell-To-Earth". First woman. Haudenosaunee
Ataguchu Peruvian A Peruvian god who helped Apocatequil.
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
Atalacamani Aztec Goddess of ocean storms, an aspect of Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
Atanea Greek A goddess of the ocean & the dawn
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.
Ataokoloinona Madagascar (What-A-Strange-Thing} son of Ndriananahary, the creator god, who was sent to Earth to look in to everything and to advise on the possibility of creating living beings. He never appeared again. Madagascar
Ataphiel Christian An angel who supports heaven with three fingers. Christian
Atar Zoroastrian The Zoroastrian concept for "burning and unburning fire" and "visible and invisible fire"
Atargatis Asia Minor "Ocean Mermaid" a Goddess of Creation and Fertility. She was usually depicted with a fish tail; hence her modern identification as the Mermaid Goddess Known to the Romans as Dea Syria. She was worshipped by men performing auto-castration. Asia Minor
Atargatis Syria Goddess of lakes, fertility and nature. She wears a mural crown, is the ancestor the royal house, the founder of social and religious life, the goddess of generation and fertility. Syria
Atasamain N Arabia an astral deity
Atdim Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Ate Greek According to Hesiod (Theogony), a daughter of Eris, and, according to Homer, of Zeus, was an ancient Greek divinity, who led both gods and men to rash and inconsiderate actions and to suffering.
Atea Marquesas Isl The giver of light
Ategina Iberia The Goddess of rebirth,Spring, fertility, nature, and healing in the Lusitanian mythology. She is also seen as the Lusitanian goddess of the moon.
Atel Christian An angel of the air ruling who only works on Sundays. Christian
Aten Egypt The creator of the universe in ancient Egyptian mythology, usually regarded as a sun god represented by the sun's disk. Egypt
Atete Christian Goddess of fertility in Ethiopia and was assimilated into the Christian as the Virgin Mary, Atete was invoked by Pagans during ancient fertility rituals known as the Astar yo Mariam.
Athamas Greek A son of Aeolus and Enarete, the daughter of Deimachus. He was thus a brother of Cretheus, Sisyphus, Salmoneus, etc. (Apollodorus i)
Athanatos Greek The god of treasure hunting and the spirit of the planet Mercury. Greek
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.
Athena/ Athene/ Pallus Athena Greek A goddess of war, architecture, astronomy, science, of horses, intellect & wisdom, oxen, of purity, reason & spinning
Atheniel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Athirat Canaan Goddess of the ocean and official wife of El Canaan
Athor Egypt Goddess of light Egypt
Athtart Canaan Goddess of fertility and sex Canaan
Athtart/ Astarte Canaan The goddess of fertility & sex
Atida Uganda Goddess of hunting and rain Uganda
Atira Pawnee Sacred Mother of every living creature. Goddess of the earth. Pawnee
Atl Aztec God of water. Aztec
Atla Norse One of Heimdal's nine mothers. Norse.
Atlacoya Aztec Goddess of drought. Aztec
Atlahua Aztec Minor god of lakes and fishermen. Aztec
Atlaonin Aztec One of the names of the mother goddess. Aztec
Atlas Greek A Titan that has to hold up the sky forever, he irritated Zeus
Atlas Greek According to Hesiod (Theogony 507), a son of Japetus and Clymene, and a brother of Menoetius, Prometheus, and Epimetheus. According to Apollodorus his mother's name was Asia and, according to Hyginus, he was a son of Aether and Gaia.
Atli Icelandic  In the Volsunga Saga Atli is a king corresponding to Etzel in the Nibelungenlied; he marries Gudrun and invites her brothers to court, where they are treacherously slain. Gudrun avenges them by killing her own and Atli’s two sons, and later, Atli himself.
Atliel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Atma India The divine spark, whatever that is, in humans
Atma / Atman India Atma aka Atman a philosophical term used within Hinduism and Vedanta to identify the soul. It is one's true self beyond identification with the phenomenal reality of worldly existence. India
Ato Enochian A cacodemon. Enochian
Atoja Peru Mountain goddess who sends the rains. Peru
Atropos Greek Oldest of the Fates
Atseatsan Haudenosaunee First man and a solar divinity, He and his wife raise the sun up into the heavens on long poles, since it is too hot to take hold of directly. Haudenosaunee
Atsze Chinese A fox in human form. Chinese
Attabeira Atahensic Iroquois The sky goddess who fell to earth
Attabeira aka Atabei Antilles Momona, Guacarapita, Iella, Guimazoa , Primary Being of the pre-Hispanic people of the Antilles
Attar Canaan A masculine semнtic deity who evolved into Ishtar, masculine God of the morning star and the feminine the star of afternoon. Canaan
Attarib Christian One of the four angels of winter. Christian
Atthis Greek Or Attis, a daughter of Cranaus, from whom Attica, which was before called Actaea, was believed to have derived its name. The two birds into which Philomele and her sister Procne were metamorphosed, were likewise called Attis.
Attis Roman A god of plants
Atua Fafine Polynesia Creator being Tikopia/Polynesia
Atua Fafine Tikopia Polynesia A creator being
Atua I Kafika Tikopia/Polynesia Supreme sky god. Tikopia/Polynesia
Atua I Kafika Tikopia Polynesia The supreme god viewed as a intercessor rather than a Controller
Atua I Raropuka Polynesia Creator deity Tikopia/Polynesia
Atua I Raropuka Tikpoa Polynesia Another creator deity
Atuesuel Christian A super hero angel who fights the monsters of hell. Christian
Atugan Mongolia The goddess of earth & the source of all life whose power is beyond understanding but can be bestowed
Atum Egypt The first god, having arisen by his own force himself, sitting on a mound (benben), from the primordial waters (Nu). Early myths state that Atum created the god Shu and goddess Tefnut from his semen by masturbation in the city of Annu. Egypt
Atunis Etruscan A god similar to Adonis
Atunis aka Atuns Etruscan The Etruscan incarnation of the popular life-death-rebirth deity. He is a consort for Turan. Originally non-Etruscan, directly from Greek Adonis. Etruscan
Auge Greek Princess of Arkadia and a priestess of Athena, who birthed her illegitimate son within the sacred precincts of the goddess. As punishment for the sacriligeous act, Athena made the land barren until the king had the girl exiled and sold into slavery. Greek
Aura Greek A daughter of Lelas and Periboea, was one of the swift-footed companions of Artemis. She was beloved by Dionysus, but fled from him, until Aphrodite, at the request of Dionysus, inspired her with love for the god.
Auxo 1 Greek One of the Horae. 2. An ancient Attic divinity, who was worshipped, according to Pausanias, together with Hegemone, under the name of Charites
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'.
Ayizan Haiti Aka Grande Ai-Zan, Aizan, or Ayizan Velekete. Goddess who protects the market place and commerce. She is a root loa, associated with Vodoun rites of initiation (called kanzo). She is syncretised with the Catholic Saint Clare, her symbol is the palm frond, she drinks no alcohol, and is the wife of Loko Atisou. Haiti
Azeus Greek A son of Clymenus of Orchomenos, father of Actor and grandfather of Astyoche. He went with his brothers against Thebes, to take vengeance for the murder of his father, who had been slain by the Thebans at a festival of the Onchestian Poseidon. Greek
Azrael Christian Also known as the Great Attractor and the Death of Universes, is apparently not a worshipped god on the Discworld, but he exists nonetheless, and is an entity of enormously unthinkable scope and size.
Azumi-no-isora Japan/Shinto Is a shinto deity of the seashore. He is considered to be an ancestor of the Azumi family. He is worshiped at Mekari Shrine of Kitakyushu, Shiga Shrine of Tsushima. Japan/Shinto
Baalberith Canaanite Lord of covenant, god of death and demon master of the infernal alliance. Demon of blasphemy and murder. Demon of the second order. Chief Secretary and Archivist of Hell, master of the Infernal Alliance. He was one of the demons who possessed an Ursuline nun at Aix-en-Provence in 1610. Canaanite
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.
Bacabs Mayan They stand at the four corners of the world supporting the heavens. Mayan
Bacax Roman/Africa Cave god known from inscription at Crita. Roman/Africa
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
Balmung or Gram Scandinavian The sword of Siegfried, forged by Wieland, the Vulcan of the Scandinavians. Wieland, in a trial of merit, clove Amilias, a brother smith, through steel helmet and armour, down to the waist; but the cut was so fine that Amilias was not even aware that he was wounded till he attempted to move, when he fell into two pieces. Scandinavian
Baltazo France One of the demons supposed to have possessed Nicole Aubry of Laon, France, in the year 1566. He went to dine with her husband under the pretext of freeing her from demon possession, which he did not accomplish. It was observed that at supper he did not drink, which showed that demons are averse to water.
Banshee or Benshee Irish An Irish fairy attached to a house.
Barastar Ossetian Caucus this god at judged and in souls sending them to paradise or oblivion
Bazalicek Bohemian A spirit born out of the egg of a black cock, with a look is so poisonous that no one can look at it and live. Bohemian
Begoe Etruscan An Etruscan nymph, who was believed to have written the Ars fulguritarum, the art of purifying places which had been struck by lightning. This religious book was kept at Rome in the temple of Apollo together with the Sibylline books and the Carmina of the Marcii.
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.
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
Bertha German Goddess the spinning-wheel principally, and of the household as dependent on it, in behalf of which and its economical management she is often harsh to idle spinners; at her festival thrift is the rule. South German
Beru Brazil The butterfly demon who appears at the female puberty rites
Beyla Norse Frey's attendant; wife of Bygver. Norse
Binzuru-Sonja Japan One of the pupils of Buddha, the first of the Sixteen Rakan. Rakan with grey hair and long eyebrows. Originally he was a retainer of the king, Uuten. He became a priest and attained miracle power by performing Arakan’s vow. It is said that he was praised by Shaka for he used the miracle power for the world and that he didn't enter Nirvana and made efforts cultivating ordinary people. He was worshipped on the above in Theravada Buddhism, however, many are worshipped in restaurants in China. He is enshrined in front of a temple in Japan. It is believed that stroking him eliminates distresses. Japan
Bitol Mayan A sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
Bodachs Scotland Malicious house spirits of the Scottish Highlands in the form of a shriveled old man who lives up the chimney in the daytime and comes out at night to punish naughty children. Scotland
Bona Dea Roman A Roman divinity, who is described as the sister, wife, or daughter of Faunus, and was herself called Fauna, Fatua, or Oma, worshipped at Rome from the earliest times as a chaste and prophetic divinity; and her worship was so exclusively confined to women.
Bootes Greek Inventor of the plough. At his death he, his plough, and the two oxen yoked to it, were taken into the heavens as the constellation. Greek.
Brap Enochian A minor angel, skilled at locating precious metals. Enochian
Breath-of-the-Wind Iroquoi A spirit of the air and child of Ataensic. Iroquoi
Buphagus Pausanias Greek Buphagus Pausanias tells us that the son of Japhet was called Buphagos (glutton), as Hercules was called Adephagus, because on one occasion he ate a whole ox. Greek
Bush-asp Parsi A long handed demon who lulls men to sleep then attacks them. Parsi
Byggvir aka Bygver Norse Frey's attendant; Beyla's husband. Norse
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.
Cacodaemons Greek Minor deities, one of whom it was believed was attached to each mortal from his birth as a constant companion and acting as a sort of messenger between the gods and men.
Caeculus Greek An ancient Italian hero of Praeneste. The account which Servius gives of him runs as follows: At Praeneste there were pontifices and indigetes as well as at Rome. There were however two brothers called indigetes who had a 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
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.
Calva Roman A surname of Venus at Rome, which is derived by some from the verb calvere, to mock or annoy.
Calypso Greek Under this name we find in Hesiod (Theogony 359) a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and in Apollodorus (Apollodorus i.) a daughter of Nereus, while the Homeric Calypso is described as a daughter of Atlas. This last Calypso was a nymph inhabiting the island of Ogygia, on the coast of which Odysseus was thrown when he was shipwrecked. Greek
Camulatz Mayan A bird that ate the heads of the first men. Mayan
Canethus Greek Canethus two mythical personages, one a son of Lycaon, and the second the son of Atlas and father of Canthus in Euboea, from whom a mountain in Euboea near Chalcis derived its name.
Caraculiambo Spain The giant that Don Quixote intended should kneel at the feet of Dulcinea. (Cervantes: Don Quixote.)
Carravogue British/Ireland Local Crone Goddess from County Meath who was transformed into a huge snake for eating forbidden berries. Her original purpose is basically lost in modern times because her stories became so absorbed by Christian legends which attempt to make her a Celtic Eve. British/Ireland
Caspar German A huntsman who sold himself to Zamiel, the Black Huntsman. The night before the expiration of his lease of life he bargained for three years' respite on condition of bringing Max into the power of the evil one. Zamiel replied, "To-morrow either he or you." On the day appointed for the trial-shot, Caspar places himself in a tree. Max is told by the prince to aim at a dove. The dove flies to the tree where Caspar is concealed. Max shoots at the dove, but kills Caspar, and Zamiel comes to carry off his victim. German
Cassotis Greek A Parnassian nymph, from whom was derived the name of the well Cassotis at Delphi, the water of which gave the priestess the power of prophecy. Greek
Castalia Greek Nymph of the Castalian spring at the foot of mount Parnassus. She was regarded as a daughter of Achelous and was believed to have thrown herself into the well when pursued by Apollo. Greek
Catillus Greek There are two Catilli in Roman legend: Catillus the Arcadian, son of Amphiaraus. Catillus, his son. Catillus the Arcadian and his sons Catillus, Tiburtus and Coras escaped the slaughter at Thebes and arrived at the Aniene Plateau. They drove away the Sicilians who lived there and founded a city named Tibur (now Tivoli) in honour of Tiburtius. Greek
Cauri Buddhist/Tibet A fly-whisk held by attendants of a god or royal person. Buddhist/Tibet
Cavillaca Peru A virgin goddess who was impregnated by Coniraya who shaped his sperm into the likeness of a fruit which Cavillaca ate. Peru
Cecrops Greek According to Apollodorus the first king of Attica, which derived from him its name Cecropia, having previously borne the name of Acte. He is described as an autochthon, the upper part of whose body was human, while the lower was that of a dragon. Hence he is gemimis. Greek
Celaeno Greek A Pleiad, daughter of Atlas and Pleione, and by Poseidon the mother of Lycus and Eurypylus, or, according to others, of Lycus and Chimaereus by Prometheus. Greek
Celedones Greek The soothing goddesses were believed to be endowed, like the Sirens, with a magic power of song. Hephaestus was said to have made their golden images on the ceiling of the temple at Delphi. Greek