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List of Gods : "Ban"
NameOriginDescription
Aethra Greek A daughter of king Pittheus of Troezen. Bellerophon sued for her hand, but was banished from Corinth before the nuptials took place.
Aglaia Greek One of the Charites. 2. The wife of Charopus and mother of Nireus, who led a small band from the island of Syme against Troy. Another Agiaia is mentioned in Apollodorus. (Apollodorus. ii)
Alako Norway/Gypsy Sent to the earth as a human to reveal the secret laws and a band of lore of the the gypsies, he stayed over in a the moon. Norway/Gypsy
Alako/ Dundra Norway/ Gypsy Sent to the earth as a human to reveal the secret laws & a band of lore of the the gypsies, he stayed over in a the moon
Amat-Asherat Phonecian Minor Goddess of alchemy and conjuration. Banished by El to the desert, where she raised shinx-like creatures with a lion and a human head to fight Baal. Phonecian
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".
Andriambahomanana Madagascar Andriambahomanana - In Madagascan mythology the first man. He dies to become a banana, which soon puts forth shoots anew.
Angus Mac Og De Aka Angus of the Brugh, Oengus of the Bruig, Angus Mac Oc, Aengus MacOg.One of the Tuatha De Danaan who had a golden harp that could create incredibly sweet music. He had a brugh (fairy palace) on the banks of the Boyne.
Arabati Africa Creator god worshipped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. Congo, West Africa
Ba Egypt Banebdjed, a ram-god of birth, essentially the soul Osiris. Egypt
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Bahr Geist Scotland A banshee or grey-spectre. Scotland
Bairo Ethiopia The supreme being of the Banna. Ethiopia
Ban Babylonian The consort of Ningirsu and one of the most prominent goddesses in the Babylonian pantheon.
Ban Chuideachaidh Moire Ireland Old Goddess who appears in modern Irish legends as the midwife who assisted the Christian Virgin Mary with her birth, and was also a title applied to St. Bridget. A once forgotten goddess of childbirth. Ireland
Ban Naomha Ireland Goddess of war Ireland
Bana Daitya "He of a thousand arms". The eldest son of Bali. Daitya
Banaitja Australia Banaitja is a creator god. Australia
Banba Ireland Part of a triad with Fotia and Eriu and as well as an goddess of the earth Ireland
Banbha Celtic Goddess of Sovereignty, war and fertility. Celtic
Banbha Cavillaca Peru A virgin goddess that was preggers by a sneaky god
Banebdjedet Egypt "Ba of the Lord of Mendes" a fertility god and originally a ram with horns shaped like cork-screws, later he was often thought of as a he-goat. According to Herodotus his followers did not sacrifice goats. Egypt
Banemdedet Egypt A god of sexual fertility
Banga Ngbandi Zaire "The all-powerful warrior who, because of his endurance and inflexible will to win, goes from conquest to conquest, leaving fire in his wake." Zaire
Bangma or Bangmi India A fabulous bird in India, which can talk and give oracular advice.
Banka Mundi India A goddess of the hunt and fertility. India
Bannik Slavic The spirit of the bath house who flits amongst the dense steam of the sauna bath.
Banshee Ireland Grey Lady of Death who haunts certain Irish families. A female spirit in Gaelic folklore believed to presage, by wailing, a death in a family. Ireland
Banshee or Benshee Irish An Irish fairy attached to a house.
Bean Sidhe Celtic A Banshee an goddess of Death.Celtic
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
Cathubodia Britain/Pan-Celtic Breton version of the Ireland goddess of the earth Banbha. Britain/Pan-Celtic
Cocytus Greek Meaning river of wailing or lamentation, was the river in the underworld on the banks of which the dead who could not pay Charon wandered, according to most accounts, for one hundred years. It flowed into the river Acheron, across which lay Hades, the mythological abode of the dead. Greek
Comus Greek God of banquets, drunkenness and merriment Roman/Greek
Cupid Greek Eros, Amor, the god of love, viewed as a chubby little boy, armed with bow and arrows, and often with eyes bandaged. Greek
Cyoeraeths Welsh Welsh Banshees, horrible weeping women with emaciated faces and black teeth announce the approach of death.
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
Han India The black of darkness who was banished to the underworld then became the nighttime. Plains Indians
Hiisi Finnish Group of evil spirit that worked with Lempo and Paha. They were skilled sorcerers and necromancers who enjoyed banging sacred drums and chanting. Finnish
Hippotes Greek 1. The father of Aeolus. 2. A son of Phylas by a daughter of Iolaus, and a great-grandson of Heracles. When the Heracleidae, on their invading Peloponnesus, were encamped near Naupactus, Hippotes killed the seer Carnus, in consequence of which the army of the Heracleidae began to suffer very severely, and Hippotes by the command of an oracle was banished for a period of ten years. Greek
Hoki the Jokester Discworld A nature god usually found haunting the deep woods of the Ramtops, in which he manifests himself as an oak tree or a flute playing half-man, half-goat figure. Thought of by many gods and people alike as a bloody nuisance and a bad practical joker, he was eventually banished from Dunmanifestin for pulling the old exploding mistletoe joke on Blind Io. Discworld
Imana Rwanda The Creator deity in Banyarwanda mythology in Rwanda.
Imana Banyarwanda Africa Chief god Africa(east)
Iruwa Bantu God of the Wachaga, but they insist that the sun is not the same thing as God. Bantu
Jakomba Bangala Zaire A god of morality that controls human thought
Kabezya-Mpungu Bantu Kabezya-Mpungu decides to become invisible after creating the world and the first humans who did not yet have a heart. After balancing the rain, sun, moon, and darkness, he leaves. To replace the visible god, he sends the people Mutima ("heart"), the life-giving or divine part of humans. Bantu
Kabunian Philippines Descended from his home in the sky. On earth he married a virtuous maiden named Bangan. She bore him three children. The first was Kabigat, a boy, second was Daungen, a girl. After the birth of the third child, Kabunian had to return to his home in heaven. As a god, he could not continue living indefinitely on earth. Philippines
Karnmapa Bantu A monster which swallows the population of a village-or, indeed, of the whole country and is subsequently slain by a boy hero. Bantu
Khodumodurno Bantu Kammapa or Karnmapa, a huge, shapeless thing that swallowed every living creature that came in its way. Bantu
Kombu Bantu/ Africa This is the god of creation
Kombu Bantu Africa God of creation Africa
Kunti India In her maidenhood she showed such respectful devotion to the sage Durvasas, that he gave her a charm by means of which she might have a child by any god she pleased to invoke. She called upon the sun, and by him had a son named Karna, but without any detriment to her virginity; still, to keep her affair secret, the child was exposed on the banks of the Yamuna. India
Leza Bantu/ Zimbabwe A creator god
Leza Bantu Zimbabwe Creator god Zimbabwe
Libanza Upotos/ Bangala Zaire a creator god
Linksmine Slavonic Goddess of Good Cheer, invoked at feasts and banquets. Slavonic
Ma Kiela Bakongo Zaire The deified head of a band of mortal women
Manabozho aka Nanabush Ojibwa Manabozo, a spirit trickster figure and culture hero. He was the son of a human mother and Bangishimog, a spirit father. Nanabozho most often appears in the shape of a rabbit and is characterized as a trickster. He was sent to Earth by Gitchi Manitou to teach the Ojibwe, and one of his first tasks was to name all the plants and animals. Ojibwa
May Molloch Irish May Molloch or The Maid of the Hairy Arms. An elf who condescends to mingle in ordinary sports, and even to direct the master of the house how to play dominoes or draughts. Like the White Lady of Avenel, May Molloch is a sort of banshee. Irish
Modimo o mogolo Bantu High God who made the sky and the earth, and when he had finished them he climbed up into the sky (conceived, of course, as a solid vault) by driving in pegs on which he set his feet, taking out each one as soon as he had stepped on the next, so that people should not be able to follow him. And in the sky he has lived ever since. Bantu
Muluku Congo The creator god of the Benue-Congo-speaking Makua and Banayi people of Mozambique. Muluku created men and women, and gave them the art of using tools, but the humans were disobedient. So Muluku called up monkey and she monkey. He gave them tools, and the monkeys used them well. So Muluku cut off the tails of the monkeys and fastened them to the man and the woman, saying to the monkeys, "Be men," and to the humans, "Be monkeys." Macoua
Nsongo Bangala Zaire Goddess of the moon Zaire
Nzame/ Nzame Nkwa Bantu The creator, who was really three in one
Ogmios Gaul A bald old man with a bow and club leading an apparently happy band of men with chains attached to their ears from his tongue. Gaul
Ola Bibi Bangladesh Savior from cholera who accepts offerings of sweets. Bangladesh
Omacatl Aztec Deity of banqueting, invitations to feasts, feasting and revelery. Aztec
Pantao Taoist The peach of immortality that grew in the garden of Hsi wang mu, "Queen Mother of the West". When the fruit ripened every 3,000 years, the event was celebrated by a sumptuous banquet attended by the Pa Hsien the "Eight Immortals". Taoist
Pusan Hindu God of meeting was responsible for marriages, journeys, roads, and the feeding of cattle. He was a psychopomp, conducting souls to the other world. He protected travelers from bandits and wild beasts, and protected men from being exploited by other men. Hindu
Qasavara Islands The gatherer of the spirits of the damned, who he then feeds to monsters. Banks islands, Vanuatu
Qat Islands The Great Spirit who made everything. Banks islands, Vanuatu
Quat Banks Is/ Melanesia A creator god that knows how to enjoy life
Siris Babylon Goddess of banquets and rain clouds Babylon
Siris/ Sirah Babylon A goddess of banquets & rain clouds
Thammuz Ezekiel The Syrian and Phoenician name of Adonis. His death happened on the banks of the river Adonis, and in summer-time the waters always become reddened with the hunter's blood. Ezekiel
White Lady Ireland White Lady Of Ireland the banshee or domestic spirit of a family.
Yangombi Bantu God of creation Bantu