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List of Gods   : "Bridge"

NameOriginDescription
Demon name "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
Goddess name "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
Goddess name "Brigantia/ Bridget/ Brigit" Pan-Celtic The goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, & women in childbirth
Goddess name "Brigit aka Brigid" Ireland Brighit, Bridget ("exalted one") was the daughter of Dagda and wife of Bres of the Fomorians. She had two sisters, also named Brighid, and is considered a classic Celtic Triple Goddess. Ireland
"Eirek" Scandinavian Whilst ourneying toward Paradise he came to a stone bridge guarded by a dragon and, on entering its mouth, found that he had arrived in a world of bliss. Scandinavian
"Gjallarrbridge [gjalla" Norse To yell, to resound]. The bridge across the river Gjol, near Helheim. The bridge between the land of the living and the dead. Norse
Goddess name "Iris" Greek / Roman Goddess of the Rainbow, or the Rainbow itself. In classic mythology she is called the messenger of the gods when they intended discord, and the Rainbow is the bridge or road let down from heaven for her accommodation. When the gods meant peace they sent Mercury. Greek / Roman
Goddess name "Iris (rainbow)" Greek / Roman Messenger goddess. The special attendant of the goddess HERA, Iris is a virgin goddess who forms the Rainbow bridge between heaven and earth. Depicted with wings and carrying a staff....
Goddess name "Izanagi-No-Kami (his augustness the one who invites)" Shinto / Japan Creator god. One of seventeen beings involved in creation. His consort is IZANAMI-NO-KAMI. They are strictly of Japanese origin with no Chinese or Buddhist influence. Jointly they are responsible to the other fifteen primordial deities to “make, consolidate and give birth to this drifting land.” The reference, in the Kojiki sacred text, is to the reed beds which were considered to float on the primal waters. The pair were granted a heavenly jeweled spear and they stood upon the floating bridge of heaven, stirring the waters with the spear. When the spear was pulled up, the brine which dripped from it created the island of Onogoro, the first dry land, believed to be the island of Nu-Shima on the southern coast of Awagi. According to mythology, the pair created two beings, a son HIRUKO and an island Ahaji. They generated the remaining fourteen islands which make up Japan and then set about creating the rest of the KAMI pantheon. Izanagi's most significant offspring include AMATERASU, the Sun goddess, born from his nose and SUSANOWO, the storm god, born from his left eye, who are the joint rulers of the universe. Also IzanagiNo-Mikoto....
"Maugys" Britain A giant who keeps a bridge leading to a castle by a riverside, in which a beautiful lady is besieged. Sir Lybius, one of Arthur's knights, does battle with the giant; the contest lasts a whole summer's day, but terminates with the death of the giant and liberation of the lady. Britain
Spirit name "Näkki" Finland The fearsome spirit of pools, wells and bridges. Same as Nix.
God name "Rasnu" Persian / Iran God of passage and justice. The guardian of the bridge which leads to the otherworld. He weighs souls in the scales at the final judgment....
"Serat" Koran The ordeal bridge over which everyone will have to pass at the resurrection. It is not wider than the edge of a scimitar, and is thrown across the gulf of hell. The faithful will pass over in safety, but sinners will fall headlong into the dreary realm beneath. Koran
God name "Tremerius" Roman River god. The deity of the river Tiber. His consort is one of the Vestal Virgins sacrificed by drowning. His sanctuary was built on an island in the river and, until some time during the Republican period, all bridges across the river were made wholly of wood so as not to offend him. The adverse connotations of iron are unclear, but its use was forbidden by official decree....
Goddess name "Unxia" Roman Minor goddess of marriage, concerned with anointing the bridgegroom's door. Roman
"Urda Urdan" Scandinavian Urda or Urdan Fount. The sacred fount of light and heat, situated over the Rainbow Bridge, Bifrost. Scandinavian
"White Ladies" Normandy A species of fee in Normandy. They lurk in ravines, fords, bridges, and other narrow passes, and ask the passenger to dance. If they receive a courteous answer, well; but if a refusal, they seize the churl and fling him into a ditch, where thorns and briars may serve to teach him gentleness of manners.