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NameOriginDescription
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....
Goddess name "AEGIR (water)" Icelandic / Nordic God of the ocean. A lesser known AESIR god of Asgard concerned with the moods of the sea and their implications for mariners. The river Eider was known to the Vikings as “Aegir's Door.” Aegir is also depicted in some poetry as the “ale brewer,” perhaps an allusion to the caldrons of mead which were thought to come from under the sea (see also the Celtic deities DAGDA and GOBNIU). There are references in literature to Saxons sacrificing captives, probably to Aegir, before setting sail for home. Linked in uncertain manner to the goddess RAN he was believed to have sired nine children, the waves of the sea, who were possibly giantesses....
Supreme god name "AME-NO-MINAKA-NUSHI-NOKAMI" Shinto / Japan Supreme god. he highest deity of the Shinto pantheon and the first to emerge in Takama-No-Hara (the plain of high heaven) when heaven and earth were fashioned. He was born alone, resides in the ninth heaven and has always hidden himself from mortal eyes. A remote and vague figure of whom no images are ever made and toward whom no cult is directed. His name only appears once in the Kojiki and never in the Nihongi. Originally his identity may have been strongly influenced by Chinese religion. His name is linked closely with those of two other lesser primordial beings, TAKA-MI-MISUBI-NO-KAMI and KAMI-MISUBI-NO-KAMI....
Spirit name "ARSAN DUOLAI" Yakut / eastern Siberia Chief spirit of the underworld. terrible dweller of the underground world...
Goddess name "AVALOKITESVARA (merciful lord)" Buddhist / India Bodhisattva or buddhadesignate. One of the most important deities of the Mahayana sect of Buddhism. In Lamaism he is the tutelary god of Tibet. He equates with VIS NU in Hinduism and bears links with PADMAPANI. In cosmic mythology he is a creator deity. Color: white or red. Attributes: blue lotus, image of Amitabha (topmost pyramidal head), lotus, rosary, sword and water jar. NOTE: in Chinese Buddhism he is represented by the goddess Kuan-Tin, and in Japanese by KWANNON....
Demon name "Abaddon" Babylonian It is the second of the seven names of the underworld in the Babylonian Talmud. Chief of the demons of the 7th hierarchy Hebrew / Christian
God name "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.
Goddess name "Abeona" Roman A goddess who protected children the first time they left their parents' home, safeguarding their first steps alone. She is related to Adeona, a goddess who guided children back to their parents' home. Roman
Goddess name "Abeona" Roman Goddess of passage. Linked with the goddess ADEONA, she is concerned with the safe going-out and coming-in of a child....
"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.
Goddess name "Adeona" Roman Goddess of school children Roman
God name "Adro" Lugbara / Lake Albert, East Africa Tutelary god. The personification of grass fires and whirlwinds who, in antiquity, created mankind. Thought to live in the vicinity of rivers with many wives and children....
Angel name "Afriel" Christian angel who safeguards children, though not that well. Christian
King name "Agave" Greek Daughter of Cadmus, and wife of the Spartan Echion, by whom she became the mother of Pentheus, who succeeded his grandfather Cadmus as king of Thebes. Agave was the sister of Autonoe, Ino, and Semele (Apollodorus iii), and when Semele, during her pregnancy with Dionysus, was destroyed by the sight of the splendour of Zeus, her sisters spread the report that she had only endeavoured to conceal her guilt, by pretending that Zeus was the father of her child, and that her destruction was a just punishment for her falsehood.
God name "Aguara" Roman Fox god who gave the carob tree to the people Tunpa / Chiriguano
Goddess name "Ah Kin (he of the sun)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun god. A deity of ambivalent personality, the young suitor of the moon goddess Acna, also the aged Sun god in the sky. He is feared as the bringer of drought, but also protects mankind from the powers of evil associated with darkness. Said to be carried through the underworld at night on the shoulders of the god Sucunyum. Ah Kin is prayed to at Sunrise and rituals include the burning of incense. He is invoked to cure illness and to bring wives to bachelors. Attributes include a square third eye subtended by a loop, a strong Roman nose, a squint and incisor teeth filed to a T-shape. Also Acan Chob (Lacandon); Chi Chac Chob; Kinich Ahau; God G....
Deities name "Ah Muuzencab" Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Bee gods. The patron deities of apiarists still invoked in parts of the Yucatan. They are thought to be represented iconographically on the tops and bottoms of stone columns at the site of Chichen Itza as aged men with long beards and upraised arms. They wear loin cloths with distinctive cross hatching....
Goddess name "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
God name "Ahsonnutli" America The sky father and chief god for the Navajo. He created heaven, earth, and the sky.
Goddess name "Ahurani (mistress of Abura)" Zoroastrian / Persian Fertility goddess. Invoked by ordinary people to bring prosperity and children. water libations were a key part of the ritual....
God name "Ajalamo" Africa God of unborn children. Nigeria, West Africa
Spirit name "Ajalamo" Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa God of unborn children. According to legend, in some vague mythological realm there exist rows of shelves with spirits of the unborn. These are the responsibility of Ajalamo....
God name "Ajok" Louko Chief god Louko
Spirit name "Ajysyt" Yakut / central Siberia Maternal spirit. The deity who oversees the lying-in of an expectant mother and who brings the child's soul to the child-bed. The term ajysyt can also apply to a male spirit, thus the ajysyt that oversees the birth of horses is male, while that of horned cattle is female....
Goddess name "Akhushtal" Maya She is the goddess of childbirth
Deity name "Akuj" Africa Chief deity associated with the sky. Turkana Africa
Deity name "Akuj Akuj" Africa The chief deity
Goddess name "Ala" Ibo / eastern Nigeria, West Africa Chthonic fertility goddess. A popular deity who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead (which rest in her womb). Her temple is the Mbari which contains a cult statue depicting the goddess seated with a child in her arms and adorned with the crescent moon. She is flanked by attendant deities. She enjoys a profusion of local shrines which are well supplied with votive offerings. Serious crimes including murder are considered to be offenses against her. An annual yam festival is celebrated in her honor. Also Ale, Ana, ANI....
Goddess name "Alemona" Roman Goddess of passage. Concerned with the health of the unborn child....
"Alii Menehune" Hawaii Chief of the Little People. His favorite food is the mai'a (banana) Hawaii
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
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
"Alraune" East A Kobold who brings gold through the chimneys. East Friesland
Spirit name "Alwantin" Deccan The spirit of a pregnant woman who died in childbirth. Deccan
"Amaimon" Hebrew One of the chief devils whose dominion is on the north side of the infernal gulf. He might be bound or restrained from doing hurt from the third hour till noon, and from the ninth hour till evening. Hebrew
God name "Ambrosia" Greek In ancient mythology, Ambrosia is sometimes the food, sometimes the drink, of the gods. The word has generally been derived from Greek a- ("not") and mbrotos ("mortal"); hence the food or drink of the immortals. Thetis anointed the infant Achilles with ambrosia and passed the child through the fire to make him immortal - a familiar Phoenician custom - but Peleus, appalled, stopped her.
Nymph name "Amchi-malghen" Chili The guardian-nymph of the Chilians.
Deities name "Ame-No-Toko-Tachi-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan Primordial being. The fifth of the deities to emerge in the heavens, named in both the sacred texts of Shintoism, the Kojiki and Nihongi, but probably strongly influenced by Chinese religion. Born from a reed floating in the primeval waters. See also UMASHI-ASHI-KABI-HIKO-JI-NO-KAMI....
God name "An" Sumeria God of the underworld and chief deity Sumeria
"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
Goddess name "Anath" Phoenicia The chief W. Semitic goddess of love & war
God name "Anceta" Kamos Moab / Jordan The chief god that when Hellenized became equated with Ares
"Angiaks" Eskimo A child of the living dead in Eskimo lore. These are created during harsh times when an unwanted baby is taken out into the snow by a tribe's elders to die of exposure.
"Angru Mainya . Angra Mainya" Persia Angru Mainya aka Angra Mainya, another name for Ahriman the chief antagonist of Ahura Mazdah. Persia
God name "Angru Mainyu (evil spirit)" Persian / Iran Chthonic underworld god of darkness. The original Zoroastrian name of the chief antagonist of AHURA MAZDA.See also AHRIMAN....
Spirit name "Angwusnasomtaka" Hopi A kachina, a spirit represented by a masked doll (also called a kachina). She is a wuya, one of the chief kachinas and is considered the mother of all the hú and all the kachinas. She led the initiation rites for new children, whipping them with yucca whips. Hopi
Spirit name "Anjea" Australasia Animistic fertility spirit. Known to tribesmen on the Pennefather River, queensland, Australia and believed to place mud babies in the wombs of pregnant women. The grandmother of a newly born infant buried the afterbirth, which was collected by Anjea and kept in a hollow tree or some such sanctuary until the time came to instill it into another child in the womb....
Goddess name "Anna Kmari" Indian Local vegetation goddess. Worshiped by the Oraon tribe of Chota Nagpur. The recipient of human sacrifice in the spring months, she was believed to endow riches on the sacrificer and to ensure plentiful harvest while living in his house in the form of a child....
God name "Anshur aka Ashur" Akkadian Or Asshur, a sky god and the husband of his sister Kishar ("earth axle"); they are the children of the serpents Lahmu and Lahamu, and the parents of Anu and Ea. He is sometimes depicted as having Ninlil as a consort. As Anshar, he is progenitor of the Akkadian pantheon; as Ashur, he is the head of the Assyrian pantheon
Goddess name "Antevorta" Roman Goddess of childbirth, invoked by pregnant women, to avert the dangers of child-birth. Roman
Goddess name "Anumati" Sanskrit A lunar deity and goddess of wealth, intellect, children, spirituality and prosperity. Also Anumati is a type of full moon day in which the moon remains slightly cut and not fully full moon called as Chaturdashi bhiddha purnima Sanskrit
Goddess name "Anunnaki" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian Children and courtiers of the god of heaven. Known from at least 2500 BC until circa 200BC (in Babylon). The Anunnaki originate as chthonic fertility deities but later feature as the seven fearsome judges of the underworld who answer to Kur and ERES KIGAL and who are responsible for passing sentences of death including that placed on the goddess INANA. They are often closely identified with the IGIGI....
God name "Apam Napat" Hindu / Persia / Vedic Child of the waters. One of the Ahuras in Old Iranian religion, a beneficent god who is the giver of water to man. Hindu / Persia / Vedic
Goddess name "Apet" Egypt Goddess who protects pregnant women, children, nursing mothers and justice. Egypt
God name "Aquilo" Roman Aka Boreas, a purple-winged god of the north wind, one of the four wind-gods. He was also the god of Winter, who swept down from the cold northern mountains of Thrake, chilling the air with his icy breath. Roman
God name "Arawn" Celtic / Welsh Chthonic underworld god. The leader of the phantom hunt seen chasing a white stag with a pack of red-eared hounds. He equates with GWYNN AP NUDD, a similar deity known in South Wales. His chief underworld opponent is Hafgan and he bribes PWYLL, prince of Dyfed, to challenge Hafgan in exchange for a gift of pigs....
"Ardouisur aka Ardousius" Persia A female cherub in charge of easy childbirth and breast milk. Persia
"Arge" Greek One of the chieftains who came with Hercules to Rome. Greek
Goddess name "Arianrhod" Welsh Arianrod, Welsh moon Goddess and one of several children of the mother Goddess Don. Her home was in the constellation Corona Borealis.
Goddess name "Arinna" Hittite The "sun goddess of Arinna". As well as the weather God later associated with the Hurrian "Teshup", Arinna, the Sun goddess and their children are all deriviations from the former Hatti Pantheon. Hittite
Spirit name "Arsan Duolai" Yakut / Siberia The chief spirit of the underworld
"Ascelpius/ Aesculapius" Greek A moral taught Medicine Chiron the Centaur & could raise the dead
Goddess name "Asherat-of-the-sea" Phonecian Great Goddess of wisdom and the sea. Mother of the Gods and mistress of the Gods in wisdom. El's wife and counsellor, said to have 70 children, including Baal. Phonecian
Deity name "Ashur" Assyria The chief deity of war & fertility
Goddess name "Asnan" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian vegetation goddess. Minor deity probably known to the Sumerians from circa 3500BC or earlier. She is concerned with the abundance of grain in the fields, sent as its protectress by the gods ENLIL and ENKI. According to creation accounts, she and the cattle god LAHAR were first intended to serve the needs of the Annunaki, the celestial children of AN, but when the heavenly creatures were found unable to make use of their products, humankind was created to provide an outlet for their services. Attributes: ears of corn sprouting from her shoulders....
"Atsze" Chinese A fox in human form. Chinese
"Au Co" Vietnam An immortal fairy who married a dragon, their hundred children being the ancestors of the Vietnam people. Vietnam
Goddess name "Auchimalgen" Chile moon goddess, wife of the Sun. Only Auchimalgen cares anything for the human race, all the rest of the gods being utterly malevolent. Auchimalgen wards off evil spirits and turns red when some important person is about to die. Chile
"Autolycus" Greek A son of Hermes or Daedalion by Chione, Philonis, or Telauge. He was the husband of Neaera, or according to Homer, of Amphithea, by whom he became the father of Anticleia, the mother of Odysseus and Aesimus.
God name "Averruncus" Roman The god of aversion. He is said to help in avoiding calamity, while also bringing forth good fortune. In other references, Averruncus is known as the god of childbirth. Roman
Goddess name "Aveta" Celtic A goddess of female-fertility, childbirth and midwives, also associated with all fresh water. Celtic
Goddess name "Ayauhteot" Chile A moon goddess
Goddess name "Ayauhteotl" Chile Goddess of the moon, haze and mist and is is associated with vanity and fame. Chile
God name "BAIAME" Australian aboriginal Creator God. Baiame is a creator god, revered as the supreme being and instrument of good, principally by the Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi groups of aborigines in the southeast of Australia. His chief consort is generally referred to as BIRRAHGNOOLOO. In other aboriginal traditions he is known as Twanyrika....
Goddess name "Ba" China The goddess of drought
Goddess name "Ba (1)" Chinese Goddess of drought. She is identified in some texts as the daughter of the god HUANG TI....
Goddess name "Ba Han" China Goddess of drought. China
"Ba She" China A snake reputed to swallow elephants. China
"Ba Xian" China / Taoist The eight immortals. China / Taoist
Deities name "Ba Xian" Taoist / Chinese Collective name for gods. A group of eight Divine beings, once mortal, who achieved immortality through their exemplary lifestyles. There are many such groups in Chinese religious belief. The Ba Xian are probably the most widely revered. Many people carry amulets and other charms in the form of the symbols of these deities. The eight gods are Cao Guo-jiu; HAN XIANGZI; HE XIAN-GU; LAN CAI-HE; LI TIE-GUAI; LU DONG-BIN; ZHANG GUO-LAO; and ZHONG-LI QUAN....
Demon name "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
Goddess name "Bachu" Chibcha Goddess who started the human race, turned her and her mate into dragons. Chibcha
Goddess name "Badi Mata" Hindu / northern Indian Mother goddess. A SAKTI and one of the seven SAPTAMATARAS (mothers) who in later Hinduism became regarded as of evil intent, attacking children during puberty. Particularly recognized in Bengal....
Goddess name "Baiji" China A goddess of health & epidemics
God name "Balakrsria" Hindu / Epic / Puranic God. KRSNA in child form (see Krsna)....
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
King name "Befana" Italian The good fairy of Italian children, who is supposed to fill their stockings with toys when they go to bed on Twelfth night. Some one enters the children's bedroom for the purpose, and the wakeful youngsters cry out, "Ecco la Befana." According to legend, Befana was too busy with house affairs to look after the Magi when they went to offer their gifts, and said she would wait to see them on their return; but they went another way, and Befana, every Twelfth night, watches to see them. The name is a corruption of Epiphania.
Hero name "Bensozia" Greek chief deviless of a certain Sabbatic meeting held in France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The Diana of the Ancient Gauls, and was also called Nocticula, Herodias, and "The moon."
Goddess name "Benthesicyme" Greek An Ethiopian sea nymph, a goddess of the waves and a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite, the wife of king Enalos. She raised Eumolpus, son of Chione and Poseidon. (Apollodorus iii) Her husband Enalos: of the sea, may have been Triton, the god of lake Tritonis in Greek
King name "Bereguni" Slavic River nymphs accused of stealing newborn children. Probably a variation of the Hebrew Lilith myth. Driven by an insatiable hunger of envy, Lilith stalks the world by night raping men in their sleep and sucking their blood, or stealing their newborn children from their cots and eating them. Slavic
God name "Bes" Egypt Dwarfed semigod of childbirth, food, love, marriage, luck, recreation, relaxation and sleep. Egypt
King name "Bhrkuti-Tara" Buddhist / Tibet The Nepalese queen of Tibet's first great religious king, songtsen Gambo and credited with the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet and China. In the Lamaeist Tradition, Bhrkuti-Tara is incarnate in all good women. Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Bibi the Child-Strangler" Bibi Sometimes affectionately known as "Aunty Bibi," is a Romany witch-goddess. Bibi is an old crone who either wears torn black garments or is entirely naked. Like the Romanian goddess Dschuma, Bibi is disease incarnate, particularly cholera. She is referred to as "the child-strangler" because it is believed that disease often effects children, who are young and weak.
God name "Bidhata Purusha" Hindu A god of fate and the Hindu equivalent of the Fates and the Norns. He writes the child's future life on its forehead, on the sixth day after its birth.
Demon name "Biffant" France A little-known demon, chief of a legion who was said to have entered the body of Denise de la Caille and who was obliged to sign with his claws the proces verbal of exorcisms. France
King name "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
Goddess name "Birrahgnooloo" Australian aboriginal Creator goddess. She is recognized by several aboriginal clans as the chief consort of BAIAME, the creator god. Revered as the all-mother of humankind and creator of living things on earth, her role largely parallels that of Baiame. Traditions suggest that during the Dreamtime she planted vegetation as she moved through the primordial world, fashioning creatures from clay and breathing spirit into human beings. Her eldest son is DARAMULUM or Gayandi, regarded as an intermediary between Baiame and humankind....
"Blemys" Indian Along with Orontes, and Oruandes, was a chief of the Deriades who fought against Dionysus in the Indian war.
"Blud" Wendish A Will-o'-the-wisp and is the soul of an unbaptized child. Wendish
God name "Bo Hsian" China / Taoist God. China / Taoist
God name "Bo Hsian" Taoist / Chinese God. The Taoist counterpart of the Buddhist deity SAMANTABHADRA. Usually depicted upon a white elephant. He is considered to be a god of wisdom....
God name "Bochica" Chibcha Supreme Sun god and a god of law Chibcha
Goddess name "Bod" Indian The divinity invoked by Indian women who desire fecundity. Children born after an invocation to Bod must be redeemed, or else serve in the temple of the goddess. Indian
Spirit name "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
"Bodhisattva (one whose essence is perfect knowledge)" Buddhist / northern India, Tibet, China / Japan Generic title for a buddha-designate. Any one of the earlier stages of a future buddha. Depicted wearing regal dress and trappings, including a crown. The most significant include AVALOKITESVARA, MAITREYA and MANJUSRI....
Ghost name "Bogeyman" Scotland Boogyman, or bogyman, is a legendary ghost-like monster often believed in by children. The bogeyman has no specific appearance. The term bogeyman is also used metaphorically to mean a person or thing of which someone else has an irrational fear.
Goddess name "Boldogasszony" Hungary Virgin goddess who protected mothers and children. Hungary
Goddess name "Boldogasszony" Pre - Christian Hungarian Tutelary goddess. The guardian deity of women and children, she became syncretized with the Virgin Mary after Christianization....
Demon name "Bossum" African One of the two chief deities of the Gold Coast, the other being demonio. Bossum, the principle of good, is said to be white; and demonio, the principle of evil, black. African
"Bozaloshtsh" Wendish A messenger of death who cries like a child outside a house where someone is about to die. Wendish
Spirit name "Breath-of-the-Wind" Iroquoi A spirit of the air and child of Ataensic. Iroquoi
Goddess name "Brigantia" Celtic Goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, and women in childbirth Pan-Celtic
Goddess name "Brigantia/ Bridget/ Brigit" Pan-Celtic The goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, & women in childbirth
"Bubak" Bohemian A Bohemian bogeyman used to frighten children.
Ghost name "Bulla" Roman An amulet worn, by Roman children, intended to ward off ghostly anger.
Goddess name "COATLICUE (the serpent-skirted goddess)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Mother goddess. The creator goddess of the earth and mankind and the female aspect of OMETEOTL. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. She has 400 sons, the stars of the southern sky, and is the mother of the goddess COYOLXAUHQUI. Later, as a widow, she was impregnated by a ball of feathers as she was sweeping the “serpent mountain” of Coatepec near Tula. Her other children decapitated her as punishment for her dishonor, but she gave birth to the Sun god HUITZILOPOCHTLI who subsequently slew Coyolxauhqui and her brothers, thus banishing night for day. According to tradition Coatlicue feeds off human corpses. She is also recognized as the patron deity of florists....
Goddess name "Caireen" Ireland Protective mother goddess and patron of children. Ireland
God name "Caishen" China God of wealth. China
"Callirhoe" Greek A daughter of Oceanus, who was the mother of Geryones and Echidna by Chrysaor. By Neilus she was the mother of Chione, and by Poseidon of Minyas. Greek
King name "Camilla" Roman Of the Volsci was the daughter of king Metabus and Casmilla. Driven from his throne, Metabus was chased into the wilderness by armed Volsci, his infant daughter in his hands. The river Amasenus blocked his path, and, fearing for the child's welfare, Metabus bound her to a spear. He promised Diana that Camilla would be her servant, a warrior virgin. He then safely threw her to the other side, and swam across to retrieve her. Roman
"Canace" Greek A daughter of Aeolus and Enarete, whence she is called Aeolis, who had several children by Poseidon. Greek
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman She Roman is a mother goddess responsible for bringing in the child into the light
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman Goddess of childbirth and midwives who guides the child through the birth canal. Roman
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman Minor goddess of birth. Responsible for bringing the newborn child into the light. Usually associated with LUCINA and CARMENTES....
"Cao Guo Jiu" Chinese One of the Chinese Ba Xian, he is also the patron saint of actors and actresses.
God name "Cao Guo-jiu" Taoist / Chinese Immortal being. One of the “eight immortals” of Taoist mythology, he was once a mortal being who achieved immortality through his lifestyle. The tutelary god of actors. Attributes include musical rattles or castanets.See also BA XIAN....
Goddess name "Carmenta" Roman A goddess of childbirth & midwives, prophecy & springs
Goddess name "Carmenta aka Carmentis" Roman Goddess of childbirth, prophecy, charms and spells. Her soothing words ease the pains of women in labour, heal the ills of childhood, foretell the futures of brides and that of their children. Roman
Goddess name "Carmentes" Roman Roman goddess of fate or fortune, one of the Camenae. Also a goddess of childbirth,
Goddess name "Carmentes" Roman Minor goddess of birth. Responsible for bringing the newborn child into the light. Usually associated with LUCINA and CANDELIFERA....
"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
"Cephalus" Greek A Molossian chief, who, together with another chief, Antinous, was driven by the calumnies of Charops to take the side of Perseus, in self-defence, against the Romans. Greek
Goddess name "Ceridwen" Celtic / Welsh Goddess of inspiration. Depicted as the hag-aspect of the mother goddess, she is the consort of TEGID FOEL. Her children are Creirwy (daughter) and Afagddu (son). She allegedly prepares the caldron of knowledge....
God name "Ch'I-You" China God of weapons, dancers, smiths and war. China
Goddess name "Ch'ang O / Chang'e, Chang-Ngo, Heng-E / Heng-O" China the Chinese goddess of the moon. Unlike many lunar deities, Chang'o only lives on the moon. China
Goddess name "Ch'ang O/ Heng-O" China A goddess of the moon
God name "Ch'ang Tsai" China God of the spleen. China
God name "Ch'eng Huang" China God of the land, ditches, moats and the people. China
"Ch'ih Sung" China Lord of the Rain. China
"Ch'ih Sung tzu" China Lord of the Rain
God name "Ch'ing Lung" China God of the lungs. China
God name "Ch'ung Ling yu" China God of the nose. China
God name "Chaitanya" Hindu / Puranic Mendicant god. A deified mortal who became one of the many incarnations of the god VIS NU. Born at Nadiya in AD 1484, he died at Puri in 1527. Chaitanya was a sickly child who, according to legend, was left to his fate, hanging in a tree to die, but was revived by the gods and thus became deified. He was married twice before adopting a strict ascetic existence at the age of twenty-four, from which time he traveled extensively, eventually settling in the holy city of Benares. He is remembered as a great social reformer. His main sanctuary at Nadiya includes a small statue of KRSNA to whom he devoted himself....
Goddess name "Chakwaina Okya" Zuni Goddess of childbirth Zuni
God name "Chan Hs'ien" China Guardian god of children who had been a mortal king China
God name "Chang Er" China Was the wife of the archer Hou Yi, who received the herb of immortality from the gods after shooting down nine of the ten Suns that were stifling the world with their heat. China
God name "Chang Fei" China God of war and butchers. China
God name "Chang Fei" Chinese God of war. The counterpart of the god KUAN TI and often linked iconographically with him and the god LIU PEI, Chang Fei rules over the dark half of the year—autumn and Winter. Like the seasons he represents he is characterized by drunkenness and wildness. According to tradition he was wounded by his subordinates while in a drunken stupor. He is depicted with a black face, a bushy beard and wild staring eyes giving him a ferocious appearance....
God name "Chang Hs'iien" Chinese Guardian god of children. According to tradition he was the mortal king of Szechuan killed by the founder of the Sung dynasty. His wife was captured and forced to become a concubine in the imperial palace. She was discovered by the emperor kneeling before a picture of her deceased husband which she identified as a local deity, “the immortal Chang who gives children.” This triggered the cult which began locally in Szechuan circa AD 100. Chang Hs'ien is depicted holding a bow made of mulberry wood and either aiming an arrow at the star Tien Kou, the socalled celestial dog which threatens the earth, or aiming the empty bow at a rat (see ERH LANG)....
God name "Chang Hsien" China God of dreams and of pregnancy. China
God name "Chang Pan" China God of masons. China
"Chang Sien" Chinese A divinity worshipped by women desirous of offspring. Chinese
Spirit name "Chang Tao Ling" Taoist / Chinese God of the afterlife. The head of the heavenly Ministry of Exorcism, and allegedly the first head of the Taoist church. By tradition he vanquished the five poisonous ani mals—the centipede, scorpion, snake, spider and toad—placing their venom in a flask in which he concocted the elixir of life. Having drunk the contents at the age of 123, he ascended to heaven. He is depicted riding upon a tiger and brandishing a sword. Before the communist takeover of China, the gods of exorcism lived in a sanctuary on the dragon Tiger mountain in Kiangsi province. Exorcised spirits were trapped in jars which were stored in the cellars....
Goddess name "Chang Xi" China Goddess of the moon. China
Goddess name "Chang Yong" China Goddess of justice. China
"Changeling" Greek A child, usually stupid and ugly, supposed to have been left by fairies in exchange for one taken. Sometimes, it is an old fairy or the bastard children of water-nixies and human beings whom they have dragged under the sea. Hartland, Science of Fairy Tales
God name "Chao T'eng k'ang" China God of the bowels China
Goddess name "Chao san Niang" China Goddess of wig salesmen China
God name "Chaob (carrying off)" Mayan / Lacandon, Mesoamerican / Mexico wind god(s). They live in the four cardinal directions and, according to tradition, will bring about the end of the current world with earthquakes and tempests when the last of the Lacandon people dies. They will blow so hard that they blast the monkeys out of the trees. The names of two are identified, Hunaunic in the east and Chikinkuh in the West....
God name "Chen Kao" China God of the ears China
God name "Cheng San Kung" China God of fishing China
God name "Cheng Yuan ho" China God of strolling singers China
God name "Chhih of warg tzu" China A god of Rain
God name "Chi Po" China God of the winds. China
God name "Chi Sung Tzu" China Rain god. China
God name "Chi Sung Tzu" Chinese Rain god. Chibirias...
Goddess name "Chia" Chiboa Goddess of the moon. Chiboa
Goddess name "Chiang" China Goddess of Agriculture. China
God name "Chibchacum" Chibcha God of farmers and merchants. Chibcha
"Chibiabos" Algonquin Brother of Nanabush. Algonquin
Goddess name "Chibilias" Mayan Goddess of the Rainbow. Mayan
Goddess name "Chibirias" Mayan Goddess of the earth, who sends the Rain and paints the earth. Mayan
God name "Chiccan" Mayan Gods of Rain. Mayan
Deities name "Chiccan" Mayan / Chorti, Mesoamerican / eastern Guatemala Rain gods. Giant reptilian deities whose blood is cold and who evolved from snakes. They form a quartet, each living at the bottom of a deep lake situated in the four cardinal directions. They are believed to churn the waters which rise as clouds. The AH PATNAR UINICOB gods then beat the Rain from the clouds with stone axes....
Monster name "Chichivache" French Chichivache the "sorry cow," a monster that lived only on good women- all skin and bone, because its food was so extremely scarce. The old English romancers invented another monster, which they called Bicorn, as fat as the other was lean; but, luckily, he had for food "good and enduring husbands," of which there is no lack. French
Spirit name "Chickcharney" Bahamas Small furred / feathered spirit of the Forest. Andros Is. Bahamas
God name "Chicoahui Itzcuintli-Chantico" Aztec God of lapidaries. Aztec
Goddess name "Chicomecoatl" Aztec She is the goddess of grain, fertility & frost
Goddess name "Chicomecohuati" Aztec / post Mesoamerican Maize goddess. [Mexico]. Her festival was held in September when a young girl was sacrificed having taken on the role of the deity for a period of time during the celebrations. She was decapitated on a heap of maize fruits and her blood was collected in a large bowl before being poured over a wooden figurine of the goddess. Finally the victim's skin was flayed off and worn by a dancing priest.See also XILONEN....
God name "Chicomenochtli" Aztec God of painters and solar pleasure[not my claim] Aztec
God name "Chicomexochiti" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of painters. Also described as a god of solar pleasure....
Goddess name "Chiconahui" Aztec Hgoddess of the earth. Aztec
Goddess name "Chiconahui" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Hearth goddess. A household guardian deity personified by hearth fires. One of the deities collectively classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Chiconahui Itzcuintii-Chantico" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of lapidiaries. Chikara...
Deities name "Chiconahuiehecati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the QUETZALCOATL complex....
God name "Chicoonahuiehecatl" Aztec Minor creator god. Aztec
Goddess name "Chie" Chibcha Fun loving goddess. Chibcha
God name "Chih Jih" China God of the day. China
Goddess name "Chih Nii" China Goddess of spinning. China
Goddess name "Chih Nu" China Goddess of weaving. China
God name "Chih of warg tzu" China God of Rain. China
God name "Chikara Korekore" Zimbabwe sky god. Zimbabwe
King name "Chilminar and Balbec" Persian Two cities built by the Genii, acting under the orders of Jan ben Jan, who governed the world long before the time of Adam. Chilminar, or the "Forty Pillars," is Persepolis. These two cities were built as lurking places for the Genii to hide in. Persian
Monster name "Chimaera" Greek A fire-breathing monster, which, according to the Homeric poems, was of Divine origin. Greek
"Chimalmat" Mayan A giant who, by Vucub Caquix, was the mother of Cabrakan and Zipacna. Mayan
God name "Chimata No Kami" Japan God of crossroads, roads and footpaths. Japan
Goddess name "Chimera" Greek A goddess of volcanoes
God name "Chiminagua" Chibcha Another omni-potent god that created the earth in a rather simple matter
God name "Chin hua Niang niang" China God of drums and violins China
"Chinese dragon" China In China, the drawing of a five-clawed dragon is not only introduced into pictures, but is also embroidered on state dresses and royal robes. This representation is regarded as an amulet.