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List of Gods : "Cit"
NameOriginDescription
Aam Egyptian A name for the god Tem, a form of the sun god in the city of Annu. The Book of the Dead associates Aam with the sun god Ra. Egyptian
Abraham aka Avraham Arabic Ashkenazi, Avrohom, Avruhom, regarded as the founding patriarch of the Israelites and of the Arabic people in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. In that tradition, Abraham is brought by God from his home in the ancient city of Ur into a new land, Canaan, where he enters into a covenant: in exchange for sole recognition of Yahweh as supreme universal authority.
Actaeon Greek Son of Aristaeus and Autonoe, a daughter of Cadmus. He was trained in the art of hunting by the centaur Cheiron, and was afterwards torn to pieces by his own 50 hounds on mount Cithaeron. The names of these hounds are given by Ovid (Metamorphoses III) and Hyginus.
Actor Greek Son of Aristaeus and Autonoe, a daughter of Cadmus. He was trained in the art of hunting by the centaur Cheiron, and was afterwards torn to pieces by his own 50 hounds on mount Cithaeron. The names of these hounds are given by Ovid (Metamorphoses III) and Hyginus.
Aglibol Roman/Syria/Greek/Palmaryia A lunar deity in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. His name means "Calf of Bel" ("Calf of the Lord"). He is depicted with a Lunar disk decorating his head, and sometimes his shoulders. Roman/Syria/Greek/Palmaryia
Ah Chun Caan Mexico be deity though of the city of Merida
Anat Hebrew / Israel The goddess ‘Anat is never mentioned in Hebrew scriptures as a goddess, though her name is apparently preserved in the city names Beth Anath and Anathoth. Anathoth seems to be a plural form of the name, perhaps a shortening of bкt ‘anatфt 'House of the ‘Anats', either a reference to many shrines of the goddess or a plural of intensification. The ancient hero Shamgar son of ‘Anat is mentioned in Judges 3.31;5:6 which raises the idea that this hero may have been imagined as a demi-god, a mortal son of the goddess.
Ansar Islamic An Islamic term that literally means "helper" and denotes the Medinan citizens that helped Muhammad and the Muhajirun on the arival to the city after the Migration to Medina
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
Beelzebub Semitic A deity worshipped in the Philistine city of Ekron. In ancient contexts, there appears to have been little, if any, meaningful distinction between Beelzebub and the polytheistic Semitic god named Ba‘al.
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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
Cebren Greek A Greek river-god (an Oceanid), whose river was located near Troy. He was the son of Oceanus and Tethys and he was the father of Asterope, Hesperia, who are sometimes considered to be each other, and Oenone. The city Cebrene (also spelled Kebrene or Kevrin) was named for Cebren. Greek
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
Cit Bolon Tum Mayan A boar-headed god of medicine and healing. Mayan
Cit Cac Coh Mayan God of war iconised as a red. Puma Mayan
Citalatonac Aztec Creator god. Aztec
Cithaeron Greek A mythical king in Boeotia, from whom mount Cithaeron was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Cithara Greek One of the most ancient stringed instruments, traced back to 1700 B.C. among the Semitic races, in Egypt, Assyria, Asia Minor, Greece and the Roman empire, whence the use of it spread over Europe. Greek
Citlalicue Aztec Creator goddess and the goddess of Milky Way. Aztec
Citra Hindu Minor goddess of misfortune and a malevolent astral deity Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Citrasena Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Cittavasita Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist
Danae Greek A daughter of King Acrisius of Argos and Eurydice (no relation to Orpheus' Eurydice). She was the mother of Perseus by Zeus. She was sometimes credited with founding the city of Ardea in Latium. Greek
Delectable Mountains s In Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, are a range of mountains from which the "Celestial City" may be seen. They are in Immanuel's land, and are covered with sheep, for which Immanuel had died.
Dirce Greek A daughter of Helios and wife of Lycus. Her body was changed by Dionysus into a well on mount Cithaeron. Greek
Enki aka Ea Mesopotamia/Sumeria A deity later known as Ea in Babylonian mythology, originally chief God of the city of Eridu. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Entelechy Rabelais The kingdom of Queen Quintessence in the History of Gargantua and Pantagruel' (NOT for the easily offended). Pantagruel and his companions went thither in search of the Holy Bottle. It may be called the city of speculative science. Rabelais
Epaphus Greek A son of Zeus and was concealed by the Curetes, by the request of Hera. He subsequently became king of Egypt and built the city of Memphis. Greek
Gusilim Mesopotamia God who lives in the city of Dur. Mesopotamia
Huitzilopochtli Aztec The divine leader who rescued an ancestral people from his devastated island kingdom in the Atlantic Ocean, Aztlan. Arriving in the Valley of Mexico, they built a new capital to commemorate their lost city, when Tenochtitlan was constructed on a rocky island at the center of a man-made lake. Aztec
Ismenius Greek 1. A son of Apollo and Melia, who is said to have given his name to the Boeotian river which was before called Ladon or Cadmus. 2. A surname of Apollo at Thebes, who had a temple on the river Ismenus. The sanctuary of the god, at which the Daphnephoria was celebrated, bore the name of Ismenium, and was situated outside the city.Greek
Istaran Mesopotamia Tutelary god of the city of Der Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Itzamna Maya The founder of the Maya culture, taught his people to grow maize and cacao, as well as writing, calendars and medicine. He was a good-natured god who was especially worshiped by the wealthier classes. He was associated with snakes and mussels. His father was Kinich Ahau or Hunab Ku. The city of Izamal was sacred to him.
Kan u Uayeyab Maya He is the god who guarded cities.
Kikumbha India A supreme spirit who could die only by the hands of Vishnu. He was king of Shatpura and had great magical powers, so that he could multiply himself into many forms, though he commonly assumed only three. He carried off the daughters of Brahmadatta, the friend of Krishna, and that here attacked him and killed him under different forms more than once, but he was eventually slain outright by Krishna, and the city of Shatpura was given to Brahmadatta. India
Land of Beulah s In Pilgrim's Progress it is that land of heavenly joy where the pilgrims tarry till they are summoned to enter the cerestial City; the Paradise before the resurrection.
Liosalfar Scandinavian The light Alfs who dwell in the city Alf-heim. They are whiter than the sun. Scandinavian
Lynceus Greek A son of Aegyptus and Argyphia, and husband of the Danaid Hypermnestra, by whom he became the father of Abas. He was king of Argos, whence that city is called Abas. Greek
Melkart Phoenicia God in charge of travelers, sailors, colonies and the city of Tyre who, like the Phoenix, is regenerated by fire Phoenicia
Melkart/ Melqart Phonecia A rather busy god in charge of travelers, sailors, colonies & the city of Tyre who, like the Phoenix, is regenerated by fire
Melqart Tyre Melkart, the tutelary god of the Phoenician city of Tyre.
Mens Roman I. e. mind, a personification of mind, worshipped by the Romans. She had a sanctuary on the Capitol. The object of her worship was that the citizens might always be guided by a right and just spirit. Roman
Mildendo s The metropolis of Lilliput, the wall of which was two feet and a half in height, and at least eleven inches thick. The city was an exact square, and two main streets divided it into four quarters. The emperor's palace, called Belfaborac, was in the centre of the city. Gulliver's Travels
Mot 'Death' Phoenicia Son of 'El, according to instructions given by the god Hadad (Ba‘al) to his messengers, lives in a city named hmry ('Mirey'), a pit is his throne, and Filth is the land of her heritage. Phoenicia
Naenia Roman A dirge or lamentation such as was uttered at funerals, either by relatives of the deceased or by hired persons. At Rome Naenia was personified and worshipped as a goddess, who even had a chapel, which, however, as in the case of all other gods in connection with the dead, was outside the walls of the city, near the porta Viminalis. The object of this worship was probably to procure rest and peace for the departed in the lower world. Roman
Nebo Babylonian The god of science and literature, is said to have invented cuneiform writing. His temple was at Borsippa, but his worship was carried wherever Babylonian letters penetrated. Thus we had Mount Nebo in Moab, and the city of Nebo in Judea.
Nindara Nijin Who gives advice on the rooftops; you who among powerful lords are, who among rulers hold the staff, a shepherd who oversees the teeming people; who strides about the city's squares by night at the middle of the watch; you who open the gates at daybreak, who make their doors stand open onto the street: you have great divine powers, more than anyone could require. Nijin
Nu Mus Da Mesopotamia Tutelary god of a lost city of Kazullu Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Osun Yoruba Goddess of fertility who still has a Sacred Grove on the outskirts of the city of Osogbo. Yoruba
Pabilsag Mesopotamia Tutelary god of Isin The consort of the goddess Nininsinna, he was identified with the lost city of Larak. Mesopotamia
Pagan Christian Pagan properly means "belonging to a village". The Christian Church fixed itself first in cities, the centres of intelligence. Long after it had been established in towns, idolatrous practices continued to be observed in rural districts and villages, so pagan and villager came to mean the same thing.
Paris Greek Also called Alexander, was the second son of Priam and Hecabe. Previous to his birth Hecabe dreamed that she had given birth to a firebrand, the flames of which spread over the whole city. This dream was interpreted to her by Aesacus, or according to others by Cassandra, by Apollo, or by a Sibyl, and was said to indicate that Hecabe should give birth to a son, who should bring about the ruin of his native city, and she was accordingly advised to expose the child. Greek
Penates Romans The household gods of the Romans, both in regard to a private family and to the state, as the great family of citizens: hence we shall have to distinguish between private and public Penates.
Portunus Roman This god of passage was responsible for guarding the entrance of the city & the house with a festival on August 17th. He sidelines as the guardian of the Tiber estuary
Rediculus Roman A Roman divinity who was believed to have received his name from having induced Hannibal, when he was near the gates of the city, to return southward. This divinity was probably one of the Lares of the city of Rome.
Roma Roman 1 A deity personifying the Roman state, or an personification in art of the city of Rome
Sarrahitu Akkadia Goddess of fertility who started out being Tutelary goddess of the city of Su-Sin Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Sarrahitu/ Sarra Itu Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia A fertility goddess that started out being the tutelary goddess of the city of Su-Sin
Scamandrius Greek 1. The son of Hector and Andromache, whom the people of Troy called Astyanax, because his father was the protector of the city of Troy.
Siddhapura Hindu City of the blest, or the White Island. A sacred city situated in the extreme north. Hindu
Sparta Greek A daughter of Eurotas by Clete, and wife of Lacedaemon, by whom she became the mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. From her the city of Sparta was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Sphragitides Greek A surname of a class of prophetic nymphs on mount Cithaeron in Boeotia, where they had a grotto. Greek
Thallo Greek One of the Attic Home, who was believed to grant prosperity to the young shoots of plants, and was also invoked in the political oath which the citizens of Athens had to take. Greek
Thebes Greek An ancient city of Egypt of great renown, once capital of Upper Egypt; covered 10 sq. m. of the valley of the Nile on both sides of the river, 300 m. SE. of Cairo; now represented by imposing ruins of temples, palaces, tombs, and statues of colossal size, amid which the humble dwellings of four villages-Luxor, Karnack, Medinet Habu, and Kurna-have been raised. The period of its greatest flourishing extended from about 1600 to 1100 B.C., but some of its ruins have been dated as far back as 2500 B.C. Greek
Tispak Akkadia Tutelary god of the city of Esnumma. Akkadia
Uadjet Egypt Wadjit, Wedjet, originally a local city goddess she eventually became the patron goddess of the whole of Lower Egypt associated with the land.
Utnapishtim Sumerian Utnapishtim is the wise king of the Sumerian city state of Shuruppak who, along with his wife, survived a great flood sent by Enlil to drown every living thing on Earth. Utnapishtim was secretly warned by the water god Ea of Enlil's planned and constructed a great boat or ark to save himself, his family and representatives of each species of animal.
Whanin Korea The creator god whose son, Whanung, was sent to earth accompanied by three celestial helpers of wind, cloud and rain. Whanung descended from Heaven to Mt. Taebaksan and named it the City of God. Korea