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List of Gods   : "Etruscan"

NameOrigin Description
God name "Vertumnus" Roman A minor god of orchards & gardens, likely of of Etruscan origin his festival is beingVertumnalia on August 13th
God name "Vertumnus" Roman Is said to have been an Etruscan divinity whose worship was introduced at Rome by an ancient Vulsinian colony. The name signifies "the god who changes or metamorphoses himself." For this reason the Romans connected Vertumnus with all occurrences to which the verb verto applies, such as the change of seasons, purchase and sale, the return of rivers to their proper beds,etc. But in reality the god was connected only with the transformation of plants, and their progress from being in blossom to that of bearing fruit. Roman
Goddess name "Vertumnus" Roman Minor god of gardens and orchards. Of Etruscan origin, he is the consort of the goddess POMONA. Usually represented with garden implements and offered fruit and flowers. He was celebrated annually in the Vertumnalia festival on August 13....
Goddess name "Inanna" Mesopotamia Inana, the original "Holy Virgin," as the Sumerians called her, is the first known divinity associated with the planet Venus. This Sumerian goddess became identified with the Semitic goddesses Ishtar and later Astarte, Egyptian Isis, Greek Aphrodite, Etruscan Turan and the Roman Venus. Mesopotamia
Deity name "Aradia" Italy / Etruscan A Lunar deity
"Anteros" Greek / Etruscan The son of Ares and Aphrodite in Greek mythology, given to his brother Eros, who was lonely, as a playmate. He is the personification of unrequited love and punisher of those who scorn love, and is depicted as similar to Eros in every way, but with long hair and butterfly wings. Greek / Etruscan
King name "Mezentius" Greek A mythical king of the Tyrrhenians or Etruscans, at Caere or Agylla, and father of Lausus. When he was expelled by his subjects on account of his cruelty he took refuge with Turnus, king of the Rutulians, and assisted him in his war against Aeneas and the Trojans. Greek
Goddess name "Minerva" Greek The name Minerva is connected with the root man as or mens. She first appeared in Etruria under the names of Minrva, Menrfa, Menervra. Menarv, and was perhaps a goddess of the thunderbolt. It seems that this Etruscan Minerva very early merged with the Greek Athene. Minerva is hence the least ltalic of the divinities with whom she formed the triad Jupiter-Juno-Minerva. Greek
Deities name "Kabeiroi" Greek Blacksmith gods. According to tradition the sons or grandsons of the blacksmith god HEPHAISTOS. The cult was centered particularly on Lemnos, where there was an Etruscan tradition until circa 500 BC, and at Thebes. The Kabeiroi are thought to derive from pre-Greek Asian fertility deities in Anatolia [Turkey]....
Goddess name "Cupra" Etruscans A form of the Great Goddess equated to Juno and one of the Nine Great Gods who had the ability to throw thunderbolts. Etruscans
Goddess name "Acaviser aka Achvizr" Etruscan Akhvizr, Akhuviztr, Goddess, one of the Lasas, the Etruscan Fate-Goddesses who include Alpan, Evan and Mean. Etruscan
Goddess name "Acaviser/ Lasas" Etruscan A goddess, one of the fates
Goddess name "Acca Larentia" Etruscan A mythical woman who occurs in the stories in early Roman history. Associated with Hercules she was a goddess of the earth and goddess of Winter Roman / Etruscan
Hero name "Achle" Etruscan Legendary hero of the Trojan war, from the Greek Achilles. Etruscan
Goddess name "Albina" Etruscan Dawn goddess and protector of ill fated lovers. Etruscan
Goddess name "Alpanu" Etruscan An underworld goddess
Goddess name "Alpanu aka Alpan" Etruscan Goddess of love and one of the Lasas, and a ruler of the underworld. Possibly equated with the Greek goddess Persephone. In art, she was usually depicted as a nude or semi-nude winged maiden. Etruscan
Goddess name "Altria" Etruscan Ancient goddess of the earth. Etruscan
Goddess name "Anna Perenna" Etruscan A goddess of reproduction, wanton love, & of spring
God name "Apiu" Etruscan weather god Etruscan
God name "Apulu Later Aplu" Etruscan Sun god, often depicted in art with a staff and laurel branches. He was clearly derived from the Greek god Apollo. Etruscan
God name "Atunis" Etruscan A god similar to Adonis
Deity name "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
Goddess name "Aversa" Etruscan A goddess pictured carrying an ax
Nymph name "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.
Goddess name "Catha aka Cautha" Etruscan Goddess of the Sun who is sometimes shown as male and equated with the Greek Sun god Helios. Etruscan
Goddess name "Cels" Etruscan earth Goddess, who makes the grain grow tall. Etruscan
Demon name "Charun" Etruscan The Etruscan demon of death who torments the souls of the deceased in the underworld and guards its entrance to the underworld. Similar to the Greek Charon, is portrayed with the nose of a vulture, pointed ears, winged, holding a hammer, with which he finished off his victims.
God name "Consentes Dii" Etruscan The twelve Etruscan gods, who formed the council of Jupiter and included Juno, Minerva, Summanus, Vulcan, Saturn, and Mars. Etruscan
Goddess name "Culsu" Etruscan A Goddess of the Gate to the underworld. Etruscan
"Disciplina Etrusca" Etruscan The three Books of fate. Etruscan
Goddess name "Ethausva" Etruscan An Etruscan Goddess of Childbirth and Midwifery.
"Evan" Etruscan Considered female a being that is one of the Las
Goddess name "Fauna" Etruscan Goddess of the earth, wildlife, Forests, and fertility. Symbolizes prosperity as well. Etruscan
Goddess name "Feronia" Etruscan Goddess of the autumn, fire and volcanoes. She also served as a goddess of travel, fire, and waters. Erilio, the king of Preneste, was her son according to one tradition. According to another tradition her son was the underworld god Herulus. Etruscan
God name "Fufluns" Etruscan God of wine and of the harvest. Etruscan
God name "Juno, Minerva, Tinia , Vulcan, Mars, Saturn, Hercules, Summauus, Vedius" Etruscan Nine Gods Of the Etruscans: Juno, Minerva, and Tinia (the three chief); the other six were Vulcan, Mars, and Saturn, Hercules, Summauus, and Vedius.
God name "Laran" Etruscan God of war Etruscan
God name "Lasas" Etruscan These are female god like beings of the pantheon, they may be winged or unwinged & some names are known
God name "Lasas" Etruscan Female godlike beings of the pantheon, they may be winged or unwinged and some names are known Etruscan
"Mania" Etruscan An ancient and formidable Italian, probably Etruscan, divinity of the lower world, is called the mother of the Manes or Lares
Spirit name "Mania" Etruscan An ancient and formidable Italian, probably Etruscan, divinity of the lower world, is called the mother of the Manes or Lares. As regards her being the mother of the Manes or Lares, the idea seems to have been, that the souls of the departed on their arrival in the lower world became her children, and either there dwelt with her or ascended into the upper world as beneficent spirits.
Goddess name "Marica" Etruscan Goddess of Agriculture. Etruscan
Goddess name "Menrva" Etruscan Spiting image of the Greek goddess Athena in all aspects Etruscan
Goddess name "Menrva/ Menerva" Etruscan A spiting image of the Greek goddess Athena in all aspects
Demon name "Nathum" Etruscan An underworld demon or fury. Etruscan
God name "Nethuns" Etruscan God of wells and of all water, including the sea. He was the same as the Greek Poseidon and Roman Neptune. Etruscan
King name "Nortia" Etruscan An Etruscan divinity, who was worshipped at Volsinii, where a nail was driven every year into the wall of her temple, for the purpose of marking the number of years.
"Summanus" Etruscan A derivative form from summus, the highest, an ancient Roman or Etruscan divinity, who was equal or even of higher rank than Jupiter
"Tages" Etruscan A mysterious Etruscan being, who is described as a boy with the wisdom of an old man.
Goddess name "Thakur Deo" Etruscan Goddess of childbirth Etruscan
God name "Tin" Etruscan sky god. Etruscan
God name "Tinia" Etruscan The highest god of the skies, husband to Thalna or Uni who was part of the powerful triumvirate of gods, including Menrva and Uni and associated with lightning, spears and scepters. Etruscan
Goddess name "Turan" Etruscan A goddess of love & the tutelary deity of Vulci
Goddess name "Turan" Etruscan Goddess of love and the tutelary deity of Vulci. Etruscan
Supreme god name "Uni" Etruscan The supreme goddess and the patron goddess of Perugia. Etruscan
God name "Veiovis" Etruscan Vedius, "little Jupiter" or "the destructive Jupiter," and identified with Pluto. But Veiovis seems to designate an Etruscan divinity of a destructive nature, whose fearful lightnings produced deafness in those who were to be struck by them, even before they were actually hurled. He was represented as a youthful god armed with arrows, and his festival fell before the nones of March.
God name "Veive" Etruscan Another name for the Etruscan god Veiovis.
Goddess name "Zipanu" Etruscan Goddess of beauty and love, associated with Turan, the love goddess. Etruscan
Goddess name "Zirna" Etruscan Etruscan moon Goddess, usually depected wearing a half moon around her neck.
Goddess name "Alpanu" Etruscan Chthonic underworld goddess. Depicted wearing jewels, a loose cloak and sandals but otherwise naked. Also arguably a goddess of sexual love....
God name "Ani" Etruscan sky god. Identified as residing in the highest heaven and sometimes depicted with two faces, equating possibly with the Roman god JANUS....
God name "Aplu" Etruscan weather god. No cult is identifiably addressed to this deity. He is depicted partly cloaked and wearing a laurel leaf, but otherwise naked. Attributes include a staff and laurel twig....
God name "Atuiis" Etruscan God. Known from circa 350 BC onward in local inscriptions.See also ADONIS....
God name "Cautha" Etruscan Sun god. Attributes include a Sun disc crown and fire in each hand. He is depicted rising from the sea....
God name "Laran" Etruscan God of war. Depicted as a youth armed with a lance and helmet and dressed in a cape....
God name "Nethu s" Etruscan God of fresh water. Identified with wells and springs and depicted as a naked bearded figure. He is probably to be equated with the Roman god NEPTUNUS....
Goddess name "Nortia" Etruscan Goddess of fate. She enjoyed an important sanctuary at Volsini, where her presence was symbolized by a large nail. In a New Year rite, the nail was hammered into a block of wood, probably derived from an old fertility ritual symbolizing the impregnation of life into the new year. She has been identified with the Greek goddess TYCHE....
God name "Summamus" Etruscan storm god. Specifically a deity responsible for lightning and thunderbolts. A sanctuary was dedicated to him in Rome....
Goddess name "Thalna" Etruscan Goddess of childbirth. Depicted as a youthful woman, often associated with the sky god TIN....
Goddess name "Thesan" Etruscan Goddess of the dawn. Also invoked at childbirth, since she brings new life into the world each day with her light....
Goddess name "Tin" Etruscan sky god. His attribute is a bunch of lightning flashes and he may appear in association with THALNA, goddess of birth. In Roman culture he becomes syncretized with JUPITER....
Goddess name "Turan" Etruscan Goddess of love. The tutelary deity of Vulci, she is depicted bearing wings and with attributes including a swan, a dove and a blossom....
God name "Turms" Etruscan Chthonic underworld god. Modeled on the Greek messenger god HERMES, with caduceus (winged rod), winged shoes and cloak, he leads the souls of the dead toward the underworld....
Goddess name "Uni" Etruscan Tutelary goddess. The consort of the sky god TIN and linked with the region of Perugia....
God name "Veive" Etruscan Minor god. A youthful deity whose attributes include arrows. His animal is a goat....
Supreme god name "Voltumna" Etruscan Tutelary god. Originally a vegetation deity who was elevated to the position of supreme god in the Etruscan pantheon and known in Roman culture as VERTUMNUS....