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List of Gods   : "Hittite"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Zamama" Hittite A Hittite war god. His Hurrian name was Astabis.
Goddess name "Asertu" Canaan / Hittite A fertility goddess
God name "Ellel/ Ellilus" Hittite A god
God name "Kamrusepas" Hittite A god of healing. Hittite
God name "Istanu" Hittite A god of judgment who was also a Sun god
God name "Ubelluris" Hittite A mountain god who carried the western edge of the sky on his shoulders. Hittite
God name "Lama" Hittite A protective god whose epitaph was Innara
God name "Telipinu" Hittite Agriculture god Hittite
God name "Zababa" Akkadian An Akkadian war god. He was also adopted by the Hittites, who brought his worship to Anatolia.
Goddess name "Asertu aka Ashera" Canaan Asherah, Goddess of fertility. Generally taken as identical with the Ugaritic goddess Athirat Hittite / Canaan
God name "Tasmisu" Hittite Attendant god Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Tasmisu" Hittite / Hurrian Attendant god. The sibling of the weather god TESIUB....
God name "Tilla" Hittite Bull god Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Tilla" Hittite / Hurrian Bull god. The attendant and vehicle of the weather god TESUB....
Goddess name "Lelwani" Hittite Chthonic underworld goddess Hittite / Hurrian
Goddess name "Leiwani" Hittite / Hurrian Chthonic underworld goddess. Associated with charnel houses and probably modeled on the Sumerian ERES KIGAL....
Goddess name "Gul-Ses" Hittite Collective name for all the goddesses of fate Hittite
Goddess name "Gul-Ses”" Hittite Collective name for goddesses of fate. They dispense good or evil, life or death. Also Hutena (Hurrian)....
God name "Halki (barley)" Hittite / Hurrian corn god. He may also have been invoked by beer makers....
"Elkunirsha" Hittite Creator Of The earth. Hittite
God name "Elkunirsa" Western Semitic / Canaanite / / Hittite Creator god. Allegedly borrowed and modified from the Canaanite god IL. His consort is As”erdus (Canaanite: ASERTU)....
God name "Kumarbi" Hittite / Hurrian Creator god. An antique deity who was usurped by more “modern” gods. He is the father of Ullikummi in Hittite legend....
God name "Ellel" Hittite / Hurrian Creator god. Derived from the Babylonian-Akkadian god ELLIL....
God name "Kumarbis" Hittite Creator / father of the gods Hittite / Hurrian
Deities name "Karuilers siunes" Syria deities who were taken over by the Hittites in as gods of all oaths Syria
Deity name "Astabi" Hittite / Hurrian deity. Known only from inscriptions....
Demon name "Alauwaimis" Hittite demon who drives away evil and sickness Hittite
Demon name "Tarpatassis" Hittite demon who staves off sickness and grants long, healthy life. Hittite
Goddess name "Aseer u" Western Semitic / Canaanite / / Hittite Fertility goddess. Identified in Ugaritic (Ras Samra) texts as an unfaithful consort of ELKUNIRSA. Also Aserdus (Hittite)....
Goddess name "Saus”ka" Hittite / Hurrian Fertility goddess. Of Hurrian origin, Saus”ka was adopted by the Hittite state religion. She is also identified with war and is particularly renowned as a goddess of healing. She is depicted in human form with wings, standing with a lion and accompanied by two attendants. Saus”ka is known in detail only because she became the patron goddess of the Hittite king Hattusilis II (1420-1400 BC)....
God name "Alalus" Hittite First heavenly king who lasted for 9 years. The eldest of all Hittite gods. Alalus was the father of the Hittite pantheon.
God name "Ellel" Hittite God Hittite
God name "Sarruma" Hittite God Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Hazzi" Hittite God invoked in a Hittite treaties who was a mountain and weather god Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Halki" Hittite God of barley and grain. Hittite
God name "Hasameli" Hittite God of blacksmiths and of the craft of wrought-iron. Hittite
God name "Telepinu[s]" Hittite God of fertility Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Rundas" Hittite God of fortune who is associated with hunting. Hittite
God name "Rundas" Hittite / Hurrian God of fortune. Also associated with hunting, he is symbolized by a double eagle carrying prey in its talons....
God name "Peruwa" Hittite God of horses Hittite
God name "Hasameli" Hittite / Human God of metalworkers. Invoked by blacksmiths....
God name "Yarris" Hittite God of pestilence. Hittite
God name "Jarri" Hittite God of plague and pestilence, was also a god who helped the king in battle Hittite
God name "Arma" Hittite God of the moon Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Kasku" Hittite God of the moon known from inscriptions Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Sun-god" Hittite / Akkadia God of the Sun, God of the Sun of heaven. Hittite / Akkadia
God name "Suwaliyattas" Hittite God of warriors and storms. Hittite
God name "Tsehub" Hittite God of weather Hittite
God name "A'as" Babylon God of wisdom Babylon / Hittite / Hurrian
God name "A'as" Hittite / Hurrian God of wisdom. Derived from the Mesopotamian model of ENKI / EA. A'as keeps the tablets of fate....
God name "Hasamelis" Hittite God who can protect travelers Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Sarruma" Hittite / Hurrian God. Originally a Hurrian deity adopted by the Hittite state religion. The son of the weather god TESUB and his consort HEBAT. His sacred animal is a panther. Attribute: ax....
Goddess name "Kamrusepa" Hittite / Hurrian Goddess of healing. Mother of Aruna. Involved in the legend of TELEPINU, the “missing” vegetation fertility god....
Goddess name "Kamrusepa[s]" Hittite Goddess of magic and healing Hittite
Goddess name "Is'ara" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian / / western Semitic Goddess of marriage and childbirth. Also a deity concerned with the enforcing of oaths. Known chiefly from early inscriptions and some Akkadian texts. Her Mesopotamian cult center was the Babylonian town of Kisurra, but she is also thought to have been worshiped across a wide area among Syrians, Canaanites and Hittites. Her symbol is the scorpion. Also Es ara....
Goddess name "Hebat" Hittite Goddess of the sky, her title was "Queen of heaven"; Hittite
Goddess name "Wurusemu" Hittite Goddess of the Sun of Arrina. Hittite
Goddess name "Inaras" Hittite Goddess of the wild animals of the steppe. The one who set a trap for Illuyankas. Hittite
Goddess name "Tasimmet" Hittite Goddess of weather and storms Hittite
God name "Kurunta?" Hittite He is a god of rural areas
God name "Hasam[m]eli" Hittite He is the god of blacksmiths & of the craft of wrought-iron
"Ayas" Hittite He is the keeper of the old tablets with the words of fate
God name "Hapantalliyas/ Hapantalli" Hittite He took his place at the moon god's side
Deities name "Baa! Samin (lord of heaven)" Western Semitic / Phoenician Head of the pantheon. Probably originated in Canaanite culture as a god of Rain and vegetation, but became extensively revered in places as far apart as Cyprus and Carthage. Epithets include “bearer of thunder.” Baal Samin is first mentioned in a fourteenth century BC treaty between the Hittite king Suppiluliuma and Nigmadu II of Ugarit. He had a major sanctuary at Byblos, according to inscription, “built by Yehemilk.” Josephus confirms that his cult existed at the time of Solomon. At Karatepe his name appears at the head of a list of national deities and on Seleucid coinage he is depicted wearing a half-moon crown and carrying a radiate Sun disc. Other epithets include “lord of eternity” and he may also have been god of storms at sea, a patron deity of mariners. By Hellenic times he equated with ZEUS in the Greek pantheon and the Romans identified him as Caelus (sky). Also Baal-Samem....
Demon name "Illujanka" Hittite Hittite snake demon.
God name "Peruwa" Hittite horse god. Known only from inscriptions. Also Pirwa....
"Ninurta war god" Hurrian Identified with Astabis. His Hittite name was Zamama. Hurrian
God name "Bethel" Western Semitic / Phoenician Local tutelary god. Probably of Aramaean or Syrian origin. First mentioned in a fourteenth century treaty between the Hittite king Suppiluliuma and Nigmadu II of Ugarit [Ras Samra]. He appears more regularly on inscriptions from the end of the seventh century BC and enjoyed considerable popularity during the neo-Babylonian period. Bethel is mentioned in the Biblical text of Jeremiah 48.13, implying that some Israelites acknowledged this deity. There is no evidence of links with the historical place names, including that mentioned in Genesis 38.13....
God name "Uliliyassis" Hittite Minor Hittite god who was invoked, before the invention of Viagra, to remove impotence.
Goddess name "Inara" Hittite / Hurrian Minor goddess. Daughter of the weather god TESUB. In the legendary battle with the dragon Illuyankas she assists her father to triumph over evil....
God name "Arma" Hittite / Hurrian Minor moon god. Depicted winged and wearing a sickle moon surmounted on a horned helmet....
God name "Kus”uh" Hittite / Hurrian / Anatolia moon god. Also KAS'KU....
God name "Kasku" Pre - Hittite / Hittite moon god. Known from inscriptions. Also KUS UH (Hurrian)....
Goddess name "Hannahanna" Hittite Mother Goddess who recommends to the storm-god that he pay the Sea-god the bride-price for the Sea-god's daughter on her wedding to Telipinu. Hittite
Goddess name "Hannahannas" Hittite / Hurrian Mother goddess. Described as the “great mother.” In the legend of TELEPINU, the missing god, she sends a bee to locate him. When the bee stings Telepinu to awaken him, the god vents his rage on the natural world. NOTE: the priestesses of the Phrygian mother goddess KYBELE were, according to the Roman writer Lactantius, melissai or bees....
Goddess name "Kubaba" Anatolian / northern Syrian Mother goddess. She was worshiped particularly at Carchemish and seems to equate with the Hittite goddess SAUSKA. Attributes include pomegranate and mir ror. Also Gubaba, Kupapa....
God name "Hazzi" Hittite / Hurrian mountain god. Invoked in Hittite treaties as a deity responsible for oaths. A deity of the same name was worshiped by the Hurrians, but not necessarily in the same context....
Deities name "Miyatanzipa" Hittite One of the deities who awaited the return of Telipinu
Deities name "Istustaya" Hittite One of the deities who awaited the return of Telipinus Hittite
Deities name "Papaya" Hittite One of the deities who awaited the return of Telipinus. Hittite
Deities name "Miyatanzipa" Hittite One of the deities who sat under the Hawthorn tree awaiting the return of Telipinu. Hittite
God name "Jarri" Hittite / Hurrian Plague god. Also war god known as the “lord of the bow” who protected the king in battle....
Goddess name "Shaushka" Akkadia Powerful goddess Ishtar Hittite / Hurrian / Akkadia
God name "Alalu" Hittite / Hurrian Primordial god. The archetypal deity who precedes AN(U) in the formation of the cosmos. He was identified by the Greeks as HYPSISTOS (the highest)....
God name "Gul-ses" Hittite Scribes of the gods who dispense good, evil, life and death Hittite
Goddess name "Kamrusepa[s]/ Katahziwuri" Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
Goddess name "Kamrusepas/ Katahziwuri" Hittite She is the goddess of magic and healing
Goddess name "Arinna (sun goddess)" Hittite / Hurrian Solar deity. May have taken androgynous form, but also identified as the consort of the weather god TESUB. Probably the head of the Hittite state pantheon. There is little detail because the religious center of Arinna is knownonly from texts. The Sun goddess was also perceived to be a paramount chthonic or earth goddess. She becomes largely syncretized with the Hurrian goddess HEBAT....
God name "Tesub" Hittite storm god Hittite / Hurrian
God name "IS KUR" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Iraq storm god. The chief Rain and thunder god of herdsmen, Is”kur is described as the brother of the Sun god UTU. In creation mythology Is”kur is given charge over the winds, the so-called “silver lock of the heart of heaven,” by the god ENKI. According to some authors, in prehistoric times he was perceived as a bull or as a lion whose roar is the thunder. He may be depicted as a warrior riding across the skies in a chariot, dispensing Raindrops and hailstones. In one text he is identified as the son of AN and twin brother of Enki. He is to be compared with NINURTA who was primarily a god of farmers. He was also adopted by the Hittites as a storm god....
God name "Is tanu" Hittite Sun god. A god of judgment, depicted bearing a winged Sun on his crown or headdress, and a crooked staff....
God name "Sisyphos" Corinthian Sun god. Specifically the god of the faded Sun, probably equating to the Hittite weather god TESUB....
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
God name "Kumarbi[s]" Hittite / Hurrian The creator / father of the gods
Goddess name "Inaras" Hittite The goddess of the wild animals of the steppe
God name "Sun God" Hittite / Akkadian The Sun god of heaven
Goddess name "Wurusemu/ Wuruntemu" Hittite The Sun goddess of Arrina
Goddess name "Gul-ses/ Gul-ases" Hittite These goddesses apparently are the scribes of the gods that dispense good, evil, life & death
God name "Kurunta" Hittite This god's symbol is the stag. He is associated with rural areas. Hittite
Goddess name "Ereshkigal" Akkadia / Hittite This goddess is the mother of the storm god as well as an underworld goddess
Goddess name "Hatti" Hittite Throne goddess Hittite
"Aranzahas" Hittite Tigris river deified. Hittite
Deity name "Khipa" Hittite Tutelary deity Hittite / Hurrian
Goddess name "Khipa" Hittite / Hurrian Tutelary deity. This may be an archaic name for the goddess MA. Also Khebe....
God name "Zashapuna" Hittite Tutelary god of the town of Kastama Hittite
Goddess name "Hanwasuit" Hittite Tutelary goddess of of the throne, kings received their mandate from her Hittite
God name "Taru" Hittite weather god Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Taru" Hittite / Hurrian weather god. Known from inscriptions and equating with ISIKUR. Probably of Hurrian origin.See also TARHUNT; TELEPINU....
God name "Sutekh" Hittite / Hurrian weather god. Of Hurrian origin, but incorporated into the Hittite state pantheon. Identified on the seal of a Hittite / Egyptian treaty between Hattusilis II and Rameses II in 1271 BC. Probably another name for the god TESUB....
God name "Peruwa/ Pirwa" Hittite a horse god
Goddess name "Sala" Hittite lady of the mountain who became a goddess of fertility and Agriculture. Hittite
Goddess name "Hannahannas" Hittite / Hurrian the mother goddess