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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "N Arabia"   (48 records)

NameOrigin Description
God name
"Basamum"
Arabia The god of healing in pre-Islamic South Arabia. His name may be derived from the proto-Arabic basam, or balsam, a plant that was used in ancient Medicines.
God name
"Nahi"
Arabia The patron god of Thamud, in northern Arabia.

"Nesrem"
Arabia A statute some fifty cubits high, in the form of an old woman. It was hollow within for the sake of giving secret oracles. Arabia

"Phoenix"
Arabia Said to live a certain number of years, when it makes in Arabia a nest of spices, sings a melodious dirge, flaps his wings to set fire to the pile, burns itself to ashes, and comes forth with new life, to repeat the former one.
Goddess name
"Salm of Mahram"
Arabia A goddess from the pantheon of Tayma introduced to North Arabia from North Syria.
King name
"Zabi"
Arabia In the morning, when she wakes, the particles of musk are lying over her bed. She sleeps much in the morning; she does not need to gird her waist with a working dress. She gives with thin fingers, not thick, as if they were the worms of the desert of Zabi. In the evening she brightens the darkness, as if she were the light-tower of a monk. Ancient Arabia

"Alasnam's Mirror"
Arabian The "touch-stone of virtue," given to Alasnam by one of the Genii. If he looked in this mirror it informed him whether a damsel would remain to him faithful or not. If the mirror remained unsullied so would the maiden; if it clouded, the maiden would prove faithless. Arabian
God name
"Asira"
Arabian Pre-Islamic north Arabian local god.
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Spirit name
"Djinn"
Arabian Jin, Ginn, spirits of vanished ancient peoples who acted during the night and disappeared with the first light of dawn. Arabian
Spirit name
"Dom-Daniel"
Arabian The abode of evil spirits, gnomes, and enchanters, somewhere "under the roots of the ocean," but not far from Babylon. (Continuation of the Arabian Tales.)

"Hameh"
Arabian In mythology, a bird formed from the blood near the brains of a murdered man. This bird cries "Iskoonee!" (Give me drink!), meaning drink of the murderer's blood; and this it cries incessantly till the death is avenged, when it flies away. Arabian

"Isaf"
Arabian An Arabian idol in the form of a man, brought from Syria, and placed in Es-Safa, near the temple of Mecca. Some say Isaf was a man converted into stone for impiety, and that Mahomet suffered this one "idol" to remain as a warning to his disciples.
King name
"Jinn"
Arabian A sort of fairies in Arabian mythology, the offspring of fire. They propagate their species like human beings, and are governed by a race of kings named Suleyman, one of whom built the pyramids. Their chief abode is the mountain Kaf, and they appear to men under the forms of serpents, dogs, cats, monsters, or even human beings, and become invisible at pleasure. The evil jinn are hideously ugly, but the good are exquisitely beautiful. According to fable, they were created from fire two thousand years before Adam was made of earth. The singular of jinn is jinnee.

"Labe"
Arabian The Circe of the Arabians, who, by her enchantments, transformed men into horses and other brute beasts. She is introduced into the Arabian nights' Entertainments, where Beder, Prince of Persia, marries her, defeats her plots against him, and turns her into a mare. Being restored to her proper shape by her mother, she turns Beder into an owl; but the prince ultimately regains his own proper form.
Deity name
"Datin"
Arabic A deity worshipped in pre-Islamic northern Arabia. Datin was an oracular deity also associated with oaths and justice. Arabic
Deity name
"Atasamain"
N Arabia an astral deity
God name
"Malakbel"
N Arabia A vegetation god
God name
"Marnas"
N Arabia A local tutelary god
God name
"Ruda"
N Arabia A tutelary god, an androgynous being
God name
"Salm of Mahram/ Salman"
N Arabia A local tutelary god
God name
"Singala"
N Arabia A local god
God name
"Theandros"
N Arabia A god known only from Greek & Roman inscriptions
God name
"Hilal"
Pre - Islamic / Arabian moon god. Specifically the deity of the new moon....
Deities name
"Mandah"
Pre - Islamic / Arabian Collective name of gods. Guardian deities, whose chief responsibility is irrigation....
Supreme god name
"Orotalt"
Pre - Islamic / Arabian Tutelary god. Thought to equate with the northern Arabian god RUDA (Ruldaiu). Mentioned by Herodotus in Hellenic times as a supreme god and possibly syncretized with DIONYSOS....
Deity name
"Sams"
Pre - Islamic / Arabian Sun deity. In the north the being is male, in the south female. Probably derived from S AMAS ....
Goddess name
"Allat (goddess)"
Pre - Islamic northern / central Arabian Astral and tutelary goddess. One of the three daughters of ALLAH. At Palmyra she was regularly invoked as a domestic guardian either as Allat or ASTARTE with whom she is closely linked. At Ta'if she was symbolized in the form of a white granite stone. In Hellenic times she became syncretized with ATHENA or, according to Herodotus who called her Alilat, with APHRODITE....
Goddess name
"Atars'amain (morning star of heaven)"
Pre - Islamic northern / central Arabian Astral deity of uncertain gender. Worshiped particularly by the Is”amme tribe, but revered widely among other Arabs. Known from circa 800 BC and identified in letters of the Assyrian kings Es”arhaddon and Assurbanipal. May be synonymous with the Arab goddess ALLAT whose cult was centered on Palmyra....
Spirit name
"Abgal"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian (1) Desert god. Known from the Palmyrian desert regions as a tutelary god of Bedouins and camel drivers.(2) Minor attendant spirits. Mesopotamian (Sumerian). Associated with ENKI and residing in the Abzu or primeval water....
God name
"Aglibol"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian moon god. Known from Palmyra and linked with the Sun god Yarhibol. The cult continued into Hellenic times and was later extended to Rome. Attributes include a sickle moon....
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....
God name
"Arsu"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Astraltutelary god. Locally worshiped at Palmyra where he personifies the evening star, in company with his brother AZIZOS who is the morning star. He equates with Ruda elsewhere in northern Arabia. Associated in Palmyra with horses or camels....
God name
"Asar"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Equestrian god. Known only from inscriptions at Palmyra....
God name
"Asira"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local god. Mentioned only in name by the Babylonian king Nabonidus, worshiped at Taima and influenced strongly by Egyptian culture.See also SALM....
God name
"Azizos"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Astral tutelary god. Locally worshiped at Palmyra, where he personifies the morning star, in company with his brother ARSU, who is the evening star. Associated with horses or camels. He was also venerated separately in Syria as god of the morning star, in company with the astral god Monimos....
God name
"Datin"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian God. Frequently mentioned in inscriptions, but of uncertain function....
God name
"Malakbel"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian vegetation god. Mentioned as the brother of AGLIBOL on an inscription at Palmyra dated to AD 132....
God name
"Malik (king)"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Tutelary god. Known from inscriptions....
God name
"Marnas"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local tutelary god. Probably regarded as a fertility deity, his cult was centered at Gaza at the Marneion sanctuary and probably succeeded that of Dagon. He may have been the subject of a colossal statue attributed to ZEUS found near Gaza.See also DAGAN....
God name
"Nahi"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Guardian god. Generally of benevolent nature....
God name
"Qos"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local weather god. Apparently known as the deification of an outcrop of black basalt on the north side of the Wadi Hesa [near Kirbet Tannur]. Also a god of Rainbows. Depicted seated on a throne flanked by bulls. Attributes include a branched thunderbolt held in the left hand. A worshiper is seen offering him an eagle....
God name
"Quzah (archer)"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian mountain and weather god. Probably equating to QOS and worshiped by the Idumaean tribe to the south of Judea as a storm god. Also claimed to have been known near Mecca. Attributes include a bow which shoots arrows of hail....
God name
"Ruda"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Tutelary god. An androgynous being symbolized by the evening star. Also ARSU (Palmyra)....
God name
"Salm of Mahram (image of Mahram)"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local tutelary god. Correspondence of the Babylonian king Nabonidus (559-539 BC) mentions that this deity was worshiped at Taima, an important trade and religious center where he was head of the pantheon. Gods in the region were often named after local places and personified by a stone stele carved with schematic anthropomorphic features and a winged disc showing strong Egyptian influence. Also Salman....
God name
"Singala"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local god. Mentioned only in name by the Babylonian king Nabonidus, worshiped at Taima and influenced strongly by Egyptian culture.See also SALM OF MAHRAM....
God name
"Theandros"
Pre - Islamic northern Arabian God. Known only from Greek and Roman inscriptions....
God name
"Basamum"
Pre Islamic southern Arabian God of healing. The name probably derives from the remedial plant balsam....
God name
"Ilaalge"
Western Semitic / Nabataean Local god. Worshiped at Al-Ge [el-Gi in Wadi Musa, in the Arabian desert]....