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List of Gods : "Persia"
NameOriginDescription
Abou Jahia Arab The angel of death in Mohammedan mythology. Called Azrael by the Arabs, and Mordad by the Persians.
Aboulomri Arab A fabulous bird of the vulture sort which lives 1,000 years. Called by the Persians Kerkes, and by the Turks Ak-Baba. Mohammedan mythology
Abracax Greek Also written Abraxas or Abrasax, in Persian mythology denotes the Supreme Being. In Greek notation it stands for 365. In Persian mythology Abracax presides over 365 impersonated virtues, one of which is supposed to prevail on each day of the year. In the second century the word was employed by the Basilidians for the deity; it was also the principle of the Gnostic hierarchy, and that from which sprang their numerous Жons.
Aeshma Persian A small hairy demon able to make men perform cruel acts. One of seven archangels of the Persians. Persian
Aesma Persian An outrageous and assaulting demon, whose name has been thought to be reflected as Asmodaeus in the Book of Tobit. Persian
Aesma Daeva Persia 'Fury'. Demon of lust and anger. Gets very angry at cows. Persia
Aesun Ireland Irish early god whose name means "to be." Most likely part of a lost creation myth. Aesun was also known by the Persians and Umbria and Scandinavia. Ireland
Ahura Mazda Persia An exalted divinity of ancient proto-Indo-Iranian religion that was subsequently declared by Zarathustra (Zoroaster) to be the one uncreated creator of all. Persia
Ahurani Persia Goddess of rain and water Persia
Airyaman Persia God of social bonds, contracts, and marriage who at the end of time will fish souls of the the temporarily damned called a Hell by using a net Persia
Akuan Persian The giant whom Rustan slew. Persian
Akuman Arab The most malevolent of all the Persian gods.
Anahita Persia A goddess of fertility, semen & of water
Anahita Persia "Queen of Heaven", name means "unstained" or "immaculate", was an ancient Persian deity.
Anaitis Persia Goddess of fertility Persia
Angru Mainya Persia An evil underworld god
Angru Mainya . Angra Mainya Persia Angru Mainya aka Angra Mainya, another name for Ahriman the chief antagonist of Ahura Mazdah. Persia
Apaosa Persian Drought personified. Persian
Aradvi Sura Anahita Persia Another minor goddess. Persia
Ardouisur aka Ardousius Persia A female cherub in charge of easy childbirth and breast milk. Persia
Ardvi Sura Anahita/ Anahita Persia The goddess of rivers & water
Arimanius aka Ahriman Persian Angra Mainya, the carrier of nine hundred and ninety-nine diseases to plague the earth. Persian
Ar·stat Persian Persian goddess of Justice and Order.
Asi Persia Goddess of wisdom. Persia
Astovidatu Persian A spirit who divided the bones at death. Persian
Azidahaka Persia A serpent with three heads, six eyes and three pairs of fangs. He was the adversary of Yima. Persia
A·Si Persia "Treasure-laden", goddess of treasure hunters. Persia
Buyasta Persian An ancient Persian demon of laziness who tries to prevent people from working. He is one of the Daevas.
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
Cista Persia Goddess of the Way and Mithra's companion. Persia
Daena Persia Goddess of insight and revelation who meets the souls of the dead. Persia
Dahak Persia The Satan of Persia. According to Persian mythology, the ages of the world are divided into periods of 1,000 years. When the cycle of "chiliasms" (1,000-year periods) is complete, the reign of Ormuzd will begin, and men will be all good and all happy; but this event will be preceded by the loosing of Dahak, who will break his chain and fall upon the world, and bring on man the most dreadful calamities. Two prophets will appear to cheer the oppressed, and announce the advent of Ormuzd.
Davas Persia Malevolent spirits. Persia
Davas/ Daevas/ Devas/ Devs Persia Rather malevolent spirits
Dena Persia Goddess the daughter of Ahura Mazda. Persia
Devas aka daeva Hindu A type of celestial being that appears in both Persian mythology and Hinduism. Named after a Sanskrit word meaning "god," the deva emerged in Hindu teachings as a spiritual being, serving the supreme beings.
Dives aka Divs Arab Deevs. Demons of Persian mythology. According to the Koran, they are ferocious and gigantic spirits under the sovereignty of Eblis.
Genii Indian The Persian and Indian genii had a corporeal form, which they could change at pleasure. They were not guardian or attendant spirits, but fallen angels, dwelling in Ginnistan, under the dominion of Eblis. They were naturally hostile to man, though compelled sometimes to serve them as slaves.
Ghoul Persian A demon that feeds on the dead. Persian
Guebres Persia Fire worshippers. Persia
Ham vareti Persia The departed soul of a hero who hangs around to help and protect his descendants. Persia
Hermotimus Grek Of Pedasa in Caria, fell, when a boy, into the hands of Panionius, a Chian, who made him a eunuch, and sold him to the Persians at Sardis.
I conjure you Egypt O sword, by the three Holy Names, ALBROT, ABRACADABRA, JEOVA! Be thou my fortress and defence against all enemies, visible and invisible, in every magical work. By the Holy Name SADAY, which is great in power, and by these other names, CADOS, CADOS, CADOS, ADONAY, ELOY, ZENA, OTH, OCHIMANUEL, the First and the Last, Wisdom, Way, Life, Virtue, Chief, Mouth, Speech, Splendour, Light, Sun, Fountain, Glory, Mountain, Vine, Gate, Stone, Staff, Priest, Immortal, MESSIAH, Sword, do thou rule in all my affairs and prevail in those things which oppose me. Amen. Ceremonial Magic Zendou Ki. A protecter spirit who, along with Myodou Ki, protects En no Gyoja. Japan Zeoteus. A son of Tricolonus, and founder of the town of Zoetia in Arcadia. Zephon [scarcher of secrets ]. The cherub despatched by Gabriel to find Satan, after his flight from hell. Ithuriel goes with him. Milton: Paradise Lost, iv. Zephyritis. A surname of Aphrodite, derived from the promontory of Zephyrium in Egypt. Zephyrus, the personification of the west wind, is described by Hesiod as a son of Astraeus and Eos. Greek Zervan, Zurvan, Zrvan. The god of time in Persian literature. Identified in the Greek texts with Chronos and, in the Roman world, with Saturn. Zerynthia. A surname of Aphrodite, from the town of Zerinthus in Thrace, where she had a sanctuary said to have been built by Phaedra. Zetes, a son of Boreas and Oreithyia, and a brother of Calais. Zetes and Calais, called the Boreadae, are mentioned among the Argonauts ( Apollodorus i.), and are generally described as winged beings though some say that they had wings at their heads and feet and others that they had them only at their feet or at their shoulders. Greek Zethus, a son of Zeus and Antiope, at Thebes, and a brother of Amphion. According to some he was married to Aedon, and according to others to Thebe. Greek Zeus, the greatest of the Olympian gods, and the father of gods and men, was a son of Cronus and Rhea, a brother of Poseidon, Hades (Pluto), Hestia, Demeter, Hera, and at the same time married to his sister Hera. Greek Zeuxippe, a sister of Pasithea or Praxithea, was a Naiad and married to Pandion, by whom she became the mother of Procne, Philomela, Erechtheus and Butes. Greek Zha-Zha. Angels which come against those who send the evil eye against the Baptized. Early Nazorean Zhir u Zahrun, means "the Illuminated and the Illuminating." Early Nazorean
Jamshid Persia King of the Genii, famous for a golden cup full of the elixir of life. This cup, hidden by the genii, was discovered while digging the foundations of Persepolis. Persia
Jehennam India The Gehenna or Inferno of the Arabs. It consists of seven stages, one below the other. The first is allotted to atheists; the second to Manicheans; the third to the Brahmins of India; the fourth to the Jews; the fifth to Christians; the sixth to the Magians or Ghebers of Persia; and the seventh to hypocrites. The Koran
Khwarenah Persia A bit of a strange definition, possessed by all morals yet it is of fire which dwells in water
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.
Mah Persia God, the progenitor of the cow who also presides over tides and time as well as God of the moon Persia
Mah-Abadean Dynasty Persia The first dynasty of Persian mythological history. Mah Abad (the great Abad) and his wife were the only persons left on the earth after the great cycle, and from them the world was peopled. Azer Abad, the fourteenth and last of this dynasty, left the earth because "all flesh had corrupted itself," and a period of anarchy ensued.
Mantra or Mintra Persian A spell, a talisman, by which a person holds sway over the elements and spirits of all denominations. Persian
Mithra Persia A god of war & light that had all the trappings of Christianity from 400BCE-200CE
Mithra Persian The ancient Persian bowed to Mithra as the Sun, for it was said-- "May he come to us for protection, for joy,
Pairikas Persia Goddesses of drought. Persia
Rustam Greek The Deev-bend and Persian Hercules, famous for his victory over the white dragon named Asdeev. He was the son of Zal, prince of Sedjistan. The exploits attributed to him must have been the aggregate of exploits performed by numerous persons of the same name. His combat for two days with Prince Isfendiar is a favourite subject with the Persian poets.
Sadwes Persia A goddess rain, of storms, thunder, lightning, hail, snow
Seemurgh Persian The wonderful bird that could speak all the languages of the world, and whose knowledge embraced past, present, and future events. Persian
Simorgh Persian Gigantic bird like the hippogriff or griffin; half phoenix, half lion. Persian
Sirara Akkadia Goddess of the Persian Gulf. In creation mythology she is given charge over the waters of the Gulf by the god Enki Akkadia
Soma Vedic A plant, ritual, intoxicating drink and divinity among Vedic and greater Persian cultures.
Verethragna Persia Iran The god of victory, he is perceived to be present in the wind
Yezd Persia Chief residence of the Fire-worshippers. They have kept the sacred fire alight above 3,000 years, without suffering it to go out for a second. The sacred fire is on the mountain Ater Quedah (Mansion of the Fire), and he is deemed unfortunate who dies away from the mountain. Persia
Yima Persia The first human, the first king of the world. His brother divided him, whereby the earth, life and social order were created. Persia
Zabian Chaldees/ Persians A worshipper of the sun, moon, and stars. The Chaldees and ancient Persians were Zabians.
Zal Persian Son of Sam Neriman, exposed on Mount Elburz, because he was born with white hair, and therefore supposed to be the offspring of a deer. He was brought up by the wonderful bird Seemurgh, and when claimed by his father, received from the foster-bird a feather to give him insight into futurity. Persian
Zam Iranian The Indo-Iranian concept for "earth", prototyped as a chemical element in ancient philosophy, and as a minor divinity in Zoroastrianism and later Persian mythology.
Zurvan Persia God of infinite time Persia