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List of Gods   : "Phoenicia"

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "ASTARTE (star)" Semitic, Phoenician, Lebanon, Syria / The goddess of the evening star, of war / of sexual love Fertility goddess. Inscriptions from the fifth century BC in her major temple at Sidon suggest she was perceived as an emanation of BAAL SAMIN, personifying his Divine power. She is also his consort. Her animal is the sphinx, which typically appears on either side of her throne....
God name "Adonis" Phoenicia / Syria A dying & resurrected god that embodies vegetation scorched by the heat of the summer Sunshine
King name "Agenor" Libya A son of Poseidon and Libya, king of Phoenicia, and twin-brother of Belus. (Apollod. ii. 1. § 4.) He married Telephassa, by whom he became the father of Cadmus, Phoenix, Cylix, Thasus, Phineus, and according to some of Europa also. 2 3 4 5 6
God name "Ambrosia" Greek In ancient mythology, Ambrosia is sometimes the food, sometimes the drink, of the gods. The word has generally been derived from Greek a- ("not") and mbrotos ("mortal"); hence the food or drink of the immortals. Thetis anointed the infant Achilles with ambrosia and passed the child through the fire to make him immortal - a familiar Phoenician custom - but Peleus, appalled, stopped her.
Goddess name "Anath" Phoenicia The chief W. Semitic goddess of love & war
Goddess name "Ashera" Phoenicia A goddess of fertility
Goddess name "Ashtaroth" Phoenicia A moon & fertility goddess
Goddess name "Astarte/ Ashtoreth" Phoenicia / Babylon / Assyria / conference / Canaan A goddess of fertility, sacred love, sexuality & of sex & the moon
Goddess name "As”taroth" Western Semitic Fertility goddess. Goddess of sheep herders equating with the Phoenician goddess ASTARTE. Also a plural form of the name As”toreth and used as a collective name for goddesses (cf. BAAL)....
God name "Attar" Western Semitic God of the morning star. In Canaanite legend, he attempts to usurp the dead BAAL but proves inadequate to fill the god's throne. In semi-arid regions of western Asia where irrigation is essential, he was sometimes worshiped as a Rain god. His female counterpart is the Phoenician ASTARTE. Also probably identified as Dhu-S amani in more southerly regions....
God name "Baa! Ma!age" Western Semitic / Phoenician Local tutelary god. Probably of Canaanite origin, closely equating with BAAL SAMIN and known only from inscriptions....
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....
Deities name "Baa! Sapon" Western Semitic / Phoenician Local tutelary god. Probably of Canaanite origin and closely equating with BAAL SAMIN. According to Ugaritic texts he lives on a mountain in the north of Phoenicia known as Saphan, which may have served as a beacon for mariners. Other local variations of mountain deities include Baal Hermon and Baal Brathy....
God name "Baal" Phoenicia He is the god of the thunderstorm, war, good harvests, fertility, nature, Winter Rain & of storms
God name "Baal" Phoenicia God of the thunderstorm, war, good harvests, fertility, nature, Winter Rain and of storms Phoenicia
Deity name "Baal Brathy" Phoenicia mountain deity. Phoenicia
God name "Baal Malage" Phoenicia / Canaan Local god known from inscription. Phoenicia / Canaan
"Baal Samin" Phoenicia / Canaan Baal Samin[Lord of heaven], Head of the pantheon. Phoenicia / Canaan
Deity name "Baal Sapon" Phoenicia / Canaan mountain deity. Phoenicia / Canaan
God name "Baalat" Phoenicia queen of the gods, partial to Books, libraries and writers. Phoenicia
God name "Baalat/ Ba'Alat" Phoenicia She is queen of the gods who is partial to Books, libraries & writers
Goddess name "Baau" Phoenicia Creator goddess. Mother of the first man. Phoenicia
Deity name "Ball Hermon" Phoenicia mountain deity. Phoenicia
Goddess name "Bau" Phoenicia A goddess of the dawn & the sky
Goddess name "Bau" Phoenicia The giver of life, goddess of the dawn and the sky. Phoenicia
"Beelsamin" Romn Lord of heaven. Phoenician equivalent to Zeus
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....
Supreme god name "Dagan (2)" Western Semitic / Canaanite / Phoenician Grain and fertility god. The father of BAAL in Ugaritic creation epics. A major sanctuary was built in his honor at Mari [Syria] and he was recognized in parts of Mesopotamia where he acquired the consort Salas. Worshiped mainly at Gaza and As”dod, but also the supreme god of the Philistines. Known in biblical references as Dagon (Judges 16.23). Mentioned in the apocryphal Book of Maccabees. The cult is thought to have continued until circa 150 BC. Israelite misinterpretation of the Ugaritic root Dagan led to the assumption that he was a fish god, therefore attributes include a fish tail....
God name "Dagon/ Dagan" Phoenicia A god of wheat & grain
Supreme god name "El aka Ymvh" Hebrew / Phoenicia / Canaan / Levant The supreme god, the father of mankind and all creatures, the husband of the Goddess Asherah. He also doubles as a storm god. Hebrew / Phoenicia / Canaan / Levant
Goddess name "Es”mun" Western Semitic / Phoenician God of healing. Known first from the Iron Age levels at Sidon, his cult spread as far as Carthage, Cyprus and Sardinia. Possibly became syncretized with the god MELQART and, in Hellenic times, with the physician god ASKLEPIOS. His name further became linked with the mother goddess CAELESTIS....
King name "Europa" Greek The daughter of Agenor, king of Phoenicia, or Telephassa, Her famous brother was Cadmus. She was a beautiful girl who caught the eye of Zeus one day while on the shore at Sidon (Tyre). He transformed himself into a snow-white bull with crescent horns among the herds of Agenor and lay down at her feet as she gathered flowers in the meadows with her attendants. Greek
Goddess name "Hadad" Western Semitic / Syrian / Phoenician weather god. Derived from the Akkadian deity ADAD. In texts found at the site of the ancient Canaanite capital of Ugarit [Ras Samra] , the name of Hadad apparently becomes a substitute for that of BAAL. His voice is described as roaring from the clouds and his weapon is the thunderbolt. His mother is the goddess ASERAH. During Hellenic times he was predominantly worshiped at Ptolemais and Hierapolis. His Syrian consort is ATARGATIS, who overshadowed him in local popularity at Hierapolis. Statues of the two deities were carried in procession to the sea twice yearly. According to the Jewish writer Josephus, Hadad also enjoyed a major cult following at Damascus in the eighth and ninth centuries BC. By the third century BC the Hadad-Atargatis cult had extended to Egypt, when he becomes identified as the god SUTEKH. In the Greek tradition his consort becomes HERA.See also ADAD....
"Kabirim" Arabic Phoenician name for the Kabiri
God name "Kinnar (divine lyre)" Western Semitic Musician god. Mentioned in Ugaritic texts and known from Phoenicia. Probably equating with the Syrian ADONIS. Also Kinnur....
God name "Kolpia" Phoenicia Lesser God of wind Phoenicia
God name "Kotar" Western Semitic / Syrian Blacksmith god. Identified in the Ugaritic (Ras Samra) texts as building a palace for the god BAAL and forging his weapons for the conflict against the sea god YAMM. Known also from Phoenician inscriptions. Also Kos”ar, Chusor, KINYRAS....
Monster name "Leviathan/ Livjatan" Phoenicia A monster also claimed that in the xian O. T.
God name "MOT (death)" Canaanite / Phoenician / northern Israel, Lebanon / Syrian coastal regions God of natural adversity. ot is the Canaanite representation of adversity in the natural world. He lives in a pit within the earth and is responsible for its annual death from drought and heat: “he has scorched the olive, the produce of the earth and the fruit of the trees.” He engages in the classic confrontation with the Canaanite hero and national god, BAAL. Though the duel results in Baal's demise, his death is avenged by his twin sister ANAT, who slays Mot, then cleaves, winnows, burns and grinds him with a millstone, in what appears to be a ritual allied to the sowing of seed and harvesting (see OSIRIS). Baal is later restored. The conflict probably formed the basis of an annual ritual drama at the Canaanite New Year which was held in the autumn. In the texts Mot is the son of Il and his mother is AS'ERAH (ATHIRAT)....
God name "Melkart" Phoenicia God in charge of travelers, sailors, colonies and the city of Tyre who, like the Phoenix, is regenerated by fire Phoenicia
God name "Melqart" Tyre Melkart, the tutelary god of the Phoenician city of Tyre.
God name "Meni" Phoenicia God of luck, both good and bad Phoenicia
Goddess name "Mikal" Phoenicia Local goddess with a cult in Cyprus Phoenicia
God name "Mikal" Western Semitic / Phoenician Local god. The cult was followed strongly on Cyprus. Some authorities believe he was invoked as a plague god....
God name "Moloch" Africa Molek, either the name of a god or the name of a particular kind of sacrifice associated historically with Phoenician and related cultures in north Africa and the Levant.
God name "Mot" Phoenicia The god of the dead and of all the powers that opposed life
God name "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
"Mundane Egg" Egyptian In the Phoenician, Egyptian, Hindu, and Japanese systems, it is represented that the world was hatched from an egg. In some mythologies a bird is represented as laying the mundane egg on the primordial waters.
"Mylitta" Babylon / Phoenicia Represented the productive principle of nature, and received the title of the queen of fertility. Babylon / Phoenicia
Goddess name "Mylitta/ Mu'Allidtu" Phoenician / Babylon A goddess of fire, childbirth & fertility
Goddess name "Myrrha / Syyrna" Western Semitic / Phoenician Fertility goddess. Known from inscriptions as the mother of the god Kinnur. Also Syyrna....
Spirit name "Omichie" Phoenician / Hellenic Primordial principle. The element of darkness in chaos which fuses, or consorts, with POTHOS to engender the spiritual and physical elements of the cosmos....
"Omichle" Phoenicia Primordial principle in the form of particles floating or falling in the atmosphere. Phoenicia
Goddess name "Pidray" Canaanite / Phoenician Minor fertility goddess. Mentioned in epic creation texts and treaties at Ugarit (Ras S amra) as the first daughter of BAAL. She is the consort of BAAL SAPON, the mother of Tly and may be the goddess Peraia described by the Greek writer Philo....
Spirit name "Pothos" Phoenician / Hellenic Primordial being. According to the cosmogony, he is desire, and consorts with OMICHLE, darkness, to engender out of chaos the spiritual force Aer, and its living physical manifestation Aura....
"Queen of Heaven" Egyptian With the ancient Phoenicians was Astarte; Greeks, Hera; Romans, Juno; Trivia, Hecate, Diana, the Egyptian Isis, etc., were all so called; but with the Roman Catholics it is the Virgin Mary.
God name "Resheph/ Mikal/ Mekal" Phoenicia The god of plague & of the underworld
God name "Reshephi" Phoenicia God of plague and the underworld. Phoenicia
God name "Res”ep (A) Mukal" Western Semitic / Canaanite / Phoenician / , originating in Syria war and plague god. Introduced into Egypt by the XVIII Dynasty during the sixteenth century BC and rapidly achieved some prominence. His wife is Itum and he was also known as Res ep-Amukal and Res epSulman. Res ep is probably modeled on the Mesopotamian NERGAL. He is depicted as a youthful, warlike god, often with a gazelle's head springing from his forehead, and with a spear in his right hand. In Egyptian iconography he is depicted wearing the crown of Upper Egypt surmounted in front by the head of a gazelle. He has links with the Theban war god MONTU and was thought of as a guardian deity in battle by many Egyptian pharaohs; he is said to have shot firebrands with a bow and arrow. He also exerted a benign influence against disease. The influence of Res ep extended to Cyprus during the preHellenic period and at the time of Hellenization he was allied to and perhaps syncretized with APOLLO. Also Ras ap, Res ef....
Goddess name "Ri" Phoenician Little known Phoenician goddess of the moon.
God name "Sadrapa" Phoenician protector of snakes and a god of healing. Phoenician
Goddess name "Si'a" Phoenicia Minor attendant goddess Phoenicia
Goddess name "Si'a" Western Semitic / Phoenician Minor attendant goddess. The personification of the holiness of sanctuaries of BAAL S AMIN. In Hellenic times she may have become syncretized with TYCHE....
God name "Taaut" Blavatsky deity with four eyes, two in front and two in back, and four wings. "The eyes denote that the god sees in sleep, and sleeps in waking; the position of the wings that he flies in rest, and rests in flying" Phoenician. Isis Unveiled, by H. P. Blavatsky
God name "Taautos" Phoenicia God who later devolved into the Egyptian Thoth. Phoenicia
Deity name "Tammuz or Thammuz" Syrian A Syrian and Phoenician deity corresponding to Adonis.
Supreme god name "Tanik" Phoenician / Pontic / Carthaginian moon goddess. Known largely from inscriptions at various sites along the North African coast and linked with the goddess ASTARTE. Her symbol is a triangular device with horizontal bars supporting a moon disc. Both deities are described as “ladies of the sanctuary.” Tanit was the supreme goddess at Carthage, known as the “face of BAAL,” until usurped by the Roman goddess JUNO; she survived under the name CAELESTIS. The goddess CERES was also worshiped in the TANIT temple at Carthage. Also Tenit....
Goddess name "Tanit" Carthage Goddess of the moon. Phoenicia and Carthage
"Thammuz" Ezekiel The Syrian and Phoenician name of Adonis. His death happened on the banks of the river Adonis, and in summer-time the waters always become reddened with the hunter's blood. Ezekiel