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List of Gods : "Phoenicia" - 69 records

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Name ▲▼Origin ▲▼Description ▲▼
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
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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
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