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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Turkey"   (28 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"ATTIS"
Phrygia / northwestern Turkey vegetation god. Attis is a “dying and rising” fertility god modeled on the Mesopotamian DUMUZI. He is considered to have originated as a shepherd. In alternative traditions, KYBELE, the “great mother,” is either his mother or purely his consort. Another legend suggests he was conceived immaculately by the demigoddess NANA when she placed a ripe almond in her bosom....

"Adamas"
Gnostic Christian / Nassene Primordial creator being. Recognized locally in Phrygia [northwestern Turkey] as an androgynous force in the cosmos....
Goddess name
"Adrastea"
Hellenized Phrygian / northwestern Turkey mountain goddess. Probably derived from a local...
Goddess name
"Ai Ada"
Turkey God of the moon. Husband of Kun, Goddess of the Sun. Turkey
Goddess name
"Aka"
Turkey Mother goddess Turkey
Goddess name
"Aphrodisias"
Carian Goddess of fertility Turkey. The Greeks equated her with Aphrodite. (Carian)
Goddess name
"Aphrodisias"
Carian / southwestern Turkey Fertility goddess. Equating with the Greek goddess APHRODITE....
Goddess name
"Aphrodisias Carian"
SW Turkey a fertility goddess
Deities name
"Chalchiutotolin (jade turkey)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of penitence. One of the deities collectively classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex....
Spirit name
"Hawenniyu"
Iroquois Great spirit who gives the gifts of the earth. From a buckskin pouch he takes the sacred Indian tobacco and sprinkling it on the fire for incense makes certain motions of his hands toward the sky. Sometimes he will fan the fire with a turkey wing fan. Iroquois
Goddess name
"Ih P'eu"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic fertility god. The deity concerned with the growth of plants, and consort of the bean goddess IX KANAN. He is also god of family life, property and other wealth. The couple are invoked as a single personality with the sacrificeof turkeys and chickens at sowing time. Ih Fen may be represented sowing maize seed....
Goddess name
"Ix Kanan"
Mayan / Mesoamer ican / Mexico vegetation goddess. The guardian of the bean plant. Her consort is the maize god IH P'EN. The cou ple are invoked at sowing time when turkeys and chickens are sacrificed....
God name
"Jar Sub"
Turkey This is the god of the universe
Goddess name
"Kybele/ Kybebe/ Cybele"
Phrygian / NW Turkey A rather important Asian mother goddess who likely started as a mountain goddess
Goddess name
"Ma"
Cappadocia / Anatolia / Turkey A fertility & vegetation goddess
Goddess name
"Ma"
Cappadocian / Anatolia / Turkey Fertility and vegetation goddess. The tutelary goddess of Pontic Comana, she was served by votary priestesses acting as sacred prostitutes, and biennial festivals were celebrated in her honor. Gradually she took on an added role as a warrior goddess with solar connotations and ultimately became syncretized with the Roman goddess BELLONA. On coins of the Comana region she is depicted with the radiate head of a solar deity carrying weapons and a shield....
God name
"Men"
Turkey God of the moon who ruled the upper and lower world Turkey
God name
"Men"
Phrygian / Turkey moon god. Ruler of both upper and lower worlds. Probably also a god of healing, he was subsequently adopted by the Greeks and Romans. The cult was popular during the imperial period, but its inscriptions were written in Greek....
Nymph name
"Nana"
Greek A nymph of Sangarius, a river located in present-day Turkey. She became pregnant when an almond from an almond tree fell on her lap. The almond tree had sprung where Agdistis, a mythical being connected with the Phrygian worship of Attes, was slain. Agdistis was a son of Cybele, the Mother of all things. Nana abandoned the baby, who was adopted by his grandmother, Cybele. The baby, Attis, grew up to become Cybele's servant and lover. Greek
God name
"Papas"
Turkey Local god. Phyrgian, Turkey
God name
"Papas"
Phrygian / northwestern Turkey Local god. According to tradition, he inseminated a rock and so engendered the hermaphrodite being Agdistis. Later became syncretized with ZEUS....
God name
"Papas Phyrgian"
NW Turkey A local god
God name
"Quiahuitl"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the third of the five world ages each of which lasted for 2,028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fiftytwo terrestrial years. Assigned to the element fire and presided over by the Rain god TLALOC. According to tradition, the age ended in a cataclysmic destruction caused by a great fiery Rain. The human population perished and in doing so were transformed into dogs, turkeys and butterflies. Illustrated by the “Stone of the Four Suns” [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also Quiauhtonatiuh; Tletonatiuh....
God name
"Sabazios"
Phrygian / NW Turkey A god of Agriculture
God name
"Sabazios"
Phrygian / northwestern Turkey God. Eventually Hellenized, identified with ZEUS and DIONYSOS and linked with Dionysiac mysteries, appearing in Athens from circa 400 BC. His device is a right hand cast in bronze and decorated with symbols representing his benevolence. His influence extended into Roman culture where he reached a height of popularity circa AD 200. As late as AD 300 there are frescoes of Sabazios in the tomb of Vibia whose husband was a priest of the god's cult....
God name
"Sarigarios"
Phrygian / northwestern Turkey River god. A Hellenized version of an Asiatic god whose daughter, NANA, is, according to some traditions, the mother of the vegetation god ATTIS. She impregnated herself with an almond seed....
Goddess name
"Sipylene"
Smyrna / Anatolia / west coast of Turkey Mother goddess. The localized name of the great mother, worshiped in the Metroon sanctuary....
God name
"Tayau (father sun)"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun god. According to tradition, he was created by the ancient shamans, who threw the youthful son of the corn mother TATE OTEGANAKA into an oven in full ceremonial attire. He traveled underground and emerged in the east as the Sun. In late May, the Huichol sacrifice a sheep and a turkey in a ritual fire, after which they sing all night until Sunrise. Also Tau; Taverik....