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NameOriginDescription
God name "A'ra" W Arabia A local god
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....
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....
"Adam was buried" Arabia According to Arabian tradition, on Aboucais, a mountain of Arabia.
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....
"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
Goddess name "Allat" Arabic A pre-Islamic Arabian goddess who was one of the three chief goddesses of Mecca and one of three goddesses that the pre-Islamic Meccans referred to as "The Daughters of God". Arabic
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....
God name "Almaqah" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian Tutelary astral god. Worshiped by the Saba tribe, his sacred animal is the bull. Attributes include lightning bolts and a sinuate weapon....
God name "Amm" Arabian moon god worshipped in ancient Qataban. The inhabitants of that South Arabian kingdom referred to themselves as the Banu Amm, or the "Children of Amm".
God name "Amm" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. The tutelary deity of the Qataban tribe. Also revered as a weather god. Attributes include lightning bolts....
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 "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....
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....
Goddess name "Athirat" Western Semitic / Canaanite Fertility goddess. In Old Babylonian texts of Hammurabi she is identified as the daughter-in-law of the king of heaven. She is also known from pre-Islamic southern Arabia as a consort of the moon god AMM.See also ASERAH....
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....
"Bab" Arabia The founder and prophet of Babism. He was a merchant from Shiraz, who at the age of twenty-five claimed to be the promised Qa'im (or Mihdi). After his declaration he took the title of Bab meaning "Gate". six years later he was shot by a firing squad in Tabriz.
Goddess name "Baltis" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Local goddess. Known from Carrhae in western Mesopotamia and identified as the apotheosis of the planet Venus....
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.
Deity name "Datin" Arabic A deity worshipped in pre-Islamic northern Arabia. Datin was an oracular deity also associated with oaths and justice. Arabic
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
God name "Du-l Halasa" SW Arabia A god that was demoted to the rank of an idle
King name "Gian ben Gian" Arabia king of the Ginns or Genii, and founder of the Pyramids. He was overthrown by Azazil or Lucifer. Arabia
"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
God name "Haubas" Arabia God worshipped in pre-Islamic southern Arabia, particularly Sheba. Haubas's advice was often sought via consultation with oracles.
God name "Haukim" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian Local god. Possibly a deity concerned with arbitration and the law....
"Hubal" Arabic An Arab idol brought from Bulka, in Syria, by Amir Ibn-Lohei, who asserted that it would procure Rain when wanted. It was the statue of a man in red agate; one hand being lost, a golden one was supplied. He held in his hand seven arrows without wings or feathers, such as the Arabians use in divination. This idol was destroyed in the eighth year of "the flight." Arabic
God name "Ilaalge" Western Semitic / Nabataean Local god. Worshiped at Al-Ge [el-Gi in Wadi Musa, in the Arabian desert]....
Goddess name "Ilat" Arabian Allat. "The Goddess", a pre-Islamic Arabian goddess who was one of the three chief goddesses of Mecca who the pre-Islamic Meccans referred to as "The Daughters of God".
God name "Inzak" Arabia The god who watches over his people. Bahrain, Arabia
"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.
Spirit name "Jack A-Lantern" Arabian A bog or marsh spirit who delights to mislead. These Arabian spirits were formed of "smokeless fire."
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.
Goddess name "Manat (fate)" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Goddess. One of the socalled Daughters of ALLAH, she is primarily identified with a shrine (lost) between Mecca and Medina....
Deities name "Mandah" Pre - Islamic / Arabian Collective name of gods. Guardian deities, whose chief responsibility is irrigation....
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....
Demon name "Mazikeen or Shedeem" Arabian A species of beings in Jewish mythology exactly resembling the Arabian Jinn or genii, and said to be the agents of magic and enchantment. When Adam fell, says the Talmud, he was excommunicated for 130 years, during which time he begat demons and spectres; for, it is written, "Adam lived 130 years and (i.e. before he) begat children in his own image". Genesis v
"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
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....
Spirit name "Peri" Arabia Delicate, gentle, fairy-like beings of Eastern mythology, begotten by fallen spirits. They direct with a wand the pure in mind the way to heaven. These lovely creatures, according to the Koran, are under the sovereignty of Eblis; and Mahomet was sent for their conversion, as well as for that of man.
"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.
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....
"Safa" Arabian The hill on which Adam and Eve came together, after having been parted for two hundred years, during which time they wandered homeless over the face of the earth. Arabian
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 "Ta'lab" Arabia God of the moon in pre-Islamic southern Arabia. His oracle was consulted for advice.
God name "Wadd" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. His sacred animal is the snake....
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