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NameOriginDescription
God name "Abandinus" Roman / Celtic / British God of unknown affinities. The name appears in an inscription at Godmanchester, Cambridge, England....
God name "Abellio" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Tree god. Known from inscriptions in the Garonne valley of southwestern France and thought to be associated with apple trees....
Goddess name "Abeona" Roman A goddess who protected children the first time they left their parents' home, safeguarding their first steps alone. She is related to Adeona, a goddess who guided children back to their parents' home. Roman
Goddess name "Abeona" Roman Goddess of passage. Linked with the goddess ADEONA, she is concerned with the safe going-out and coming-in of a child....
Goddess name "Abnoba" Celtic Goddess of the hunt, similar to the Roman Diana. Celtic
Goddess name "Abnoba" Roman / Celtic / European Forest and river goddess. Known locally from the Black Forest region of Germany. The name “Avon,” associated with many rivers, derives from her name....
"Abomination of Desolation" Roman The Roman standard is so called (Matthew xxiv. 15). As it was set up in the holy temple, it was an abomination; and, as it brought destruction, it was the "abomination of desolation."
Goddess name "Abundantia" Roman Minor fertility goddess. The personification of abundance. She continued in French mythology after the Roman occupation, as a lady who enters houses in the night, bringing prosperity....
Goddess name "Abundantia aka Abundita" Roman Goddess of Agriculture, good fortune, prosperity and abundance. Roman
Goddess name "Abundantia/ Abundita" Roman A goddess of Agriculture & abundance
Goddess name "Acca" Roman A goddess associated with Hercules
Goddess name "Acca Larentia" Etruscan A mythical woman who occurs in the stories in early Roman history. Associated with Hercules she was a goddess of the earth and goddess of Winter Roman / Etruscan
"Acca Laurentia" Roman Or Larentia, a mythical woman who occurs in the stories in early Roman history.
God name "Acestes" Roman A son of the Sicilian river-god Crimisus and of a Trojan woman of the name of Egesta or Segesta
Goddess name "Aclla" Inca / Quechua Goddesses of war and virgins comparable to the Roman Vestal Virgins. Inca / Quechua
Goddess name "Adeona" Roman Goddess of school children Roman
Goddess name "Adeona" Roman Goddess of passage. See ABEONA....
Goddess name "Adeos" Roman A goddess of modesty
God name "Aeacoc" Greek / Roman A chthonic underworld god & 1 of the 3 gods of Hades
God name "Aeacos" Greco - Roman Chthonic underworld god. One of three judges of Hades assessing the souls of the dead entering the underworld (see also MINOS and RHADAMANTHOS). Identified by Plato as the son of ZEUS and Aigina. In the Theogony (Hesiod), Aeacos is also the consort of Psamathe and father of Phocos. Also Aiakos....
Goddess name "Aedos" Roman The goddess or spirit of modesty, reverence and respect. She was a close companion of the goddess Nemesis. Roman
Goddess name "Aegeria" Roman A goddess of prophecy invoked by pregnant women
"Aegeria or Egeria" Roman One of the Camenae. Roman
God name "Aeolus" Roman God of storms and winds. Derived from the Greek storm god AEOLOS, he is the consort of AURORA and the father of six sons, BOREAS the north wind, CORUS the northwest wind, AQUILO the west wind, NOTUS the southwest wind, Eurus the east wind and ZEPHYRUS the south wind....
Spirit name "Aequitas" Roman Minor god. spirit of fair dealing, known particularly from the second century BC....
Goddess name "Aequitas aka Aecetia" Roman Was the goddess of fair trade and honest merchants. Like Abundantia, she is depicted with a cornucopia, representing wealth from commerce. Roman
God name "Aericura" Celtic / Roman An underworld god known only from inscription
God name "Aericura" Roman / Celtic Chthonic underworld god. Known only from inscriptions....
Goddess name "Aericura aka Erecura" Roman / Celtic Herecura, Eracura, was a goddess worshipped in ancient times, often thought to be Celtic in origin, mostly represented with the attributes of Proserpina and associated with the Roman underworld god Dis Pater. Roman / Celtic
God name "Aesculapius" Roman God of healing. Developed from the Greek deity ASKLEPIOS and introduced into Rome in 293 BC as a plague god. Attributes include the caduceus (winged scepter), the symbol of modern Medicine....
God name "Aesculapius/ Asklepios" Greek / Roman A god of healing & of Medicine
Goddess name "Aestas" Roman Goddess of summer usually portrayed nude and adorned with garlands of grain. Roman
Deities name "Aether" Greco - Roman Primordial god of light. A remote cosmic deity, the son of EREBOS (darkness) and NYX (night) who overthrew these archetypal deities of chaos. In Hesiod's Epic Cycle he is also described as the father of OURANOS....
Nymph name "Aetna" Roman A Sicilian nymph, and according to Alcimus, a daughter of Uranus and Gaea, or of Briareus. Simonides said that she had acted as arbitrator between Hephaestus and Demeter respecting the possession of Sicily.
"Afrasiab" Roman A serpent identified by the Scythians with archfiend Ahriman.
Spirit name "Agathos Daimon (good demon)" Greco - Roman God of fortune. Known locally from Alexandria and depicted in the form of a snake. May have originated as an androgynous fertility spirit, but later becomes identified as the consort of Agathe Tyche (see TYCHE). Libations were made regularly to this deity after meals and he was regarded as a friendly household guardian....
Deity name "Aglibol" Roman / Syria / Greek / Palmaryia A lunar deity in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. His name means "Calf of Bel" ("Calf of the Lord"). He is depicted with a Lunar disk decorating his head, and sometimes his shoulders. Roman / Syria / Greek / Palmaryia
Deities name "Agnostos Theos" Greco - Roman The unknown god(s) usually addressed in the plural form. They were the subject of altar inscriptions, particularly in Athens, probably out of concern lest certain less popular deities be neglected or forgotten....
God name "Aguara" Roman Fox god who gave the carob tree to the people Tunpa / Chiriguano
Goddess name "Ah Kin (he of the sun)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Sun god. A deity of ambivalent personality, the young suitor of the moon goddess Acna, also the aged Sun god in the sky. He is feared as the bringer of drought, but also protects mankind from the powers of evil associated with darkness. Said to be carried through the underworld at night on the shoulders of the god Sucunyum. Ah Kin is prayed to at Sunrise and rituals include the burning of incense. He is invoked to cure illness and to bring wives to bachelors. Attributes include a square third eye subtended by a loop, a strong Roman nose, a squint and incisor teeth filed to a T-shape. Also Acan Chob (Lacandon); Chi Chac Chob; Kinich Ahau; God G....
God name "Ahriman" Zoroastrian / Farsi Per sian Chthonic god of darkness. The antagonist of AHURA MAZDA, god of light, and his attendant, MITHRA. The name is a modern derivation of the original Avestan title ANGRU MAINYU. Ahriman is said to have tried to persuade his attendant animals, including the scor pion, ant and snake, to drink the blood of the bull slain by Mithra in the primeval legend of dualistic conflict (see Mithra); if he had succeeded he would have prevented life from forming on earth. In another legend he tried to thwart Ahura Mazda by sending a flood to destroy the world. Also recog nized in Roman Mithraism. Rituals included ani mal sacrifice. Also ARIMANIUS (Roman)....
"Aius Locutius" Gallic Loquens, was a Roman numen associated with the Gallic invasions of the early 4th century. In 390 BC, the Gauls moved in the direction of Rome. According to Roman folklore, a Roman named Caedicius kept hearing a disembodied nocturnal voice at the base of the Palatine hill in the Forum Romanum. The voice warned Caedicius of the oncoming attack and recommended that the walls of Rome be fortified.
Goddess name "Alaisiagae" Roman / Celtic / British Minor goddesses. They are identified at houseteads (Northumberland) in a shrine to Mars Thincsus....
Goddess name "Alaisiagae the" Celtic / British / Roman They are minor goddess
God name "Alaunus" Roman / Celtic / European Local god. Known from areas around Mannheim and Salzburg. The Romans syncretized him with MERCURIUS....
Goddess name "Alemona" Roman A goddess of fetuses
Goddess name "Alemona" Roman Goddess of passage. Concerned with the health of the unborn child....
"Alichino" Roman Wing-drooped. A devil, in The Inferno of Dante.
God name "Alisanos" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local chthonic earth god. Known only from inscription in the region of the Cote d'Or and associated with the land. Also Alisonus, Alisanus....
Goddess name "Alruna-wife" German The Alrunes were the lares or penates of the ancient Romans. An Alruna-wife was the household goddess of a German family. An Alruna-maiden is a household maiden goddess.
God name "Ambisagrus aka Bussumarus" Britain Originally from Gaul, where his Celtic identity was lost during the Roman takeover where he took all the characteristics of the Roman God Jupiter. weather deity who controlled the Rain, wind, hail and fog. Britain
God name "Amor" Roman A god of love
Goddess name "Amor" Roman God of love. Developed from the Greek god Eros. Depicted as a winged youth. According to tradition he awoke the goddess Psyche with a kiss. Attributes include arrows, bow and torch. The popular epithet Cupid was only applied by poets....
Hero name "Ananke" Roman The Protogenos of inevitability, compulsion and necessity and the personification of destiny, unalterable necessity and fate. She was also the mother of Adrasteia and of the Moirae. She was rarely worshipped until the creation of the Orphic mystery religion. In Roman mythology, she was called Necessitas ("necessity"). From Herodotus, The History Book Eight
Goddess name "Ancamna" Roman / Celtic / European water goddess. Known only from inscriptions at Trier....
Goddess name "Anceta" Roman Aka Angizia, Anagtia, Anagtia, Anguitia, Anguitina, Angitia. A healing and snake Goddess who was especially revered by the Marsi, a warlike tribe of people who lived to the east of Rome. Roman
"Andescociuoucus" British Early British equivilent to the Roman Mercury.
Goddess name "Andrasta" Roman / Celtic / British Goddess of war. The patron goddess of the Iceni tribe. The warrior queen Boudicca is reported to have prayed to her before battle and she was the recipient of human sacrifice. Andrasta does not appear in Celtic Gaul, though a deity called Andraste is mentioned by the...
Goddess name "Andraste" Roman war Goddess who was evoked on the eve of the battle to bring favor, and possibly ritual sacrifices were given to her. queen Boadicea of the Iceni offered sacrifieces to Andraste in a sacred grove before fighting the Romans on her many compaigns against them.
God name "Anextiomarus" Roman / British A Celtic epithet of the Sun-god Apollo recorded in a Romano-British inscription from South Shields, England. The form is a variant of Anextlomarus 'Great protector', a Divine style or name attested in a fragmentary Gallo-Roman dedication from Le Mans, France. Anextlomarus is also attested as a Gaulish man's father's name at Langres, and a feminine Divine form, Anextlomara, appears in two other Gallo-Roman dedications from Avenches, Switzerland. Roman / British
God name "Anextiomarus" Roman / Celtic / British Local tribal deity. God of uncertain affinities but linked with APOLLO....
Goddess name "Angerona" Roman Goddess of anguish, secrecy, silence and the Winter solstice. According to one class of passages she is the goddess of anguish and fear, that is, the goddess who not only produces this state of mind, but also relieves men from it. Roman
Goddess name "Angina" Roman Another goddess of health, specifically of sore throats
Goddess name "Angitia" Roman Early goddess of healing & witchcraft
God name "Ani" Etruscan sky god. Identified as residing in the highest heaven and sometimes depicted with two faces, equating possibly with the Roman god JANUS....
Goddess name "Anieros" Phrygian Early earth goddess, who with her daughter Axiocersa, personified the earth in spring and in autumn Roman / Phrygian
Goddess name "Anna Perenna" Roman Protective goddess. Allegedly she saved the plebeians from famine in their conflict with the patricians in ancient Roman mythology. An openair festival dedicated to her was held on March 15 each year in a grove lying to the north of Rome....
Goddess name "Antevorta" Roman Goddess of childbirth, invoked by pregnant women, to avert the dangers of child-birth. Roman
Spirit name "Apate" Greek A daughter of Nyx, the personification of deceit. She was one of the evil spirits in Pandora's box. Her Roman equivalent was Fraus. Greek
"Appiades" Roman Five divinities whose temple stood near the fountains of Appius, in Rome. Their names are Venus, Pallas, Concord, Peace, and Vesta. They were represented on horse-back, like Amazons. Roman
Nymph name "Appias" Roman A nymph of the Appian well, which was situated not far from the temple of Venus Genitrix in the forum of Julius Caesar. It was surrounded by statues of nymphs, who were called Appiades. Roman
God name "Aquib" Roman weather god. God of the west winds....
God name "Aquilo" Roman Aka Boreas, a purple-winged god of the north wind, one of the four wind-gods. He was also the god of Winter, who swept down from the cold northern mountains of Thrake, chilling the air with his icy breath. Roman
Goddess name "Arachne" Roman Minor goddess. Concerned with the craft of weaving....
Goddess name "Arava" Roman A moon goddess
Goddess name "Arduinna" Roman / Celtic Goddess of the Ardennes Forest. Her cult thus originated in the Ardennes, which derived its name from her. She was assimilated to the Roman Diana. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name "Arduinna" Roman / Celtic / European Goddess of Forests and hunting. Known only from inscriptions and figurines in the Ardennes region. Depicted riding on the back of a wild boar and presumed to be a guardian deity of boars. Identified by the Romans with the goddess DIANA....
God name "Areimanios" Roman The Hellenistic form of Ahriman, a god of the Zarathushtrian faith, being a sacred, unspeakable name within Roman Mithraism and this name's etymological correspondence to the Zoroastrian Ahriman.
God name "Arimanius" Roman Chthonic underworld god. See also AREJMANJOS....
God name "Arimanius/ Areimaios" Roman An underworld god
Goddess name "Arnemetia" Roman / British A water goddess known from inscriptions
Goddess name "Arnemetia" Roman / Celtic / British water goddess. A deity known only from inscriptions....
God name "Artaius" Celtic God of sheep and cattle herders from Celtic Gaul. Later, the Romans identified him with Mercury.
Goddess name "Artio of Muri" Roman / Celtic / European Fertility goddess and guardian spirit of bears. Known only from inscriptions and sculptures in the Berne region of Switzerland, she is linked with bears. A bronze depicts her offering fruit to a bear. She seems also to be a goddess of prosperity and harvest. She became syncretized with the...
Goddess name "Astraea" Roman / Greek Goddess of justice, truth, of purity, innocence and modesty. Roman / Greek
Goddess name "Ataecina" Roman / Iberia An underworld goddess
Goddess name "Ataecina" RomanoIberian Local chthonic underworld goddess. Known from inscriptions in the Tagus region, where the Romans identified her with the goddess PROSERPINA....
Goddess name "Atargatis" Asia Minor Ocean Mermaid a Goddess of Creation and Fertility. She was usually depicted with a fish tail; hence her modern identification as the Mermaid Goddess Known to the Romans as Dea Syria. She was worshipped by men performing auto-castration. Asia Minor
God name "Attis" Roman A god of plants
Goddess name "Aurita" Roman A goddess that heals earaches
Goddess name "Aurora" Roman A goddess of warriors & of the dawn
Goddess name "Aurora" Roman Goddess of the dawn. Derived from the...
God name "Averruncus" Roman The god of aversion. He is said to help in avoiding calamity, while also bringing forth good fortune. In other references, Averruncus is known as the god of childbirth. Roman
Goddess name "Aveta" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Goddess of birth and midwifery. Known mainly from clay figurines found at Toulon-sur-Allier, France. The models show the goddess with infants at the breast and apparently she is concerned especially with nursing mothers. The figure is often accompanied by a small lapdog....
God name "BACCHUS" Roman God of wine and intoxication. Bacchus is modeled closely on the Greek god DIONYSOS. In Roman mythology his parents are JUPITER and SEMELE, the daughter of Kadmos, who became deified only after her death by fire on Olympus....
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....
God name "Babes" Roman In Rome, the god who caused infants to utter their first cry.
God name "Bacax" Roman / Africa Cave god known from inscription at Crita. Roman / Africa
God name "Bacax" Roman - North African Local god. A rare example of a named deity from this region, thought to have been worshiped as a cave god. Known from inscription at Cirta [Constantine]....
God name "Bacchus" Greek The youthful, beautiful, but effeminate god of wine. He is also called both by Greeks and Romans Dionysus.
"Bap or Baphomet" French An imaginary idol or symbol, which the Templars were said to employ in their mysterious rites. The word is a corruption of Mahomet. The image of Baphomet was romanticized during the nineteenth century by the German antiquarian Josef von Hammer-Purgstall.
"Barbata" Roman The bearded, a surname of Venus among the Romans.
God name "Belatucadros" Celtic / British war god. According to some authors he is the horned god of the north equating to CERNUNNOS. The Romans syncretized him with the god MARS....
Goddess name "Bellona" Greek The goddess of war among the Romans. It is very probable that originally Bellona was a Sabine divinity whose worship was carried to Rome by the Sabine settlers. Greek
Goddess name "Bellona" Roman Goddess of war and mother goddess Roman the goddess of war among the Romans. It is very probable that originally Bellona was a Sabine divinity whose worship was carried to Rome by the Sabine settlers. She is frequently mentioned by the Roman poets as the companion of Mars, or even as his sister or his wife. Virgil describes her as armed with a bloody scourge. (The Aeneid Book VIII)
Goddess name "Bellona" Roman Mother goddess and goddess of war. She becomes syncretized with the Cappadocian mother goddess MA. The first known temple dedicated to Ma-Bellona by the Romans is dated to 296 BC. Bellona was attended by Asiatic priests who performed frenzied dances and gashed themselves with swords, offering the blood on the goddess's altars. Because of its violent nature, Rome refused officially to recognize the cult until the third century AD....
Goddess name "Bibi the Child-Strangler" Bibi Sometimes affectionately known as "Aunty Bibi," is a Romany witch-goddess. Bibi is an old crone who either wears torn black garments or is entirely naked. Like the Romanian goddess Dschuma, Bibi is disease incarnate, particularly cholera. She is referred to as "the child-strangler" because it is believed that disease often effects children, who are young and weak.
"Bona Dea" Roman A Roman divinity, who is described as the sister, wife, or daughter of Faunus, and was herself called Fauna, Fatua, or Oma, worshipped at Rome from the earliest times as a chaste and prophetic divinity; and her worship was so exclusively confined to women.
Goddess name "Bona Dea/ Fauna" Roman A goddess of fertility, great prophecy, the dispenser of healing herbs & rather prim & chaste
God name "Boreas" Greek / also Roman God of the north wind. He controlled the storm which destroyed the Persian fleet sailing against Athens. Identified with Winter frosts. According to the Theogony (Hesiod), he is the son of EOS and Astraeos and is of Thracian origin: “ . . . when Thracian Boreas huddles the thick clouds.”...
Goddess name "Bormonia" Roman Yet another goddess of healing. Roman
God name "Borvo" Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of healing. Identified with several therapeutic springs and mineral baths....
Goddess name "Brigantia" Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary goddess. The goddess of the Brigantes in the West Riding of Yorkshire. She became identified with CAELESTIS. At Corbridge, Northumberland, there is an altar inscribed to various deities, including Caelestis Brigantia. In a carved stone relief at Birrens, on the Antonine Wall in Scotland, she is depicted with the attributes of MINERVA. She may also bear links with the goddess BRIGIT. She is frequently associated with water and herding....
Goddess name "Britannia" Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary goddess. The genia loci of Britain who first appears on the coinage of Antoninus Pius in the second century AD. She became the symbol of the British Empire after being partly syncretized with the Roman war goddess MINERVA....
Monster name "Bugaboo" Italian A monster, or goblin, introduced into the tales of the old Italian romancers.
Ghost name "Bulla" Roman An amulet worn, by Roman children, intended to ward off ghostly anger.
Goddess name "CERES" Roman Mother goddess. Mother goddess. Ceres is arguably the most recent model of the “great mother” whose predecessors include INANA, IS TAR, ARTEMIS, KYBELE and Demeter on whom she is directly modeled. She is the daughter of KRONOS (Cronus) and RHEA and one of the more important consorts of JUPITER. Ceres was worshiped through the festivals of Thesmophoria and Cerealia in sanctuaries throughout the Greco-Roman empires....
Goddess name "COVENTINA" Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary and water goddess of uncertain affinities. Little is known of Coventina other than that she was a purely local British goddess of some importance. She is best observed from the period of the Roman occupation, at which time she shows a classical influence but is clearly Celtic in origin....
Goddess name "Caelestis" Carthaginian / North Africa moon goddess. The Romanized form of the Punic goddess TANIT. Elsewhere she became syncretized into the cult of APHRODITE-VENUS. Annual games were held in her honor. She was brought to Rome in the form of an abstract block of stone (like that of KYBELE from Pessinus) and became popular there during the early part of the third century AD; in this guise she was known as the “mighty protectress of the Tarpeian hill.”...
"Calpe" Roman Calpe and Abyla. The two pillars of Hercules. According to one account, these two were originally only one mountain, which Hercules tore asunder; but some say he piled up each mountain separately, and poured the sea between them. Roman
"Calva" Roman A surname of Venus at Rome, which is derived by some from the verb calvere, to mock or annoy.
Nymph name "Camenae" Roman Aka Casmenae, Carmenae Carmentis, prophetic nymphs. Two of the Camenae were Antevorta and Postvorta. The third was Carmenta or Carmentis, a prophetic and healing divinity. Roman
Goddess name "Camenae" Roman Goddesses of springs, wells and fountains, or water nymphs of Venus . They were wise, and sometimes gave prophecies of the future. There were four Camenae: Carmenta, Egeria, Antevorta, and Postvorta. Roman
King name "Camilla" Roman Of the Volsci was the daughter of king Metabus and Casmilla. Driven from his throne, Metabus was chased into the wilderness by armed Volsci, his infant daughter in his hands. The river Amasenus blocked his path, and, fearing for the child's welfare, Metabus bound her to a spear. He promised Diana that Camilla would be her servant, a warrior virgin. He then safely threw her to the other side, and swam across to retrieve her. Roman
Goddess name "Campestres" Gaul / Roman The name of a lost goddess of fields
God name "Candamius" Romano - Iberian Astral god. Known from inscriptions and place-names in northern Spain and syncretized with Jupiter....
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman She Roman is a mother goddess responsible for bringing in the child into the light
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman Goddess of childbirth and midwives who guides the child through the birth canal. Roman
Goddess name "Candelifera" Roman Minor goddess of birth. Responsible for bringing the newborn child into the light. Usually associated with LUCINA and CARMENTES....
King name "Capricorn" Roman the centaur archer. Capricornus is the tenth, or, strictly speaking, the eleventh sign of the zodiac. (Dec. 21-Jan. 20.) According to classic mythology, Capricorn was Pan, who, from fear of the great Typhon, changed himself into a goat, and was made by Jupiter one of the signs of the zodiac. Roman
Goddess name "Cardea" Roman A goddess of door hinges
God name "Cariociecus" Roman / Iberia God of war. Also popular in Lusitania. Roman / Iberia
God name "Cariociecus" Romano - Iberian war god. Syncretized with the god MARS....
"Carmen" Roman Generic mame for an oracle or prophecy. Roman
Goddess name "Carmenta" Roman A goddess of childbirth & midwives, prophecy & springs
Goddess name "Carmenta aka Carmentis" Roman Goddess of childbirth, prophecy, charms and spells. Her soothing words ease the pains of women in labour, heal the ills of childhood, foretell the futures of brides and that of their children. Roman
Goddess name "Carmentes" Roman Roman goddess of fate or fortune, one of the Camenae. Also a goddess of childbirth,
Goddess name "Carmentes" Roman Minor goddess of birth. Responsible for bringing the newborn child into the light. Usually associated with LUCINA and CANDELIFERA....
Goddess name "Carna" Roman A Roman goddess who presided over the heart and other organs.
Goddess name "Carna" Roman A nymph who lived where Rome would eventually be. Janus fell in love with her and gave her power over door hinges and handles. As a goddess, she was known as Cardea.
"Carpathian Wizard Proteus" Roman Carpathian Wizard Proteus who lived in the island of Carpathos, between Rhodes and Crete. He was a wizard and prophet, who could transform himself into any shape he pleased. He is represented as carrying a sort of crook in his hand. Carpathos, now called Scarpanto. Roman
Demon name "Carreau" Roman A mercilessness demon and prince of the Powers.
"Catillus" Greek There are two Catilli in Roman legend: Catillus the Arcadian, son of Amphiaraus. Catillus, his son. Catillus the Arcadian and his sons Catillus, Tiburtus and Coras escaped the slaughter at Thebes and arrived at the Aniene Plateau. They drove away the Sicilians who lived there and founded a city named Tibur (now Tivoli) in honour of Tiburtius. Greek
"Cephalus" Greek A Molossian chief, who, together with another chief, Antinous, was driven by the calumnies of Charops to take the side of Perseus, in self-defence, against the Romans. Greek
"Ceres Grove" Roman The story of Erisichthon and the transformations of Erisichthon's daughter. Roman
Ghost name "Chagrin aka Harginn" Romania A mischievous ghost that most often takes the form of a large yellow hedgehog, which always foretells some impending disaster. Romania
Deity name "Chaos" Greco Roman Primordial deity. The amorphous male power who, with the female presence, NYX, personifies the empty space which existed before the formation of the cosmos....
"Charis" Greek The personification of Grace and beauty, which the Roman poets translate by Gratia and we after them by Grace. Homer, without giving her any other name, describes a Charis as the wife of Hephaestus. Greek
Goddess name "Charis" Greek Minor goddess. The consort of HEPHAIS TOS. Later the name becomes more familiar as the GRATIAE or Graces (Aglaia, Euphrosine and Thalea) who then become the Charites in the Roman pantheon....
Monster name "Chichivache" French Chichivache the "sorry cow," a monster that lived only on good women- all skin and bone, because its food was so extremely scarce. The old English romancers invented another monster, which they called Bicorn, as fat as the other was lean; but, luckily, he had for food "good and enduring husbands," of which there is no lack. French
Goddess name "Cinxia" Roman A minor goddess of marriage[ She worries over the attire of the bride]
Goddess name "Cinxia" Roman Minor goddess of marriage. Concerned with the proper dress of the bride....
"Cithara" Greek One of the most ancient stringed instruments, traced back to 1700 B.C. among the Semitic races, in Egypt, Assyria, Asia Minor, Greece and the Roman empire, whence the use of it spread over Europe. Greek
"Clementia" Roman A personification of Clemency, was worshipped as a divinity at Rome, especially in the time of the emperors. Roman
Goddess name "Clementia" Roman Minor goddess. Generally invoked to protect the common man against the emperor's absolute use of power. Under Hadrian the term cdementia temporum (mildness of the times) came into common usage....
Goddess name "Clio" Greek Goddess of history Roman / Greek
Goddess name "Clio" Greek / Roman A goddess of history
Goddess name "Cloacina" Roman Goddess of sewers Roman
God name "Cocidius" Britain A major cult centre of this Hunter god in Britain was at Bewcastle in Cumbria, known in Roman times as Fanum Cocidi or 'The Temple of Cocidius'.
God name "Comus" Greek God of banquets, drunkenness and merriment Roman / Greek
Goddess name "Concordia" Roman The personification of concord. Goddess of harmony, peace and justice. Roman
God name "Condatis" Roman / British God of confluence whose sacred places were wherever two rivers or bodies of water met. Roman / British
"Consevius aka Consivius" Roman The propagator, occurs as the surname of Janus and Ops. Roman
God name "Consus" Roman Some call him the god of secret deliberations, and others the hidden or mysterious god, that is, a god of the lower regions. Roman
God name "Contrebis" Roman / Celtic / British Local god. Identified from an inscription at Lancaster in conjunction with another deity, IALONUS....
Goddess name "Copia" Roman Goddess of prosperity. Roman
God name "Corus" Roman God of the wind. Roman
God name "Corus" Roman God of wind. Specifically the deity responsible for the northwest winds....
Goddess name "Coventina" Celtic One of the most potent of the Celtic river Goddesses. Most likely Roman in origin. She was also the Goddess of featherless flying creatures.
"Cuba" Roman Cunina and Rumina, three Roman genii, who were worshipped as the protectors of infants sleeping in their cradles, and to whom libations of milk were offered.
Goddess name "Cunina" Roman Goddess of infants who are in the cradle. Roman
Goddess name "Cunina" Roman Minor goddess of infants. Responsible for guarding the cradle....
"Cura" Roman The personification of Care. Roman
Goddess name "Cybele" Romanized name Mother goddess. See also KYBELE....
Nymph name "Cymodoce" Roman A sea nymph and companion of Venus. Roman
"Cynthia" Greek / Roman The moon, a surname of Artemis or Diana. The Roman Diana, who represented the moon, was called Cynthia from Mount Cynthus, where she was born. Greek / Roman
God name "Daffodil" Greek / Roman Or "Lent Lily," was once white; but Persephone, daughter of Demeter, delighted to wander about the flowery meadows of Sicily. One spring, throwing herself on the grass, she fell asleep. The god of the Infernal regions, Pluto, fell in love with the beautiful maid, and carried her off for his bride. His touch turned the white flowers to a golden yellow, and some of them fell in Acheron, where they grew luxuriantly; and ever since the flower has been planted on graves. Greek / Roman
King name "Dagonet" Britain In the romance La Mort d' Arthure he is called the fool of king Arthur, and was knighted by the king himself. Britain
"Dardanus" Greek A son of Zeus and Electra, the daughter of Atlas. He was the brother of Jasus, Jasius, Jason, or Jasion, Aetion and Harmonia, and his native place in the various traditions is Arcadia, Crete, Troas, or Italy. Dardanus is the mythical ancestor of the Trojans, and through them of the Romans. It is necessary to distinguish between the earlier Greek legends and the later ones which we meet with in the poetry of Italy. Greek
Goddess name "Decima" Roman Goddess of birth who watches over the pregnancy, one of the Parcae, the personifications of destiny. Roman
God name "Dei Lucrii" Roman Early gods of wealth, profit, commerce and trade. They were later subsumed by Mercury. Roman
God name "Dercetius" Roman God of mountains Roman / Iberia / Hispanic
God name "Dercetius" Romano - Iberian mountain god. Derceto...
Goddess name "Despoena" Greek 1. A goddess of fruit. A daughter of Demeter and Poseidon. Known as Pomona to the Romans 2. The ruling goddess or the mistress, occurs as a surname of several divinities, such as Aphrodite, Demeter and Persephone. Greek
Angel name "Destroying Angel" Roman Another name for the angel of destruction, aka the angel of death.
God name "Deus Munificentissimus" Roman Latin for "The most bountiful God"
God name "Deus ex machina" Roman The intervention of a god, or some unlikely event. Literally, it means "a god let down upon the stage or flying in the air by machinery."
"Deverra" Roman One of the three symbolic beings, Pilumnus, Intercidona, and Deverra, whose influence was sought by the Romans at the birth of a child, as a protection for the mother against the vexations of Sylvanus. Roman
Goddess name "Deverra" Roman Minor goddess of birth. A guardian of newborn children. Symbolized by a broom used to sweep away evil influences....
Goddess name "Diana" Greek / Roman A goddess of childbirth, chastity, virginity, fertility, hunting, the moon & the sky
Goddess name "Diana" Roman moon goddess. Living in the Forests, she is a huntress and protector of animals, also the guardian of virginity. Generally modeled on the Greek goddess ARTEMIS, she had a sanctuary on the Aventine Hill in Rome and, under Roman rule, took over the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus....
God name "Dii Penates" Roman household gods. Roman
God name "Dionysus" Greek The youthful, beautiful, but effeminate god of wine. He is also called both by Greeks and Romans Bacchus, that is, the noisy or riotous god, which was originally a mere epithet or surname of Dionysus, but does not occur till after the time of Herodotus. Greek
"Dis" Roman Contracted from Dives, a name sometimes given to Pluto, and hence also to the lower world. Roman
God name "Dis Pater" Roman A god of war
God name "Dis Pater" Roman Chthonic underworld god. Modeled on the Greek god HADES....
God name "Dis Pater / Dispater" Celtic Dis Pater aka Dispater, was a Roman and Celtic god of the underworld.
Deity name "Disciplina" Roman A minor deity and the personification of discipline. Roman
Goddess name "Disciplina" Roman Minor goddess. Significant in the legions, known particularly from the second century BC....
Goddess name "Discordia" Roman Goddess of strife and Discordian goddess of chaos. Roman