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Goddess name "Alpanu" Etruscan Chthonic underworld goddess. Depicted wearing jewels, a loose cloak and sandals but otherwise naked. Also arguably a goddess of sexual love....
Goddess name "Alpanu aka Alpan" Etruscan Goddess of love and one of the Lasas, and a ruler of the underworld. Possibly equated with the Greek goddess Persephone. In art, she was usually depicted as a nude or semi-nude winged maiden. Etruscan
God name "Alpheus" Greece Alpheus as man. Hunting in the Forests of Greece, Alpheus saw Artemis and desired her. Alpheus as a river (present Alfeios River) and river-god, thus like most river-gods a son of Oceanus and Tethys.
Spirit name "Alpleich or Elfenreigen" Greek The weird spirit-song, the music which some hear before death.
Demon name "Alrinach" Eastern The demon who causes shipwrecks and presides over storms, Rain, hail and earthquakes. Appears in the form and dress of a woman. Eastern mythology
King name "Althaea" Greek A daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius and Eurythemis, and sister of Lecla, Hypermnestra, Iphiclus, Euippus, etc. She was married to Oeneus, king of Calydon, by whom she became the mother of Troxeus, Thyreus, Clymenus, and Meleager, and of two daughters, Gorge and Deianeira. (Apollodorus i) Apollodorus states, that according to some, Meleager was regarded as the fruit of her intercourse with Ares, and that she was mother of Deianeira by Dionysus.
Demon name "Alu" Babylonian The strong one. A Babylonian demon.
God name "Aluelp" Greek An Indian nymph, who was passionately loved by Dionysus, but could not be induced to yield to his wishes, until the god changed himself into a tiger, and thus compelled her by fear to allow him to carry her across the river Sollax, which from this circumstance received the name of Tigris. Greek
Spirit name "Alwantin" Deccan The spirit of a pregnant woman who died in childbirth. Deccan
God name "Am-Heh" Egypt Chthonic underworld god. A minor deity said to inhabit a lake of fire. The so-called “devourer of the millions.” Depicted with the head of a hound....
Goddess name "Ama" Siberia Goddess of the dark and of the underworld. Siberia
Goddess name "Ama No Uzume" Japan The goddess of dawn and revelry in the Shinto. She famously relates to the tale of the missing Sun deity, Amaterasu. Japan
Goddess name "Ama Terasu" Japan The Sun goddess queen of the universe
God name "Ama-Tsu-Mara" Japan / Shinto The god of smiths
Goddess name "Ama-Tsu-Mara" Shinto / Japan God of smiths. Depicted as a one-eyed ithyphallic god comparable to the Greek Cyclopes. He is strongly instrumental in fashioning the “perfect Divine mirror” with which the Sun goddess, AMATERASU, is lured from her cave. Also Ma-Hiko-Tsu-No-Kami....
Deities name "Ama-no-Koyane-no-mikoto" Japan / Shinto Is a kami, a male deity of the Japanese religion of Shinto. He is one of the deities of Kasuga Shrine, Nara, Japan and is considered to be an ancestor of the Fujiwara family. Japan / Shinto
God name "Amaethon" Celtic / Welsh God of Agriculture. A son of DON and brother of GWYDION, he is known from a limited number of Welsh texts and was engaged in a mythical battle against the ARAWN. Associated with ploughing and husbandry. The modern Welsh name for a farmer is amaetbwr....
Deity name "Amaethon / Amathaon" Celtic Amaethon aka Amathaon ‘great ploughman', was a son of Don and an agricultural deity. Celtic
Spirit name "Amagandar" Siberia / Tungus Protective female spirits who protect innocent souls from the curse that belongs anothers. Siberia
Spirit name "Amagandar/ Orokannar" Tungus / Siberia Protective female spirits
"Amaimon" Hebrew One of the chief devils whose dominion is on the north side of the infernal gulf. He might be bound or restrained from doing hurt from the third hour till noon, and from the ninth hour till evening. Hebrew
Spirit name "Amalivaca" Native America A Native American spirit, who had seven daughters. He broke their legs to prevent their running away, and left them to people the Forests.
Nymph name "Amalthea" Greek? A nymph of springs
Goddess name "Amaltheia" Crete The nurse of the infant Zeus after his birth in Crete. The ancients themselves appear to have been as uncertain about the etymology of the name as about the real nature of Amaltheia. Hesychius derives it from the verb to nourish or to enrich, others from firm or hard; and others again from to signify the Divine goat, or the tender goddess. The common derivation is from to milk or suck.
God name "Amanikable" Philippines God of the sea. Philippines
God name "Amano-Iwato" Japanese Means "The cave of the Sun god" of "heavenly rock cave". In Japanese mythology, Susanoo, the Japanese god of the seas, was the one who drove Amaterasu into Ame-no-Iwato. This caused the Sun to hide for a long period of time.
Goddess name "Amat-Asherat" Phonecian Minor Goddess of alchemy and conjuration. Banished by El to the desert, where she raised shinx-like creatures with a lion and a human head to fight Baal. Phonecian
Goddess name "Amaterasu" Japan The Sun goddess, grandmother of Jimmu Tenno, the first ruler of Japan.
Goddess name "Amaterasu" Japan / Shinto Sun Goddess, to unite the gods, she is given the highest respect The Great Ise Shrine in the east coast of Japan is dedicated to her. called Amaterasusume Omikami. Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Amaterasu O-Mi-Kami/ Amaterasu Omikami" Japan / Shinto The Sun goddess
"Amathes" Greek A son of Heracles, from whom the town of Amathus in Cyprus was believed to have derived its name.
"Amathusia" Greek A surname of Aphrodite, which is derived from the town of Amathus in Cyprus.
Angel name "Amatiel" Christian The angel of spring. Christian
God name "Amatsu-Mikaboshi" Japan / Shinto August Star of heaven; also called Ama-no-kagaseo "Brilliant Male" is the god of evil and of the stars, specifically the pole star. Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Amaunet (the hidden one)" Egypt / Upper Fertility goddess. Amaunet seems to have a taken a role as an early consort of AMUN, one of the eight deities of the OGDOAD and representing hidden power. In that context she is depicted anthropomorphically but with the head of a snake. She is shown in reliefs and as the subject of a notable statue from the Record Hall of Tuthmosis III at the Karnak complex of Thebes, where she was recognized as a benign protective deity especially called on at times of royal accession. As a fertility goddess she was largely eclipsed by the goddess MUT. She is sometimes equated with NEITH, the creator goddess of Sais, and her attributes may include the red crown of the Delta....
Supreme god name "Amayicoyondi" Peru Goddess of the sky and the wife of Niparaja, the omnipotent supreme god and creator of heaven and earth. Peru
"Amberella" Baltic Became the Princess of the Seas after being drawn into a whirlpool by the Prince of the Seas. They lived in a fabulous undersea palace of amber. Baltic
Demon name "Ambika" Hindu A feminine personification of Parvati in Hindu mythology who could transform herself into the fearsome Kali and kill demons with a supersonic hum. Hindu
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.
"Amdusias" Greek Aka Amduscias, governs twenty-nine legions. His true form is as a unicorn, but appears as human form when summoned.
Deity name "Ame no Uzume no Mikoto" Japan / Shinto Ame no Uzume no Mikoto, heavenly deity of Divine movement, meditation, marriage and joy. Japan / Shinto
Deity name "Ame-No-Kagase-Wo" Japan / Shinto An astral deity that had to be executed
God name "Ame-No-Kagase-Wo" Shinto / Japan Astral deity. The most important of the star KAMI said to have been executed by the god FUTSU-NUSHI because he would not be pacified during the process of cosmic genesis....
Goddess name "Ame-No-Mi-Kumari-No-Kami" Japan / Shinto Goddess of water, lakes, Rain and rivers. Japan / Shinto
Goddess name "Ame-No-Mi-Kumari-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan water goddess. One of the daughters of MINATO-NO-KAMI, the god of river mouths and estuaries, she is known as the “heavenly water divider” and her cult is linked with that of KuniNo-Mi-Kumari-No-Kami....
Deities name "Ame-No-Minaka-Nushi-No-Kami" Shinto (Exalted Musubi deity), who is later related to the gods of the heaven; Kami-musubi no Kami (Sacred Musubi deity), related to the gods of the earth; and Ame no Minaka-nushi no Kami (Heavenly Centre-Ruling deity). Some Shinto scholars hold that all Shinto deities are manifestations of Ame no Minaka-nushi no Kami.
Goddess name "Ame-No-Taiabata-Hime-No-Mikoto" Shinto / Japan Astral goddess of weavers. One of two star apotheoses who are, according to tradition, deeply in love with each other. Her partner is HIKOBOSHI. Her name is generally abbreviated to Tanabata, the title of a festival in honor of the goddess which became a national event in Japan in AD 755. The festival later became merged with the Tibetan Bon Ullumbana festival of the dead. Also Shokujo....
God name "Ame-No-Tanabata-Hime-No-Mikoto" Japan / Shinto Star god identified with the Pole-star, is believed to guard the land and to prevent disasters, and more particularly to cure eye-diseases. Japan / Shinto
Deity name "Ame-No-Toko-Tachi-No-Kami" Japan heavenly deity, the fifth deity formed, who is interpreted as "Eternal Law, which is formless, but acts upon existing matter." Japan / Shinto
Deities name "Ame-No-Toko-Tachi-No-Kami" Shinto / Japan Primordial being. The fifth of the deities to emerge in the heavens, named in both the sacred texts of Shintoism, the Kojiki and Nihongi, but probably strongly influenced by Chinese religion. Born from a reed floating in the primeval waters. See also UMASHI-ASHI-KABI-HIKO-JI-NO-KAMI....
Goddess name "Ame-No-Uzume" Shinto / Japan Goddess of dancers. She plays a part in enticing the Sun goddess, AMATERASU, from her cave using the perfect Divine mirror....
"Ame-Waka-Hiko" Japan / Shinto heaven prince young, the disloyal son of Ame no Kuni-dama who shot a pheasant with a heavenly deer-bow and heavenly feathered arrows. Taka-mi-musubi no Mikoto took up the arrow and flung it back down to earth. This arrow hit Ame-waka-hiko on the top of his breast and killed him. Japan / Shinto
God name "Ame-Waka-Hiko (heavenly young prince)" Shinto / Japan God. According to tradition he was sent to earth on a vital mission but became preoccupied with a number of mortal women, forgot his purpose and did not report back to heaven. His punishment was to be slain by an arrow fired from the “heavenly true deer bow.”...
Goddess name "Amelenwa" Ghana Goddess of rivers, and justice. Because she is merciless and unforgiving, her followers try to avoid offending her. Ghana
God name "Amen aka Amoun" Egypt Amun, Amon, Ammon. "Hidden God"; "Great Father." Phallic deity sometimes pictured with the head of a ram and other times pictured as a man with a crown with two tall straight plumes. He rules over reproduction, fertility, generation, wind, air, prophecy, Agriculture. Egypt
Goddess name "Ament" Egypt / Libya Aka Amenti, "The Westerner," "hidden goddess." Goddess of the underworld and consort of Amen. She greeted all dead people to the land of the dead with bread and water. If they ate and drank, they could not return to the land of the living. Egypt / Libya
"Amerant" Greek A cruel giant slain by Guy of warwick.
Deity name "America Kokudo Kunitama-no-O-Kami" Shinto Shinto deity of America.
"Amesha" Spentas / Yazatas The seven Divine beings who belong to the retinue of Ahura Mazda. Spentas / Yazatas
God name "Ami Neter" Egypt A singing god who rules over winds and song. Egypt
"Amitabha" Buddhist / India A celestial buddha described in the scriptures of the Mahayana school of Buddhism. According to these scriptures, Amitabha possesses infinite merits resulting from good deeds over countless past lives as a bodhisattva named Dharmakara. Buddhist / India
God name "Amithba" Buddhist / India The boddhisattva of 'infinite light'. Amithba represents the primordial, self-existent Buddha. This god was born from a lotus and ceaselessly stretches out aid to the weak and faltering. Amithba became a popular way of salvation for many Buddhists because he was the archetype of compassion, gentle and easygoing.
Spirit name "Amitolane" Zuni Rainbow spirit. Zuni
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....
Goddess name "Amma" Africa Creator god. He first created the Sun from a clay pot and coils of copper and the moon using a clay pot and brass. Black people were created from Sunlight and white from moonlight. He then proceeded to circumsise the earth goddess, whose clitoris was an anthill and their first offspring was a jackal. She then got pregnant by Rain and produced plants. He then became the father of mankind. Dogon Mali, West Africa
Supreme god name "Amma" Dogon The supreme god
God name "Amma" Dogon / Mali The creator god with a novel story
God name "Amma (1)" Dravidian / Tamil Local tutelary god. Known from southern India....
Goddess name "Amma (2)" Dogon / Mali, West Africa Creator god. He first created the Sun by baking a clay pot until it was white hot and coiling a band of copper around it eight times. He created the moon in similar fashion but used brass. Black people were created from Sunlight and white from moonlight. Later, having circumcised the earth goddess, whose clitoris was an anthill, he impregnated her and produced the first creature, a jackal. Next he fertilized her with Rain to engender plant life and finally became the father of mankind....
Goddess name "Ammavaru" Hindu / India / Dravidian Primordial mother goddess who laid an egg that hatched into the Divine trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Hindu / India / Dravidian
Goddess name "Ammavaru" Hindu - Dravidian Primordial mother goddess. Known locally from east central India and worshiped by the Dravidian tribe of Telugu. She is said to have generated the cosmic egg in the sea of milk from which the major gods BRAHMA, VIS'NU and SIVA were born....
Goddess name "Ammit" Egypt Goddess who ate the hearts of unworthy souls. Egypt
"Ammon" Africa Originally an Aethiopian or Libyan divinity, whose worship subsequently spread all over Egypt, parts of Africa, and many parts of Greece. The real Egyptian name was Amun or Ammun.
God name "Ammon/ Amen" Egypt The god of air, wind, Sun, reincarnation, war
Goddess name "Ammut (devouress of the dead)" Egypt Chthonic underworld goddess. A significant deity who allegedly consumes the dead if their hearts are found weighed down with guilt in the Judgment Hall of the Two Truths during the Weighing of the Heart ceremony. Ammut has a fearsome aspect and sits alongside forty-two juror gods named in the Book of the Dead. Depicted with the head of a crocodile, the trunk and fore-limbs of a lion and the hind part of a hippopotamus.See also THOTH and MAAT....
"Amoghapasa" Buddhist Brings believers hope and tranquility. Amoghapasa has four pairs of arms. One pair is held with palms together in a prayerful attitude. Some are raised, others are held slightly away from the body. The hands may be in symbolic positions called mudra or may hold symbolic articles like a lotus blossom, symbol of compassion; a monk's staff; a whisk representing the brushing away of earthly cares; and the lasso. Buddhist
God name "Amoghapasa" Buddhist God. A variety of AVALOKITESVARA, depicted with one head and six, eight or twenty hands. Attributes: arrow, bell, lotus, noose, prayer wheel, rosary, staff and tiger skin....
Spirit name "Amoghasiddhi" Buddhist Fifth meditation Buddha. He is one of five mystic spiritual counterparts of the human buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism; a product of Adibuddha who represents the branch of the cosmos concerned with consciousness. Buddhist
"Amon" Greek Commands forty legions, can appear in the form of a wolf with a serpent's tail and vomiting flames. In human form, he has the head of an owl and his beak shows canine teeth. He was the supreme diety of the Egyptians, who had blue skin in human form. Amon can tell of the past and the future, and reconcile the differences between friends.
"Among the Yoruba" Africa / Nigeria Aja also refer to a "wild wind";. It's believed that if someone is carried away by aja, and then returns,he becomes a powerful "jujuman". The journey supposedly will have a duration of between seven days to three months, and the person so carried is thought to have gone to the land of the dead or heaven (0run).
God name "Amotken" Salish Creator god of the Salish, a kind, elderly man who lives alone in heaven. He created five women from five hairs from his head and asked them what they wanted to be. Each gave him a different answer: wickedness and cruelty, goodness, mother of the earth, fire, water. Amotken did as they asked and declared that wickedness would rule earth for a time, but goodness would win in the end.
"Amphiaraus" Greek A son of Oicles and Hypermnestra, the daughter of Thestius. On his father's side he was descended from the famous seer Melampus.
King name "Amphictyon" Greek A son of Deucalion and Pyrrha or according to others an autochthon, who after having married Cranae, the daughter of Cranaus, king of Attica, expelled his father-in-law from his kingdom and usurped his throne. He ruled for twelve years, and was then in turn expelled by Erichthomus.
"Amphidamas" Greek A son of Lycurgus and Cleophile, and father of Antimache, who married Eurystheus. (Apollodorus iii) According to Pausanias and Apollonius Rhodius (Argonautica) he was a son of Aleus, and consequently a brother of Lycurgus, Cepheus, and Auge, and took part in the expedition of the Argonauts.
"Amphilochus" Greek A son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, and brother of Alcmaeon. (Apollodorus iii) When his father went against Thebes, Amphiloehus was, according to Pausanias, yet an infant, although ten years afterwards he is mentioned as one of the Epigoni, and according to some traditions assisted his brother in the murder of his mother.
"Amphion" Greek A son of Zeus and Antiope, the daughter of Nycteus of Thebes, and twin-brother of Zethus.
Goddess name "Amphitrite" Greek According to Hesiod (Theogony) and Apollodorus a Nereid, though in other places Apollodorus calls her an Oceanid. She is represented as the wife of Poseidon and the goddess of the sea (the Mediterranean), and she is therefore a kind of female Poseidon.
Goddess name "Amphitrite" Greek Sea goddess. According to Theogony (Hesiod), one of the fifty daughters of NEREUS and DORIS. Considered to calm stormy seas, traveling in a boat made of mussels. She was among those present at the birth of APOLLO....
King name "Amphitryon" Greek Or Amphitruo a son of Alcaeus, king of Troezen, by Hipponome, the daughter of Menoeceus. Pausanias calls his mother Laonome.
Goddess name "Amponyinamoa" Ghana Creator goddess of Ghana. She carries a head and a brass pan.
God name "Amun" Egyptian An Egyptian deity who combined with the Sun god to become Amun-Re, Amun was paramount in the Egyptian pantheon during the height of the pharaonic empire.
God name "Amurru" Akkadian Or Martu are also names given in Akkadian and Sumerian texts to the god of the Amorite / Amurru people, often forming part of personal names. He is sometimes called Ilu Amurru. Sometimes described as a 'shepherd', and as a son of the sky-god Anu.
God name "Amurru" Western Semitic mountain god. A minor consort of ATHIRAT whose attributes include a shepherd's crook and who was probably worshiped by herders. Known mainly from inscriptions. Also MARTU....
King name "Amyclas" Sparta A son of Lacedaemon and Sparta, and father of Hyacinthus by Diomede, the daughter of Lapithus. He was king of Laconia, and was regarded as the founder of the town of Amyclae.
Nymph name "Amycus" Greek A son of Poseidon by Bithynis, or by the Bithyaiian nymph Melia. He was ruler of the country of the Bebryces, and when the Argonauts landed on the coast of his dominions, he challenged the bravest of them to a boxing match.
Goddess name "Amymone" Greek A goddess of springs
"Amymone" Greek One of the daughters of Danaus and Elephantis. When Danaus arrived in Argos, the country, according to the wish of Poseidon, who was indignant at Inachus, was suffering from a drought, and Danaus sent out Amymone to fetch water.
"Amythaon" Greek A son of Cretheus and Tyro and brother of Aeson and Pheres. He dwelt at Pylos in Messenia, and by Idomene became the father of Bias, Melampus, and Aeolia.
God name "An" Sumeria God of the underworld and chief deity Sumeria
Goddess name "An i" Egypt / Upper Guardian deity. Seems to have become assimilated with HORUS and was one of the protectors of the eastern sky in which the Sun rises. According to some texts he is also responsible for the decapitation of the goddess HATHOR in a conflict for the throne of Egypt. Anti is known from Middle kingdom coffin texts (circa 2000 BC). Depicted as a falcon, or a human with a falcon's head, standing on a crescent-shaped barque....
Planet name "Anael" Babylon Aka Hanael or Aniel, an angel in Jewish lore and angelology, and is often included in lists as being one of the seven archangels. Haniel is generally associated with the planet Venus. Babylon
Archangel name "Anael" Christian The prince of the Archangels and one of the seven angels of creation. He is in charge of Fridays, Venus, the moon and human sexuality. Christian
Goddess name "Anahita" Persia A goddess of fertility, semen & of water
Goddess name "Anaitis" Persian / Iran Fertility goddess. Her influence extended through eastern Europe. In pre-Christian Armenia, the center of her cult was at Acilisena where noble families regularly surrendered their daughters to service as cultic prostitutes....
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 "Ananke" Greek Goddess of destiny. Considered to be a universal presence. Depicted holding a spindle....
God name "Ananse" Ashanti Creator of the Sun, stars, day, moon and night who often intercedes between gods and mortals Ashanti
God name "Ananse Ashanti" Africa The creator of the Sun, stars, day, moon & night who often intercedes between gods & mortals
Deities name "Ananta" Hindu / Puranic A snake god & one of the seven snake deities
Deities name "Ananta" Hindu / Puranic The world serpent in Hindu mythology. During the night of Brahma, Vishnu sleeps on coils of prodigious snake, Sesha, also known as Ananta, 'the endless' whose thousand heads rise above the deity like a canopy. This scene and everything in it, the deities' serpentine couch, the water on which the snake lies, are all manifestations of the primeval essence. Hindu / Puranic
Deities name "Ananta" Hindu / Puranic Snake god. One of a group of seven snake deities or MAHANAGAS....
"Anantamukhi (with the face of Ananta)" Buddhist Deification of literature. One of a group of twelve DHARANIS. Color: green. Attributes: staff and water jar with treasure....
Deity name "Anantesa" Hindu / Puranic Minor deity. One of a group of eight emancipated “lords of knowledge” or VIDYESVARAS considered to be aspects of SIVA....
Goddess name "Anapel" Siberia / Koryak Little Grandmother Goddess who presides over birth and reincarnation Koryak
"Anasuya" Hindu That is, the charity, was wife of an ancient Indian rishi (sage) named Atri. In the Ramayana, she appears living with her husband in a small hermitage in the southern periphery of the Forest of Chitrakuta. She was very pious, and always practiced austerities and devotion. Hindu
Goddess name "Anat" Hebrew / Israel The goddess ‘Anat is never mentioned in Hebrew scriptures as a goddess, though her name is apparently preserved in the city names Beth Anath and Anathoth. Anathoth seems to be a plural form of the name, perhaps a shortening of bêt ‘anatôt 'House of the ‘Anats', either a reference to many shrines of the goddess or a plural of intensification. The ancient hero Shamgar son of ‘Anat is mentioned in Judges 3.31;5:6 which raises the idea that this hero may have been imagined as a demi-god, a mortal son of the goddess.
Goddess name "Anat" Phonecian major Goddess of battle, bloodshed, and hunting, renowned for her hot temper and excitability. She killed the God Mot (temporarily) for her brother's sake. Daughter of Baal, sister of Aleyin. She appears as a maiden who rides a lion and carries shield, spear, and axe. Phonecian
Goddess name "Anat" Ugarit A violent war-goddess and the sister of the great Ba‘al known as Hadad. warrior virgin, slayer of snakes, goddess of fertility. Ugarit
Goddess name "Anat / Athene" Greek Anat and Athene In a Cyprian inscription the Greek goddess Athêna Sôteira Nikê is equated with ‘Anat. Anat is also presumably the goddess whom Sanchuniathon calls Athene, a daughter of El, mother unnamed, who with Hermes (that is Anubis) councelled El on the making of a sickle and a spear of iron, presumably to use against his father Uranus. However, in the Baal cycle, that rôle is assigned to Asherah / Elat and Anat is there called the "Virgin."
Goddess name "Anat in Egypt" Egypt Anat first appears in Egypt in the 16th dynasty (the Hyksos period) along with other northwest Semitic deities. She was especially worshipped in her aspect of a war goddess, often paired with the goddess ‘Ashtart. In the Contest Between Horus and Set, these two goddesses appear as daughters of Re and are given in marriage to the god Set, who had been identified with the Semitic god Hadad.
Goddess name "Anat in Mesopotamia" Akkadian In Akkadian the form one would expect ‘Anat to take would be Antu earlier Antum. This would also be the normal femanine form that would be taken by Anu, the Akkadian form of An 'Sky', the Sumerian god of heaven. Antu appears in Akkadian texts mostly as a rather colorless consort of Anu, the mother of Ishtar in the Gilgamesh story, but is also identified with the northwest Semitic goddess ‘Anat of essentially the same name. It is unknown whether this is an equation of two originally separate goddesses whose names happened to fall together or whether ‘Anat's cult spread to Mesopotamia where she came to be worshippped as Anu's spouse because the Mesopotamia form of her name suggested she was a counterpart to Anu.
Goddess name "Anath" Phoenicia The chief W. Semitic goddess of love & war
Goddess name "Anatu" Mesopotamia Goddess of the sky and ruler of the earth. Consort of the sky god Anu. Mesopotamia
Goddess name "Anaulikutsai'x" Bella Coola A river goddess that oversees the salmon's cycle of life
Goddess name "Anaulikutsai'x" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada River goddess. Said to oversee the arrival and departure of the salmon in the rivers. She lives in a cave called Nuskesiu'tsta....
Goddess name "Anaulikutsaix" Pacific Goddess of rivers of ancestral knowledge, spiritual warriors, wisdom, instinct, determination and persistence. Very fond of salmon.
"Anaxibia" Greek 1. A daughter of Bias and wife of Pelias, by whom she became the mother of Acastus, Peisidice, Pelopia, Hippothoe, and Alcestis. (Apollodorus) 2. A daughter of Cratieus, and second wife of Nestor. (Apollodorus) 3. A daughter of Pleisthenes, and sister of Agamemnon, married Strophius and became the mother of Pylades.
God name "Anbay" S Arabia A god of justice & an oracular source
God name "Anbay" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian Local tutelary god. Regarded as a god of justice and an oracular source attending the moon god AMM....
God name "Anbay and Haukim" Arabic God of justice and an oracular source Arabic
God name "Ancaeus" Greek 1. A son of the Arjadian Lycurgus and Creophile or Eurynome, and father of Agapenor. He was one of the Argonauts and partook in the Calydonian hunt in which he was killed by the boar. (Apollodorus i. 9.) 2. A son of Poseidon and Astypalaea or Alta, king of the Leleges in Samos, and husband of Samia, the daughter of the river-god Maeander, by whom he became the father of Perilaus, Enodos, Samos, Alitherses, and Parthenope.
Goddess name "Ancasta" Britain / British A Goddess who survives only in her name through an inscription on a stone in Hampshire. It is a possibility she is related to Andraste. Britain
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
"Anchises" Greek A son of Capys and Themis, the daughter of Ilus. His descent is traced by Aeneas, his son, from Zeus himself. (Apollodorus iii) Hyginus makes him a son of Assaracus and grandson of Capys.
Goddess name "Andarta" Celtic / Gallic Fertility goddess (probable). Patron goddess of the Vocontii tribe. Her name seems to have derived either from artos (bear) or ar (ploughed land).See also ANDRASTA....
Demon name "Andhaka" Hindu Son of Kasyapa and Diti, a demon with a thousand arms and heads, two thousand eyes and feet. Though he walked like a blind man he could see very well. Hindu
Goddess name "Andjety" Egypt / Lower Chthonic underworld god. Minor deity in anthropomorphic form known from the Pyramid Texts. Identified with the ninth nome (district). Responsible for rebirth in the afterlife and regarded as a consort of several fertility goddesses. He was revered at Busiris where he clearly heralded the cult of Osiris. Attributes: high conical crown (similar to the atef crown of Osiris) decorated with two tall plumes, crook and flail. In early Pyramid Texts, the feathers are replaced by a bicornuate uterus.See also Osiris....
King name "Andraemon" Greek The husband of Gorge, the daughter of the Calydonian king Oeneus, and father of Thoas. When Diomedes delivered Oeneus, who had been imprisoned by the sons of Agrius, he gave the kingdom to Andraemon, since Oeneus was already too old.
Angel name "Andras" Greek A Great Marquis of Hell who commands thirty legions, has the body of an angel and the head of an owl. He rides a black wolf and carries a saber. He can give advice on how to kill, and he can escalate quarrels and discord.
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.
"Andriaahoabu" Madagascar High Lady who descends to earth on a silver chain Madagascar
Goddess name "Andriam" Indonesian Primeval goddess springing from, or living in, a rock Indonesian
"Andriambahomanana" Madagascar Andriambahomanana - In Madagascan mythology the first man. He dies to become a banana, which soon puts forth shoots anew.
"Androgeus" Greek A son of Minos and Pasiphae, or Crete, who is said to have conquered all his opponents in the games of the Panathenaea at Athens. Greek
King name "Andromache" Greek A daughter of Eetion, king of the Cilician Thebae, and one of the noblest and most amiable female characters in the Iliad. Her father and her seven brothers were slain by Achilles at the taking of Thebae, and her mother, who had purchased her freedom by a large ransom, was killed by Artemis. Greek
God name "Andromeda" Greek The daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia. Mother thought she and daughter were more beautiful than any of Poseidon's many nymphs, and she taunted the God of the Seas until he just couldn't take it any longer. Poseidon punished the vain mother by chaining her daughter naked to a rock, to be sacrificed to a dreadful sea monster. Greek
Spirit name "Andvarenaut" Norse The fatal ring given Andvare (the wary spirit). Norse
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
"Anfial" Christian One of the game wardens of the celestial safari park. Christian
Spirit name "Angatch" Madagascar An evil spirit. Madagascar
"Angel of Darkness" Christian Often said to be Satan or the fallen Lucifer. Christian
God name "Angel of Death" Pan-religions The appointed servant of God, with the task of bringing an end, at the appointed time, to the lives of humans. Pan-cultural. Pan-religions
Angel name "Angels" Greek Geniel, Enediel, Anixiel, Azariel, Gabriel, Dirachiel, Scheliel, Amnediel, Barbiel, Ardefiel, Neciel, Abdizuel, Jazeriel, Ergediel, Atliel, Azeruel, Adriel, Egibiel, Amutiel, Kyriel, Bethnael, Geliel, Requiel, Abrinael, Agiel, Tagriel, Atheniel, Amnixiel - angels of the Mansions of the moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Angels Of Prayer" Christian Seven angels who convey the prayers of the saints to God. Akatriel, Gabriel, Metatron, Raphael, Sandalphon, Sizouse and Michael. Christian
Angel name "Angels of Vengeance" Greek Twelve angels among the first formed at Creation, although according to official Catholic doctrine, all angels were formed simultaneously. Only five are mentioned by name: Saten'el, Michael, Uriel, Rappheal and Nathan'el.
"Angelus" Greek A surname of Artemis, according to some accounts the original name of Hecate.
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
God name "Angeyja" Norse One of Heimdal's nine mothers. The Elder Edda says in the Lay of Hyndla : Nine giant maids gave birth to the gracious god, at the world's margin. These are: Gjalp, Greip, Eistla, Angeyja, Ulfrun, Eyrgjafa, Imd, Atla, and Jarnsaxa. Norse.
"Angiaks" Eskimo A child of the living dead in Eskimo lore. These are created during harsh times when an unwanted baby is taken out into the snow by a tribe's elders to die of exposure.
Goddess name "Angina" Roman Another goddess of health, specifically of sore throats
"Angitia" Greek Taught the people remedies against the poison of serpents, and had derived her name from being able to kill serpents by her incantations. Greek
"Angoulaffre" French Angoulaffre of the Broken Teeth. His face measured 3 feet across; his nose was 9 inches long; his arms and legs were each 6 feet; his fingers 6 inches and 2 lines; his enormous mouth was armed with sharp pointed yellow tusks. He was descended from Goliath. French
Spirit name "Angpetu Wi" Dakota The Sun spirit. Dakota
God name "Angru Mainyu (evil spirit)" Persian / Iran Chthonic underworld god of darkness. The original Zoroastrian name of the chief antagonist of AHURA MAZDA.See also AHRIMAN....
"Angurvadel" Norse Frithiof's sword, inscribed with Runic letters, which blazed in time of war, but gleamed with a dim light in time of peace. Norse
God name "Angus" Gaelic A Gaelic god of amorous dalliance. A son of Dugda, his harp was so sweet that whoever heard must follow; his kisses became invisible love-whispering birds.
"Angus Mac Og" De Aka Angus of the Brugh, Oengus of the Bruig, Angus Mac Oc, Aengus MacOg.One of the Tuatha De Danaan who had a golden harp that could create incredibly sweet music. He had a brugh (fairy palace) on the banks of the Boyne.
"Anguta" Inuit Gatherer of the dead. Anguta carries the dead down to the underworld, where they must sleep with him for a year. Inuit
Spirit name "Angwusnasomtaka" Hopi A kachina, a spirit represented by a masked doll (also called a kachina). She is a wuya, one of the chief kachinas and is considered the mother of all the hú and all the kachinas. She led the initiation rites for new children, whipping them with yucca whips. Hopi
God name "Anhur" Egypt Aka Anher, Anhert. Official God of the nome Abt and its capital. Rules over war, Sun and the sky. Egypt.
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....
Angel name "Aniel" Greek An angelic guard who tries to stop the West wind escaping through the gates.
Goddess name "Anieros" Phrygian Early earth goddess, who with her daughter Axiocersa, personified the earth in spring and in autumn Roman / Phrygian
Goddess name "Aniger" Greek A minor goddess of squashed animals. Witnessed by thinking "Oh God, what was that I hit?". Mentioned in Hogfather.
Demon name "Aningan" Inuit The moon, brother to the Sun whom moon chases across the sky. Aningan has a great igloo in the sky where he rests. Irdlirvirissong, his demon cousin, lives there as well. The moon is a great hunter, and his sledge is always piled high with seal skins and meat. Inuit
Deities name "Anito" Luzon The souls of the ancestors worshiped as household deities. Irayas, Catalangans. Luzon
Angel name "Anitor" Eastern By the virtue of these most holy angelic Names do I clothe myself, O Lord, in my Sabbath garments, that so I may fulfil, even unto their term, all things which I desire to effect through Thee, Most Holy ADONAY, Whose kingdom and rule endure for ever and ever. Amen. From the Key of Solomon
Spirit name "Anjea" Australia Fertility spirit. People's souls reside within her in between their incarnations. Australia
Spirit name "Anjea" Australasia Animistic fertility spirit. Known to tribesmen on the Pennefather River, queensland, Australia and believed to place mud babies in the wombs of pregnant women. The grandmother of a newly born infant buried the afterbirth, which was collected by Anjea and kept in a hollow tree or some such sanctuary until the time came to instill it into another child in the womb....
Goddess name "Ankalamman" Hindu / Dravidian Guardian goddess who wards off demons. Sister of Draupadi. Hindu / Dravidian
Goddess name "Ankalamman" Hindu - Dravidian / Tamil Guardian goddess. Known particularly in southern India where she wards off demons. Alternatively she is an aspect of KALI....
God name "Anm (1)" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Creator god. Consort of ANTU(m). Derived from the older Sumerian god AN. Anu features strongly in the akitu festival in Babylon, Uruk and other cities until the Hellenic period and possibly as late as 200 BC. Some of his later pre-eminence may be attributable to identification with the Greek god of heaven, ZEUS, and with OURANOS....
Goddess name "Anna Kmari" Indian Local vegetation goddess. Worshiped by the Oraon tribe of Chota Nagpur. The recipient of human sacrifice in the spring months, she was believed to endow riches on the sacrificer and to ensure plentiful harvest while living in his house in the form of a child....
Goddess name "Anna Kuari" India / Oraon Local vegetation goddess who can give good crops and make a man rich, but to induce her to do so it is necessary to offer human sacrifices. India / Oraon
Goddess name "Anna Perenna" Etruscan A goddess of reproduction, wanton love, & of spring
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 "Annallja Tu Bari" Sudan Goddess of sexual desire. Sudan
God name "Annammr i" Hindu / Puranic Form of the god V IS'NU. The patron deity of kitchens and food. A shrine at Srirangam in southern India contains two-armed bronze images of the god. Attributes: a ball of rice in one hand, and in the other a container of payasa (sweetened milk and rice)....
"Annis . Black Anna, Black Anny, Black Agnes, Cat Anna" Britain / Celtic Annis aka Black Anna, Black Anny, Black Agnes, Cat Anna, Leicester witch with very sharp nails who wore a skirt made from the skins of her human prey. Britain / Celtic
"Annwn" Celtic The British Hades, represented as a sea-girdled, revolving fortress. Celtic
"Anog Ite" Lakota Double-Face Woman. Caught while attempting to replace Hanwi by seducing Wi, She is condemned to bear two faces, one beuatiful and the other hideous. Lakota
Goddess name "Anoia" Wintersmith / comic fantasy The minor goddess of Things That Stick in Drawers. She eats corkscrews and is responsible for Things Down The Backs of Sofas. Appears in Wintersmith
Spirit name "Anp" Lakota spirit of light, especially the reddish Sunlight of dawn. Lakota
God name "Anpao" Celtic The god of death. Son of Mider and Fuamnach. Celtic
"Anqa" Turkish A fabulous bird of enormous size which inhabits the Caucasus range. Turkish
Goddess name "Anqet" Egypt / Libya Aka Anuket, Anukis, "The Clasper." water Goddess of the Nile Cataracts. Her symbal was the cowrie shell. Pictured as a woman donning a tall plumed crown. Also has been depicted as having four arms. Rules Over: Producer and giver of life, water. Egypt / Libya
Deity name "Ansa" Hindu / Puranic A solar deity and one of the Adityas.Hindu / Puranic
God name "Ansa" Hindu / Puranic Minor Sun god. One of six...