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NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "Corchen" Ireland / Manx Ancient snake Goddess of which very little is known. Ireland / Manx
Goddess name "Cordaca" Greek A surname of Artemis in Elis, derived from an indecent dance which the companions of Pelops are said to have performed in honour of the goddess after a victory which they had won.
"Core" Greece Of Corinth, mentioned among the mythic stories of the invention of sculpture. Greece
King name "Coronis" Greek 1. A daughter of Phlegyas and mother of Asclepius. 2. A daughter of Phoroneus, king of Phocis; she was metamorphosed by Athena into a crow, for when she was pursued by Poseidon, she implored the protection of Athena. Greek
King name "Coronus" Greek 1. A son of Apollo by Chrysorthe, father of Corax and Lamedon, and king of Sicyon. 2. A son of Thersander, grandson of Sisyphus, and founder of Coroneia. 3. A son of Caeneus, was a prince of the Lapithae, and father of Leonteus and Lyside. He was slain by Heracles. (Apollodorus. ii) 4. The father of the Argonaut Caeneus. (Apollodorus i. Argonautica) Greek
"Corpse Bird" Whales derwyn corph the phantom of a bird that sits on a windowsill and taps on the glass when someone is about to die. Whales
Goddess name "Corra" Scotland Goddess of prophecy and who regularly appeared in the form of a crane. Scotland
God name "Corus" Roman God of wind. Specifically the deity responsible for the northwest winds....
"Corybantes aka Kurbantes" s Corybants, were Rhea's enthusiastic priests, who with drums, cymbals, horns, and in full armour, performed their orgiastic dances in the Forests and on the mountains of Phrygia.
God name "Corydus" Greek A surname of Apollo, under which the god had a temple eighty stadia from Corone, on the sea-coast. Greek
Goddess name "Coryphaea" Greek The goddess who inhabits the summit of the mountain, a surname of Artemis. Greek
"Coryphasia" Greek A surname of Athena, derived from the promontory of Coryphasion, on which she had a sanctuary. Greek
"Corythallia" Greek A surname of Artemis at Sparta, at whose festival of the Tithenidia the Spartan boys were carried into her sanctuary. Greek
King name "Corythus" Greek 1. An Italian hero, a son of Jupiter, and husband of Electra, the daughter of Atlas, by whom he became the father of Jasius and Dardanus. He is described as king of Tuscia, and as the founder of Corythus. 2. A son of Paris and Oenone. He loved Helena and was beloved by her, and was therefore killed by his own father. Greek
Planet name "Cosmiel" Kircher The creator of the world. He gave Theodidactus a boat of asbestos, in which he sailed to the Sun and planets. Kircher
Goddess name "Coti" Africa Goddess of the oceans, of sea-life and of deep mysteries. Africa
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.
God name "Coventina" Scotland One of the most potent of the Celtic river gods
"Cowalker" Scotland An apparition that is identical to the living person, which shows itself shortly before the persons death or at his or her funeral. Scotland
Goddess name "Coyolxauhqui" Aztec She with the bells on her cheeks. Goddess of the moon. Aztec
Goddess name "Coyolxauhqui (golden bells)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Astral goddess. A deification and incarnation (avatara) of the moon. According to tradition she is the half-sister of the Sun god HUITZILOPOCHTLI. The god sprang, fully armed, from his decapitated mother, COATLICUE, and engaged all his enemies who, by inference, are the 400 astral gods, his half-brothers. He slew his sister and hurled her from the top of a mountain. Alternative tradition suggests his sister was an ally whom he was unable to save, so he decapitated her and threw her head into the sky, where she became the moon. She was represented in the Great Temple at Tenochtitlan, where she was depicted in front of successive Huitzilopochtli pyramids. She is also a hearth deity within the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
"Cranaea" Greek A surname of Artemis, derived from a temple on a hill near Elateia. Greek
"Cratos" Greek The personification of strength, described as a son of Uranus and Ge. Greek
God name "Cratos" Greek God of strength. See KRATOS....
Goddess name "Cred aka Creide" Ireland / Scotland Fairy queen Goddess who is associated with Dana's mountains, the Paps of Anu. She vowed never to sleep until she found a man who could create for her the most majestic poem ever penned. Ireland / Scotland
God name "Credne" Ireland God of metallurgy and smithing who worked in bronze. Ireland
God name "Credne aka Creidhne" Ireland A son of Brigid and Tuireann and the artificer of the Tuatha De Danann, working in bronze, brass and gold. He and his brothers Goibniu and Luchtaine were known as the Tri Dee Dana, the three gods of art, who forged the weapons which the Tuatha De used to battle the Fomorians. Ireland
King name "Creiddylad" Welsh Originally betrothed to Gwythr ap Greidawl, she is abducted by Gwyn ap Nudd, causing the two rivals to go to war over her. In the early Arthurian tale Culhwch and Olwen, king Arthur settles the feud by arranging for the two to battle every May Day until Doomsday. Welsh
Goddess name "Creiddylad / Creudylad/ Cordelia" Wales A goddess of summer flowers & the sea
Goddess name "Creiddylad aka Creudylad" Wales Cordelia. Connected with Beltane and often called the May queen. Goddess of summer flowers. Wales
King name "Creon" Greek A mythical king of Corinth, a son of Lycaethus. Greek
"Cretheus" Greek A son of Aeolus and Enarete, was married to Tyro, the daughter of Salmoneus, by whom he became the father of Aeson, Pheres, Amythaon, and Hippolyte. He is called the founder of the town of lolcus. Greek
King name "Creusa" Greek 1. A daughter of Oceanus and Ge. She was a Naid, and became by Peneius the mother of Hypseus, king of the Lapithae, and of Stilbe. 2. A daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea, was married to Xuthus, by whom she became the mother of Achaeus and Ion. Greek
"Crimisus" Greek A son of Oceanus and Tethys. According to Virgil's Aeneid* (5.38) and Hyginus' Fabulae (273), Crinisus was the father of Acestes by Segesta (Egesta). Greek
"Crius" Greek Or Creius, a son of Uranus and Gaia, and one of the Titans, who was the father of Astraeus, Pallas, and Perses. (The Theogony of Hesiod) Greek
God name "Crnobog" Slavic God of death. Slavic
God name "Crnobog/ Crnoglav" Slavic A black god of death
God name "Cromm Cruaich" Ireland Ancient deity, a harvest, death and sacrificial God. It is thought human sacrifices were once made to him at Samhain. Ireland
"Cromus" Greek A son of Poseidon, from whom Cromyon in the territory of Corinth was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Goddess name "Crone" Ireland Third aspect of the Triple goddess. She signifies old age or death, Winter, the end of all things, the waning moon, post-mentrual phases of women's lives. Ireland
"Cronides or Cronion" Greek A patronymic from Cronus, and very commonly given to Zeus, the son of Cronus. Greek
Nymph name "Cronius" Greek The name of two mythical personages, the one a son of Zeus by the nymph Himalia, and the other a suitor of Hippodameia, who was killed by Oenomaus.
God name "Cronos" Celtic Minor harvest & Sun god with Greek roots
"Cronus" Greek A son of Uranus and Ge, and the youngest among the Titans. He was married to Rhea, by whom he became the father of Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus. Cheiron is also called a son of Cronus. Greek
"Ctesius" Greek The protector of property, occurs as a surname of Zeus at Phlyus, and of Hermes. Greek
Goddess name "Cu Chulain / Sentanta/ Cuchulainn/ The Watchdog of" Chulain A goddess of eight & white
"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.
God name "Cum Hau" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic god of death. One of several names for a death god listed in the codices....
Goddess name "Cunda" Buddhist / eastern Bengal / Tibet Goddess. An emanation of Vajrasattva or Vairocana. A female BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Also seen separately as a deification of literature, one of a group of twelve DHARANIS. She may stand upon a man. Color: white or green. Very large variety of attributes. Also Aryacunda....
"Cunnembeille" Australia wife of Biame. She lives in the heavens with him and his other wife, Birrahgnooloo. Australia
"Curitis" Sabine A surname of Juno, which is usually derived from the Sabine word curis, a lance or spear.
Spirit name "Cururipur" S American spirit of the jungle that brings destruction to tortoise hunters. South American
Hero name "Cyamites" Greek The hero of beans, a mysterious being, who had a small sanctuary on the road from Athens to Eleusis. Greek
Nymph name "Cyane" Greek A Sicilian nymph and playmate of Proserpina, who was changed through grief at the loss of Proserpina into a well. Greek
"Cyanippus a" Greek Cyanippus a son of Aegialeus and prince of Argos. Apollodorus calls him a brother of Aegialeus and a son of Adrastus. Greek
Goddess name "Cybele" Romanized name Mother goddess. See also KYBELE....
King name "Cychreus or Cenchereus" Greek A son of Poseidon and Salamis, became king of the island of Salamis, which was called after him Cychreia, and which he delivered from a dragon. Greek
Cyclop name "Cyclopes" Greek Cyclopes According to the ancient cosmogonies, the Cyclopes were the sons of Uranus and Ge; they belonged to the Titans, and were three in number, whose names were Arges, Steropes, and Brontes, and each of them had only one eye on his forehead. Together with the other Titans, they were cast by their father into Tartarus, but, instigated by their mother, they assisted Cronus in usurping the government.
"Cycnus" Greek A son of Apollo by Thyria or Hyria, the daughter of Amphinomus. He was a handsome hunter, living in the district between Pleuron and Calydon, and although beloved by many, repulsed all his lovers. Greek
"Cyhiraeth" Welsh A disembodied moaning voice that sounds before a person's death. Welsh
Goddess name "Cymidei Cymeinfoll" Welsh Cymidei Cymeinfoll (big belly of battle), was a goddess of the Mabinogi. Cymidei gave birth to one fully-formed and armed warrior every six weeks. Welsh
King name "Cymochles" British A man of prodigious might, brother of Pyrochles, son of Malice (Acrates) and Despite, and husband of Acrasia, the enchantress. He sets out to encounter Sir Guyen, but is ferried over the idle lake by Wantonness (Ph?'dria), and forgets himself; he is slain by king Arthur. British
Nymph name "Cymodoce" Roman A sea nymph and companion of Venus. Roman
King name "Cynortes" Greek Or Cynortas, a son of Amyclas by Diomede, and brother of Hyacinthus. After the death of his brother Argalus, he became king of Sparta and father of Oebalus or of Perieres. His tomb was shown at Sparta not far from the Scias. Greek
Nymph name "Cynosura" Greek An Idaean nymph and one of the nurses of Zeus, who placed her among the stars. Greek
"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
"Cyparissus" Greek A youth of Cea, a son of Telephus, was beloved by Apollo and Zephyrus or Silvanus. When he had inadvertently killed his favourite stag, he was seized with immoderate grief, and metamorphosed into a cypress. Greek
Goddess name "Cythereia" Greek Or Cythera, Cytherias, different forms of a surname of Aphrodite, derived from the town of Cythera in Crete, or from the island of Cythera, where the goddess was said to have first landed, and where she had a celebrated temple. Greek
Nymph name "Cytus" Greek A son of Zeus by the Rhodian nymph Himalia. Brother to Cronius, and Spartaeus.
God name "DARARIA" Hindu / India Jjustice. The god of law who originates as a creator god and one of the sons of Brahma, but almost certainly derives from the dharmas or archetypal patterns of society identified in the Rg Veda. According to tradition he is the consort of thirteen daughters of DAKSA and the father of Yudhisthra. Also regarded as a minor avatara of VISNU, appearing as a bull standing for the redemption of souls....
God name "DMu-bDub Kam-Po Sa-Zen" Tibet / Bon a sky god & the head of the ancient pantheon
"Da" Dahomey The Rainbow serpent, "the symbol of flowing, sinuous movement" is of a dual nature, male and female. The Fon, Dahomey
"Daath" Hebrew Sephirah on the Tree of Life, the Child of Wisdom and Understanding
Goddess name "Dabaiba" Panama Mother of Creation and a goddess of thunder and lightning and in whose honour slaves were burnt to death.. Panama
God name "Dabog" Balkans / S Russia Before Christians he was a Sun god, alas, now he's reduced to a diabolic personality
God name "Dabog" Slav / Balkans / southern Russia Sun god. References found in inscriptions from Kiev. After Christianization he was reduced to a diabolic personality....
God name "Dabog aka Dazhbog" Balkans Dazhdbog, Dajbog, Dachbog, one of major gods of Slavic mythology, most likely a solar deity and possibly a culture hero. Balkans
King name "Dactyloi" Greek Ancient smiths and healing magicians. In some myths, they are in Hephaestus' employ, and they taught metalworking, mathematics, and the alphabet to humans. Greek
King name "Dactyls" Greek The Dactyls of mount Ida in Phrygia, fabulous beings to whom the discovery of iron and the art of working it by means of fire was ascribed. Their name Dactyls, that is, Fingers, is accounted for in various ways; by their number being five or ten, or by the fact of their serving Rhea just as the fingers serve the hand, or by the story of their having lived at the foot of mount Ida. Greek
God name "Dadimunda" Sri Lanka Treasurer of the god Upulvan and protector of Buddhism. Sri Lanka
God name "Dadimunda" Singhalese Buddhist / Sri Lanka Tutelary god. An attendant on the god UPULVAN to whom he acted as treasurer. The guardian of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. His sacred animal is an elephant. Also Devata bandara....
"Daedalos" Crete A Greek who formed the Cretan labyrinth, and made for himself wings, by means of which he flew from Crete across the Archipelago. He is said to have invented the saw, the axe and the gimlet.
"Daeira" Greek the knowing, a divinity connected with the Eleusinian mysteries. A daughter of Oceanus, and became by Hermes the mother of Eleusis but others called her a sister of Styx. Greek
"Daemones" Greek family of elementals who inhabit fields, Forests, mountains, oceans, streams, lakes, valleys, desert, some towns and they are immortal Greek
Goddess name "Daena" Persia Goddess of insight and revelation who meets the souls of the dead. Persia
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
Supreme god name "Dagan" Kafir / Afghanistan A local supreme god that it bears no relation to be Semitic god Dagan
God name "Dagan (1)" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian Grain and fertility god. Generally linked with ANU in giving status to cities e.g. the dedications by the ninth-century BC Assyrian king Assur-nasir-apli at Kalakh. Cult centers existed at Tuttul and Terqa....
Supreme god name "Dagan (2)" Western Semitic / Canaanite / Phoenician Grain and fertility god. The father of BAAL in Ugaritic creation epics. A major sanctuary was built in his honor at Mari [Syria] and he was recognized in parts of Mesopotamia where he acquired the consort Salas. Worshiped mainly at Gaza and As”dod, but also the supreme god of the Philistines. Known in biblical references as Dagon (Judges 16.23). Mentioned in the apocryphal Book of Maccabees. The cult is thought to have continued until circa 150 BC. Israelite misinterpretation of the Ugaritic root Dagan led to the assumption that he was a fish god, therefore attributes include a fish tail....
Supreme god name "Dagan (3)" Kafir / Afghanistan Local supreme god. This god bears no relation to the Semitic god Dagan, but is known by several synonyms including Dagon, Doghan and Deogan. He has been identified in several villages in the south of the Kafir region [southern Nuristan]. “Dagan” may be less a proper name than a title of respect....
God name "Dagon" Hebrew A god of the Philistines whose worshippers made golden hemorrhoids as a trespass offering for stealing the ark of God.
God name "Dagon" Semitic / Mesopotamia A god of grain and Agriculture. Semitic / Mesopotamia
God name "Dagr" Norse The god of the daytime, a son of Delling (god of twilight) and Nott. Dagr, the Bright and the Fair, drove across the sky in a chariot every day, pulled by a horse named skinfaxi. Norse
"Dahak" Persia The Satan of Persia. According to Persian mythology, the ages of the world are divided into periods of 1,000 years. When the cycle of "chiliasms" (1,000-year periods) is complete, the reign of Ormuzd will begin, and men will be all good and all happy; but this event will be preceded by the loosing of Dahak, who will break his chain and fall upon the world, and bring on man the most dreadful calamities. Two prophets will appear to cheer the oppressed, and announce the advent of Ormuzd.
"Dahu" Scotland A folkloric creature well known in France and Switzerland also known as a Haggis in Northern England and Scotland.
"Daiboth" Japanese A Japanese idol of colossal size. Each of her hands is full of hands.
God name "Daikokr" Shinto / Japan God of luck. One of seven gods of fortune in Shintoism and often linked with the god EBISU. Originally a god of kitchens, he became a deity concerned with happiness. He is depicted as a fat, well-to-do figure seated on two rice bales and carrying a sack on his back. He also holds a hammer in his right hand. In depictions there is often a mouse nibbling at one of the rice bales. Small gold icons of the god may be carried as talismans of wealth. According to tradition, when Daikoku's hammer is shaken, money falls out in great profusion. In western Japan he is also syncretized with the god of rice paddies, TA-NO-KAMI, and thus becomes the god of Agriculture and farmers. He may have developed from the Buddhist god MAHAKALA....
God name "Daikoku" Japan God of wealth and happiness and one of the Seven Gods of Fortune. The god invoked specially by the artisans of Japan. He sits on a ball of rice, holding a hammer in his hand, with which he beats a sack; and every time he does so the sack becomes full of silver, rice, cloth, and other useful articles. Japan
"Daiomon" Greek Good or malevolent supernatural beings. Greek
King name "Daji" China A concubine that was possessed by a fox who was sent to mess up the state affairs of the Shang Dynasty as a punishment for the evil thought of king Zhou. China
Spirit name "Dakini" Buddhist A female being, generally of volatile temperament, who acts as a muse for spiritual practice. Buddhist
God name "Daksa" Hindu God of the Sun and master of the works of unerring right discernment. Hindu
God name "Daksa (skilled and able)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Sun god. The son of BRAHMA and ADITI, he is an ADITYA and demiurge. His consort is PRASUTI, and he is said to have had up to sixty daughters. He appears in conflict with his son-in-law SIVA as the main offender against Siva's consort SATI (accounted as one of his daughters), who was so insulted by Daksa that she committed suicide by jumping into a ritual fire. Siva took revenge by decapitating Daksa but later, after intercession from other gods, Brahma brought him back to life, giving him the substitute head of a sacrificial goat. Attribute: head of a goat. Also PRAJAPATI....
Goddess name "Dala Kadavara" Singhalese Elephant goddess who brings diseases and misfortune. Singhalese
Deity name "Dalai-Lama" Tibet Chief of the two Tartar priests and a sort of incarnate deity. The other lama is called the "Tesho-lama." Tibet
"Daldah" s Muhammad's favourite white mule.
Goddess name "Dali aka Deyla" Georgia / Russia Dalila, the hunt goddess and ‘lady of stones and animals'. Georgia / Russia
Deities name "Dama" Huli Invisible deities which control the weather, attack people and cause illness, sterility or death. Huli
Goddess name "Damaannrna" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian Mother goddess. She first appears as a consort of ENLIL and, as Mesopotamian traditions progress, becomes associated with EA and the mother of the Babylonian god MARDUK. Also DAMKINA (Akkadian)....
Goddess name "Damballah" Haiti Goddess of sweet waters. Haiti
Goddess name "Damgalnuna" Babylon / Akkadia / Sumeria Mother goddess who whelped Marduk. Babylon / Akkadia / Sumeria
Goddess name "Damkina" Babylon / Akkadia / Sumeria earth mother goddess and consort of Ea. Babylon / Akkadia / Sumeria
"Damocles' Sword" Greek evil foreboded or dreaded. Damocles, the sycophant of Dionysius the elder, of Syracuse, was invited by the tyrant to try the felicity he so much envied. Accordingly he was set down to a sumptuous banquet, but overhead was a sword suspended by a hair. Damocles was afraid to stir, and the banquet was a tantalising torment to him. Related by Cicero
God name "Damu" Sumeria God of exorcism. Sumeria
Goddess name "Dana/ Donu/ Don/ Ana" Welsh / Irish The mortal Celtic race are her descendants, she is a goddess
King name "Danae" Greek A daughter of king Acrisius of Argos and Eurydice (no relation to Orpheus' Eurydice). She was the mother of Perseus by Zeus. She was sometimes credited with founding the city of Ardea in Latium. Greek
"Danaides" Greek Daughters of Danaus. They were fifty in number, and married the fifty sons of ?gyptos. They all but one murdered their husbands on their wedding-night, and were punished in the infernal regions by having to draw water everlastingly in sieves from a deep well.
Deities name "Danaparamita" Buddhist Philosophical deity. One of twelve PARAMITA deities and a spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: reddish white. Attributes: an ear of rice and a banner with pearl....
"Danaus" Greek A son of Belus and Anchinoe, and a grandson of Poseidon and Libya. He was brother of Aegyptus, and father of fifty daughters, and the mythical ancestor of the Danai. (Apollodorus. ii.) Greek
Spirit name "Danhyang Desa" Java Each village has a Danhyang Desa which is a spirit who lives in a large tree near to or in the village. All blessings emanate from him. Any disasters occurring to the village are seen as a sign that he has been neglected.
"Dannebrog or Danebrog" Denmark The old flag of Denmark. The tradition is that Waldemar II. of Denmark saw in the heavens a fiery cross which betokened his victory over the Esthonians (1219).
Demon name "Dano" Indian An Indian demon who is similar to the Bir.
Goddess name "Danu" Ireland major mother goddess ancestress of the Tuatha De Danann. She gave her name to the Tuatha De Dannan (People of the Goddess Danu). Another aspect of the Morrigu. Ireland
"Daphnaea and Daphnaeus" Greek Surnames of Artemis and Apollo respectively, derived from a laurel, which was sacred to Apollo. In the case of Artemis it is uncertain why she bore that surname, and it was perhaps merely an allusion to her statue being made of laurel-wood. Greek
"Daphne" Greek A fair maiden who is mixed up with various traditions about Apollo. According to Pausanias she was an Oreas and an ancient priestess of the Delphic oracle to which she had been appointed by Ge. Diodorus describes her as the daughter of Teiresias, who is better known by the name of Manto. Greek
Goddess name "Daphne" Greek Oracular goddess. A number of oracular shrines were dedicated to her in various places in Asia Minor, including Antiocheia, Mopsuestia (Cilicia), Sura and Patara (Lycia), Telmessos (Caria). Represented by the laurel Dapbne she is linked with the Dapbnepboria festivals honoring APOLLO. Tradition has it that she was changed into the laurel to avoid sexual submission to the god....
Nymph name "Daphnis" Greek A Sicilian hero, to whom the invention of bucolic poetry is ascribed. He is called a son of Hermes by a nymph, or merely the beloved of Hermes. Ovid calls him an Idaean shepherd; but it does not follow from this that Ovid connected him with either the Phrygian or the Cretan Ida, since Ida signifies any woody mountain. Greek
God name "Daramulum" Australian aboriginal Creator god. Otherwise known as Gayandi he is the son of BAIAME and BIRRAHGNOOLOO and is worshiped principally by the Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi groups of aborigines in the southeast of Australia, who regard him as an intermediary between his father, the supreme being, and the human race. To an extent this role may have developed through Christian missionary influence....
Demon name "Darawigal" Australian aboriginal Personification of evil. This demonic deity stands opposed to BAIAME, the creator spirit who represents good in the world. He is generally recognized as an offspring of Baiame who once lived in the sky but fell from grace during the Dreamtime and was sent to the underworld as its ruler. From there he now dispenses death and sickness....
"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
Angel name "Dark Angel" Hebrew The angel who wrestled with Jacob the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament. There has long been question as to which angel was sent to wrestle Jacob. Hebrew
"Darkness Angel of" Christian Often said to be Satan or the fallen Lucifer. Christian
God name "Daronwy" Wales This god appears only in the songs / Book of Taleisin
"Dasim" Arabic A son of Iblis, a jinn, who causes hatred between husband and wife. Arabic
"Daunus" Greek A son of Pilumnus and Danae, was married to Venilia.
Spirit name "Davas" Persia Malevolent spirits. Persia
Spirit name "Davas/ Daevas/ Devas/ Devs" Persia Rather malevolent spirits
Ghost name "Davy Jones's Locker" Indian I.e. he is dead. Jones is a corruption of Jonah, the prophet, who was thrown into the sea. Locker, in seaman's phrase, means any receptacle for private stores; and duffy is a ghost or spirit among the West Indian negroes. So the whole phrase is, "He is gone to the place of safe keeping, where duffy Jonah was sent to."
Goddess name "Daya (compassion)" Hindu / Puranic / A SAKTI of Acyuta / never falling / , a minor aspect of the god VIS NU Goddess. Decima...
God name "Dazhbog" Slavic God of the sky, wealth and war. Slavic
God name "Dazhbog/ Dabog/ Dazbog" Slavic A god of the sky, wealth & war
Goddess name "Dazimus" Sumeria Goddess of healing. Sumeria
God name "Death Angel of" 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
God name "Debata Toba-Batak" Sumatra Word used to denote an individual god / Divine power. Sumatra
Goddess name "Debena" Slavic Goddess of hunting and Forests. Slavic
God name "Degei" Fiji God of the Kauvadra hills who interrogates the souls of the dead and punishes the souls of lazy people while rewarding those of hard working people. Fiji
God name "Dei Judicium" Latin The judgment of God; so the judgment by ordeals was called, because it was supposed that God would deal rightly with the appellants. Latin
God name "Dei Lucrii" Roman Early gods of wealth, profit, commerce and trade. They were later subsumed by Mercury. Roman
"Deianeira" Greek A daughter of Althaea by Oeneus, Dionysus, or Dexamenus (Apollodorus i), and a sister of Meleager. Greek
"Deianira" Greek wife of Hercules, and the inadvertent cause of his death. Nessos told her that anyone to whom she gave a shirt steeped in his blood, would love her with undying love; she gave it to her husband, and it caused him such agony that he burnt himself to death on a funeral pile. Deianira killed herself for grief. Greek
"Deidameia" Greek 1. A daughter of Bellerophontes and wife of Evander, by whom she became the mother of Sarpedon. Homer calls her Laodameia. 2. A daughter of Lycomedes in the island of Scyrus. When Achilles was concealed there in maiden's attire, Deidameia became by him the mother of Pyrrhus or Neoptolemus, and, according to others, of Oneirus also. (Apollodorus iii) 3. The wife of Peirithous, who is commonly called Hippodameia. Greek
"Deima" Greek The personification of fear. She was represented in the form of a fearful woman on the tomb of Medeia's children at Corinth. Greek
"Deimas" Greek A son of Dardanus and Chryse and brother of Idaeus, who when his family and a part of the Arcadian population emigrated, remained behind in Arcadia. Greek
King name "Deion" Greek A son of Aeolus and Enarete, was king in Phocis and husband of Diomede, by whom he became the father of Asteropeia, Aenetus, Actor, Phylacus, and Cephalus. After the death of his brother, Salmoneus, he took his daughter Tyro into his house, and gave her in marriage to Cretheus. His name occurs also in the form Deioneus. Greek
Book name "Deiphobe" Greek A daughter of the seer Glaucus and one of the Cumaean Sibyls. (Aeneid Book IV) Greek
"Deiphobus" Greek 1. A son of Priam and Hecabe, was next to Hector the bravest among the Trojans. When Paris, yet unrecognized, came to his brothers, and conquered them all in the contest for his favourite bull, Deiphobus drew his sword against him, and Paris fled to the altar of Zeus Herceius.
"Deiphontes" Greek A son of Antimachus, and husband of Hyrnetho, the daughter of Temenus the Heracleide, by whom he became the father of Antimenes, Xanthippus, Argeius, and Orsobia.
Supreme god name "Deive" Latvia The supreme god. The same word refers to the Christian deity in modern Latvian. In ancient Latvian mythology, Dievs was not just the father of the gods, he was the essence of them all. Latvia
Goddess name "Dekla" Latvia One of a trinity of fate goddesses that included her sisters Karta and Laima. Latvia
"Delectable Mountains" s In Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, are a range of mountains from which the "Celestial City" may be seen. They are in Immanuel's land, and are covered with sheep, for which Immanuel had died.
Demon name "Delhan" Arabic An ostrich riding demoniacal being who inhabits the islands of the seas who eats the flesh of shipwrecked seamen. Arabic
"Delias" Greek The sacred vessel made by Theseus and sent annually from Athens to Delos. This annual festival lasted 30 days, during which no Athenian could be put to death, and as Socrates was condemned during this period his death was deferred till the return of the sacred vessel. The ship had been so often repaired that not a stick of the original vessel remained at the time, yet was it the identical ship. So the body changes from infancy to old age, and though no single particle remains constant, yet the man 6 feet high is identical with his infant body a span long. Greek
"Delos" Greek A floating island made fast to the bottom of the sea by Poseidon. Apollo having become possessor of it by exchange, made it his favourite retreat. It is one of the Cyclades.
"Delphian Oracle" Greek The most famous oracle in the world. The oracles were given forth by a priestess, the Pythia, who seated herself upon a golden tripod above a chasm, whence issued mephitic vapours. Greek
"Deluges" Chinese The principle ones are: the deluge of Fohi, Chinese. The Satyavrata, of the Indians; the Xisuthrus, of the Assyrians; the Mexican deluge; Noah's Flood and the Greek deluges of Deucalion and Ogyges.
"Demeter" Greek One of the great divinities of the Greeks. The name Demeter is supposed by some to be the same as mother earth, while others consider Deo, which is synonymous with Demeter and as derived from the Cretan word barley, so that Demeter would be the mother or giver of barley or of food generally. Greek
Goddess name "Demi-Gods" Greek The "half-gods", is used to describe mythological figures or heroes such as Hercules, Achilles, Castor and Pollux, etc. Sons of mortals and gods or goddesses, they raised themselves to the standard of gods by their acts of bravery.
"Demiurge" Platonists The mysterious agent which made the world and all that it contains. The Logos or Word spoken of by St. John, in the first chapter of his gospel, is the Demiurgus of Platonising Christians. In the Gnostic systems, Jehovah (as an eon or emanation of the Supreme Being) is the Demiurge. Platonists
"Demo" Greek A name of Demeter. It also occurs as a proper name of other mythical beings, such as the Cumaean Sibyl and a daughter of Celeus and Metaneira, who, together with her sisters, kindly received Demeter at the well Callichoros in Attica. Greek
Demon name "Demogorgon" Christian Often ascribed to Greek mythology, is actually an invention of Christian scholars, imagined as the name of a pagan god or demon, associated with the underworld and envisaged as a powerful primordial being, whose very name had been taboo.
"Demonassa" Greek 1. The wife of Irus, and mother of Eurydamas and Eurytion. (Argonautica) 2. A daughter of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, was the wife of Thersander, by whom she became the mother of Tisamenus. 3. The mother of Aegialus by Adrastus. Greek
Goddess name "Demophon" Greek The youngest son of Celeus and Metaneira, who was entrusted to the care of Demeter. He grew up under her without any human food, being fed by the goddess with her own milk, and ambrosia. During the night she used to place him in fire to secure to him eternal youth ; but once she was observed by Metaneira, who disturbed, the goddess by her cries, and the child Demophon was consumed by the flames. Greek
God name "Dendrites" Greek The god of the tree, a surname of Dionysus, which has the same import as Dasyllius, the giver of foliage. Greek
Goddess name "Dendritis" Greek The goddess of the tree, occurs as a surname of Helen at Rhodes, and the following story is related to account for it. After the death of Menelaus, Helen was driven from her home by two natural sons of her husband. She fled to Rhodes, and sought the protection of her friend Polyxo, the widow of Tlepolemus. But Polyxo bore Helen a grudge, since her own husband Tlepolemus had fallen a victim in the Trojan war. Accordingly, once while Helen was bathing, Polyxo sent out her servants in the disguise of the Erinnyes, with the command to hang Helen on a tree.
God name "Deng" Sudan God of Rain. Dinka, Sudan
Goddess name "Deng" Nuer / Dinka / Sudan sky god. Considered to be a foreign deity in the Nuer pantheon and a bringer of disease. His daughter is the moon goddess. In Dinka religion he is a storm and fertility god bringing lightning and Rain....
God name "Deng Dinka/ Neur" Sudan A god of Rain
God name "Deo Qui Vias Et Semitas" Britain Deo Qui Vias Et Semitas Commentus Est. 'The God who Invented Roads and Pathways' is mentioned on a single altarstone in Britain.
"Deohako" Seneca Collective name of the three daughters of the earth Mother. Seneca
"Deosil" s Clockwise. The term used to refer to the direction of a witch's dance or Circle-casting.
Angel name "Deputy Angels" Jewish Certain angels who, in Jewish lore and magic, act as spirit servants. Jewish scholar Eleazar of Worms declared them to be entirely good.
"Dercynus" Greek A son of Poseidon and brother of Albion. Greek
"Derrhiatis" Sparta A surname of Artemis, which she derived from the town of Derrhion on the road from Sparta to Arcadia.
Spirit name "Derzelas" Dacian God of health and human spirit's vitality, also known under the names of Great God Gebeleizis, Derzis or the Thracian Knight.
God name "Descended into hell" Greek Means the place of the dead. (Anglo-Saxon, helan, to cover or conceal, like the Greek "Hades," the abode of the dead, from the verb a-cido, not to see. In both cases it means "the unseen world"; or "the world concealed from sight." The god of this nether world was called "Hades" by the Greeks, and "Hel" or "Hela" by the Scandinavians. In some counties of England to cover in with a roof is "to hell the building," and thatchers or tilers are termed "helliers."
Goddess name "Despina" Greek Or Despoena, the daughter of Poseidon and Demeter after they mated disguised as horses. Despoena, the ruling goddess or the mistress, occurs as a surname of several divinities, such as Aphrodite, Demeter and Persephone. Greek
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 "Destruction Angels" Jewish A fearsome type of angel who descends to the earth to inflict terrible suffering upon the wicked and in need of punishment. Jewish
King name "Deucalion" Greek Son of Prometheus and Clymene. He was king in Phthia, and married to Pyrr. When Zeus, after the treatment he had received from Lycaon, had resolved to destroy the degenerate race of men who inhabited the earth, Deucalion, on the advice of his father, built a ship, and carried into it stores of provisions and when Zeus sent a flood all over Hellas, which destroyed all its inhabitants, Deucalion and Pyrrha alone were saved. Greek
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."
Deities name "Deva (the god)" Hindu / Vedic / Puranic Generic name of a god. Originally, in the Rg Veda, thirty or thirty-three devas are indicated, divided into three groups of eleven. In later Hinduism, the term deva is generally applied to deities not included in the chief triad of BRAHMA, VISNU and SIVA....
Goddess name "Devaki (divine)" Hindu / Epic / Puranic Mother goddess. Daughter of Devaka and consort of the mythical king VASUDEVA, Devaki bore eight sons, including KRSNA and BALARAMA. Her brother Kamsa believed that the eighth child would kill him and he slaughtered the first six sons. In order to save the remaining two, VISNU implanted the “seed” of his avataras in Devaki's womb (in the form of hairs from his head), before transferring Balarama to the womb of the goddess ROHINI and Krsna to Yasoda, the wife of a cowherd, Nanda....
Goddess name "Devana" Czechoslovakia / Slavic A goddess of the hunt
Demon name "Devas" India Some gods at perpetual war with the demons
Demon name "Devas" India Some gods at perpetual war with the demons. India
Spirit name "Devas aka daeva" Hindu A type of celestial being that appears in both Persian mythology and Hinduism. Named after a Sanskrit word meaning "god," the deva emerged in Hindu teachings as a spiritual being, serving the supreme beings.
Goddess name "Devasena (heavenly host)" Hindu / Puranic Goddess. One of the consorts of SKANDA who normally stands to his left. Attribute: lotus in the left hand....
"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....
Deity name "Devi" Hindu The consort of Siva and daughter of Himavat, the Himalaya mountains. As the female energy of Siva she considered either as a beneficent or as a malignant deity. Hindu