|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 bråśś. Black people were created from Sunlight and white from moonlight. Later, having cirçúɱcised the earth goddess, whose çlïtořïś 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....
|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....
|Pre - Islamic southern Arabian
|Local tutelary god. Regarded as a god of justice and an oracular source attending the moon god AMM....
|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....
|Goddess of childbirth, invoked by pregnant women, to avert the dangers of child-birth. Roman
"Apam Napat (grandchild of the water)"
|Persian / Iran
|(1) God of fresh water. He provides water in arid regions and suppresses rebellions.(2) God of fresh water. Hindu (Vedic). Mentioned in the Rg Veda, he is described as golden in appearance....
|Teso / Uganda, East Africa
|Creator god. Regarded as a benevolent sky god who brings the Rain to parched land. Also Akuj....
|Goddess who protects pregnant women, children, nursing mothers and justice. Egypt
|Apis the Bull of Memphis, is called the greatest of gods, and the god of all nations, while others regard him more in the light of a symbol of some great divinity. Egyptian
|God of hunting and healing. One of the great divinities of the Greeks, was, according to Homer, the son of Zeus and Leto. Hesiod (Theogony of Hesiod 918) states the same, and adds, that Apollo's sister was Artemis. Neither of the two poets suggests anything in regard to the birth-place of the god, unless we take "born in Lycia," which, however, according to others, would only mean "born of or in light." Apollo is one of the few Greek gods who did not sleep with Aphrodite
|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....
"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...
|Greek / Beotian
|Local river god. Known only from regions of central Greece as one of the sons of POSEIDON....
|Goddess of love, held in extremely low regard by the god Om and sister to the goddess Patina. Mentioned in Small Gods and Discworld Noir.
|Local chthonic underworld goddess. Known from inscriptions in the Tagus region, where the Romans identified her with the goddess PROSERPINA....
|The creator of the universe in ancient Egyptian mythology, usually regarded as a Sun god represented by the Sun's disk. Egypt
|God of the morning star. In Canaanite legend, he attempts to usurp the dead BAAL but proves inadequate to fill the god's throne. In semi-arid regions of western Asia where irrigation is essential, he was sometimes worshiped as a Rain god. His female counterpart is the Phoenician ASTARTE. Also probably identified as Dhu-S amani in more southerly regions....
|Supreme god name
"Atua I Kafika"
|Polynesian / Tikopia
|Supreme god. Regarded as an intercessor rather than as ultimate creator or controller....