"Epactaeus or Epactius"
|The god worshipped on the coast and used as a surname of Poseidon in Samoa. Greek
|The fearful, a surname of Persephone. Plutarch suggests, that it might also be understood in a euphemistic sense as the praised goddess. Greek
|Greek / Roman
|Minor creator god. One of the four sons of IAPETOS and Klymene (Titan), and the brother of PROMETHEUS. Jointly responsible for the creation of mankind. Epimetheus' strongest claim to fame lies in his liaison with the first mortal woman, Pandora, whom the gods had cautioned him to avoid. Her curiosity caused her to open the box belonging to JUPITER in which he had placed all the vices, diseases and sufferings of humanity, but which also included the benevolent spirit of hope....
|Ket / Siberian
|Creator god. Described as an old man with a long black beard, he fashioned the first humans from clay. Those tossed from his right hand became men, and those from his left became women....
"Estsanatlehi (woman that changes)"
|Navaho / USA
|Fertility goddess. Probably regarded as the most powerful deity in the Navaho pantheon, she has powers of endless self-rejuvenation. According to tradition, she was created from a small turquoise image into which life was infused through a ritual of the great gods and she is the sister of the goddess YOLKAI ESTAN. She is also the consort of the Sun god TSOHANOAI and the mother of the war god NAYENEZGANI. She is said to live in the west and is benevolent in nature, sending the gentle Rains of summer and the warm thawing winds of spring....
|Puerto Rico / Haiti
|Votive god. The deified trunk of a tree which is carried to a tribal chief and presented. The being represented, clåśśed as a ZEMI, is considered to wander about and can escape from a closed bag or sack....
|Properly signifies "a share," and as a personification "the deity who åśśigns to every man his fate or his share," or the Fates. Homer usually speaks of only one Moira, and only once mentions the Motpai in the plural. In his poems Moira is fate personified, which, at the birth of man, spins out the thread of his future life, follows his steps, and directs the consequences of his actions according to the counsel of the gods. Homer thus, when he personifies Fate, conceives her as spinning, an act by which also the power of other gods over the life of man is expressed. Greek
|Recite the following words: "Gabamiah, Adonay, Agla, O Lord God of Powers, do Thou åśśist us!" When you see the angel, say in an affable tone of voice: "Blessed spirit, be thou welcome! I conjure thee once more, in the Name of the Most Holy Adonay, to give me prompt enlightenment about stuff. And if for reasons unknown to us, thou art unwilling to proceed in an audible tone of voice, I conjure thee in the Most Holy Name of Adonay to write upon the virgin parchment here present, between now and to-morrow morning, or at least reveal unto me that which I desire this coming might in my sleep. Solonic goetic rite.
|Hindu / Puranic
|River goddess. Guardian deity of the Ganges. The elder daughter of HIMAVAN and MENA, she is the sister of PARVATI and the consort of VIS'NU and AGNI. She is also the second consort of SIVA. Ganga is regarded as a symbol of purity and is frequently depicted with Brahma washing the raised foot of VIS'NU TRIVIKRAMA. According to tradition she was a heavenly river brought to earth and caught by Siva in his hair to soften the shock of her fall. She rides on a fish or water monster. Color:...
|Germanic / Nordic / Icelandic
|Goddess of Agriculture. One of the AESIR deities and an attendant of the goddess FRIGG according to tradition mentioned by Snorri in the Edda. She bore four giant sons whom she turned into oxen and used them to plough a tract of land which was then towed out to sea to become Zeeland (Sjaeland). She is also said to have founded a royal Danish dynasty. Also Gefiun....
|Babylon / Mesopotamia / Akkadia / Sumeria
|Minor god of the intellect whose blood was used in the creation of mankind. Babylon / Mesopotamia / Akkadia / Sumeria
|Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian
|Minor god of intellect. According to legend he was sacrificed by the great gods and his blood was used in the creation of mankind....
|A cattle god accused of creating the cattle
|Pre - Christian Lithuanian
|Goddess of death. She is said to enter the house of a dying person, dressed in a white gown, and suffocate them....
|The Sun and moon are both called Gomaj, which is also used as a general term of god. India
|Celtic / Welsh
|God of war. His mother is DON the Welsh mother goddess. He allegedly caused a war between Gwynedd and Dyfed. He visited the court of PRYDERI, son of RHIANNON, in Dyfed, and stole his pigs. In the ensuing combat Gwydion used magic powers and slew Pryderi. He seems to have underworld links, hence the route taken by the dead, the milky Way, was named Caer Gwydion....
|Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico
|Blue hummingbird on left foot. Sun god, patron god of the Aztec nation. The tutelary god of the Aztecs who also regarded him as a war god. He is the southern (blue) aspect or emanation of the Sun god TEZCATLIPOCA, the so-called high-flying Sun, and the head of the group clåśśed as the Huitzilpochtli complex. He is regarded, in alternative tradition, as one of the four sons of Tezcatlipoca. His mother is the decapitated earth goddess COATLICUE, from whose womb he sprang fully armed. He slaughtered his sister (moon) and his 400 brothers (stars) in revenge for the death of his mother, signifying the triumph of Sunlight over darkness....
|A god of war that was based on an actual emperor, his sacred animal is the dove