"Mata (great mother)"
|Primeval mother goddess. The archetypal progenitrix of all living things. She becomes the tutelary goddess of every village in northern India, but is also seen as a plague goddess åśśociated with smallpox, in which case her epithet becomes Maha Mai. Her Tamil counterpart is Amman....
|Goddess of chastity, promiscuity, and motherhood. Spain
|Or Chthonia, may mean the subterraneous, or the goddess of the earth, that is, the protectress of the fields, whence it is used as a surname of infernal divinities, such as Hecate, but especially of Demeter. Greek
|The name Minerva is connected with the root man as or mens. She first appeared in Etruria under the names of Minrva, Menrfa, Menervra. Menarv, and was perhaps a goddess of the thunderbolt. It seems that this Etruscan Minerva very early merged with the Greek Athene. Minerva is hence the least ltalic of the divinities with whom she formed the triad Jupiter-Juno-Minerva. Greek
|Celtic / Irish
|Sun goddess. The progenitrix of the royal lineage of the kings of Munster....
|Crone aspect of the goddesses who were a trinity responsible for war and ghosts British / Ireland / Welsh
"Morrigu/ Morrigan/ Morrighan/ Morgan/ Badb/ Nemain"
|Irish / Wales / Britain
|The Crone aspect of the goddesses who were a trinity responsible for war & ghosts
|Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian / Iraq
|Chthonic creator and birth goddess. Nammu is identified in various texts as the goddess of the watery deeps. As a consort of AN she is the mother of ENKI and the power of the riverbed to produce water. Alternatively Nammu is the progenitrix of An and KI, the archetypal deities of heaven and earth. She also engendered other early gods and in one poem is the mother of all mortal life. She molded clay collected by creatures called sig-en-sig-du and brought it to life, thus creating mankind. She is attended by seven minor goddesses and may ultimately have become syncretized with NINHURSAG A....
|Nanna. A pan-cultural cognomen. "Her place as queen of heaven goes back to remote antiquity. She is Venus and appears as Ashtarte (or Easter in the Anglo-Saxon), Nana and Anunitu. She is goddess of fertility and worshipped everywhere. She is daughter of Sin and also of Anu. She is also åśśociated with Sirius. She is goddess of sex and appropriates the attributes of Ninlil and Damkina and as daughter of Sin and from her descent to Hades she is represented by temple prostitution. The lion, normally the symbol of Shamash is åśśociated with her as is the dove. In this sequence, she becomes then åśśociated with Tammuz or Dumuzi, as the bringer of new life in the spring cults." The Golden Calf
|A Roman divinity, presiding over the birth of children, and accordingly a goddess åśśisting Lucina in her functions, and analogous to the Greek Eileithyia. Roman
|Net, Neit, Nit, creator goddess and of war, the hunt and domestic arts. In later times she was also thought to have been an androgynous demiurge - a creation deity - who had both male and female attributes. Egypt
|Egypt / Upper
|Local mother goddess. Known from Nekhab (el-Kab), she is generally depicted in the form of a vulture with one or both wings spread and holding the symbols of eternity in her talons. Nekhbet is known from at least 3000 BC and is mentioned in the Pyramid Texts as the great white cowa familiar epithet in respect of Egyptian mother or creator goddesses....
|Assyrian / Babylonian
|One of the divinities who ruled the netherworld, a goddess of war & death
|One of the divinities who ruled the netherworld, amorality personified, and a goddess of war and death. Babylon
|Mother divinity and goddess of wild animals, plants and fertility. Sumeria
|Goddess of weaving, war, hunting and the Red Crown, creator deity, mother of Ra. Egypt
|Goddess of placid serenity. Africa
|Goddess of love, maternity and marriage. Santeria