|God of meeting was responsible for marriages, journeys, roads, and the feeding of cattle. He was a psychopomp, conducting souls to the other world. He protected travelers from bandits and wild beasts, and protected men from being exploited by other men. Hindu
"Quades (the holy one)"
|Fertility goddess. probably originating in Syria. She epitomizes female sexuality and eroticism in the mold of ASTARTE. She was adopted by Egypt with the fertility gods MIN and RESEP and became partly åśśociated with the goddess HATHOR. She is usually depicted nude standing on the back of a lion (see also INANA and NINHURSAG A) between Min to whom she offers a lotus blossom, and Resep for whom she bears snakes. Her cult followed the typically ancient Near Eastern pattern of a sacred marriage carried out by her votary priestesses and their priests or kings....
|The queen, a title of the goddess Juno, a Roman goddess of marriage and the long-suffering wife of Jupiter.
|Greek / Roman
|A marriage of chthonic underworld god
|Pre - Christian Finnish
|vegetation god. He is perceived as a giver of life to seed which lies dormant through the Winter months. His unnamed consort, to whom he is wed in a form of sacred marriage which takes place at sowing time, is also his stepmother....
|Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian
|Fertility goddess. Originally the tutelary deity of the city of Su-Sin. By Hellenistic times she probably became the more important goddess Sarrahitu who is included in the pantheon at Uruk and mentioned in various cult texts where she is described as the bride and was presumably involved in a sacred marriage ceremony....
|The god of love and marriage. He is consort to the goddess of love and marriage Sieba. Wendish
|Sun god. Also the giver of fire and the smith god, and further linked with marriage. Also Svarog....
"Tao Hua Hsiennui"
|peach blossom girl. A protector at the time of marriage, and the deity of the second spring month. China
|Minor goddess of marriage, concerned with anointing the bridgegroom's door. Roman
|Goddess of marriage. Concerned with anointing the bridegroom's door....
|Goddess of marriage vows. Norse
|The goddess of betrothals and marriages. Norse
|Nordic / Icelandic
|Goddess. Of Germanic origin, one of the AESIR goddesses listed by Snorri in Prose Edda. He suggests that Vor may be concerned with the making of oaths and of marriage agreements, punishing those who break them. Possibly also Var(a), though Snorri lists her as a separate Aesir goddess....
|Aztec / classi cal Mesoamerican / Mexico
|Goddess of fertility and childbirth. The mother of the demigoddess (unnamed) whose consort was Piltz intecuhtli and who engendered the first mortals Oxomoco and CIPACTONAL. One of the group clåśśed as the TETEOINNAN complex. A popular deity among Aztec women, the goddess is invoked particularly to make a marriage fruitful. The bride plaits her hair and coils it around, leaving two plumes representing the feathers of the Quetzal which is sacred to Xochiquetzal. Pottery figurines are adorned with plumes of feathers. Worshiped at various sites, including Tula (Hidalgo). Also recognized as the patron goddess of weavers....
|According to the belief of the Altaians, the good spirits,aru neme, are all subjects of the good god Yulgen, and the bad spirits, kara neme, of the evil god Erlik. Yulgen is so kind and generous that he never does harm to men. Sacrifices are offered to him by all, but no one fears him. Every bridegroom must sacrifice to him a horse of a light colour after his marriage.
|Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian
|Birth goddess. The consort of MARDIJK whose marriage was celebrated annually at New Year in Babylon. Also Erua; SARPANITJM....
|And Zygius, are surnames of Hera and Zeus, describing them as presiding over marriage. Greek