"Ningal (great queen)"
|Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian
|Reed goddess. Ningal is the daughter of ENKI and NINGIKUGA and the consort of the moon god NANNA by whom she bore UTU...
|A tutelary goddess of Dilmun, the place of åśśembly of the gods, their meeting place and, so far as the Sumerians were concerned, the place of their origin. Her name means the pure queen.
|Mother of Gilgamesh and the wild bull Dumuzi, and wife of Lugalbands. A goddess of Gudea, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Akkadia and Sumeria. Aka, "Rimat-Ninsun", the "august cow", the "Wild cow of the Enclosure", and "The Great queen.
|The "august cow", the "Wild cow of the Enclosure", and "The Great queen". A goddess, best known as the mother of the legendary hero Gilgamesh. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, Ninsun is depicted as a human queen who lives in Uruk with her son as king. Sumeria
|One of the attendants of queen Mab. Irish
|The queen of the deep who became a goddess of rivers and inlets. Inuit
"Onaugh or Oona"
|A munster queen and the faery wife of the Tuatha leader Finvarra. Ireland
|queen of fire and goddess of marriage. Mongol
|The peach of immortality that grew in the garden of Hsi wang mu, "Queen Mother of the West". When the fruit ripened every 3,000 years, the event was celebrated by a sumptuous banquet attended by the Pa Hsien the "Eight Immortals". Taoist
|A hypothetical beast which lived in the East. Reynard affirmed that he had sent her majesty the queen a comb made of panthera bone, "more lustrous than the Rainbow, more odoriferous than any perfume, a charm against every ill, and a universal panacea." France
|A Jezebel or Aheb demon in the guise of the queen Of heaven. Loony
"Pattinidevi (queen of goddesses)"
|Hindu / Singhalese / Sri Lanka
|Mother goddess. A deification of Kannaki, the consort of Kovolan who, according to ancient Tamil tradition, journeyed to the town of Madurai to sell a gold anklet. Through trickery she was convicted of theft and executed, but was canonized. According to another tradition, she was born from a mango pierced by a sacred arrow. In southern India and Sri Lanka a goddess of chastity and fidelity in marriage. Also a guardian against diseases, including measles and smallpox. She is åśśociated with fire-walking rituals. Attributes: cobra-hood behind the head, and a lotus....
|A daughter of Ares and Otrera, and queen of the Amazons. Greek
|Goddess of death and spring, queen of the underworld. Greek
|Called daughters of Atlas by Pleione or by the Oceanid Aethra, of Erechtheus, of Cadmus or of the queen of the Amazons. Greek
|God of the underworld. Derived from the Greek model of HADES, he abducted the daughter of CERES, PROSERPINA, to reign as his queen. The three-headed dog Cerberus was set to guard the gate of Hades and through the kingdom flowed the two rivers of death, the Cocytus and the Acheron which could be crossed only by the ferryman Charon. According to Roman tradition, the entrance to the underworld was at Avernus in Rome where the Christian church of St. Maria del Inferno was built.See also HADES....
|Roman but derived from a Greek model
|Goddess of death. Abducted by the underworld god PLUTO to reign as his queen (see PERSEPHONE)....
|A protagonist in the story of the Cattle Raid of Cooley. Ireland