|Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian
|weather god. His father is the supreme sky god ANU. He is described as a benevolent giver of life in the fields but is also a more violent storm god. His name in Akkadian cuneiform means wind. His animal is the bull. In human form he is depicted wearing horned headdress and tiered skirt or robe decorated with astral symbolism. He may carry a scimitar embellished with a single panther head and his symbol is the lightning fork often fixed upon a pair of pincers....
|Icelandic / Nordic
|The major race of sky gods in Norse religion. The twelve Aesir gods are headed by OTHIN, the All-Father and probably are, in part, derived from a Germanic pantheon established in prehistory. The Aesir follow a common pattern whereby cultures establish a senior pantheon of great gods which usually number seven or twelve....
|Supreme creator god. Amun is a Sun god, lord of the sky and king of the Egyptian world....
"AN (1) (sky)"
|Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Iraq
|Supreme creator god. In Sumerian creation mythology An is the supreme being and, with his chthonic female principle, KI, is the founder of the cosmos. Also, in some texts, identified as the son of ANS'AR and KIS'AR. The head of the older generation of gods....
|Had a huge nose, which he cut off. When he threw it into the sky, it became the moon. Guarani
"Aditi . Adithi"
|a goddess of the sky, consciousness, the past, the future and fertility. References to her pre-date history. Hindu
|The Shrieker, was a Semitic war goddess who was merged into Ishtar in her identity as warrior of the sky.
"Ah Chun Caan (he of the base of the sky)"
|Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico
|Local god. The tutelary deity of the city of Merida. Mentioned in the Vienna Dictionary....
"Ah Kin (he of the sun)"
|Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico
|Sun god. A deity of ambivalent personality, the young suitor of the moon goddess Acna, also the aged Sun god in the sky. He is feared as the bringer of drought, but also protects mankind from the powers of evil åśśociated with darkness. Said to be carried through the underworld at night on the shoulders of the god Sucunyum. Ah Kin is prayed to at Sunrise and rituals include the burning of incense. He is invoked to cure illness and to bring wives to bachelors. Attributes include a square third eye subtended by a loop, a strong Roman nose, a squint and incisor teeth filed to a T-shape. Also Acan Chob (Lacandon); Chi Chac Chob; Kinich Ahau; God G....
|The sky father and chief god for the Navajo. He created heaven, earth, and the sky.
|Celtic / Irish
|Obscure sky or Sun goddess. May have an åśśociation with horses....
"Akasagarbha (essence of tbe sky)"
|Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet
|Astral god. One of the BODHISATTVAS or spiritual meditation buddhas. He lives in the womb of the sky. Color: green. Attributes: Book, jewel, lotus and Sun disc. Also Khagarbha. In Japanese Buddhism this deity becomes the god Kokuzo....
|Chief deity åśśociated with the sky. Turkana Africa
|Germanic / possibly Icelandic / Nordic
|Unknown status. The Alcis are twin deities (brothers) known only as sons of the sky gods. From Germanic times we have a La Tene urn with pictures of paired men on horseback and linked by a wooden beam. Tacitus describes the worship of twin gods by the Naharvali tribe, their priests dressed in effeminate costume (see also the Phrygian deity ATTIS). They may have been worshiped in Forest sanctuaries along the northern coast of Europe....
|sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
|Supreme god name
|Goddess of the sky and the wife of Niparaja, the omnipotent supreme god and creator of heaven and earth. Peru
|Or Martu are also names given in Akkadian and Sumerian texts to the god of the Amorite / Amurru people, often forming part of personal names. He is sometimes called Ilu Amurru. Sometimes described as a 'shepherd', and as a son of the sky-god Anu.
|Egypt / Upper
|Guardian deity. Seems to have become åśśimilated with HORUS and was one of the protectors of the eastern sky in which the Sun rises. According to some texts he is also responsible for the decapitation of the goddess HATHOR in a conflict for the throne of Egypt. Anti is known from Middle kingdom coffin texts (circa 2000 BC). Depicted as a falcon, or a human with a falcon's head, standing on a crescent-shaped barque....