|Minor god, possibly a god of fire Babylon / Mesopotamia / Akkadia
|Epitaph of Siva Hindu
|Supreme god name
|Hindu / Puranic
|Epithet of the god SIVA. In Sanskrit designated the supreme god who rules the universe. The generic title of a Hindu's personal high god. In Buddhism the name of a YAKSA attending the eleventh tirthankara....
|Mesopotamian / Sumerian
|Local god. The tutelary god of the city of Der, east of the river Tigris in northern Babylonia. Also GUSILIM....
|Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian
|Minor god. The brother of SAMAS', the Sun god, and an attendant of the plague god ERRA. He may have been a god of fire and, according to texts, led the gods in war as a herald but was nonetheless generally regarded as benevolent. Known particularly from the Babylonian legend of Erra and Isum. Also ENDURSAGA....
|Ancestral goddess Haiti
|An ancient king of the Pelasgians, Siculians, or Oenotrians, from whom Italy was believed to have derived its name.
|Yakut / Siberia
|This goddess of the earth prevents illness
|Goddess of the earth, prevents illness Siberia
|The suitors of Penelope, wife of Ulysses, king of Ithaca. While Ulysses was absent, many suitors presented themselves to Penelope, affirming that Ulysses was certainly dead. Penelope put them off, saying she would give a definite answer when she had finished the robe she was weaving for Laertes, but at night she unravelled all she had woven during the day. At last Ulysses returned and slew the suitors. Greek
|God of herds, usually sheep. Canaan
|A surname of Zeus, derived from the Messenian hill of Ithome, where the god had a sanctuary, and where an annual festival, the Ithomaea was celebrated in his honour. Greek
|A nymph from whom the Messenian hill of Ithome derived its name. According to a Messenian tradition, Ithome and Neda, from whom a small river of the country derived its name, were said to have nursed Zeus, and to have bathed the infant god in the well Clepsydra. Greek
|One of the angels commissioned by Gabriel to search for Satan, who had effected his entrance into Paradise. The other angel who accompanied him was Zephon. Hebrew
|The spear of the the angel Ithuriel, the slightest touch of which exposed deceit. Hence, when Satan squatted like a toad "close to the ear of Eve," Ithuriel only touched the creature with his spear, and it resumed the form of Satan. Hebrew
|The Sun and creator god. Tanzania
|Mongo / Nkundo / central Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa
|God of death. He consumes rats as food and is also the god of hunters in the dark jungle Forests. Described in the Epic of Lianja as the first man to die whose spirit reincarnated at the instant of death, into his son LIANJA. He possesses a bell with magical properties, the elefo, by which he predicts where death will strike....
|The god of death and hunters Zaire