Guide to the Gods 1.0
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Babylonian god of sweet waters and wisdom, creator of mankind and patron of all the arts; chief god of Eridu. Ea led the new Babylonian gods against the old gods in the Babylonian Creation Epic.
Old Hispanic god.
Basque god of fire and storms.
Canaanite mountain god.
Japanese god of labour. He was the son of the god of wealth, Daikoku. One of the seven gods of good luck. See Shichi-Fukujin.
Greek monster goddess.
Greek mountain nymph (Oread).
A Celtic goddess associated with riding and probably equivalent to the Gaulish goddess Epona.
Gnostic goddess who is the principle which causes evil.
Spirits of the ancient Arabians.
Roman water spirit, goddess of fountains and protectress of unborn children. Said to have been the second wife of Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome.
Finnish god of vegetation and fertility.
Aztec wind god.
Greek goddess of childbirth. Daughter of Zeus and Hera. Sister of Ares, Eris, Hebe and Hephaistos. Her cult appears to have originated in Crete, where it remained most popular after its spread to the rest of the Greek world. In Homer she is described as the personification of the pain of childbirth. In later times, she was largely superseded by Artemis as a goddess of childbirth.
Minor Norse goddess of healing.
"Peace". Greek goddess of peace. One of the three Horae (Seasons) along with her sisters Dike and Eunomia. Daughter of Zeus and Themis. Equated by the Romans with their goddess Pax.
Iroquois name for earth-goddess.
Terrible deity of Buddhism.
Maya god of travelling merchants.
God of good luck among Bolivian Aymara.
Basque personification of the sun.
Syria and Canaan, head of Ugaritic pantheon, father of the gods.
North Arabian name of god.
Local sun god of Emesa (Homs) in Syria. Represented by a black stone.
Semitic goddess, the female form of El. Later the consort of the Semitic god El. Considered to be equivalent to the Semitic goddesses Asherah and Allat.
Germanic nature spirits.
Demonic being of Puelche in Argentina.
Hebrew: "God Most High". Supreme Semitic god who ruled Canaan for many years.
Old Syrian deity.
Mesoptamian goddess of underworld.
Hittite god taken over by Babylonians.
"Old Age". Nordic goddess who wrestled with Thor.
Old Testament expression for god.
One of the seven Gnostic Archons.
Personification of the moon among the southern Hebrews.
A Gnostic Archon, of demonic nature.
Tuareg name for god.
Japanese Buddhist overlord of hell (Yomi). He sat in judgment of the dead.
Greek demonesses and emissaries of Hecate.
Female deity of Minahasa tribe of Celebes.
Greek female monster.