Akkadian name of the
Babylonian-Assyrian god of thunder and storms, meaning
in Sumerian. He
is also known by the Akkadian name Ramman
Greek myth name of a beautiful youth who was loved by Aphrodite. He was killed while hunting a boar and the anemone flower sprang from his blood. His name derives from Hebrew Adonai, meaning "my lord."
Latin form of Greek
myth name of the god of winds, meaning nimble; quick-moving
Devil; evil spirit
Middle Persian form of
Mainyu, myth name of the god of darkness, death and
destruction, and the number one enemy of Ahura
Another name for Finnish Lemminkainen
myth name of a god of magic, a sorcerer said to be able
to sing the sand into pearls
Finnish myth name of a god of sea and fishing, known as the wave-host
he was described as having a beard of moss. He dwelled in an underwater palace called Ahtola
with his cold-hearted wife Vellamo.
Divinity of wisdom
Persian myth name of the
uncreated creator of everything in the universe, whose
archenemy is Ahriman. In Avestan, Ahura
is the term for a good
divinity. Mazda stands for wisdom.
Celtic myth name of a god of the sun, healing and prophecy, meaning
Arabic name meaning
It is the Muslim word for God.
Egyptian myth name of a god of wind and air, meaning
the hidden one
Hindi myth name
meaning infinite; without end
This is the name of another incarnation
Egyptian myth name of a sky god, meaning skybearer,
or brings back the distant one
Hindi myth name of a god of the wind, meaning air,
Egyptian myth name of a
jackal-headed god of the underworld, meaning royal
Myth name of a Celtic sun god.
It is the Irish and Scottish Gaelic form of Áed,
Scottish/Gaelic myth name of a god of youth and love,
composed of Celtic elements meaning one/only
Welsh myth name of the Lord of Annwn (un-world; under-world
), possibly meaning unrestrained wildness
Greek myth name of
the son of Zeus
Hera. Identified with Roman
Derived from the Greek word ares, meaning
"battle strife; ruination."
"Excellence." Greek myth name of a son of Apollo
and a mortal woman, who was raised on ambrosia
and made immortal by Gaia.
Hindi myth name of a son of Indra
Redness of the rising sun Hindi myth name of the charioteer of the rising sun. He is believed to be a cripple having no thighs.
Hindi myth name of the sun. Also
considered an alternative name for Arun
the charioteer of the sun.
Greek myth name of a
demigod who learned the secret of life and death from a
serpent, possibly meaning "gives well-being."
Greek myth name of the father of Phrixus
Greek myth name of a Titan. As the story goes, he was
punished by Zeus
for siding with the Titans in their war
against the Olympians, by being forced to bear the
weight of the heavens and earth on his shoulders. The
meaning of his name is disputed. One interesting theory suggests that Atlas did not bear the weight of the
"world" on his shoulders but, instead, the
"sky," and that his name meant "the one
who could not withstand."
name for Greek Dionysos
myth name of the god of revelry and the intoxicating power of wine. It is
the Latin form of Greek Bakchos
, meaning to
Strength of God
Hindi myth name of the elder brother of Sri Krishna
, derived from the elements bala strength
and deva god
English form of Old Norse Baldr
, myth name of a son of
, meaning prince
name of a god of fire and healing. In the Roman
period he was identified
"White god." Slavic myth name of a god of light and sun, the
counterpart of Crnobog
("black god"), the cursed god of
darkness. The name is composed of the elements byelo "white" and bog
Egyptian myth name of a dwarf god, meaning brings
or more literally to enlarge, swell,
from the Sanskrit root bŗh. Not to be confused with the Buddhist Brahma whose name was borrowed from Hinduism but whose god has nothing in common with the Hindu god. In Hinduism, Brahma is a member of the Hindu Trinity
called Trimurti, the other two members being Vishnu the preserver
and Shiva the destroyer
Brahma is also called Nabhija born from the navel
and Kanja born in water
Celtic myth name of an
antlered god of animals, fertility and the underworld,
from Gaulish carnon/cernon, meaning
Hindi myth name of a lunar and fertility god, meaning
Greek myth name of the ferryman of Hades
who ferries the
dead across the river Acheron, meaning
Greek myth name of a giant son of Poseidon
meaning "golden sword."
Myth name of a Celtic hunter
god, possibly meaning of the woods
myth name of a god of grains and subterranean
silos. The name is probably of Etruscan or Sabine
origin, meaning to sow
Latin form of Greek Kreios
myth name of one of the Titans, derived from kreion,
meaning master, ruler
"Black god." Slavic myth name of a god of evil
and darkness, the
counterpart of Belobog
god"), the god of the sun and light, derived from cherno
"black" and bog "god."
Latin form of Greek Kronos
myth name of the Titan father of Zeus
to cornus, meaning horn
Roman myth name of a god of love and son of Venus
, derived from Latin cupido, meaning desire
He is also known as Amor
His Greek equivalent is Eros
, meaning sexual love
The good god
Celtic myth name of a god of knowledge and magic, and a leader
of the Tuatha Dé Danann, supernatural beings
who inhabited Ireland
prior to the coming of the Celts.
Greek myth name of one of the sons of Ares
meaning "fear, terror."
Greek myth name of two characters, a son of Prometheus
and a son of Minos, possibly meaning "new wine
Greek myth name of the god of
revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine, composed of the elements Dio/Dios1
"Zeus" and Nysa,2 the name of a
legendary land/mountain where Dionysos was raised and
nursed by rain-nymphs.
Note 1: the Greek stem dio-, while related to
Latin deus "god" is a form of zeus
and does not mean "god," but is sometimes
translated as such.
Note 2: There are many places bearing
the name Nysa in Anatolia, Turkmenistan, Poland and
Serbia. The Serbian Nysa is spelled Nis and has been
interpreted as an Indo-European word meaning
Another name the Babylonians called Enki
, myth name of a god of creation, wisdom, and keeper of divine laws, meaning either lord of the earth
or lord of the underworld
Greek myth name by which Dionysos
sometimes referred, meaning "the liberator."
Variant of Latin Hemigidius
meaning half-god, demigod
of a German
saint who is supposed to provide protection from
Babylonian myth name of a god of creation, wisdom, and keeper of divine laws, and half-brother to Enlil. The name is usually rendered Lord of the Earth,
but it may ultimately derive from en-kur, meaning lord of the underworld
Sumerian form of Akkadian Ellil
, name of the chief deity of the Babylonian religion, meaning Lord Wind,
or more literally Lord of the Command
Half-brother to Enki.
"Darkness." Greek myth name of the offspring of Chaos
, brother of Nyx
, and father of Aether.
He is the personification of primordial darkness. In later legends He became a place in Hades
, the underworld. The name is probably a loan from Semitic,
like Hebrew erebh and Akkadian erebu, both of which mean "sunset, evening," hence "darkness."
Greek myth name of the god of love, lust and sex,
worshiped as a fertility god. The name derived from the
word eros, meaning "sexual love," the
same root from which came the word erotic. His
equivalent is Cupid
"desire," and he is also known as Amor
To favor Roman
equivalent of Greek Pan.
In Greek mythology, he was the father of Fauna
by the nymph Marica
who was also sometimes said to be his mother.
Old Norse myth name of the god of rain and sunlight.
Lord of the horde
Hindi myth name of a god of good luck and wisdom, composed of the elements gana horde
and isa lord
Hindi myth name borne by Shiva
, meaning lord of the mountain
Irish myth name of a smith god who provided weapons for the Tuatha De Danaan,
derived from the element gobha meaning smith
Old Norse myth name of the husband of Brynhild
, composed of the elements gunnr war
and arr warrior
Celtic myth name of a sun god, composed of the elements gwalch hawk
and Mei May
Aramaic name of a Semitic god of storms and rain, meaning thunder
is equated with Babylonian-Assyrian Adad
and is also known by the byname Rimmon
Latin form of Greek Haides
, myth name of the god of the underworld, brother of Zeus
and husband of Persephone
the Greek word aides, meaning unseen
Hindi myth name borne by Vishnu
meaning he who takes away
Hindi myth name borne by Vishnu
, composed of the elements hari monkey
and isa lord
Greek myth name of the sun god, meaning "sun."
Latin name literally meaning half-god; demigod
Glory of Hera
Latin form of Greek
, myth name of the son of
the mortal woman Alcmene. Noted
for his exceptional physical strength and the twelve labors he
completed after which he was made a god. Composed of the name of the
and the Greek element kleos glory
Greek myth name of a son of Zeus
meaning "of the earth."
Greek myth name of the son of Eos. He
was the masculine personification of the "evening star."
form of Egyptian Heru
, meaning "the distant
Egyptian myth name of a god of the moon, meaning moon
Greek myth name borne by the god Dionysos
in the Eleusinian mysteries, derived
from the element iacho, meaning "to shout."
Finnish myth name of a sky god, derived from the element ilma,
Possesses a drop (of rain)
Hindi myth name of the king of gods, composed of the Sanskrit elements indu drop
and ra possessing
Old Norse myth name of a fertility god, derived from Germanic Ingwaz
possibly meaning he who is foremost
Japanese myth name of a deity and husband of Izanami
meaning male who invites