Gods
A - H

Listed below are some of the common myths and descriptions related to a wide range of gods.

ABCDE
FG HI - PQ - Z

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Adad

Assyrian, Babylonian - Storm god, Husband to Shala.
Aegir

Norse - The Alebrewer. Associated with the day Thursday. His symbols are dolphins and whales.
Aeshma Daeva

Persian - Also known as Ashmedai, Asmodeus, The Demon of Wrath.
Agni

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Ahriman

Persian.
Ahura Mazda

Persian.
Akasha

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Amun or Amun Re

Egyptian - Also known as Ammon or the hidden one. Chief god of upper Egypt, he represents the secret power that creates and sustains the universe. His wife is the goddess Maut.
Angus

Irish - God of youth and love. He plays sweet music on his golden harp and his kisses become little birds that hover around lovers.
Anu

Babylonian - God of the Heavens and father of all the Gods. Ruler of Destiny.
Anubis

Egyptian - Jackal headed god of imbolming and the Underworld. Son of Nephyts and Set, he was adopted by Osiris after Set's defeat by Horus. Osiris's messenger into the world of the living and our guardian during sleep and astral travel.
Apollo

Greek - God of the Sun, music, poetry, and prophecy. Twin brother of Artemis and son of Zeus and the Titan Leto.
Apsu

Babylonian.
Ares

Greek - God of war. Son of Zeus and Hera.
Asklepios

Greek.
Assur

Assyrian, Asshur - Babylonian - God of War.
Astar

Urgaritic.
Atum

Egyptian.
Az

Persian - The demon of greed and concupiscence

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Balder

Norse - Also called Baldr, Baldur, the Bright One, Shining God, The Bleeding God, Sun God. God of beauty, light, joy, purity, innocence, and reconciliation. Married to Nanna. Associated with the day Sunday and his symbol is the sun.
Bragi

Norse - Patron of skalds and minstrels, master of eloquence. God of eloquence and poetry, his wife is Idun. He is associated with the day Wednesday and his symbols include the harp and book.
Baal

Ugaritic.
Bazeel

African (Tribal) - Also spelled Bazel - Panther god of protection.
Bel

Celtic.
Bacchus

Roman - God of wine.
Bodb the Red

Irish - Succeeded his father, Daghda, as king of the gods

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Cernunnos

Celtic.
Cupid

Roman - Son of Venus, he is the god of love and the primal force of attraction in the universe. According to myth he was sent by his mother to prick Psyche with one of his arrows and make her fall in love with a monster as punishment for her parents boast that she was as beautiful as Venus herself. Cupid accidentally pricked himself instead and fell in love with Psyche and married her.
Credne

Celtic.
Camulus

Irish - War god who delights in battle and slaughter.

Dagda

Celtic, Irish - Also spelled Daghda. The good god, he is the father god of the earth. His harp changes the seasons and his cauldron is always full. His wife is Boann.
Dian Cecht

Irish - God of medicine. He has a spring of health in which wounded gods are healed.
Dionysius

Greek - God of the grapevine, wine, intoxication, inspiration, and religious frenzy. Sources differ on who's son he is. Some say he is the result of an affair Zeus had with a mortal woman, while others say he is the son of Hades and Persephone.
Dumuzi

Babylonian, Sumerian.
Dylan


Ea

Babylonian - God of waters, as well as god of Air, Wisdom and Life. He was a potter who formed both gods and humans on his potters wheel.
El

Ugaritic.
Elegua

Afro-Caribbean - Orixa or power of crossroads, doorways, and gates, he is the messenger of the gods. He loves all things in excess - wine, spicy foods, singing, dancing, sex, and big cigars. His wife is Bomba Gira, the sacred whore.
Enil

Sumerian - God of the Great Mountain and ruler of the Golden Age.
Enki

Sumerian.
Enmesh

Sumerian.
Enten

Sumerian.
Epimetheus

Greek.
Eros

Greek - God of love and attraction. Born of Chaos.
Erra


Fenris

Norse - The hugh and terrible wolf who will destroy the gods at Ragnarok. Son of Loki.
Forseti

Norse - God of mediation and justice, he is associated with the day Thursday and his symbols include the scales. He is the son of Balder.
Freyr

Norse - Also called Frey, Fro, the Lord, the Lover, Sun God, god of Yule. God of sun and rain and patron of bountiful harvests. He is the son of Njordh and husband of the giantess Gerd. He is associated with the day Friday and his symbols include the boar and the sun.

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Geb

Egyptian - God of the Earth.
Gilgamesh

Sumerian.
Girru

Babylonian - God of fire.
Goibniu

Celtic, Irish - Also spelled Goibnu. Metalsmith of the gods. He forges their weapons and brews a magick potion that renders them invisible.

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Hadad

Sumerian - God of thunder, lightning, and rain.
Hades

Greek - Ruler of the Underworld, the dead, all things buried, and the wealth of mines. Brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone.
Heimdell

Norse - Heimdall, The White God, Guardian of Bifrost. Watchman of the gods and guardian of the rainbow bridge, Bifrost. Associated with the day Thursday, his symbols include the horn and rainbow.
Hephaestos

Greek - Smith god, he is the great artisian, forging all the weapons and tools of the gods. God of fire and metal working, he is the son of Zeus and Hera and husband of Aphrodite.
Hermes

Greek - Messenger of the gods, he is in charge of communication, magick, arcane knowledge, hidden things and thievery. Son of Zeus and Maia.
Hermod

Norse - The Brave One. Associated with the day Tuesday, his symbols include the sword and shield.
Hod

Norse - Blind god of winter and twin brother of Balder.
Hoenir

Norse - The Silent One - Associated with the day Tuesday, his symbols include the shield and helmet.
Horon

Ugaritic.
Horus

Egyptian - Hawk haded Lord of Light. He is the son of Isis and Osiris.
Hyperion

Greek - Sunlight - One of the first twelve Titans, son of Gaea and Ouranos, husband of Theia.

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Gods I - P

Gods Q - Z

The previous descriptions came from a wide variety of sources. To learn more, please refer to the recommended reading pages.

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