Pantheon of Gods and Goddesses

Pantheon of Gods and Goddesses

compiled by Doctor of Theology Candidate Susan Griffin, Jan 2007

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Celtic Gods and Goddesses

 

Abarta

The Irish/Celtic Performer of feats.

Abellio

The Gallic God of apple trees.

Abhean

An Irish/Celtic God, harper of the
Tuatha Dé Danann.

Abnoba

Romano-Celtic forest and river Goddess.
Also Goddess of the hunt.

Adsullata

A Continental Celtic river Goddess.

Aengus

God of love. Son of the Dagda, and
husband of ‘Elcmar’, who is believed to be
the Goddess Boann.

Aericura

A Romano-Celtic chthonic underworld
God.

Aeval

The Celtic Fairy Queen of Munster.
She held a midnight court to determine if husbands were
satisfying their wives’ sexual needs.

Agrona

The Celtic Goddess of strife and slaughter.
The river Aeron in Wales is named after her.

Aibell

An Irish Faery Goddess.

Aimend

An Irish Sun Goddess.

Aine

Irish Goddess of love and fertility.
Daughter of Eogabail. 
Aine was later worshipped as a Faery- Queen in
County Limerick.

Airmid

Healing Goddess, protector of medicinal
plants, and keeper of the Spring that brings the dead
back to life.

Alisanos

The local God of Celtic Gaul, specifically
the region of the Cite d’Or.

Amaethon

The Welsh God of agriculture, son of
the Goddess Don. He is responsible for the war of deities
in the Underworld that was led by Arawn, and the Children
of Don. In the Battle of the Trees, his brother Gwydion
transformed trees into warriors. 
Together, they defeated these evil dieties.

Ambisagrus

A Continental Celtic God.  (Equal to Jupiter or Zeus)

Anann

A form of the major Irish Mother Goddess;
overlaps with Danu. Worshipped in Munster as a Goddess
of plenty.

Ancamna

A water Goddess from Continental Celtic
mythology.

Andarta

A Gallic warrior and fertility Goddess.

Andraste

The Goddess of war in Celtic Britain.

Anu

An Irish/Celtic fertility Goddess,
venerated as the Mother of the Gods.

Arawn

The Welsh God of the Underworld.

Arduinna

The Gaulish (Celtic) Goddess of the
moon, hunting, and forests. The boar, her sacred animal.

Arianrhod

Moon Goddess and Goddess of reincarnation.
Arianrhod is one of the descendants of Don. Her stars
are the Caer Arianrhod, the circumpolar stars to which
souls withdraw between reincarnations. She is honored
at the full moon.

Arnemetia

The British-Celtic water Goddess.

Artio

The Celtic Goddess of the bear cult.  She is typically depicted in the form of
a bear.

Aveta

The Gallic Goddess of birth and midwifery.

Badb

Badb is the (Celtic) Goddess of war.
She assumed the form of a Raven or Carrion Crow, and
is known as the ‘battle raven’.  She influenced the outcome of battles by
using Magick.  She
is one of the triad of war-Goddesses, along with Macha
and Morrigan.

Balor

The Celtic God of Death and the King
of the Fomorians, a race of giants. 
He had only one eye that he kept closed, as everything
he looked at died instantly.

Banba

The Goddess of the Spirit of Ireland,
and the wife of King MacCuill. 
She, Fodla and Eriu 
make up a trinity of Goddesses: The Daughters
of Fiachna.

Beag

An Irish Goddess associated with a
magic well.

Bebhionn

Irish Underworld Goddess and a patron
of pleasure.

Belatu-Cadros

The Celtic God of War and of the destruction
of enemies.  His
name means “fair shining one”.

Belenus

Also known as Bile, he is the Gaulish/Celtic
God of light, and known ‘The Shining One’. 
His festival is Beltine (“Fire of Bel”),
celebrated on May 1st.

Belisama

Celtic Goddess of light, fire, forging,
and crafts.

Boann

Goddess of bounty and fertility. Her
symbol is the white cow. Her name means “She of
the white cattle”. Irish Goddess. Also Goddess
of the River Boyne. She is the wife of the water God
Nechtan or of Elcmar, and consort of the Dagda, by whom
she was the Mother of the God Aengus.

Bodb

The Irish Goddess of battle.  She prophesied the doom of the Tuatha Dé Danann.

Bodb Dearg

‘Bodb the Red’, the son of
the Dagda and succeeded him as ruler of the Gods.

Borvo

The Gallic God of hot springs and healing.

Bran

A hero God, protector of poetry and
the Underworld.

Branwen

Goddess of love and beauty, known as
White Raven.

Breg

Irish Goddess, wife of the Dagda.

Bres

God of fertility and agriculture.  Husband of Brigid.

Brigid

Also known as Bridget, Brighit and
Brid. Goddess of Healing, Fertility and the hearth.
She is the patron of poets, smiths and doctors. 
Brighid’s three aspects are Fire of Inspiration
as patroness of poetry, Fire of the Hearth as patroness
of healing and fertility, and Fire of the Forge, as
Patroness of Smithcraft and Martial Arts. Brighid’s
festival is Imbolc, celebrated on February 1st. 
Brigid personifies the Bride, Virgin or Maiden
aspect and is the Protectoress of Childbirth.

Brigantia

The Celtic (British) tutelary Goddess
of the Rivers She is also a pastoral Goddess of flocks
and cattle.

Bronach

An Irish Goddess of cliffs.

Bussumarus

A continental Celtic God, identified
with Jupiter.

Cailleach

An Ancient Goddess, both in worship
and in form. She appears as an old hag with teeth of
a bear and tusks of a boar. She is a sorceress who created
the Earth. Cailleach is referred to as the ‘Mother
of All’.

Cailleach Beara

Celtic deity said to turn to stone
on Beltane and be reborn on Samhain. Represented as
a hag.

Camma

The Goddess of the Hunt.

Camulus

A Gaulish war God, akin to the Roman
God Mars.

Carman

A destructive Witch. The Goddess of
Evil Magick. She had three equally destructive sons:
Dub (‘Darkness’), Dother (‘Evil’),
and Dian (Violence).

Caswallawn

A Celtic war God of Britain.

Cenn Cruaich

A Gaelic heaven-God, akin to Zeus

Cerridwen

Welch Mother, Moon and Grain Goddess.
She is Master of an inexhaustible cauldron named Amen
in which she brewed a magical draught which offered
knowledge and inspiration. Originally a Corn Goddess.
She is the Protector of Poets. One of her symbols is
the sow.  She is associated with Brigit.

Cernunnos

The Horned One – God of Fertility,
Life, Animals and the Underworld. He is depicted with
the antlers of a stag, and sometimes carries a purse
filled with coin. The Horned God is born at the Winter
solstice, marries the Goddess at Beltane, and dies at
the Summer solstice. He alternates with the Goddess
of the moon in ruling over life and death, continuing
the cycle of death, rebirth and reincarnation.

Cliodhna

The Irish Goddess of beauty who later
became a Faery Queen.

Clota

The Celtic Goddess of the River Clyde.

Cocidius

A Hunting Deity of Celtic North Britain.

Condatis

A Celtic River God and Personification
of Water.

Coventina

The Celtic (Britain) Goddess of water
and Springs. She was known locally in the area of Carrawburgh
(Roman Brocolitia) along Hadrian’s Wall. She personified
a holy Spring that had healing powers.

Creiddylad

A Welsh Goddess, daughter of Llyr.

Creidhne

The God of Metal Working.  He was one of the trio of Craft Gods, along with Goibniu and
Lucha.

Curoi mac Daire

A Celtic Sun Deity, and a Storm Bringing
Giant, armed with an ax.

Cyhiraeth

The Celtic Goddess of streams.  She later entered folklore as a spectre haunting woodland streams.
Her shriek was said to foretell death.

Dagda

The Irish-Celtic God of the Earth and
Treaties, and Ruler over Life and Death. 
(The) Dagda, The ‘Good’God, is one
of the most prominent Gods and the leader of the Tuatha
Dé Danann. He is a Master of Magic, a Fearsome Warrior
and a Skilled Artisan. Dagda is a son of the Goddess
Danu, and father of the Goddess Brigid and the God Aengus
mac Oc. Morrigan is his wife, with whom he mates on
New Years Day. The Dagda is portrayed as possessing
both super- human strength and appetite. His attributes
are a cauldron with an inexhaustible supply of food,
a magical harp with which he summons the seasons, and
an enormous club, with one end he could kill nine men,
with the other he could restore them to life. He also
possessed ever-laden fruit trees and two marvelous swine,
one always roasting, the other always growing.

Damara

A Celtic Fertility Goddess associated
with the month of May.

Damona

A Gallic Goddess known as the ‘Divine
Cow’.

Danu

Universal Mother of the Gods. The Earth
Mother. Goddess of rivers, wells, prosperity, plenty,
magick and wisdom. The Irish/Celtic Earth Goddess, matriarch
of the Tuatha Dé Danann (People of the Goddess Danu).

Dea Matrona

The Celtic Deity at the source of the
River Marne.

Dea Sequana

The Celtic Deity at the source of the
river Seine

Dewi

Old Welsh God represented by a great
red serpent that is now the official emblem of Wales.

Dian Cecht

The Great God of Healing and the Physician
of the Tuatha Dé Danann.

Don

The Welsh Mother-Goddess.  Her Irish counterpart is Danu.

Dwyn

The Celtic God of love.

Dylan

Welsh Sea God. 
Son of Arianrhod.

Edain

The Celtic Goddess associated with
horseback-riding.

Epona

Celtic Goddess of Horses, Mules and
Cavalrymen, ane worshipped as Goddess of Horses, Asses,
Mules, Oxen, Springs and Rivers. 
Upon one’ death,She accompanied their soul
on its final journey.

Eriu

An Irish/Celtic Goddess and the personification
of Ireland.  Ireland
derived its name from Eriu.

Esus

A Celtic Agricultural Deity in Gaul.
Associated with a bull with three skulls, and is depicted
as cutting branches from trees with and axe. 
He was a Bloodthirsty God, and the God of Commerce.

Etain

An early Sun Goddess in Ancient Ireland.

Fagus

A Gaulish/Pyrenean God of Beech Trees.

Fand

A sea Goddess who made her home both
in the Otherworld and on the Islands of Man. With her
sister, Liban, she was one of the twin Goddesses of
health and Earthly pleasures. She was also known as
“Pearl of Beauty”.

Fodla

One of the three Goddesses who ruled
Ireland before the first Gauls came to the island.

Goibniu

An Irish/Celtic Smith God who manufactured
swords that always struck true. 
He possesses the Mead of Eternal Life. 
His Welsh name is Govannon.

Grannus

Celtic God of healing, associated with
mineral Springs. The center of his cult was Aquae Granni
(Achen, Germany). His consort is the fertility Goddess
Sirona.

Gwenn Teir Bronn

The Celtic Goddess of Motherhood.

Gwydion

God of warriors and magicians.

Gwynn ap Nudd

Welsh God of the Underworld.

Icaunus

The Gaulish Spirit of the River Yonne.

Leucetios

Celtic God of Thunder.

Llyr

The Welsh Sea God. Known in Ireland
as Lir.

Lugh

Sun God and Protector of the Harvest.  He and his Nature Goddess consort Rosmerta
were worshipped during the 30 day Lugnasad Midsummer
feast in Ireland. Fertility magic during this festival
ensured ripening of the crops and good harvest. He was
known to have a great spear and sling.

Luxovius

The Gaulish God of the Waters of Luxeuil.

Mabon

Mabon son of Modron, and was God of
the Hunt.  He has power to make land flourish or waste
away.

Macha

One of three aspects of the Morrigan,
Goddess of War.

Manannan mac Lir

Irish God of the Sea and Fertility.
He forecasts the weather. 
He is the Guardian of the Blessed Isles, and
is th ruler of Mag Mell, the paradise were the deceased
live.  Manannan
has a ship that follows his command without sails; his
cloak makes him invisible; his helmet is made of flames
and his sword cannot be turned from its mark. He is
described as riding over the sea in a chariot.  He is older than the Tuatha De Dannan, yet appears to be one
of them.

Manawydan

God of the sea and fertility.  He was a scholar, a magician, and a peaceful man. He married
the Goddess Rhiannon.

Mannan

God of the Sea. 
On Midsummer Eve people used to carry green meadow
grass to the top of Barule in payment of rent to Mannan-beg-mac-y-Leir.
People also used to pray to him for a blessing on their
boats and for a good catch.

Maponos

The Celtic God of Youth.

Math Mathonwy

The Welsh God of Sorcery.

Matres

Celtic Mother Goddess of Gaul.

Midir

The Irish/Celtic ruler of Mag Mor,
the Underworld.

Modron

A Welsh Goddess derived from the Celtic
Goddess Matrona.

Mog Ruith

The one-eyed Celtic/Irish God of the
Sun who rides through the sky in a shining bronze chariot,
or flies through the sky like a bird.

Morrigan

The Morrigan is a Goddess of Battles,
War, Death, Strife, and Fertility. Her name translates
as either “Great Queen” or “Phantom Queen”.
The Morrigan appears as both a single Goddess and a
trio of Goddesses. The other deities who form the trio
are Badb (‘Crow’), and either Macha (who also
connotes ‘Crow’) or Nemain (“Frenzy”).
She is one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. She can take the
form of a crow or raven. If seen by a warrior before
battle, that warrior will die.

Nantosuelta

Goddess of Nature, Valleys, and Streams.
Her name means “Winding River”. A Gallic Protective
Goddess and Goddess of Water. Her symbol is the Raven.

Nantosuetta

A Celtic Goddess of Fertility, and
the Goddess of the Realm of the Dead.

Nemausus

The Gaulish God of the Springs of Nimes.  Later he became the God of the city Nimes.

Nemetona

The Celtic Goddess of Sacred Groves
or Shrines.

Nodens

The Celtic River God of the Severn
estuary in Southwest Britain.

Nuada

Also Nudd or Ludd. ‘Silver Hand.’  The Irish/Celtic chieftain-God of Healing,
the Sun, Childbirth, Youth, Beauty, Ocean, Dogs, Poetry,
Writing, Sorcery, Magick, Weapons, and Warfare.  
Nuada had an invincible sword, one of four great
treasures of the Tuatha Dé Danann, that he used to cleave
his enemies in half.

Oengus Mac Oc

Also known as Aengus. 
An Irish/Celtic Go who is the God of Love, Beauty
and Youth. He is known for his physical beauty and golden
hair.  His kisses become birds, and his name means ‘Son of the
Young.’

Ogma

Ogma is the God of Eloquence and Learning,
and one of the foremost members of the Tuatha Dé Danann.
He is the reputed inventor of the ancient Ogham alphabet
that is used in the earliest Irish writings.

Ogmios

God of poetry, language and eloquence.  He invented the Runes of the Druids. 
Ogmius escorts souls on their journey to the
after-live. He is represented as an old man, with a
bald head, and dressed in a lion skin. His attributes
are a bow and stick.

Rhiannon

Welsh Fertility and Otherworld Goddess.
The ‘Great Queen.’ 
She was mistress of the Singing Birds who could
wake the dead and lull the living to sleep. She appeared
to Pwyll, Lady of Dyfed, as a beautiful woman in dazzling
gold on a white horse. The white horse could outpace
any rider although it appeared to go at a steady pace.

Robur

The Gaulish God of Oak Trees.

Rosmerta

In Gaulish Celtic mythology, Rosmerta
was the Goddess of Fire, Warmth, and Abundance. 
She was a flower queen, a hater of marriage,
and Queen of Death.  She was a Celtic Goddess of Fertility and
Wealth.

Sabrina

The Celtic river Goddess of the river
Severn.

Segomo

The Gaulish (Continental Celtic) God
of war and victory.

Sequanna

The Celtic Goddess of the river Seine.

Shannon

Goddess of the river Shannon.

Sheila-na-gig

The Celtic Goddess of Fertility.  She was ann ugly, troll-like creature,
and prominently displays her genitals in an attempt
to allay the power of death.

Shoney

A Celtic Sea Deity.

Sirona

The Gaulish Goddess of Astronomy, and
the Mosel Valley.

Smertrios

A God of War. 
He is portrayed as a bearded athlete with a club
who is about to kill a snake.

Sucellus

God of the Forests and Agriculture.
He ferries the dead to the otherworld. 
He is also known as the Hammer God.

Sul

The Celtic British Goddess of the Hot
Springs in Bath.

Tailtiu

An Irish/Celtic Earth Goddess and nurse
of Lugh. She raised him until he was able to carry arms.

Tamesis

The Celtic Goddess of Fresh Water.
Her name survives in the River Thames.

Taranis

God of Thunder, Master of the Sky.  His symbols are the wheel and the lightning
flash. His name means ‘Thunder’.

Tethra

King of the Fomorians of Ireland, and
God of the Sea and of the Underworld. He was killed
in the first battle of Mag Tuireadh, ans now rules Mag
Mell, the paradise where the dead live.

Teutates

Teutates is an ancient God of War,
Fertility, and Wealth. His name means ‘God of the
Tribe.’   Human sacrifices were made to appease him.

Tuatha De Danann

People of the Goddess Danu.’  She is the Goddess of Artisans, Poets, Magicians, and Craftsmen.

Verbeia

The Celtic Goddess of the river Wharfe.

Vosegus

The Gaulish God of the Vosges Forest
in France.

Yonne

A Celtic River Deity.

 

Greek Gods and Goddesses

Name

Description/(Keywords)

Roman Name

Aphrodite

Aphrodite, the golden Goddess of Love; born of
the blood of Ouranos (the Heavens) and the foam of the sea.

Venus

Apollo

The son of Zeus and Leto; the brother of Artemis.

Apollo

Ares

Ares, the God of War; the son of Zeus and Hera.

Mars

Artemis

Artemis, Diana

Diana

Athena

Goddess of Wisdom, Intellect, and Invention.

Minerva

Demeter

Goddess of the Harvest; the daughter of Cronos
and Rhea

Ceres

Dione

Dione, the Mother Goddess of Mount Olympus

 

Eos

Goddess of Dawn and Mother of the Winds.

 

Enyo

One of the Graiai (the Gray Sisters)

Bellona

Erida

The Wearisome Goddess of Hate.

 

Erinys

 Mist-Walking
and  Kindly One; Punisher
of the Unfaithful

Furiae

Eris

Goddess of Discord and Strife.

Discordia

Eros

The primal God of Love. 
Used arrows of gold and lead to wound the hearts of both
mortals and immortals.

Cupid

Eurynome

One of the daughters of the Ocean; the Mother
of the Graces.

 

Fates

The Daughters of Necessity; born of Zeus and
Themis.

Morae

Gorgons

The daughters of Phorkys and Keto with snakes
about their heads and wrists, Medusa, Sthenno and Euryale were
so hideous, the shock of seeing them would turn anyone to stone.

 

Graces

The attendants of Aphrodite, and the incarnations
of Grace and Charm.

Charities

Hades

Hades, Lord of the Underworld; the son of Kronos
(Cronos) and Rheia (Rhea).

Pluto

Hebe

The Goddess of Youth; daughter of Zeus and Hera.

 

Helios

The Sun. He sees everything his light touches.

Apollo

Hephaestus

God of the Smith.

Vulcan

Hera

Daughter of Cronos and Rhea; wife to Zeus.  The most beautiful of the Immortals.

Juno

Heracles

Heracles, the Ultimate Hero; the son of Zeus
and Alkmene

Hercules

Hermes

Wing shod messenger of the Olympians; son of
Zeus and Maia.

Mercury

Hestia

Virgin Goddess of the Hearth and humble domestic
joy.

Vesta

Hyperion

The Titan; father of Helios (the Sun), Eos (the
Dawn) and Selene (the Moon).

 

Hypnos

God of Sleep; child of Nix (Night); brother of
Thanatos (Death).

Somnus

Io

The Heifer-Maiden who rejected the love of Zeus.

 

Iris

Wind-Footed messenger of the Immortals.

 

Calypso

The queenly Nymph and lover of Odysseus.

 

Chiron

The most righteous of the Centaurs; Master of
Arts and Science.

 

Circe

Dread Goddess and Mistress of potions and spells.

 

Cronos

Cronos, the Titan; father of the Olympians

Saturn

Leto

Leto, the consort of Zeus and Mother of Apollon
and Artemis.

 

Muses

The Muses attend the festivals on Olympos to
entertain and inspire the other Gods with their wit and charm.

 

Nereids

The Nereids, the fifty daughters of Nereus and
Doris.

 

Odysseus

Hero of the Trojan War and the long-suffering
traveler in The Odyssey.

Ulysses

Orai,
The Hours

Orai, the three sisters, Eunomia (Harmony), Dyke
(Justice) and Eirene (Peace) assist the Olympians by organizing
the Seasons and adding balance to Nature.

Horae

Pan

The Goat God. 
Prances through the fertile countryside with the Nymphs
while playing his seven-reed pipe in wild abandon.

Faunus

Persephone

Persephone, the daughter of Demeter and Zeus;
the wife of Hades and queen of the Underworld.

Proserpina

Poseidon

Poseidon, Lord of the Sea; son of Cronos and
Rhea.

Neptune

Prometheus

The Rebel God; in defiance of Zeus, he gave fire
and other comforts to the mortals on the Earth.

 

Rhea

Wife of devious Cronos and Mother to the Olympians.

 

Rivers

Rivers; the children of Ocean; Immortals who
have chosen rivers as their Earthly bodies.

 

Skylla

Man-Eating She-Beast with six heads.

 

Styx

Any Immortal who pours the waters of Styx and
swears an oath, is solemnly bound to tell only the truth.

 

Thanatos

God of Death

 

Thetis

One of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris;
the wife of Peleus and the Mother of Achilles.

 

Winds

The Winds are Immortals who have chosen the air
as their Earthly bodies.

 

Zeus

Zeus, the Olympian; the son of Cronos and Rhea;
Lady of the Sky.

Jupiter

 

Roman Gods and Goddesses

Abeona

Goddess who protects children when they leave
the parents’ home for the first time.

Abundantia

Goddess of Abundance and Good Fortune. She
distributes grain and money from her cornucopia (‘horn
of plenty’).

Adeona

Goddess who guides children back home after
leaving the parents house for the first time.

Aequitas

God of Honest Deals and Fair Transactions.

Africus

God of the Southwest wind.

Alemonia

Goddess who feeds unborn children.

Angerona

Goddess of Secrecy and protector of Rome. She
is shown with a bandaged mouth and a finger to her lips as if
imploring silence. Her festival is December 21st.

Angita

Goddess of Healing and Witchcraft.

Anna Perenna

Goddess of the New Year, and Provider of Food.
Her festival is March 15 and she is honored at the full moon.

Antevorte

Goddess of the Future.

Aquilo

God of the North Wind.

Aradia

Goddess of Witches in the Tuscany region of
Italy. She is the daughter of Diana and her brother Lucifer
(moon and sun).  She teaches Witches her mother’s magic.

Aurora

Goddess of the Dawn.

Auster

God of the South Wind.

Bacchus

God of Wine and Intoxication.

Bellona

Goddess of War and Battles.  Her attribute is a sword and she is depicted wearing a helmet
and armed with a spear and a torch.

Bona Dea

The ‘Good Goddess.’ 
Protector of Women and Matron of Fertility and Virginity.  A Goddess of Healing. Her festival is on
May 1, the nights of May 3-4, and December 3.

Bubona

Goddess of horses and cattle.

Camenae

Goddesses of Wells and Springs.

Candelifera

Goddess of Birth.

Cardea

Goddess of Thresholds; especially doors.  Protects the home and children against evil
spirits.

Carmenta

Goddess of Childbirth and Prophecy.  Inventor of the arts and sciences as well
as the Roman Alphabet.

Carnea

Goddess of Door Handles, Bodily Organs and
the Heart.

Ceres

Goddess of Corn, Agriculture and Grain.

Cinxia

Goddess of Marriage.

Clementia

Goddess of Mercy and Clemency.

Cloacina

Goddess of the Drains and Sewers that drained
refuse under the city of Rome.

Coelus

God of the Sky and Heavens; the personification
of the sky.

Concordia

Goddess of Concord. 
Her temple was the meeting place of the Roman Senate.

Conditor

God of Harvesting the crops.

Consus

God Grain Storage and of Secret Consuls.

Convector

God of Harvesting Crops.

Copia

Goddess of Wealth and Plenty.

Cuba

Goddess who watches over infants in their cribs
and lulls them to sleep.

Cunina

Goddess of Infants.

Cupid

God of Love. Venus’ son. He is seen as
either a winged infant with a bow and arrow, or as a youth with
his lover Psyche.

Dea Tacita

Goddess of the Dead and the Earth. The Silent
Goddess.

Decima

Goddess of Childbirth. With Nona and Morta
she forms the Parcae (the three Fates).

Dei Lucrii

Gods of Profit.

Devera

Goddess of the Brooms used to purify a ritual
site.

Deverra

Goddess of Women in Labor and the Patron of
Midwives.

Diana

The Goddess of the Moon, Fertility, Nature
and Childbirth. Mother with Lucifer, her brother, of Aradia,
Goddess of Witches.  Diana is invoked to protect the harvest from
storms. Her magical weapon is the bow and arrow. She is worshipped
on mountain tops and in sacred forests. She is the patron of
the working class and slaves.

Dis Pater

God of the Underworld and Treasure in the form
of gems and metals of the earth.

Disciplina

Goddess of Discipline.

Discordia

Goddess of Discord and Strife and proceeds
the chariot of Mars into battle.

Dius Fidus

God of Oaths of Honor.

Egestes

Goddess of Poverty. 
Virgil mentions her as a Demon of the Underworld.

Empanda

Goddess of Openess, Friendliness and Generosity.

Endovelicus

God of Health and Welfare.

Eventus Bonus

God whose name means good ending. He insures
success in business and a good harvest.

Fabulinus

God who teaches children their first word.

Fama

Goddess of Fame and Rumor. She spreads rumors
through the Heavens and Earth.

Fauna

Goddess of the Earth. 
Mother, and Fertility Goddess.

Faunus

God of the Wilds and Fertility. He is the protector
of cattle also referred to as Lupercus. He is the giver of oracles.

Faustitas

Goddess protectress of Herds of Livestock.

Favonius

God of the West Wind. The herald of spring.

Febris

Goddess protectress against fevers.

Felicitas

Goddess of Success.

Feronia

Goddess of Freedom and Good Harvest.She was
often worshipped by slaves to achieve their freedom.

Fides

Goddess of Faithfulness and Good Faith.

Flora

Goddess of Spring and Blooming Flowers.

Fontus

God of Fountains, Wells and Springs.

Fornax

Goddess of Bread Baking and Ovens.

Fortuna

Goddess of Fate. Patroness of bath houses and
once-married matrons.

Fulgora

Goddess of Lightning.

Furies

Goddesses of Vengance. Lives in the underworld
and torments wrongdoers.

Furina

Goddess of Thieves.

Honos

God of Morality and Military Honor.

Indivia

Goddess of Jealousy.

Janus

The God of Gates, Doors, Beginnings and Endings.
He represents beginnings, boundaries, times of change, and transitions.

Juno

Queen of the Gods. 
Jupiters wife and sister, sister to Neptune and Pluto,
daughter of Saturn, mother of Juventas, Mars, and Vulcan. Protectress
of the Roman state. She was the guardian of the Empire’s finances
and considered the Matron Goddess of all Rome. 
The month of June was named after her.

Jupiter

Ruler of the Gods. He is the god of Sky, Lightning
and Thunder. He is the son of Saturn and brother of Neptune,
Pluto and Juno, who is also his wife. His attribute is the lightning
bolt and his symbol the eagle, who is also his messenger. He
was also considered the Patron god of Rome, and his temple was
the official place of state business and sacrifices.

Justitia

Goddess of Justice.

Juturna

Goddess of Lakes, Wells and Springs.

Juventas

Goddess of Youth.

Lactans

God of Agriculture.

Lares

Guardian spirits of the House and Fields.

Laverna

Goddess of Unlawful Gain and Trickery. The
patron of thieves, con artists and frauds.

Liber

Old Italian God of Fertility and Nature.

Libera

Fertility Goddess.

Liberalitas

God of Generousity.

Libertas

Goddess of Freedom.

Libitina

Goddess of Funerals. Her temple contained all
of the necessary implements for funeral services. A piece of
money had to be brought to her temple whenever anyone died.

Lima

Goddess of Thresholds.

Lucifer

God of the Morning Star and the Planet Venus.

Lucina

Goddess of Childbirth and Midwifery.

Luna

Goddess of the Moon.

Maia

Goddess of Fertility and Spring.

Maiesta

Goddess of Honor and Reverence. Wife of Vulcan.

Mania

Goddess of the Dead. Guardian with Mantus of
the Underworld. Referred to as the mother of ghosts. Her name
means insanity and she is the personification of madness.

Mars

God of War. 
One of the most important of Roman deities.

Originally a God of the Earth, Spring, and
Fertility.

Matuta

Goddess of the Dawn, Harbors and the Sea. Patron
of newborn babies.

Meditrina

Goddess of Wine and Health. Her name means
‘Healer.’

Mefitis

Goddess of Poisonous Vapors from the earth.
She is worshipped especially in volcanic areas and swamps.

Mellona

Goddess and Protector of Bees.

Mena

Goddess of Menstruation.

Mens

Goddess of the Mind and Consciousness.

Mercury

God of Trade, Profit, Merchants and Travelers.

Messor

God of Agriculture and Mowing.

Minerva

Goddess of Wisdom, Learning, the Arts, Sciences,
Medicine, Dyeing, Trade, and of War. Wife of Jupiter and protector
of commerce, industry and education. Honored at the spring equinox
on March 19 – 23.

Moneta

Goddess of Prosperity.

Mors

God of Death.

Morta

Goddess of Death

Muta

Goddess of Silence.

Mutinus Mutunus

God of Fertility. Invoked by women seeking
to become pregnant.

Naenia

Goddess of Funerals.

Necessitas

Goddess of Destiny.

Nemestrinus

God of the Woods.

Neptune

God of the Sea. Brother of Jupiter, Pluto and
Juno. The God and patron of Horses and Horse Racing.

Nona

Goddess of Pregnancy. She is called upon when
a child is ready to be born.

Nox

Personification of the night.

Nundina

Goddess of the Ninth Day, on which a newborn
is named.

Obarator

God of plowing.

Occator

God of Harrowing.

Ops

Goddess of the Fertile Earth, Abundance, Sowing,
Harvest and Wealth.

Orbona

Goddess of parents who lost their children.
She could grant them more and parents prayed to her for this
purpose.

Orcus

God of Death and the Underworld. Also a god
of oaths and punisher of perjurers.

Pales

Goddess of Shepherds and Flocks.

Parcae

Goddesses of Fate.

Pax

Goddess of Peace.

Penates

Gods of the Storeroom and Household.

Picus

God of Agriculture who has the gift of prophecy.

Pietas

Goddess of Piety and Sense of Duty to the state
and Gods.

Pluto

God of the Underworld. The son of Saturn, brother
to Jupiter and Neptune. Pluto’s wife was Proserpina, whom he
captured. Black sheep were given as sacrifices to Pluto. Equivalent
to the Greek Hades.

Poena

Goddess of Punishment.

Pomona

Goddess of Fruit Trees and Orchards.

Portunes

God of Ports and Harbors. He is the guardian
of storehouses and locked doors. His attribute is a key. The
Portunalia were observed on August 17, and on this festival
keys were thrown into the fire to safeguard them against misfortune.

Porus

God of Plenty.

Postverta

Goddess of the Past.

Priapus

God of Gardens, Viniculture, Sailors and Fishermen.
He is a fertility god, shown wearing a long robe that exposes
an unusually large and erect phallus.

Prorsa Postverta

Goddess of Women in Labor. She oversees the
position of the fetus in the womb.

Proserpina

Wife of Pluto, identical to Persephone.

Providentia

Goddess of Forethought.

Pudicitia

Goddess of Modesty and Chastity.

Puta

Goddess of the Pruning of Vines and Trees.

Quirinus

Italian God whose origin is uncertain and worship
is not well-known.

Quiritis

Italian Goddess of Motherhood.

Robigo

Goddess of Corn.

Robigus

God who Protects Corn from Diseases.

Roma

Personified Goddess of the City of Rome.

Rumina

Goddess of Nursing Mothers, both Human and
Animal.

Salus

Goddess of Health and Prosperity.

Sancus

God of Oaths and good faith.

Saritor

God of Weeding and Hoeing.

Saturn

God of Agriculture and the Sowing of Seeds.  The father of Jupiter, Ceres, Juno and others. 
Saturday named after him.

Securitas

Goddess of Security and Stability.

Semonia

Goddess of Sowing.

Silvanus

God of Forests, Groves, Wild Places and Boundaries.
A fertility God associated with flocks and herds.

Sol

God of the Sun. 
Later worshipped as the God of the State, Sol Invictus..

Somnus

God of Sleep.

Sors

God of Luck.

Spes

Goddess of Hope.

Stata Mater

Goddess who Guards Against Fires.

Stimula

Goddess who Incites Passion in Women.

Strenua

Goddess of Strength and Vigor. Worshiped at
New Year.

Suadela

Goddess of Persuasion, especially in matters
of love.

Subruncinator

God of Weeding.

Summanus

God of Night Thunder.

Tellus

Goddess of the Earth.

Tempestes

Goddesses of Storms.

Terminus

God of the Boundaries between Fields.

Terra Mater

Mother Earth, Goddess of Fertility and  Earth.  Watches
over marriage, producing children, and the fertility of soil.

Trivia

Goddess of the Crossroads.

Vacuna

Sabean Goddess of Agriculture.

Veiovis

One of the oldest gods, he is the God of Healing.

Venus

Originally a Goddess of Gardens and Vinyards,
Venus became the major deity of love and beauty after the influx
of Greek deities.

Veritas

Goddess of truth.

Vertumnus

God of the Changing Seasons and Ripening of
Fruits and Grains.   He
is the patron of fruit trees.

Vesta

Goddess of the Fire (both sacred and domestic)
and the Hearth.  Patroness
of bakers, and a popular Deity.

Victoria

Goddess of Victory. Originally a protectress
of fields and woods who became Goddess of Romes military success.

Virtus

God of Courage and Military Prowess.

Vitumnus

God who gave life to children in the womb.

Volumna

Goddess who Protects the Nursery.

Vulcan

God of Fire, Blacksmiths and Craftsmanship.
His forge is located beneath Mount Etna. It is here that he,
together with his helpers, forges weapons for Gods and heroes.

Vulturnus

God of the East Wind.

 

Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

 

Aken                                                                              Ferryman of the Underworld.

Aker                                                      Guardian and Gatekeeper
of the Underworld

Am-Heh                                                 Devourer of Millions

Ament                                      .Greeter of the Dead

Ammit                                                    Devourer of the
Wicked

Amum (Amum-Re)      
  King of the Gods

Anat  Mother
of the Gods

Andjety  A Precurser
of Osiris

Anqet  Embracer,
Goddess of Fertility and the Nile at Aswan

Anubis  God
of Embalming

Anuke  Goddess
of War

Anuket  Goddess
of the Nile

Apep  The Great
Destroyer

Arensnuphis  Anthroporphic
Nubian Deity

As  Kindly God
of the Desert

Astarte  Warrior
Goddess of Canaan

Aten  The Sun
Disk and Later God

Atum  The All-Father

Auf (Efu Ra)  An
Aspect of the Sun God Ra

Baal  God of
Thunder

Ba-Pef  The
Soul

Babi  The Dominant
Male Baboon Godd

Banebdjetet  God
of Lower Egypt

Bast  Beautiful
Cat Goddess

Bat  Ancient
Cow Goddess

Benu (Bennu)  The
Bird of Creation

Bes  Protector
of Childbirth

Dedwen  Nubian
God of Resources

Denwen  The
Fiery Serpent

The Ennead  The
Nine Great Osirian Gods

Fetket  The
Sun God’s Butler

Geb  God of
the Earth

Genger Wer  The
Great Honker

Hapi  God of
the Nile River

Hathor  Goddess
of Music and Dance

Hatmehyt  The
Fish Goddess

Haurun  The
Victorious Herdsman

Heh and Hauhet  Deities
of Infinity and Eternity

Heget  Frog
Goddess

Heret-Kau  She
who is Above the Spirits

Heryshef  Ruler
of the Riverbanks

Heset  Goddess
of Plenty

Hetepes-Sekhus  An
Eye of Re

Hike  God of
Magic and Medicine

Horus  King
of the Gods’ on Earth

Hu  God of the
Spoken Word

Iabet  Cleanser
of Re, Personification of the East

Ihy  The Child
God

Imhotep  Lady
of Science and Thought

Ipy (Opet)  Mother
of Osiris

Isis  Queen
of the Gods

Iusaas  Creator
Goddess

Kabechet  Helper
of Anubis

Kek and Kauket  Deities
of Darkness, Obscurity and Night

Khenmu  The
Great Potter

Kherty  Ram-headed
God

Kephri  The
Great Scarab

Khonsu  God
of the Moon

Maat  Lady of
Truth and Order

Mafdet  Goddess
of Scorpions and Snakes

Mahaf  The Ferryman

Mahes  The Lady
of the Massacre

Mandulis  The
Lower Nubian Sun God

Mehen  Defender
of the Sun Boat

Mehet-Weret  Cow
Goddess of the Sky

Menhit  Lion-headed
War Goddess

Mertseger  Guardian
of the Valley of the Kings’

Meskhenet  Goddess
of Childbirth

Mihos  Son of
Bastet

Min  God of
Fertility

Montu  Warrior
and Solar God

Mut  Grandmother
of the Gods

Nefertem  Lady
of the Sunrise

Nehebkau  God
who joined the Ka to the Body

Nekhbet  Goddess
of the Power of Kings

Neith  Goddess
of War and Funerals

Nephthys  Lady
of the Wings

Nun and Naunet  Gods
of Chaos and Water

Nut  Goddess
of the Firmament

The Ogdoad  The
Primordial Creation Gods

Onuris  The
War God

Osiris  Lady
of the Dead

Pakhet  The
Strength of Woman

Panebtawy  The
Child God

Peteese and Pihor 
Brother Gods

Ptah  The Creator

Qadesh  Goddess
of Esctasy and ‘Sexual Pleasure”

Re (Ra)  The
Sun God

Renenutet  Goddess
of the Harvest

Sah and Sopdet (Sothis) 
The Astral God and Goddess

Satet  Goddess
of the Inundation

Satis  Guardian
of the Boarders

Sebiumeker  Meroitic
God of Procreation

Sefkhet-Abwy  Goddess
of Writing and Temple Libriaries

Seker  The Resurrected
Osiris

Sekhmet  The
Eye of Ra

Sepa  Cintipede
God

Serapis  The
Composit God

Serqet (Selkis)  Scorpion
Goddess

Seshat  Goddess
of Writing, Measurements

Set  God of
Evil

Shay  Personified
Deity

Shesmetet  Leonine
Goddess

Shesmu  Demon
God of the Win Press

Shu  God of
the Air and Sky

Sia  The Perceptive
Mind

Sobek  Guard
of the Gods

Son of Horus  Gods
of the Viscera and Canopic Jars

Sopedu  The  Boarder Patrol God

Ta-Bitjet  A
Wife of Horus

Tasnetnofret  The
Good Sister

Taweret  Goddess
Demoness of Birth

Tayet  Goddess
of Weaving

Tefnut  Goddess
of Moisture

Tatenen  ‘Father
of Gods’ and God of the Rising Sun

Thoth  God of
Wisdom

Wadj Wer  The
Pregnant God

Wadjet  The
Serpent Goddess

Weneg  Ancient
Son of Re

Wepwawet (Upuaut) 
The Opener of the Ways

Wosret  Goddess
of Thebes

Yah  Another
Moon God

Yamm  God of
the Sea

 


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