Egypt had one of the largest and most complex pantheons of gods of any civilization in the ancient world over the course of egyptian history hundreds of gods and goddesses were worshipped the characteristics of individual gods could be hard to pin down most had a principle association (for. The white goddess pantheons: african gods and goddesses a list of deities from african mythology abonsam to yemaja african gods and goddesses - pantheons - the. There is a remarquable religious tolerance embedded within the pantheon of countless hindu gods and goddesses, allowing anyone to experience the divine in the way that suits best at a particular time this also explains how it is possible for many different hindu gods and goddesses to be worshipped. Here you'll find a list of roman gods and goddesses names (with the name of the corresponding greek god in brackets) when you click on an entry (provided it is a link), you can find out more about that god or goddess. The gods and goddesses of ancient egypt were a complex group of beings and ideas as the culture evolved, so did many of the deities and what they represented here are some of the best-known gods and goddesses of ancient egypt.
Their gods and goddesses are many, with both good and evil characteristics the right and the wrong changes with a change in cycles many gods merge with each other as they have overlapping aspects. Amun: anubis: aten: atum: bastet: bes: geb: hapy: hathor: horus: isis: khepri: khnum: ma'at: nephthys: nun: nut: osiris: ptah: ra: ra-horakhty: sekhmet: seshat: seth. Egyptian gods and goddesses the egyptian gods and goddesses have been around longer than most cultures since roughly 5500 bc the people of northeastern africa have held the ancient egyptian gods and goddesses as protectors, guides, and heavenly beings.
This is a list of egyptian gods and goddesses from egyptian mythologythe old egyptians worshiped a few gods at different times and in different places some gods changed in importance over time or were nonexistent until later eras. If i were to today ask 1,000 christian pastors the names of the gods and goddesses worshipped in the religion of the jews, all 1,000 would no doubt consider me absolutely crazy. As father of the gods, an was thought to be the creator and head of the sumerian gods and goddesses, the annuna (akkadian annunaki) annuna meaning sons of an or princely offspring many other sumerian gods and goddesses were thought to be his children in different myths. The olympian gods the olympian gods or olympians are younger gods who got the name after their mythical place mount olympusthey had gained rank as the rulers of the world after dethroning the elder gods, known also as the titans, in a ten-year war called titanomachy. Roman gods: bacchus bacchus was the roman god of wine and merry-making and the son of the jupiter and semele the name of his festival was 'bacchanalia' which held between march 15 and 16 and been used to refer to any forms of drunken revelry.
The ancient greeks worshipped a number of different gods and goddesses, who were in charge of various aspects of daily life they identified six principle goddesses and six gods, who were known as the twelve olympians because they were said to live on top of mount olympus. The chthonic identity of the great goddess becomes associated with powers of darkness, chaos, and death that need to be subdued by the olympian gods what had been cyclical with the great goddess becomes cut so that instead of being associated with the cycle of life, death, and regeneration, she becomes identified with the negative functions. The mythological background of the iliad, list of greek mythologocial figures, primordial deities, the elder gods or the titans, additional mythological figures, summary of the odyssey, adventures of odysseus, short gist of the iliad, analysis of the iliad.
The gods and goddesses of ancient greece meet the gods and goddesses of ancient greece of all the ancient greek facts , their stories of the gods have to be one of the most fascinating. The gods, much like the greek goddesses of history, have very exaggerated personalities and they are plagued with personal flaws and negative emotions despite they immortality and superhero-like powers. The goddesses of the aesir are known as the asynjur, and although the term aesir is used as the general name for all of the gods and goddesses, a second clan of gods, known as the vanir are also greatly honoured freyr and freyja are the foremost of the vanir and they reside amongst the aesir in asgard. List of greek gods and goddesses of greek mythology the greeks worshipped their gods devoutly as they strongly believed that the gods could change their lives for the better the gods lived on mount olympus, the highest mountain in greece.
Gods and goddesses the deities that have been and still are worshiped by the nations are human creations, the products of imperfect, empty-headed men, who turned the glory of the incorruptible god into something like the image of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed creatures and creeping things. Vii in compiling a book like encyclopedia of gods, one is struck both by the enormous number and vari-ety of deities that occur in different religions around the world, and also by the way patterns. Endovelicus (m) - a solar god with many faces, the supreme head god, god of dreams/visions and health ataegina (f) - the goddess of health, the moon, and rebirth (a significant theme in their religion.