Hittite mythology
Hittite mythology and Hittite religion were the religious beliefs and practices of the Hittites, who created an empire centered in what is now modern-day Turkey from ca. 1,600 BC to 1,180 BC anMost of...
Cybele
Cybele (/ˈsɪbɨliː/; Phrygian: Matar Kubileya/Kubeleya "Kubeleyan Mother", perhaps "Mountain Mother"; Turkish Kibele; Lydian Kuvava; Greek: Κυβέλη Kybele, Κυβήβη Kybebe, Κύβελις Kybelis) was an or...
Hurrian mythology
The Hurrians (/ˈhʊəriənz/; cuneiform: 𒄷𒌨𒊑; transliteration: Ḫu-ur-ri) were a people of the Bronze Age Near East. They spoke a Hurro-Urartian language called Hurrian, and lived in Anatolia and North...
Arinna
Arinna was the major cult center of the Hittite sun goddess, (thought to be Arinniti) known as UTU Arinna "sun goddess of Arinna". Arinna was located near Hattusa, the Hittite capital.The name was als...
Hatepuna
Hatepuna, also known as Hatepinu, is a Hattian goddess.Her Name originates in Hattic ha, "sea", and puna, "Child". She is the daughter of the sea god and becomes the wife of Telipinu because of the re...
Telipinu (god)
Telipinu (Cuneiform: Te(-e)-li-pí-nu(-ú), Hattic: Talipinu or Talapinu, "Exalted Son") was a Hittite god who most likely served as a patron of farming, though he has also been suggested to have been a...
Hannahannah
Hannahannah (from Hittite hanna- "grandmother") is a Hurrian Mother Goddess related to or influenced by the pre-Sumerian goddess Inanna. Hannahannah was also identified with the Hurrian goddess Hebat....
Inar
Inar is a Hittite god of woods and fields.Inar is mentioned in the Hahhima-myth. There Tarhun sends Inar to look for sun god Istanu, but the ice devil Hahhima freezes Inar. Inar's tasks are similar to...
Hapantali
Hapantali, also known as Hapantaliya, is an Anatolian and Luwian pastoral goddess.Hapantali cares for the sheep of Istanu. She also helps moon god Arma/Kaskuh, when he falls down from sky, and takes p...
Illuyanka
In Hittite mythology, Illuyanka was a serpentine dragon slain by Tarhunt (IM), the Hittite incarnation of the Hurrian god of sky and storm. It is known from Hittite cuneiform tablets found at Çorum-Bo...
Hanwasuit
In Hittite mythology, Hanwasuit was the "throne-goddess" of the kings. The Hittites believed that the kings derived their right to rule from Hanwasuit.
Appu (Hurrian)
The Story of Appu is a mythological Hittite text (CTH 360). The text is fragmentary, and the sequence of events in the story is a reconstruction.The text is usually taken as an account of a Hurrian m...
Šauška
Šauška or Shaushka (Hittite: Šauša, & later Šawuška) was a Hurrian goddess who was also adopted into the Hittite pantheon. She is known in detail because she became the patron goddess of the Hitti...
Istustaya and Papaya
Istustaya and Papaya are two goddesses of destiny with Hattian origin in Hittite religion.The task of Istustaya and Papaya is to spin the thread of life, especially the one of the king. They sit at t...
Titias
In Greek mythology, Titias (Τιτίας) or Titius (Τίτιος) was one of the Idaean Dactyls; he and his brother Cyllenus were said to have been venerated in Phrygia as companions of Cybele and "guides of fat...
Tilla (deity)
Tilla is a bull-god in the Hurrian and Hittite pantheons, the attendant and mount of the weather god Teshub.The first king of the ancient Hittite city of Masuwari was named Hapatila, which may represe...
Hasameli
Hasameli was the Hittite god of metalworkers and craftsmen. Associated with smoke, he is called on by Mursili II in his Annals to encircle and cloak him that he be concealed from his enemy in a covert...
Attis
Attis /ˈætɪs/ (Greek: Ἄττις or Ἄττης) was the consort of Cybele in Phrygian and Greek mythology. His priests were eunuchs, the Galli, as explained by origin myths pertaining to Attis and castration. A...
Ishara
Ishara (išḫara) is the Hittite word for "treaty, binding promise", also personified as a goddess of the oath.In Hurrian and Semitic traditions, Išḫara is a love goddess, often identified with Ishtar. ...
Termerus
In Greek mythology, Termerus (Τέρμερος) was a bandit who was killed by Heracles. The episode is referenced in Plutarch's Life of Theseus, in description of Theseus' method of slaying his assailants by...
Hutena
In Hurrian mythology, the Hutena are goddesses of fate. They are similar to the Norns of Norse mythology or the Moirai of ancient Greece. They are called the Gul Ses (Gul-Shesh; Gulshesh; Gul-ashshesh...
Iliad
The Iliad (/ˈɪliəd/; Ancient Greek: Ἰλιάς Ilias, [iː.li.ás] in Classical Attic; sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, ...
Rundas
Rundas is the Hittite god of the hunt and of good fortune. His emblem is a double eagle with a hare in each talon.
Alke
In Greek mythology, the name Alke (Ἁλκή "prowess, courage"), also transliterated as Alce, may refer to:
Aruna (Hittite mythology)
Aruna is a sea god in Hittite mythology, a son of the healing and magic goddess Kamrusepa. Aruna is also the Hittite word for "sea", and like Kamrusepa may also refer to the god of the sea.
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Pirwa
Pirwa (or Peruwa) is a Hittite deity whose nature is poorly understood. He/she is sometimes referred to as "queen", though archaeologists believe he/she was a male god.The name may derive from the Hit...