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...
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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...
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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...
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Sandas
Sandas (more commonly spelt as "Sandan") was the Anatolian (Hittite) lion god during the Classical period. He used to be represented in association with a horned lion, and often resided inside a pyre ...
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Megalesia
The Megalesia, Megalensia, or Megalenses Ludi, was a festival (with games, ludi) celebrated in Ancient Rome in the month of April in honor of the great mother of the gods (Cybele, μϵγάλη ϑϵός, from wh...
Istanu
Istanu (Ištanu; from Hattic Estan, "Sun-god") was the Hittite and Hattic god of the sun. In Luwian he was known as Tiwaz or Tijaz. He was a god of judgement, and was depicted bearing a winged sun on h...
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...
Hittite nursery and midwifery goddesses
Hittite and Hurrian nursery and midwifery goddesses only exist in collective.The Tawara are the collective of Hittite midwifery goddesses. They helped to create the first king of gods. The Hutellurra ...
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Phyllis (river god)
In Greek mythology, Phyllis (Φύλλις) was the god of the homonymous river in Bithynia. By a local meadow nymph, he became father of a son Dipsacus, who led a pastoral lifestyle by his father's river an...
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...
Temples of Cybele in Rome
A number of temples to Cybele in Rome have been identified. Originally an Anatolian mother goddess, the cult of Cybele was formally brought to Rome during the Second Punic War (218 to 201 BCE) after a...
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...
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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...
Tragasus
In Greek mythology, Tragasus (Τράγασος) or Cragasus (Κράγασος) was the father of Philonome, the deceitful wife of Cycnus. The name Tragasus may be connected with the Tragasaean salt-pan near Hamaxitus...
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...
Apaliunas
Apaliunas is a theonym, attested in a Hittite language treaty as a tutelary of Wilusa. Apaliunas is considered to be the Hittite reflex of *Apeljōn, an early form of the name Apollo, which may also b...
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...
Moria (nymph)
In Greek mythology, Moria was a Naiad nymph dwelling by the river Hermus; she makes an appearance in Nonnus' Dionysiaca, in an episode that is as follows.Moria's brother Tylus accidentally touched a s...
Lelwani
Lelwani is a Hittite god of the underworld, referred to as "King". Over time, he seems to have developed into a female deity. She lived in the dark earth, and her shrines were connected with charnel...
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...
Alke
In Greek mythology, the name Alke (Ἁλκή "prowess, courage"), also transliterated as Alce, may refer to:
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