Vulcan – The Roman Blacksmith God

Vulcan – The Roman Blacksmith God Hephaestus is the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, sculptors, metallurgy and fire. The Roman blacksmith god is Vulcan, the equivalent of Hephaestus. He was the son of Zeus and Hera, rejected by his mother and thrown off of Mount Olympus down to Earth. All the industrial and manufacturing centers […]

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Sakpata – The God of Smallpox

Sakpata – The God of Smallpox Sakpata was a generic term for a larger group of deities associated with the land. However, at the beginning of the eighteenth century, people associated it with the vodun of smallpox. Some scholars assumed that Europeans introduced smallpox in the African region. This is not true, since smallpox emerged […]

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Asase Ya – The Goddess of Fertility

Asase Ya – The Goddess of Fertility Asase Ya is the Goddess of fertility, but also of the harvest, morality and truth. Her main symbol is the soil. In West Africa, even her name means ‘old woman earth’. Thus, she is the goddess of fertility, and of course, of the harvest. This Goddess represents the […]

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Pluto Roman God Facts

Pluto Roman God Facts Today we will give you another history lesson. This time it’s all about the Pluto Roman God facts! Buckle up and let’s get to learning. Pluto is the son of Chronos, and brother of Zeus and Poseidon. In spite of this, no one wanted to marry him, due to his underground […]

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Abassi and Atai – The Gods of Creation

Abassi and Atai – The Gods of Creation In Efik mythology, Abassi is the Supreme Creator God. His wife, Atai, is the mediator between him and the human world. People believe that Atai convinced Abassi to let two humans, a male and a female, to live on Earth. However, they forbade them from living or […]

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Chiwara Ritual Masks and Dances

Chiwara Ritual Masks and Dances A Chiwara is an object used in specific rituals, usually representing an antelope. The Bambara ethnic group in Mali uses this ritualic object in masks, dances as well as other rituals associated with agriculture. They also use them to teach young men about the social values of their tribe as […]

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Hymen Greek God – A Short History

Hymen Greek God – A Short History Hymen Greek God, also known as Hymenaeus, was the God of marriage in the Greek mythology. His name comes from the refrain of an ancient marriage songs. The first person to mention him was the 5th century lyric poet Pindar. He says about Hymen that he is the […]

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Ares the Greek War God

Ares the Greek War God Ares is the Greek war god. He is one of the twelve Olympians as well as the son of Hera and Zeus. In Greek literature, he represents the violent and untamed part of war. In contrast, his sister Athena represents the military strategy, generalship and is the goddess of intelligence. […]

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Japanese God Yaboku

Japanese God Yaboku Yato is the main protagonist of the anime series Noragami. The whole series revolves around various Japanese deities, one of them being, of course, Yato. But where does Japanese God Yaboku fit in there? I will talk about him in more detail in this article. First of all, if you have not […]

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Tefnut the Goddess of Moisture

Tefnut was an ancient Egyptian goddess of rain, moisture, dew, water and fertility. She was also strongly associated with both the moon and the sun. She is an important figure in the Egyptian culture because she was the one that brought rain and prevented drought. There are various representations of Tefnut, usually that of a […]

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