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Group No. 6


A. Mythological Motifs

Group No.

A400 – A499

Group name

Gods of the earth


A400. God of earth. Greek: *Grote I 3; Irish myth: Cross; Egyptian: Müller 42; Persian: Carnoy 260; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham, Eberhard FFC CXX 42, 120.
A400.0.1. Gods of earth. Irish myth: Cross.
A1611.10. Origin of the Tuatha Dé Danann. A1659.1. Origin of the Fomorians. F251.1. Fairies as descendants of early race of gods. F251.1.2. Fairies as gods. V1.16.1. Fairies seek to induce mortal to worship them.
A400.1. Goddess of earth. Gaster Thespis 128 n., 51; Finnish: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 243ff., 413ff.; Livonian: Loortis Liivi rahva usund I 256; Lithuanian, Chuvashan: Wolter "Die Erdgöttin der Tschuwaschen und Litauer" Archiv f. Religionswiss. II 358ff.; Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 194; Hindu: Penzer II 241, IV 177 n. 1; India: Thompson-Balys. — Haitian: Alexander Lat. Am. 34; Aztec: ibid. 74f.; Chibcha: ibid. 204.
A111. Mother of the gods.
A400.2. Angel of earth. Jewish: Neuman.
A401. Mother Earth. The earth is conceived of as the mother of all things (cf. A431.1). — **Dieterich Mutter Erde; A. Mayer Erdmutter und Hexe (München 1936); *Lang Myth. 299ff.; Fb. "jord" II 44b IV 247a; Noldeke "Mutter-Erde bei den Semiten" Archiv f. Religionswiss. VIII 161. — Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 194, 328; Finnish: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 239; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 459; Hindu: Keith 230; India: *Thompson-Balys. — African: Werner African 125. — N. Am. Indian: *Thompson Tales 280 n. 37a, Alexander N. Am. 91f., 289 n. 34.
A111. Mother of the gods. A625. World parents: sky-father and earth-mother. A1234.1. Earth as virgin mother of Adam.
A401.1. Mother Earth pregnant with Adam. Jewish: Neuman.
A405. Nature gods. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 2, chap. I passim.
A410. Local gods. Chinese: Graham; Irish myth: Cross.
A411. Household gods. Irish myth: Cross; Istrian: Machal 229; Slavic (general): ibid. 240ff.; Germanic: Meyer Germanen 213ff.; Roman: (Lares and Penates) *Frazer Ovid II 470 n. 1, IV 12ff., Roscher II 1868 s. v. "Lares"; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 454; Finno-Ugric: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 113ff.; Estonian: Loorits Grundzüge I 543—570; Chinese: Ferguson 75.
B593. Animal as house spirit. F480. House-spirits.
A411.1. Door-gods. Chinese: Werner 172.
A411.2. Kitchen-gods. Chinese: Werner 166; India: Thompson-Balys.
A411.3. Dairy-god. India: Thompson-Balys.
A411.4. Hearth-god. Greek: Grote I 55 (Hestia, Vesta).
A412. City-gods. Chinese: Werner 403, Eberhard FFC CXX 42, 67.
D1380.0.1. Magic object protects a city.
A413. God of roads (streets). *Frazer Pausanias II 417. — Irish myth: Cross.
A413.1. God of cross-roads. Frazer Ovid II 453ff. — Irish myth: Cross.
A414. God of boundaries. *Frazer Ovid I 95ff., II 481ff. — India: Thompson-Balys.
A415. God of clans or nations. Jewish: Neuman. — Hopi: Alexander N. Am. 189.
M119.2. Swearing by clan gods.
A417. Gods of the Quarters. A god or spirit lor each of the worldquarters, north, south, east, and west. — Japanese: Anesaki 243; Chinese: Werner 240. — Marshall Is.: Davenport 222; American Indian: *Alexander N. Am. 286 n. 31; Maya: Alexander Lat. Am. 137.
A871. Earth square with four quarters. A1127. Winds of the four quarters established. A1182. Determination of world quarters.
A417.1. Beast guardians of the four quarters. Hindu: Penzer VIII 75f., 108 n. 1 (elephants). — Sia: Alexander N. Am. 203.
Z71.2.1. Formula: north, south, east, west (the cardinal directions).
A418. Deity of particular mountain (cf. A495). Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 529; Korean: Zong in-Sob 170 no. 73; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 185ff.
A418.1. Angel of mountains. Jewish: Neuman.
A419. Local gods — miscellaneous.
A419.1. Deity of particular forest. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 17.
A419.1.1. Angel of the bush. Jewish: Neuman.
A419.2. Deity of the deserts.
A419.2.1. Angel of the deserts. Jewish: Neuman.
A419.3. Gods of seat-braces on canoe. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 16.
A420. God of water. Irish myth: Cross; Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 167; Babylonian: Spence 76, 111ff.; Persian: Carnoy 260; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Werner 217, 222; Finno-Ugric: Holmberg Die Wassergottheiten der finno-ugrischen Volker (MSFO XXXII); Gaster Thespis 123. — S. Am. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 52; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 541.
A1110. Establishment of present order: waters. F420. Water-spirits.
A420.1. Water-goddess. India: Thompson-Balys.
A421. Sea-god. Gaster Thespis 123; Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 102 (Njord), 171 (Aegir); Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Fox 210, *Grote I 3, 10, 173. — Society Is., Cook Group: Dixon 39; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 19, 61, 97; Tahiti: Beckwith Myth 360, Henry 122; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 13/441); Tonga: Gifford 87; Easter Is.: Métraux Ethnology 311.
A121.0.1. God as shape-shifter. A171.0.1. God drives chariot over waves. F531.6.15.6. Giant rolls like wheel. V11.2. Sacrifice to sea. Z118.1. Sea personified as tresses of sea-god's wife.
A421.0.1. Angel of the deep. Jewish: *Neuman.
A421.1. Sea-goddess. Greek: *Grote I 173 (Thetis); Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 190 (Ran); Babylonian: Gilgamesch X line 1ff., cf. p. 136ff. (Jensen's edition); India: Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Anesaki 269; Chinese: Ferguson 72; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 492. — Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G 13/441).
A421.1.1. Sea-queen and hand maidens entice lovers. Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 13/441).
B53. Siren.
A423. Waves as girls, daughters or widows of the sea-god. Icel.: Boberg, MacCulloch Eddic 190.
A425. River-god. Greek: Fox 256, *Frazer Pausanias II 527; Egyptian: Müller 45ff.; Russian: Rambaud La Russie épique 216f.; India: *Thompson-Balys; Jewish: Neuman; Chinese: Werner 336, Eberhard FFC CXX 135—141.
D1432. Waters magically pursue man.
A425.0.1. Angel of rivers. Jewish: Neuman.
A425.1. River goddess. Irish myth: Cross; Hindu: Penzer II 189 n. 1; India: *Thompson-Balys.
F424. Water-nymph. N815.0.2.1. Gift of gold bracelet from river goddess.
A425.1.1. Stream is wife of deity. India: Thompson-Balys.
A427. God of springs.
A427.1. Goddess of springs and wells. In Greek myth, the nymphs were regarded as deities of springs. In Babylonian, Ishtar, the goddess of fertility had this function. — Greek: Fox 257; Persian and Babylonian: Carnoy 278.
V134. Sacred (holy) wells.
A430. God of vegetation. **Siecke Der Vegetationsgott. — Irish myth: Cross; Persian: Carnoy 260; Chinese: Graham. — Aztec: Alexander Lat. Am. 76.
F440. Vegetation spirits.
A430.0.1. Angel in charge of vegetation. Jewish: Neuman.
A430.1. Goddess of vegetation. Irish myth: Cross.
A111. Mother of the gods.
A430.1.1. Goddess of splendor of spring. Hindu: Penzer I 112; Japanese: Anesaki 233.
A430.1.2. Goddess of autumn leaves. Japanese: Anesaki 234.
A431. God of fertility. Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Fox 160; Roman: Frazer Ovid II 172; Icel.: De la Saussaye 252; Krappe "Ingvi-Frey and Aengus Mac Oc" Scandinavian Studies (1943) 174—178. — Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 13, 93, chap. II passim; Marshall Is.: Davenport 222.
A431.1. Goddess of fertility (cf. A401). Irish myth: Cross; Greek-Roman: Fox 292; Babylonian: Carnoy 278 (Ishtar), Spence 124; Lappish: Reuterskiold De Nordiska Lapparnas Religion 102ff. — Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 185; Icel.: Boberg.
A111. Mother of the gods. A427.1. Goddess of springs and wells. As goddess of fertility. A475.1. Goddess of love.
A431.1.1. In absence of goddess of fertility, no reproduction of life. Wesselski Archiv Orientálni I 304.
A431.1.2. Goddess of fertility of wild forest plants. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 289.
A431.1.3. Goddess causes famine. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 289.
A431.1.4. Goddess of dryness and sterility. Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 203f.
A432. God of agriculture. Irish myth: Cross; Roman: Frazer Ovid III 2 n. 1; Finno-Ugric: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 244; India: Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Anesaki 232; Chinese: Werner 239. — Maori: Dixon 32; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 15, 20, 61, and chap. II passim.
A431. God of fertility. A1440. Acquisition of crafts. V1.7. Plough worship.
A432.0.1. God plants fields. *Dh I 192ff. India: Thompson-Balys.
A432.0.2. Plowman god. Irish myth: Cross.
A1441.2. Origin of yoking oxen.
A432.1. Goddess of agriculture. Irish myth: Cross (A432.0.2); Greek: Fox 230.
A433. Gods or goddesses of special crops. Mangaia (Cook Is.): Clark 140.
A433.1. Corn-god (goddess). *Frazer Golden Bough VII passim; Gaster Thespis 373. — Finno-Ugric: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 241; Greek: Fox 226; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 231 No. 177. — Aztec: Alexander Lat. Am. 75; Zuñi: Alexander N. Am. 188; Pawnee: ibid. 81, 92; Arikara: ibid. 107.
A433.1.1. God of rice-fields. India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1432.1. Water gradually envelops girl filling pitcher. Work of malevolent rice spirit.
A433.2. The seven grain sisters. India: Thompson-Balys.
A433.3. God of the vine. Greek: Grote I 239 (Dionysus).
A433.4. God (goddess) of fruit. Roman: Fox 290 (Pomona); Jewish: Neuman.
A433.5. God (angel) of grass. Jewish: Neuman.
A434. Goddess (god) of flowers. Roman: *Frazer Ovid III 417; India: Thompson-Balys. — Aztec: Alexander Lat. Am. 77f.
A435. God of trees and forests. Greek: Fox 267 (Pan); Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 283, II 253; Jewish: Neuman. — Maori: Dixon 32.
F440. Vegetation spirit. F441.2. Tree spirit. V1.1. Worship of trees. V114. Sacred groves (forests).
A435.1. Bamboo goddess. India: Thompson-Balys.
A435.2. Fig tree as god. India: Thompson-Balys.
A440. God of animals. Jewish: Neuman; Irish myth: Cross.
A113. Totemistic gods. A131. Gods with animal features. A132. God in animal form.
A440.1. Goddess of animals. Penzer I 272 (Ishtar).
A441. God (goddess) of domestic animals. Persian: Carnoy 260; Irish myth: Cross.
A441.1. God of domestic beasts.
A441.1.1. Goddess of buffaloes. India: Thompson-Balys.
A441.1.2. God of flocks. Russian: Machal 300.
F241.5. Fairies have herds of deer.
A441.2. God of domestic fowls. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 120.
A443. God (goddess) of wild animals. Irish myth: Cross.
A443.1. God of wild beasts.
A443.2. God of wild fowls.
A443.2.1. God of owls. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 123.
A445. God of fish. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 11, 60, 90.
A445.0.1. Angel of fishes. Jewish: Neuman.
A445.1. God of the squid. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 60.
A445.2. God of eels. Maori: Clark 163; Samoa: Clark 70.
A446. God of reptiles.
A446.1. God of lizards. Maori: Clark 91.
A446.1.1. God whose shadow on earth is a lizard. Tahiti: Beckwith Myth 360.
A446.2. God of the cutworm. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth.
A450. God of trades and professions.
A450.1. God "of many arts". Irish myth: Cross.
A451. Artisan-god. Irish myth: Cross; Hindu: Keith 50 (Tvastr).
A141. God as craftsman.
A451.1. God of smith-work. Gaster Thespis 136, 154f.; Irish: MacCulloch Celtic 28; Greek: Fox 206 (Hephaistos); Norse: Herrmann Nordische Mythologie 115ff. (Weland).
A142. Smith of the gods.
A451.1.1. Goddess of smith-work. Irish myth: Cross.
A451.2. God of carpenters. Tonga: Beckwith Myth 317.
A451.2.1. God as canoe builder. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 15.
A451.3. God of handicrafts.
A451.3.1. Goddess of weaving and spinning. Greek: Grote I 51.
A451.4. Goddess of pottery. Greek: Grote I 51.
A452. God of hunting. Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 156 (Ullr); Assyrian: Spence 216. — Cherokee: Alexander N. Am. 69.
A452.1. Goddess of hunting. Greek: Fox 183; Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 103ff., Boberg.
A440. God of animals.
A453. Shepherd-god. Greek: Grote I 57; Babylonian: Spence 126ff. (Tammuz); India: Thompson-Balys.
A454. God of healing. *Jayne The Healing Gods of Ancient Civilizations (New Haven 1925); *Hopf Die Heilgötter und Heilstätten des Altertums (Tübingen 1904). — Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Fox 179, *Grote I 166f.; Hindu: Penzer III 258; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Werner 247. — Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 115.
A220. Sun-god. D1240. Magic waters and medicines. D2161. Magic healing power. F344. Fairies heal mortals. P424. Physician.
A454.0.1. Angel of healing (Raphael). Jewish: Neuman.
A454.1. Goddess of healing. Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 186 (Eir); Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Fox 184 (Artemis); India: Thompson-Balys.
A455. God of fishing. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 15.
A456. God of sailors.
A456.1. Goddess of sailors. India: Thompson-Balys.
A457. God of thieves. Tahiti, Mangaia, Rarotonga, Maori: Beckwith Myth 447; Easter Is.: Métraux Ethnology 310.
A459. God of trades and professions — miscellaneous.
A459.1. God or goddess of skiing (or snow-shoes). Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 105 (Skadi), 156 (Ullr), Boberg.
A460. Gods of abstractions. Greek: Fox 299.
Z110. Abstractions personified.
A461. God of wisdom. Irish myth: Cross; Norse: Herrmann Nordische Mythologie 320 (Odin); Greek: Grote I 10 (Apollo); Babylonian: Spence 184ff.
A461.1. Goddess of wisdom. Greek: Grote I 10 (Athene). — Tahiti: Henry 85.
A111. Mother of the gods. A454.1. Goddess of healing. A465.1.1. Goddess of poetry.
A462. God of beauty. Tahiti: Henry 128.
A462.1. Goddess of beauty. Hindu: Penzer VII 129 n. 4, 137; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 767.
A463. God of fate. Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Grote I 10; Egyptian: Müller 52; Slavic (general): Machal Slavic 249ff.; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 392.
A178. God (goddess) as prophet. M300. Prophecies. N110. Luck and fate personified.
A463.0.1. God of fate in shape of golden frog. India: Thompson-Balys.
D195. Transformation: man to frog.
A463.1. The Fates. Goddesses who preside over the fates of men. — Wehrhan Die Sage 81; Gaster Thespis 348. — Norse: De la Saussaye 312, Corpus Poeticum Boreale I 32, 36, 47, 131, MacCulloch Eddic 238ff., *Boberg; Greek: Grote I 7; Irish myth: Cross, Beal. 21, 318, 336; Lappish: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 256ff.; Estonian: Loorits Grundzüge I 527f. — India: Thompson-Balys.
F315. Fairy predicts birth of child. F317. Fairy predicts future greatness of (new-born) child. F343.11. Fairy offers man change of form and feature for aid in battle. F347. Fairy adviser. F361. Fairy's revenge. F362. Fairies cause disease. F363. Fairies cause death. G201. Three witch sisters. N110. Luck and fate personified.
A463.1.1. The Fates weave. Icel.: Boberg.
A463.1.2. Three fates in house in woods allot destiny to people. Lithuanian: Balys Index No. *936.
A464. God of justice. Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 162 (Forseti); Jewish: Neuman; Assyrian: *Spence 222; Persian: Carnoy 260f.; Hindu: Penzer I 4, 84 n. 1; India: Thompson-Balys.
A464.1. Goddess of justice. Greek: Fox 6 (Themis).
A465. God of the arts. Greek: Grote I 43 (Apollo).
A450.1. God "of many arts."
A465.0.1. The Nine Muses, patronesses of the arts. Greek: Fox 239, Grote I 10.
A465.1. God of poetry. Greek: Fox 181; Irish myth: Cross; Icel.: Mac Culloch Eddic 55 (Odin), 160 (Bragi).
A527.4. Culture hero as poet (musician). A1464.1. Acquisition of poetry. Z117. Poetry personified.
A465.1.1. Goddess of poetry. Irish: MacCulloch Celtic 40, Cross.
A465.2. God of music. Greek: Fox 181.
A465.2.0.1. God as harper. Irish myth: Cross.
A465.2.1. Goddess of music. Hindu: Penzer I 243; India: Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Anesaki 268.
A112.1.1.1. Goddess of music and dance born of incestuous union.
A465.3. God of eloquence and learning. Irish myth: Cross.
A465.3.0.1. God of eloquence and learning as inventor of ogam alphabet. Irish myth: Cross.
A541.1. Culture hero invents and teaches the Irish language. A1469.2. Origin of ogam inscriptions. D1266.1.1. Magic ogam writing.
A465.3.1. Goddess of eloquence and learning. Hindu: Penzer I 1 n. 4, 18 n. 1, 31 n. 3.
A465.4. God of the dance. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 16.
A465.4.1. Goddess of the dance. India: Thompson-Balys.
A465.5. God of pictorial art.
A465.5.1. God of tattooing. Tahiti: Henry 234.
A466. Goddess of fame. Hindu: Penzer II 90, 116.
A467. God of happiness. Chinese: Werner 169.
A467.1. Angel of peace. Jewish: Neuman.
A468. The three Graces. Greek: Fox 236, Grote I 10.
A471. God of prophecy. Greek: Fox 178; Norse: Herrmann Nordische Mythologie 306ff. (Odin); India: *Thompson-Balys.
A178. God (goddess) as prophet. M300. Prophecies.
A471.1. Goddess of prophecy. Irish myth: Cross; Icel.: Boberg.
A461. God (goddess) of wisdom.
A472. God of sleep.
A472.0.1. Angel of insomnia. Jewish: Neuman.
A472.1. Goddess of sleep. Hindu: Penzer V 197.
A473. God of wealth. Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Roscher III 2572 s. v. "Plutos"; Icel.: Herrmann Nordische Mythologie 204; Hindu: Penzer X 163 s. v. "God of Wealth", X 205 s. v. "Kuvera"; Chinese: Werner 170, Eberhard FFC CXX 176, 196.
A473.0.1. Angel of poverty. Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys (A489.3).
A473.1. Goddess of wealth. Irish myth: Cross. — Hindu: Penzer X 206 s. v. "Lakshmi"; India: *Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Anesaki 268.
A111. Mother of the gods. N111. Fortuna.
A473.1.1. Goddess of prosperity. India: Thompson-Balys.
A474. Gods of youth and age.
A474.1. God of youth. Irish myth: Cross.
A474.1.1. Goddess of youth. Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 178 (Idunn); Greek: Fox 240.
A153.4. Magic food rejuvenates the gods. A191. Goddess rejuvenates self when old.
A474.2. God (goddess) of longevity. Chinese: Werner 171, 214, Ferguson 81; Japanese: Anesaki 280.
A191.1. Great age of the gods.
A475. God of love. Krappe "Diarmuid and Grainne" FL XLVII (1936) 347—361. — Irish myth: Cross; Hindu: Keith 141; Penzer X 163 s. v. "God of Love"; Greek: Roscher I 1339 s. v. "Eros".
T0. Love. T56.2. Image of God of Love sent to fetch bride.
A475.0.1. Cupid with arrows of lead and gold. *Reinhard PMLA XXXVIII 438 n. 42.
A475.0.2. Marriage-god. India: *Thompson-Balys.
A475.1. Goddess of love. Krappe "The Bearded Venus" FL LVI (1945) 325—335. — Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Fox 198, Grote I 5; Norse: MacCulloch Eddic 120 (Freya); Armenian: Ananikian 24f., 38f.; Babylonia: Spence 124. — Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 185, 186; Aztec: Alexander Lat. Am. 78; S. Am. Indian (Chibcha): Kroeber BBAE CXLIII (2) 908.
A111. Mother of the gods. A431.1. Goddess of fertility.
A475.1.1. Goddess of love with thousand faces. India: Thompson-Balys.
A475.1.1.1. Goddess of thousand eyes discovered by lousing. India: Thompson-Balys.
A123.3. God with many eyes. G253. Witch's horns discovered by lousing her.
A476. Goddess of chastity. Greek: Fox 185; Icel.: Boberg.
T300. Chastity and celibacy.
A477. Goddess of childbirth. *Ploss Das Kind I 18ff.; Penzer I 272. — Greek: Fox 164, 167, 185.; Finno-Ugric: *Holmberg Finno-Ugric 252ff.; Armenian: Ananikian 25; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 414. — India: Thompson-Balys. — Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 285.
T500. Conception and birth. T584. Parturition.
A477.1. Goddess of cradle. India: Thompson-Balys.
A478. God of disease.
A478.1. Goddess of pestilence. *Krappe "Artemis Mysia" Classical Philology XXXIX (1944) 178—183. — Hindu: Penzer I 147.
F493. Spirit of plague.
A478.2. God (goddess) of smallpox. India: *Thompson-Balys; Korean: Zong in-Sob 57 No. 32.
A478.3. God (goddess) of cholera. India: *Thompson-Balys.
A478.4. God of fevers. India: Thompson-Balys.
A478.5. Devil of leprosy. India: Thompson-Balys.
A478.6. Angel (demon) of blindness. Jewish: Neuman.
A481. God of intoxication (or of wine). W. F. Otto, Dionysos: Mythos und Kultus (Frankfurt a. M. 1933). — Greek: Fox 219; Hindu: Keith 46; India: Thompson-Balys. — S. Am. Indian (Chibcha): Kroeber BBAE CXLIII (2) 908.
A482. God of gambling (luck). Hindu: Penzer IV 240 n. 1.
N0. Wagers and gambling. N111. Fortune.
A482.1. Goddess of ill-luck. Hindu: Penzer VI 106; India: *Thompson-Balys.
A482.1.1. Spirit of ill-luck a son of a god. India: Thompson-Balys.
A482.2. Goddess of good luck (Lakshmi). India: Thompson-Balys.
A483. God of mercy. Jewish: Neuman.
A483.0.1. Angel of mercy. Jewish: Neuman.
A483.1. Goddess of mercy. Chinese: Werner 251.
A484. God of oaths.
A484.1. Goddess of oaths. Icel.: MacCulloch Eddic 186 (Vár).
A485. God of war. *H. Lommel Der arische Kriegsgott (Frankfurt a. M. 1939). — Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Fox 189; Norse: MacCulloch Eddic 40, 55 (Odin), 98 (Tyr); Armenian: Ananikian 42; Hindu: Penzer VII 137, VIII 180; Chinese: Ferguson 95; Babylonian: Spence 106ff.; Jewish: Neuman. — Aztec: Alexander Lat. Am. 58; Maya: ibid. 139. — Tahiti: Henry 120; Maori: Clark 14; Marquesas: Handy 110; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 15.
A485.1. Goddess of war. Gaster Thespis 136; Irish myth: Cross; Roman: Frazer Ovid IV 151ff.; Assyrian: Spence 213; India: Thompson-Balys.
A125.1. Goddess of war in shape of hag. A172. Gods intervene in battle. F418. Spirits hover in air shrieking over battle. Z129.2. War personified.
A485.2. Valkyries (shield-maidens). Demigoddesses who attend battle. — *Handwb. d. Abergl. IX Nachträge 240ff; **Golther "Der Valkyrenmythus" Abhandl. d. Akad. d. Wiss. (München), 1. Kl., XVIII, Abt. 2, 401ff.; *Krappe Modern Language Review XXI 55 ff.; *Hertz Aus Dichtung und Sage 31ff. — Irish myth: Cross; Norse: De la Saussaye 304ff., MacCulloch Eddic 248ff., 259, 283—84, 314, Penzer X 345 s. v. "Valkyries".
A485.3. God of single-combats. Norse: MacCulloch Eddic 156 (Ullr).
A486. The Furies. Goddesses of vengeance. — Greek: Fox 275, Frazer Apollodorus I 5 n. 4; India: Thompson-Balys. — Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 115.
A487. God of death. *Wesselski Archiv Orientálni I 300ff. — Hindu: Penzer X 365 s. v. "Yama"; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 680; India: *Thompson-Balys; Maori: Clark 8, 135; Marshall Is.: Davenport 222; S. Am. Indian (Toba): Métraux Myths 19; Icel.: Boberg.
A107. Gods of darkness and of light. A108.1. God of the dead. A310. God of the world of the dead. A1335.11. God of world of the dead demands that men die so he will nave subjects. D651.1.3. Queen transforms herself to defeat god of death. F160.0.2. Fairy otherworld confused with land of the dead. Z111. Death personified.
A487.0.1. Death kills only those whose time it is to die. India: Thompson-Balys.
M341.1. Prophecy: death at certain time.
A487.1. Goddess of death. Hindu: Penzer IV 110 n. 3.
A488. God of destruction. India: Thompson-Balys
A489. Gods of abstractions — miscellaneous.
A489.1. Goddess of protection. India: Thompson-Balys.
A489.2. God of strength. India: Thompson-Balys.
A489.3. God of fear.
A489.3.1. Angel of fear. Jewish: Neuman.
A489.4. God of laughter. Greek: Hesiod (Momus).
A490. Miscellaneous gods of the earth. *Hartmann Die germanische Gottheit des Jahres und des Lebens (Halle 1935).
A491. God of travelers. Greek: Fox 195; Chinese: Ferguson 82; Tahiti: BeckwithMyth 221.
A413. God of roads (streets). A413.1. God of cross-roads.
A492. God of metals. Irish myth: Cross; Persian: Carnoy 260.
V1.8. Worship of weapons.
A493. God of fire. Greek: Fox 205; Russian: Machal 298; Persian: Carnoy 260, 284; Jewish: Neuman; Hindu: Keith 43, Penzer X 163 s. v. "God of Fire" (Agni); India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 952, II 8; Armenian: Ananikian 33; Finno-Ugric: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 235; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 454; Chinese: Ferguson 76, Werner 237, 283. — Huichol: Alexander Lat. Am. 121; Maori: Clark 41; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 170; Tahiti: Henry 130, 241; Icel.: Boberg.
A220. Sun-god. D1271. Magic fire.
A493.0.1. Angel of fire. Jewish: Neuman.
A493.1. Goddess of fire. India: Thompson-Balys; Oceanic: Beckwith Myth 167ff.
A493.2. God of the furnace. India: Thompson-Balys.
A494. Food-goddess. India: Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Anesaki 232.
A495. Mountain-god. Chinese: Ferguson 91.
A496. God of the seasons. India: *Thompson-Balys.
A496.1. God of spring. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 992.
A497. Echo.
D2065.6. Person abducted by Echo crazed and dumb.
A497.1. Echo invisible. India: Thompson-Balys.
A498. Deity of stone. India: *Thompson-Balys.
A499. Other deities.
A499.1. Python-ooddess. India: Thompson-Balys.
A499.2. Goddess of the hair. India: Thompson-Balys.
A499.3. God of stones. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 88.
A499.4. God of sorcery. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 15, 29f., 108.
A499.4.1. Goddess of sorcery. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 114.
A499.5. God of dreams. Greek: Grote II 115.
A499.6. God of poison. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 112.
A499.7. Goddess of the parasol. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 421.

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