Sky and weather gods

2017-07-29T17:41:30+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Chaac, El (deity), Pazuzu, Freyr, Jupiter (mythology), Thor, Uranus (mythology), Huitzilopochtli, Tlaloc, Indra, Rudra, Tengri, Varuna, Anu, Ukko, Perkūnas, Hadad, Shangdi, Tishtrya, Roozahang flashcards Sky and weather gods
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  • Chaac
    Chaac (also spelled Chac or, in Classic Mayan, Chaahk [t͡ʃaːhk]) is the name of the Maya rain deity.
  • El (deity)
    ʾĒl (or 'Il, written aleph-lamed, e.g. Ugaritic: ????????, Phoenician: ????????, Hebrew: אל‎‎, Syriac: ܐܠ‎, Arabic: إل‎‎ or إله, cognate to Akkadian: ilu) is a Northwest Semitic word meaning "god" or "deity", or referring (as a proper name) to any one of multiple major Ancient Near East deities.
  • Pazuzu
    In Assyrian and Babylonian mythology, Pazuzu (sometimes Fazuzu or Pazuza) was the king of the demons of the wind, brother of Humbaba and son of the god Hanbi.
  • Freyr
    Freyr or Frey is one of the most important gods of Norse religion.
  • Jupiter (mythology)
    Jupiter, also Jove (Latin: Iūpiter [ˈjuːpɪtɛr] or Iuppiter [ˈjʊppɪtɛr], gen. Iovis [ˈjɔwɪs]), is the god of sky and thunder and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology.
  • Thor
    In Norse mythology, Thor (/θɔːr/; from Old Norse Þórr) is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing and fertility.
  • Uranus (mythology)
    Uranus (/ˈjʊərənəs/ or /jʊˈreɪnəs/; Ancient Greek Οὐρανός, Ouranos [oːranós] meaning "sky" or "heaven") was the primal Greek god personifying the sky.
  • Huitzilopochtli
    In the Aztec religion, Huitzilopochtli (Classical Nahuatl: Huītzilōpōchtli [wiːt͡siloːˈpoːt͡ʃt͡ɬi]), is a Mesoamerican deity of war, sun, human sacrifice and the patron of the city of Tenochtitlan.
  • Tlaloc
    Tlaloc (Classical Nahuatl: Tlāloc [ˈtɬaːlok]) was an important god in Aztec religion; as supreme god of the rains, he was also by extension a god of fertility and of water.
  • Indra
    Indra (/ˈɪndrə/, Sanskrit: इन्द्र) is a Vedic deity in Hinduism, a guardian deity in Buddhism, and the king of first heaven called Saudharmakalpa in Jainism.
  • Rudra
    Rudra (/ˈrʊdrə/; Sanskrit: रुद्र) is a Rigvedic deity, associated with wind or storm, and the hunt.
  • Tengri
    Tengri (Old Turkic: ????????????????; Bulgarian: Тангра; Modern Turkish: Tanrı; Proto-Turkic *teŋri / *taŋrɨ; Mongolian script: ᠲᠨᠭᠷᠢ, Tngri; Modern Mongolian: Тэнгэр, Tenger), is one of the names for the primary chief deity since the early Xiongnu, Hunnic, Bulgar and Mongolic (Xianbei) peoples.
  • Varuna
    Varuna (/ˈvɜːrʊnə, ˈvɑːrə-/; Sanskrit: Varuṇa वरुण, Malay: Baruna) is the Hindu god of water and the celestial ocean, as well as a god of law of the underwater world.
  • Anu
    Anu (in Akkadian; Sumerian: An, from ????An "sky, heaven") is the earliest attested Sky Father deity.
  • Ukko
    Ukko, or Äijä or Äijö (Finnish: male grandparent, grandfather, old man), parallel in Estonian mythology to Uku, is the god of the sky, weather, harvest and thunder in Finnish mythology.
  • Perkūnas
    Perkūnas (Lithuanian: Perkūnas, Latvian: Pērkons, Old Prussian: Perkūns, Finnish: Perkele, Yotvingian: Parkuns) was the common Baltic god of thunder, one of the most important deities in the Baltic pantheon.
  • Hadad
    Hadad (Ugaritic ???????????? Haddu), Adad, Haddad (Akkadian) or Iškur (Sumerian) was the storm and rain god in the Northwest Semitic and ancient Mesopotamian religions.
  • Shangdi
    Shangdi (Chinese: 上帝; pinyin: Shàngdì; Wade–Giles: Shang Ti), also written simply as Di (Chinese: 帝; pinyin: Dì; Wade–Giles: Ti; "Deity", "Emperor"), is the Chinese term for "Supreme Deity" or "Highest Deity" in the theology of the classical texts, especially deriving from Shang theology and finding an equivalent in the later Tian ("Heaven" or "Great Whole") of Zhou theology.
  • Tishtrya
    Tishtrya (Tištrya) or Roozahang is the Avestan language name of a Zoroastrian benevolent divinity associated with life-bringing rainfall and fertility.
  • Roozahang
    Roozahang (روزآهنگ) is the Avestan language name of a Zoroastrian benevolent divinity associated with life-bringing rainfall and fertility.