Sky and weather gods

2017-07-29T23:25:08+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Indra, Pazuzu, Tengri, Teshub, Varuna, Tlaloc, Freyr, El (deity), Set (deity), Quetzalcoatl, Chaac, Huitzilopochtli, Ukko, Rudra, Anhur, Anu, Thor, Jupiter (mythology), Perkūnas, Hadad, Roozahang, Nyame, Shangdi, Baalshamin, Uranus (mythology), Horus, Tishtrya flashcards Sky and weather gods
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teshub
    Teshub (also written Teshup or Tešup; cuneiform dIM; hieroglyphic Luwian (DEUS)TONITRUS, read as Tarhunzas) was the Hurrian god of sky and storm.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Freyr
    Freyr or Frey is one of the most important gods of Norse religion.
  • 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.
  • Set (deity)
    Set /sɛt/ or Seth (/sɛθ/; also spelled Setesh, Sutekh, Setekh, or Suty) is a god of the desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion.
  • Quetzalcoatl
    Quetzalcoatl (English pronunciation: /ˌkɛtsɑːlˈkoʊɑːtəl/; Spanish pronunciation: [ketsalˈkoatɬ] ) (Classical Nahuatl: Quetzalcohuātl [ket͡saɬˈkowaːt͡ɬ] froms part of Mesoamerican literature and is a deity whose name comes from the Nahuatl language and means "feathered serpent". The worship of a feathered serpent is first known documented in Teotihuacan in the first century BC or first century AD. That period lies within the Late Preclassic to Early Classic period (400 BC – 600 AD) of Mesoamerican chronology, and veneration of the figure appears to have spread throughout Mesoamerica by the Late Classic (600–900 AD).
  • Chaac
    Chaac (also spelled Chac or, in Classic Mayan, Chaahk [t͡ʃaːhk]) is the name of the Maya rain deity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rudra
    Rudra (/ˈrʊdrə/; Sanskrit: रुद्र) is a Rigvedic deity, associated with wind or storm, and the hunt.
  • Anhur
    In early Egyptian mythology, Anhur (also spelled Onuris, Onouris, An-Her, Anhuret, Han-Her, Inhert) was originally a god of war who was worshipped in the Egyptian area of Abydos, and particularly in Thinis.
  • Anu
    Anu (in Akkadian; Sumerian: An, from ????An "sky, heaven") is the earliest attested Sky Father deity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Roozahang
    Roozahang (روزآهنگ) is the Avestan language name of a Zoroastrian benevolent divinity associated with life-bringing rainfall and fertility.
  • Nyame
    Nyame (or Nyankopon) is the God of the Akan people of Ashanteland.
  • 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.
  • Baalshamin
    Baalshamin or Ba'al Šamem (Aramaic: ܒܥܠ ܫܡܝܢ), lit.
  • Uranus (mythology)
    Uranus (/ˈjʊərənəs/ or /jʊˈreɪnəs/; Ancient Greek Οὐρανός, Ouranos [oːranós] meaning "sky" or "heaven") was the primal Greek god personifying the sky.
  • Horus
    Horus is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities.
  • Tishtrya
    Tishtrya (Tištrya) or Roozahang is the Avestan language name of a Zoroastrian benevolent divinity associated with life-bringing rainfall and fertility.