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List of deities

Related subjects Divinities

This list of deities is an index to polytheistic deities of the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world, listed by type and by region.

This is not a list of names or epithets of God in monotheistic religions, for which see Names of God.

For deified individuals see List of people who have been considered deities, Apotheosis, Imperial cult.

For fictional deities (that is, deities whose cult is fictional) see List of fictional deities.

By type

Lists of deities by type:

  • celestial, cosmological
    • Moon
    • Sun
    • sky, day
    • weather, rain, thunder, lighting
    • creator
  • chthonic
    • earth
    • ocean, water
    • underworld, night
  • human sphere
    • oath
    • justice
    • knowledge or wisdom
    • household
    • mother
    • father
    • love
    • death
    • war
  • demigods, deified heroes
    • culture heroes
    • sacred king
    • imperial cult

By region

  • Africa
    • African deities
      • Ancient Egyptian deities
  • Americas
    • North America
      • Native American deities
      • Inuit deities
    • Mesoamerica
      • Aztec deities
      • Maya deities
    • South America
      • Incan deities
      • Guarani
      • Mapuche
    • Afro-American religion
      • Loa
      • Orisha
  • Asia
    • Ancient Near East / Caucasus
      • Mesopotamian deities
      • Semitic gods
        • Assyro-Babylonian pantheon (see also Family tree of the Babylonian gods)
        • Canaanite deities
      • Ancient Egyptian deities
      • Yazata (Persian, see also Proto-Indo-Iranian religion)
      • Anatolia
        • Hittite deities
        • Hurrian deities
        • Lydian gods
      • Caucasus
        • Ossetian deities
    • Cemtral / Northern Asia
      • Raven God of Kamchatka and Chukotka
      • Tengri
    • East Asia
      • Chinese deities
      • Korean deities
      • Japanese deities
      • List of bodhisattvas
    • India / South Asia
      • Hindu deities (see also List of people who have been considered avatars)
        • Rigvedic deities (see also Proto-Indo-Iranian religion)
    • Southeast Asia
      • Deities of Philippine Mythology
      • Malaysian Chinese Gods
  • Australia
    • Australian Aboriginal deities
  • Europe / Western Eurasia
    • Baltic deities
    • Celtic deities
    • Dacian/ Thracian
    • Etruscan deities
    • Finnic deities
    • Germanic deities
      • Anglo-Saxon deities
      • List of Norse gods and goddesses
    • Greek pantheon (see also List of Greek mythological figures, Twelve Olympians, Greek hero cult, Family tree of the Greek gods)
    • Hungarian deities
    • Lusitani deities
    • Roman deities, List of Roman deities
    • Slavic deities
  • Polynesia / Oceania
    • Polynesian deities

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