Lunar deity

In the study of mythology, a lunar deity is a god or goddess associated with or symbolizing the Moon. She is usually female, perhaps because of the association between women's menstrual cycles and the moon. She was also often associated with virginity, hunting, warriors (particularly female) and wisdom. She was usually sister, mother, daughter and/or enemy of the solar deity.

Lunar Deities:

  1. Aboriginal mythology
    1. Daramulum
  2. Ainu mythology
    1. Chup-Kamui
  3. Akkadian mythology
    1. Sin
  4. Arabian mythology
    1. Hilal
    2. Ta'lab
    3. Wadd
  5. Aztec mythology
    1. Coyolxauhqui
    2. Metztli
    3. Tecciztecatl
  6. Babylonian mythology
    1. Sin
  7. Basque mythology
    1. Ilazki
  8. Cahuilla mythology
    1. Menily
  9. Canaanite mythology
    1. Jarih
    2. Nikkal
  10. Celtic mythology
    1. Lair báln
  11. Chibcha mythology
    1. Chia
    2. Chie
  12. Chinese mythology
    1. Chang E or Heng O. Unlike in other culture, the moon does not represent any deity in Chinese culture. The moon is a palace where immortals and fairies live.
  13. Dahomean mythology
    1. Gleti
  14. Elamite mythology
    1. Napir
  15. Egyptian mythology
    1. Chons
    2. Joh
    3. Thoth
  16. Etruscan mythology
    1. Losna
  17. Greek mythology
    1. Artemis
    2. Hecate
    3. Selene
  18. Hattic mythology
    1. Kaskuh
  19. Hebrew mythology
    1. Elom
  20. Hindu mythology
    1. Anumati
    2. Chandra
    3. Ramachandra
    4. Soma
  21. Hurian mythology
    1. Kusuh
  22. Incan mythology
    1. Coniraya
    2. Ka-Ata-Killa
    3. Mama Quilla
  23. Indonesian mythology
    1. Dewi Shri
    2. Silewe Nazarate
  24. Inuit mythology
    1. Alignak
    2. Igaluk
    3. Tarquiup Inua
  25. Japanese mythology
    1. Marisha-Ten
    2. Tsuki-yumi
  26. Kachin mythology
    1. Shitta
  27. Latvian mythology
    1. Meness
  28. Mandjindja mythology
    1. Kidili
  29. Maya mythology
    1. Ahau-Kin
    2. Ixbalanque
    3. Ixchel
    4. Itzamna
  30. Mochican mythology
    1. Si
  31. Navaho mythology
    1. Yolkai Estasan
  32. Norse mythology
    1. Brunhild
    2. Mani
  33. Orokolo mythology
    1. Papare
  34. Palmarene mythology
    1. Aglibol
  35. Pawnee mythology
    1. Pah
  36. Persian mythology
    1. Mah
    2. Mao
  37. Philippine mythology
    1. Mayari
  38. Phoenician mythology
    1. Nikkal
  39. Phrygian mythology
    1. Men
  40. Polynesian mythology
    1. Avatea
    2. Fati
    3. Hina-Ika
    4. Hina-Kega
    5. Hina-Uri
    6. Lona
    7. Mahina
    8. Marama
    9. Sina
    10. Ul
  41. Pygmy mythology
    1. Arebati
  42. Roman mythology
    1. Diana
    2. Luna
    3. Trivia
  43. Semitic mythology
    1. Terah
  44. Seran mythology
    1. Dapie
  45. Slavic mythology
    1. Myesyats
  46. Sumerian mythology
    1. Nanna
    2. Ningal
  47. Sumu mythology
    1. Udó
  48. Tupinamba mythology
    1. Ari
  49. Ugaritic mythology
    1. Nikkal
  50. Urartian mythology
    1. Selardi
  51. Vodun
    1. Kalfu



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