Anubis is the god who guards the Underworld, watches over the process of mummification and decides whether the soul of the deceased enters the Underworld or not.
Isis is the greatest goddess of Ancient Egypt who is worshipped as the ideal mother, wife and patron of nature and magic. Also, she is the mother of Horus and wife of Osiris.
Horus is a god depicted with the head of a falcon. He is the lord of the sky, war and hunting. His right eye was identified with the Sun and the left one with the Moon. He is the son of Isis and Osiris.
Sobek is the god of the river Nile and everyone who wishes a safe voyage on this river should pray to him. It is not just a common lizard.
Bastet is the feline goddess of Ancient Egypt. She is the protector of Lower Egypt and defender of the Pharaoh. She is often depicted with a sistrum (a musical instrument) in her hand.
Thoth is the god of many attributes but he is most notable for being the master of mortal and divine law, god of balance, all works of science, philosophy, religion and magic. He is the god of scholars and scribes.
Maahes is not only the god of battle but also the god of weather, depicted with a head of a lion. He is the son of the goddess Sekhmet.
Ptah is often depicted in the form of a mummified man with a staff. He is called the opener of the mouth through which souls of corpses could be released. He is the god of regeneration, creation, arts and fertility.
Hathor is the goddess in a human form. Typical are her cow horns and her sun disk on her head. She is the goddess of fertility, music, dance and foreign lands. Principles of joy, feminine love and motherhood were most important for her.
Set is the evil god of Ancient Egypt. He is depicted mostly with a human body and a strange aardvark-like head. He's known as the god of desert, storms, foreigners, darkness and chaos. The myth says that he killed and mutilated his brother Osiris.
Thor - the hammer-wielding sky-god associated with thunder, storms and strength. He had a goat-driven chariot that created the noise of the thunder when rolling across the sky. His famous hammer was called Mjolnir.
In Norse mythology, Skadi is a goddess associated with bowhunting, skiing, winter, and mountains. Skadi is alternately referred to as "ski god" and "ski lady".
Loki's relation with the gods varies by source. Loki sometimes assists the gods and sometimes causes problems for them. Watch out for the Trickster!
Bragi is the god of poetry in the Norse pantheon. He is skilled with words and very wise. He had runes carved on his tongue.
Freya is the lady of the norse pantheon. She is associated with beauty, love, fertilitiy, war and death. She is connected to Valkyries - she gets half the slain and the other half goes to Odin.
Every drop in the sea has to obey the powerful Njord. He's their master. However, he's not only the king of all the water, but also the king of wind and fishermen. He's worshipped by the fishermen a lot so their catch is always plentiful.
The matron of the Scandinavian pantheon. The queen of Asgard and the wife of Odin. Her name often means 'love', her sign is a spinning wheel and she used to take care of the married women... Frigga is one sweet lady!
He is the watcher of Ragnarok. He owns one of the mightiest war horns Gjallarhorn, a great horse Gulltoppr, which has a golden mane and he is the son of nine mothers. And the best part? He has golden teeth!
The daughter of Loki, sibling of the wolf Fenrir and the snake Jormungandr. By Odin, she was assigned the place with the same name - Hel. There, she receives a portion of dead - the ones who didn't die in battle but died of old age and sickness.
The ruler of Asgard and the ruler of all the gods. As the mightiest god of the Norse pantheon, he is the father of Thor and his wife is Frigga. He is often associated with war, wisdom, magic and poetry. He has two magical ravens - Huginn and Muninn.
Dragon of Wood
The Chinese element of wood is represented mostly by bamboo. Its predominant attributes are strength and flexibility, qualities like idealism, generosity and leadership. It always seeks the ways to grow. It also heralds the beginning of life.
Dragon of Earth
The element of earth represents balance - between yin and yang. It's associated with qualities like stability, hard work or patience. It tends to draw things together to bring harmony. Its positive characteristic is empathy and negative is concern.
Dragon of Water
The Chinese element of water is yin in character. It represents wisdom, intelligence, flexibility, softness or stillness. On one hand, it can wield great power, when flooding, for example, but on the other hand, it can be very gentle, even weak.
Dragon of Fire
The Chinese element of fire is yang in character. It is associated with dynamism, persistence, strength but also restlessness. It provides light and warmth, its positive emotion is joy and negative hate. Excess of fire can bring problems, however.
Dragon of Metal
Metal is yin in character. It represents minerals, crystals and gems of the world. It is similar to the air element. Its qualities are strength, determination and persistence. The metal's negative emotion is grief and positive emotion is courage.
Gaia, the primordial mother of earth, titans and heavenly gods alike, rose from chaos at the very dawn of creation. The Greeks erected statues in her honour, and to this day she is seen Mother Nature and a revered symbol of femininity.
Kronos, the youngest son of Gaia and Uranus and father of Olympian gods, ruled the cosmos during mythological Golden Age. The legend says he clung to his own power so much he devoured his own children to keep them from overthrowing him
The Titan goddess of memory and remembrance and daughter of Uranus, was known as the very origin of language. The words thenused to preserve history and myths are the reason she's alsp called the Mother of Muses.
Atlas, also known as the Titan of strength, is depicted bearing the weight of the heavens upon his shoulders. According to mythology, it is said to be his punishment by Zeus for leading the war against Olympian gods.
Born from Heaven and Earth, Hyperion is known as the Titan of light who was one of the four pillars that once held the entire cosmos aloft. His union with Theia, the light of the sky, birthed the Sun, the Moon and the Dawn.
The ruler of Olympus and god of sky and thunder. He often wanders among mortals in disguise.
This Greek Queen of Gods is a patroness of marriage, childbirth and family.
The Olympian goddess of Love, desire and beauty, born from sea-foam.
The Greek god of fire and the blacksmith of the gods who crafted all the weapons for Olympus.
God of the seas, storms and earthquakes, often depicted on a charriot, a trident in his hands.
Olympian god of war who is known for his passion for violence and the goddess Aphrodite.
The goddess of wisdom and justice, born from Zeus' head. Her sacred animal is the owl.
The god of festivity and madness who is rarely seen without a cup of wine and his devotees.
Olympian god of sun, music and medicine, often depicted with his golden lyre.
God of the dead who became the ruler of the Underworld after he drew lots with his brothers.
New World Gods
The Aztec god of rain known to send life-giving rain one day and destructive storms the next.
Aztec god also called Feathered Serpent. He was considered to be the creator of humankind.
The Jaguar god, a master of disguise. Little is known about his intentions.
Aztec god of war depicted as a warrior hummingbird. His full name is Huitzilopoctli.
Powerful and proud Inca god, the wielder of thunder and the creator of humanity.
The Inca goddess of the Moon, is the wise patron of women.
The Sun God. He lights up the night sky ruled by his sister Mama Quilla, godess of the Moon.
Four mischievous brothers and the Mayan gods of wind. They represent four cardinal directions.
Maya Goddess of love with a rabbit by her side. Her name in hieroglyphics means "Big Rainbow"
Mayan God of death and ruler of the Underworld who keeps evil souls under wraps.