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How Well Do You Know These Obscure Deities?

Who is the Slavic god of hospitality?

Rod

Svarog

Veles

Morozko

Rod is considered the creator god in Slavic mythology, often associated with fate and hospitality, overseeing the cosmic order and family.

In Japanese mythology, who is the goddess of food?

Amaterasu

Uke Mochi

Izanami

Tsukuyomi

Uke Mochi is the Shinto goddess of food, who could produce food from her mouth, nose, and rectum. She was killed by Tsukuyomi for her methods.

Which god is known as the Inuit god of the sea?

Sedna

Nanook

Aipalovik

Tekkeitsertok

Sedna is the goddess of the sea and marine animals in Inuit mythology, central to the Inuit pantheon and revered as a protector of the seas.

Who is the ancient Egyptian god of silence?

Anubis

Harpokrates

Geb

Seth

Harpokrates, or Harsiese, represents the infant Horus and is associated with silence, secrecy, and confidentiality in Egyptian mythology.

In Hindu mythology, who is the god of misfortune?

Durga

Shani

Agni

Varuna

Shani is a powerful god in Hinduism, embodying the planet Saturn, known to deliver justice that can lead to misfortune depending on one’s karma.

Which deity is worshipped as the Mayan god of war?

Itzamna

Buluc Chabtan

Kukulkan

Ixchel

Buluc Chabtan is the Mayan god of war, violence, and sudden death, often depicted carrying a spear or showing a sacrificial knife.

Who is the Norse goddess of the underworld?

Frigg

Hel

Sif

Eir

Hel is the Norse goddess who rules over the eponymous underworld where many of the dead dwell. She is described as half alive and half dead.

In Celtic mythology, who is the god of light?

Dagda

Lugh

Balor

Cernunnos

Lugh is known as a god of light and was celebrated in the festival of Lughnasadh. He is skilled in many arts and crafts.

Which deity is known as the Etruscan god of the sky?

Tinia

Usil

Thesan

Fufluns

Tinia is the chief god of the Etruscan pantheon, equivalent to the Roman Jupiter and Greek Zeus, primarily associated with the sky and thunder.

Who is the Aztec goddess of streams and rivers?

Chalchiuhtlicue

Tlaloc

Quetzalcoatl

Mictlantecuhtli

Chalchiuhtlicue is the Aztec goddess who presides over streams, rivers, and any form of water, often depicted as the consort of Tlaloc, the rain deity.

Who is the Vedic god of fire?

Agni

Varuna

Indra

Vayu

Agni is a central deity in the Rigveda, primarily associated with fire and the acceptor of sacrifices. He acts as a mediator between humans and gods.

Which goddess in Greek mythology is the dawn?

Eos

Aphrodite

Artemis

Hestia

Eos is the personification of the dawn in Greek mythology, known for her role in bringing the first light each day.

What is Njord the Norse god of?

Seas and winds

Thunder

Wisdom

Agriculture

Njord is a Norse god associated with the sea, wind, fishing, and wealth, important in a culture that valued seafaring.

Who is the Babylonian god of writing and wisdom?

Nabu

Marduk

Tiamat

Enlil

Nabu is recognized in Babylonian mythology as the god of wisdom and writing, often depicted with a tablet and stylus.

In Roman mythology, who is the goddess of the hearth?

Vesta

Juno

Minerva

Venus

Vesta is the Roman goddess of the hearth, home, and family, playing a fundamental role in Roman religious practices.

What is the Hawaiian goddess Pele known for?

Volcanoes and fire

Ocean

Harvest

Hunting

Pele is revered in Hawaiian mythology as the goddess of volcanoes and fire, often depicted in stories controlling lava flows.

Which Celtic deity is associated with war and sovereignty?

The Morrigan

Brigid

Dagda

Lugh

The Morrigan is known in Celtic mythology for her connection to war and fate, often seen as a figure of sovereignty and prophecy.

What is Ogun known for in Yoruba religion?

Iron and war

Wisdom

Agriculture

Weather

Ogun is a prominent deity in Yoruba religion, associated with iron, war, and craftsmanship, essential for both agriculture and warfare.

In Egyptian mythology, who is the god of chaos?

Set

Osiris

Anubis

Ra

Set is the Egyptian god of chaos, storms, and the desert, often represented in conflict with the god Horus.

Who is the Mesoamerican deity associated with fertility and maize?

Xipe Totec

Quetzalcoatl

Tlaloc

Xochipilli

Xochipilli is the Aztec god of love, games, beauty, dance, flowers, maize, and songs, closely linked to agriculture and fertility.

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