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Etruscan Gods

All The Gods

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Aita God of the Underworld.
Alpan Goddess of love and the underworld. Pictured as a nude woman.
Ani Sky God.
Aplu God of thunder and lightning. Pictured with a laurel wreath on his head and carrying a sprig of laurel in one hand and a staff in the other. Similar to the Greek Apollo.
Artume Goddess of night and death, personification of growth in nature. Similar to Greek goddess Artemis.
Cautha Sun god. Sometimes referred to as Cath. Seen arrising from the ocean.
Charun Demon who torments the souls of the dead in the Underworld. Similar to Greek Charon. He guards the entrance to the Underworld. Pictured with the nose of a vulture, pointed ears, and wings. His attribute is a hammer with which he finishes off his victims.
Culsu Demoness who guards the entrance to the Underworld. Her symbols are a torch and scissors.
Evan Goddess of personal immortality. one of the Lasa.
Februus God of the underworld and of purification. Month of February, which was his sacred month, was named after him.
Feronia Fire and fertility goddess.
Fufluns God of vitality, vegetation and gaiety. Son of the Earth Goddess Semia. Similar to Dionysus and Bacchus.
Horta Goddess of agriculture.
Laran God of war. Pictured as a naked young man wearing a helmet and carrying a spear.
Lasa Goddesses who guard the graves of believers. Often seen in the company of Turan, Goddess of love. Sometimes pictured with wings. Their symbols are the mirror and the wreath.
Losna Goddess of the Moon.
Mania Guardian of the Underworld with Mantus.
Mantus God of the Underworld and of the city of Mantua.
Menrva Goddess of knowledge, war, and justice. Seen with a helmet, shield and spear. Counterpart of the Greek goddess Athena. She is the predecessor of the Roman goddess Minerva.
Nethuns God of water. Originally just the god of wells, but later also the sea. His attributes are the seahorse, dolphin, trident and anchor. Similar to the Greek god Poseidon and the predecessor of the Roman God Neptune.
Nortia Goddess of fate and fortune. Her symbol was a large nail, and at the beginning of the new year a large nail was driven into the wall of her sanctuary.
Selvans God of woodlands, boundaries and wild fields. The predecessor of the Roman God Silvanus.
Sethlans God of fire and blacksmiths. Similar to Roman Vulcan.
Tages God of wisdom. He once appeared from a groove when a field was newly-plowed and taught those in attendance divination and augury. Portrayed as a young man with two snakes for legs.
Thalna Goddess of childbirth. Often seen with Tinia. He may be her consort.
Thesan Goddess of the dawn and of childbirth. Similar to Roman goddess Aurora.
Tinia Supreme god of the sky. His symbols are a cluster of lightning bolts, a spear and a sceptre. He is similar to the Roman God Jupiter.
Tuchulcha Demoness of the underworld. A frightening, winged creature, with snakes for hair and the beak of a bird.
Turan Goddess of love, health and fertility. Usually seen as a beautiful young woman with wings and accompanied by the Lasas. Her animals are the pigeon and the black swan. Similar to Roman Venus.
Turms Messenger of the gods and he who leads the deceased to the Underworld. He wears winged sandals and carries a staff. Similar to the Greek Hermes.
Uni Goddess of the cosmos and the supreme goddess of the Etruscan pantheon. Wife of Tinia. Similar to Greek Hera or Roman Juno. Son is Hercle.
Vanth Demoness of death, and she who assists the dying on their deathbeds. She serves as the herald of death. The eyes on her wings can see all, and she is omnipresent. Her attributes are the snake, key and torch.
Veive God of revenge. Seen as a youth wearing a laurel wreath and carrying arrows. A goat stands with him.
Voltumna God of the Underworld. Also referred to as Veltha. He later was promoted to supreme god of the Etruscan pantheon and patron God of the Etruscan league of cities.



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Amanda's Gods and Myths of the Ancient Civilizations