A Greek spirit of the acanthus flower. She was once a nymph loved by the sun-god and upon her death was transformed into the sun loving plant.

She was the sun's daughter and, like her sisters Circe and Pasiphae, a hypnotically beautiful woman, so beautiful that when the earthborn Titans attacked the gods of Olympus, the earth mother Gaea placed Aega in a cave to hide her shimmering beauty.

Goddess of love and fertility, later known as an Irish fairy queen.

A healing goddess of the Tuatha de Danann, goddess of medicinal plants and keeper of the spring that brings the dead back to life.

One of the three Furies. The Greek goddess of war and death.

An early Greek goddess, daughter of the sun.

Greek sea-goddess. Owner of the caves under the sea where she stored her precious jewels.

One of the Danaids, she was an early earth goddess after whom a fountain was named.

She who rises from the waves," the sea-born Greek goddess of sexuality.

A Greek personification of the abstraction 'necessity', or that force of destiny perceived in most cultures as female.

Greek. Her name translates as "ruler of men" and "human sacrifice". Some consider her to be a personification of the moon, constantly under siege by the demon of darkness. She may have been a pre-Hellenic moon-goddess.

"She who sends up gifts" of food plants.

A Phrygian earth goddess much like Demeter who had a daughter, Axiocersa.

Another name for Hera meaning "flowering one."

ANU (An-oo) / ANANN / DANA / DANA-ANA (Ireland)
Mother Earth, Goddess of fertility, prosperity, comfort.

Greek goddess of love and sexuality. The personification of physical beauty.

The Greek goddess of justice, teacher of the hero Hercules. She has no real legendary background.

Cretan goddess who was once worshipped exclusively by women. She was the goddess of the underworld and of germination. A vegetation goddess.

ARIANRHOD (Ari-an-rod) (Wales)
Mother aspect of the Triple Goddess. Honoured at the full moon, beauty, fertility, reincarnation. Celtic earth goddess. She is the daughter and/or wife of Don, sister of Gwydion.

Greek virgin moon goddess. She was also the many breasted Artemis of Ephesus, a semi human symbol of fecundity and she was the warlike Artemis, goddess of the Amazons.

"The impassable one", a pre-Hellenic divinity of mountainous Arcadia. She was probably originally the death-goddess whom no one can outrun.

She was the Greek embodiment of folly, moral blindness, infatuation and mischief.

Goddess of the City Lindos. She embodied the reproductive energies of the harvest.

Known as a Greek goddess but was originally a Minoan or Mycenaean household goddess. She is the guardian ruler of the home. Goddess of domestic crafts.

BADB (Bibe) / BADHBH / BADB CATHA (Ireland)
Mother aspect of the Triple Goddess in Ireland. Associated with the cauldron, crows and ravens. Life, wisdom, inspiration and enlightenment.

BANBA (Ireland)
Part of a triad with Fotia and Eriu. They used magick to repel invaders.

Egyptian. Intuition, magick, animalistic mind. Bast has the head of a cat and like a cat sees in the dark, She sees both the future and the past. She is the keeper of secrets and hidden things and the Cat is Her sacred animal.

Greek goddess of belly laughter.

BELISAMA(corresponds to classical Minerva)
Goddess of light and fire, forging and craft.

The maiden form of the Triple Goddess. Goddess of the earth in bloom, flowers, wisdom, lunar mysteries, and initiations.

BOANN (Boo-an) / BOANNAN / BOYNE (Ireland)
Goddess of the river Boyne; mother of Angus mac Og. Boann is a Goddess of bounty and fertility, whose totem is the sacred white cow. She was the wife of Nechtan, a water deity. The father of her son Angus was Dagda. To hide their union from Nechtan, Boann and the Dagda caused the sun to stand still for nine months, so that Angus was conceived and born on the same day.

BRANWEN (Bran-oo-en) (Wales)
Celtic Goddess of love and beauty, also worshipped in Manx and Wales. She is the sister of Bran the Blessed and Manannan mac Lir, daughter of Lir, and wife of the Irish king Matholwch. After the death of her brother Bran, due to a war caused by her husband, Branwen died of a broken heart. She corresponds with Aphrodite and Venus.

(Ireland, Wales, Spain, France) BRIDGET / BRIGINDO
Associated with Imbloc. Goddess of fire, fertility, the hearth, all feminine arts and crafts and martial arts. Healing, physicians, agriculture, inspiration, learning, poetry, divination, prophecy, smithcraft, animal husbandry, love, witchcraft, occult knowledge. Brigit is the Irish-Celtic goddess of healing and fertility, patroness of smiths, poets and doctors, symbolised by a white swan. She is the daughter of The Dagda, the deity of the Tuatha de Danaan, one of the most ancient people of Northern Europe. Brigit is wife of Bres, king of the gods and Ireland. Her festival is that of the Imbolc, observed on August 1.
In Kildare, Ireland, she was served by a female priesthood. Brigit shares attributes with the ancient Greek triple goddess Hecat. The pre-Christian Brigantes, from where her name derives, honoured her as identical to Juno, Queen of Heaven.
So well loved is Brigit, that she was made into a Christian saint when the Celts turned to Christianity.

Pre-Hellenic goddess who was the personification of the force of instinct.

Pre-Hellenic Walnut tree goddess.

Goddess of artistic inspiration.

Greek goddess of violent death.

Goddess of nature. Death, fertility, regeneration, inspiration, magick, astrology, herbs, science, poetry, spells, knowledge. Mother of Taliesen, greatest and wisest of all the bards, therefore she is patron of poets. Ceridwen corresponds with Brigit. She is connected with wolves, and some believe that her cult dates to the Neolithic era. Originally a corn goddess.

Goddess of the terrifying whirlpools of the sea.

The pre-Greek Great Goddess Hera in her third aspect, the old wise woman.

"Green," a name for Demeter.

A pre-Hellenic water goddess.

Thracian goddess of sexuality.

Connected with Beltane, often called the May Queen. Goddess of summer flowers, love.

THE CRONE (Known in all Celtic regions)
One aspect of the Triple Goddess. She represents old age or death, winter, the end of all things, the waning moon, post-menstrual phases of women's lives. All destruction that precedes regeneration through her cauldron of rebirth.

May have been the original name of the earth mother Gaea.

Another form of the corn goddess Demeter.

DANU / DANANN / DANA (Thana) (Ireland)
Probably the same as Anu. Mother of the Gods, Great Mother, Moon Goddess. Patroness of wizards, rivers, water, wells, prosperity and plenty, magick wisdom. Danu is considered to be the mother of The Dagda, god of the Tuatha de Danaan. She most likely existed in an earlier form as Anu, Universal Mother.

Greek Earth mother and mother of grains. She is worshiped in fireless sacrifices, demanding all offerings in their natural state. Honeycombs, unspun wool, unpressed grapes, and uncooked grain were laid on her altar.

Orignally an important goddess of inspiration and sexuatlity of pre-Hellenic Greece.

Pre-Hellenic goddess of the waters.

DRUANTIA (All Celtic regions)
Mother of the tree calendar. Fertility, passion, sexual activities, trees, protection, knowledge, creativity.

An Aegean birth-goddess and a spinner who created life's thread.

ELAINE (Wales)
Maiden aspect of the Goddess.

The Greek goddess of Dawn.

EPONA (Britain, Gaul)
Goddess of fertility, maternity, protectress of horses, horse breeding, prosperity, dogs, healing springs, crops. The Goddess of horses, mules, and cavalrymen. She was worshipped throughout entire Gaul, and as far as the Danube and Rome. The Roman army eventually adopted her cult and they spread her worship wherever they went. Epona is depicted sitting sidesaddle or lying on a horse, or standing with multiple horses around her. Her symbol is the Cornucopia ("horn of plenty") which suggests that she could (originally) have been a fertility goddess. She is also identified with the Celtic goddess Edain.

ERIU (Err-i-oo) / ERIN (Ireland)
One of three queens of the Tuatha Da Danann.

Known as the "kindly ones", they were the early Greek goddesses of the underworld who pushed edible plants through the ground as gifts to humanity.

The "wide-eyed one", the moon-goddess after whom the subcontinent of Europe is named. She was originally the mother goddess of Crete.

She is the most ancient of greek goddesses. She rose naked from the primordial chaos and instantly began to dance; a dance that seperated light from darkness and sea from sky.

FLIDAIS (Ireland)
Goddess of forests, woodlands and wild things.

In the beginning, the Greeks said, there was only one formless chaos: light and dark, sea and land, blended in a shapeless pudding. Then chaos settled into form, and that form was the huge Gaea, the deep-breasted one, the earth.

A minor Greek sea-goddess.

Originally the goddess who served ambrosia and nectar at Olympian Feasts.

GREAT MOTHER ((All Celtic regions)) *Goddess*
The Lady. The female aspect of creation, goddess of fertility, the moon, summer, flowers, love, healing.

Goddess of Unity. Daughter of Aphrodite (love) and Ares (war).

Protection, sustenance, motherhood. Hathor is the wife of Horus and her name means "House of Horus". She is shown with the head of a cow because she is the eternal mother and guardian of mothers.

A young spring goddess whose name translates "the downy one."

Queen of the night. The moon goddess in her dark form. She is the queen of death and rules the magickal powers of regeneration.

An ancient goddess of the soil.

The goddess of women and their sexuality.

A Greek hearth goddess symbolizing family unity.

She was originally a goddess of pre-Hellenic Olympia honored annually in secret rites of women.

Title of Demeter as bringer of favorable weather.

Greek goddess of healing.

Goddess of nurturing energy.

Greek goddess of peace. She was worshipped with bloodless sacrifices.

The Greek rainbow goddess.

Egyptian. Manifestation, nature, law, ethics, love, solidification, magick. Isis governs the forces of creation. She gives form to the formless and therefore rules over all processes of birth. Her name means "throne" and She is the source of all creative power.

The Greek goddess of vice.

Lady of the wild things.

Greek maiden goddess. She represents the youthful earth, the fresh season of buds and flowers, and the fragrant breezes of springtime.

MACHA (Maax-ah) (Ireland)
Protectress in war as in peace, goddess of war and death. Cunning, sheer physical force, sexuality, fertility, dominance over men.

In Greece, she was the "grandmother," "midwife," or "wise-one". Originally she was the goddess of the night sky.

Greek goddess of the underworld.

Mother aspect of the Goddess.

Goddess of mint plants.

The oldest of Greek goddesses, her name means simply "mother" and survives in the of Demeter.

Mycenaean goddess of memory.

Greek goddess of memory.

A Homeric goddess of fate.

Celtic. Goddess of Water and Magick. She was also doubled with The Lady of the Lake. (Though, this deity has different attributes, she might be the same being as The Morrigan, below.)

THE MORRIGAN (Morrighan, or Morrigu):
(Irish) High Queen and goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann. As Macha she was goddess of war and fertility who could take the shape of a crow or raven . As Badb (Nechtan) she was the water-god whose sacred well was a source of knowledge. As Neman (Nemhain) she was the Celtic goddess of war and battle. She is associated with the sometimes frightening aspects of female energy, and is wife to Dagda. As one aspect of the Celtic triple goddess, Morrigan is seen washing bloody laundry prior to battle by those destined to die.

THE MORRIGU (Moor-rig-oo) / MORRIGAN (Mor-ee-gan) / MORRIGHAN /
MORGAN (Moor-gan) (Ireland, Wales, and Britain)

Supreme war goddess. Queen of phantoms and demons, shape-shifter. The crone aspect of the goddess, great white goddess. Patroness of priestesses and witches. Revenge, night, magick, prophecy.

Consort of Sucellus, she is possibly a goddess of nature, valleys and streams. Her symbol, the raven, suggests that she may be associated with Irish war-goddess Morrigan.

Celtic. Goddess of panic.

Once a goddess who tormented those who broke the social rules that Themis represented.

Egyptian. Fragmentation, dispersion, fermentation and disassociation. She is the co-equal of Her sister Isis. Her name means "Lady of the House". Nephthys rules over all breaking-up processes; she returns forms to formlessness.

Artemis in Sparta was the "upright one" or "she who causes erections," a thirsty goddess particularly pleased with blood and semen released by the young male initiates whipped at her shrines.

A Greek goddess who was originally "rich in gifts", the "all-giver," the earth in female form, endlessly producing food for people and animals.

"Light-bearer" or "destroyer". An early Greek moon goddess.

PERSEPHONE (Proserpina):
Greek. Daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Goddess of the Underworld, as well as of the harvest. Wife of Hades, who abducted her.

Goddess of seduction and persuasion.

Goddess of righteous punishment.

Greek goddess of vengeance and enterprise who punishes evil actions and rewards the good.

A Cretan goddess, the great mountain mother, the earth who gave birth to the creatures of her wild and fruitful surface.

RHIANNON (Hri-an-non) (Wales)
The great Queen. Goddess of birds and horses. Enchantment, fertility and the underworld. Believed to be the Welsh counterpart of Gaulish horse goddess Epona. Her son, Pryderi, succeeded his father Pwyll as the ruler of Dyfed and of the otherworld.

A Celtic goddess of fertility and wealth, whose cult was widely spread in Gaul. She is the wife of the god Esus, but also of the Gaulish Mercury. Her attributes are a cornucopia and a stick with two snakes.

The shadowy one. Goddess in the destroyer aspect. A warrior woman and prophetess who lived in Albion (Scotland), probably on the Isle of Skye and taught the martial arts. Patroness of blacksmiths, healing, magick, prophecy, martials arts.

Greek full moon goddess.

Irish goddess of the river Shannon.

Initiation (feminine), generation, growth. She is the Goddess of the Dog Star, which heralded the flooding of the Nile by its appearance. She is always nude for She keeps no secrets from her followers.

An early Cretan goddess, she was the ruler of the underworld and of death's cousin, sleep. Her plant was the poppy.

An early Greek goddess of light.

The most ancient pre-Hellenic sea goddess.

Pre-Hellenic goddess of light, mother of dawn and the luminaries.

WHITE LADY (All Celtic regions)
Associated with the Crone aspect of the Goddess. Dryad of death, destruction, annihilation.