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Where was Baal worshiped?
The word “Baal” was a title meaning “owner”, “lord” and “husband” in Semitic languages. Therefore “Baal” was used for many gods of the Levant. The word “baʿl” still serve as the words for "husband" in modern Hebrew and Arabic.
Which deity was a rival of Horus in the Egyptian mythology?
Horus was a god of arable land and the order, while Set was a god of the desert and chaos. Both fought for the throne of Egypt after Osiris, father of Horus, had been murdered by Set. Horus won the battle. Since then, all the pharaohs ruled Egypt as incarnation of Horus.
Which of these is not a sun god?
In Germanic mythology, Thor is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind and also hallowing and fertility.
How many wives did Heracles have?
Herakles had three wives - Megara, the Theban princess, who he strangled with his children. Hebe, the goddess and the personification of love and grace, and Dejanira, who killed him, and then committed suicide by herself.
In Roman religion, Terminus was the god who protected?
In Roman religion, Terminus was the god who protected boundary markers; his name was the Latin word for such a marker. Sacrifices were performed to sanctify each boundary stone, and landowners celebrated a festival called the "Terminalia" in Terminus' honor each year on February 23.
What is the other name of Hades?
Hades in the ancient Greek religion and myth, is the god of the dead and the king of the underworld, with which his name became synonymous. Hades was the eldest son of Cronus and Rhea. Other names: Aides (meaning, like Hades, the unseen), Pluto (the rich one), Ditis Pater (all meaning the rich one), Orcus (killer), etc. He is the "one of many names".
Who was the supreme God in ancient Persia?
Ahura Mazda ("Wise Lord") was probably the main god in pantheon of the pre-Zoroastrian Iranians. In both the religion of Darius, Xerxes and Zoroaster, he was worshipped as the supreme god to the point that the rest were almost excluded.
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