Chaos gods

A chaos deity is a deity or more often a figure or spirit in mythology associated with or being a personification of primordial chaos. The following is a list of chaos deities in various mythologies.

Set spearing the chaos snake Apep

Africa and the Middle EastEdit

Afroasiatic Middle EastEdit

ArabianEdit

CanaaniteEdit

  • Yam, god of the sea and primordial chaos

EgyptianEdit

  • Apep the ultimate evil of Egyptian mythology in snake form
  • Isfet chaos, disorder, and injustice - opposed to Maat
  • Nu (mythology) primordial waters
  • Set (deity) was not originally evil, but developed into a hated figure thanks to the invading Hyksos who identified him with their chief god, fights Apep.

HebrewEdit

  • Leviathan (Is referred to as a reptilian aquatic animal in the Bible, but has also been used as an image of Satan).

MesopotamianEdit

Western EurasiaEdit

Norse-GermanicEdit

Graeco-RomanEdit

Western AsiaEdit

Anatolian - HittiteEdit

Hindu-VedicEdit

Persian ZorostarianEdit

  • Angra Mainyu, Zoroastrian god of evil and opposed to Ahura Mazda, god of good

Manichaeism

Asia-Pacific / OceaniaEdit

Native AmericasEdit

See alsoEdit

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