List of deities by classification

This is an index to deities of the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world, listed by type of deity.


Baronne Rigoley d'Ogny as Aurora, by Jean-Marc Nattier, Baltimore Museum of Art

A basic classification of types of gods is given by Stith Thompson's Motif-Index of Folk-Literature:[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Thompson, Stith (1955–1958). Motif-Index of Folk-Literature. 1–6. Indiana University Press.