Lists of deities by cultural sphere

This is an index to deities of the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world, listed by region or culture.

Greater Middle EastEdit

 
Osiris, lord of the dead. His green skin symbolizes rebirth

EuropeEdit

AfricaEdit

Sub-Saharan AfricaEdit

 
Poster of a Mami Wata, "serpent priestess" painted ca. 1926 by German (Hamburg) artist Schleisinger, displayed in shrines as a popular image of Mami Wata in Africa and in the Diaspora.[1][2]

AsiaEdit

South AsiaEdit

 
The image illustrates the Hindu belief that each part of the cow embodies a particular deity

Northeast AsiaEdit

Southeast AsiaEdit

OceaniaEdit

AmericasEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jell-Bahlsen 1997, p. 105
  2. ^ Chesi 1997, p. 255)