Tamar (goddess)

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In Georgian mythology, Tamar was a Georgian sky goddess who controlled the weather patterns. Tamar enslaved Dilis Varskvlavi, the Morning Star, who was master of winter; whenever he escaped, snow began to fall, but annually she captured him and brought summer back to the land.

She was an eternal virgin who rode through the air on a serpent saddled and bridled with gold.

Nowadays, many women are named after her as she was such an important part of Georgian culture