Time and fate deities

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Time and fate deities are personifications of time, often in the sense of human lifetime and human fate, in polytheistic religions. In monotheism, Time can still be personified, like Father Time.

Classical Antiquity[edit]

Ancient Greek religion[edit]

Ancient Roman religion[edit]

Europe[edit]

Etruscan[edit]

Mari[edit]

  • Purysho, Mari god of fate who creates the future of all men

Norse[edit]

Baltic[edit]

  • Aušra, goddess of the dawn
  • Bezelea, Lithuanian goddess of the evening
  • Brėkšta, Lithuanian goddess of twilight
  • Dalia
  • Deivės Valdytojos, Lithuanian group of seven goddesses who weave garments from human lives
  • Dekla, Latvian goddess of fate
  • Gegute, Lithuanian goddess of time
  • Kruonis, Lithuanian goddess of time
  • Laima, Lithuanian goddess of fate
  • Lauma
  • Prakorimas, Lithuanian supreme god whose function is similar to that of Praamžius
  • Praamžius, Lithuanian supreme god who determines the fates of all life, the world, and the other gods. He is also the husband of the Mother Goddess Lada
  • Veliuona, Lithuanian goddess of death, the afterlife, and eternity
  • Verpėja, Lithuanian goddess who weaves the thread of one's life

Slavic[edit]

Romanian[edit]

Other European[edit]

Asia[edit]

Bali[edit]

Buddhism[edit]

Hinduism[edit]

Mesopotamia[edit]

Middle East[edit]

The Philippines[edit]

Tibet[edit]

  • Lhamo, goddess of time and fate

Zoroastrianism[edit]

Africa[edit]

Ancient Egyptian religion[edit]

Igbo[edit]

Nubia[edit]

Yoruba[edit]

Americas[edit]

Lakota[edit]

  • Anpao, dual-faced god of the dawn
  • Etu, personification of time[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]