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War Gods and Goddesses

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Ares Early 2nd Century A.D.

Ares - St Petersburg Hermitage Roman work from the early 2nd century AD; after the Greek original of the 420s B.C. by Alkamenes. Marble.

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While it may seem that a war god is a single purpose deity, war gods and goddesses are varied in their functions. Some war gods, like Ares, are associated with battle rage; others with victory. Still other war gods or goddesses, most famously Athena, are connected with strategy. Some war gods and goddesses, are multi-purpose gods. Even more counter-intuitively, some war gods, like Mars, are also fertility gods. Below you will find a list of the war gods and goddesses from Agasaya to Zroya.

Also see a list of just the females: The War Goddesses

War Gods and Goddesses

Name of God Country/Culture God or Goddess of War
Agasaya Semitic goddess
Ah Chuy Kak Maya god
Ah Cun Can Maya god
Ah Hulneb Maya god
Ahulane Maya god
Anahita Persian goddess
Anath Semitic goddess
Andraste Celtic goddess
Ankt Egypt goddess
Anouke Egypt goddess
Aray Armenia god
Ares Greece god
Ashtart Babylonia goddess
Ashur Assyria god
Athena Greece goddess
Badb Celtic goddess
Beg-tse Tibet god
Belatu-Cadros Celtic god
Bellona Rome goddess
Bishamon Japan god
Bugid Y Aiba Haiti god
Buluc Chabtan Maya god
Burijas Kassites god
Camaxtli Aztec god
Camulus Gaul god
Cariocienus Hispanic god
Caswallawn Celtic god
Chemosh Moabite god
Dev Persia god
Donar Teutonic god
Ekchuah Maya god
Enyalius Sparta god
Enyo Greece goddess
Erra Babylonia god
Eshara Chaldean goddess
Futsu-Nushi-no-Kami Japan god
Gu Dahomey god
Guan-di Taoist god
Gun Africa god
Hachiman Shinto god
Hadur Hungary god
Huitzilopochtli Aztec god
Ictinike Native American god
Inanna Sumer goddess
Indra Hindu god
Irmin Teutonic god
Janus
(a bit of a stretch)
Roman god
Jarovit Slavic god
Karttikeya Hindu god
Korrawi Tamil goddess
Kukailimoku Hawaiian god
Laran Etruscan god
Mars Rome god
Maru Polynesian/Maori god
Menhit Egypt goddess
Menthu (Montu) Egypt god
Mentu Egypt god
Mextli Mexico god
Minerva Rome goddess
Mixcoatl Aztec god
Morrigan Celtic goddess
Murukan Tamil god
Nacon Maya god
Nanaja Sumer goddess
Neith Egypt goddess
Ninurta Babylonia god
Ogoun Haiti god
Oro Tahiti god
Resef Phoenician god
Reshep Syria god
Rugiviet Slavic god
Sakhmet Egypt goddess
Samulayo Fiji god
Segomo Gaul god
Septu Egypt god
Seth Egypt god
Svantetit Slavic god
Svetovit Slavic god
Teutates Celtic god
Triglav Slavic god
Tu Polynesian god
Tu Matauenga Polynesian god
Turris Finland god
Tyr Germanic god
Wepwawet Egypt god
Wurukatte Hittite god
Zababa Akkad god
Zroya Slavonic goddess

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