Tir - God of wisdom. - Armenian God. God of wisdom culture science and studies he also was an interpreter of dreams.
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Tir - God of wisdom. - Armenian God

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Tir - God of wisdom.

God of wisdom, culture, science and studies, he also was an interpreter of dreams. He was the messenger of the gods and was associated with Apollo and Hermes. Tir's temple was located near Artashat. He kept record of the good and evil deeds of men for a future day of reckoning.

His temple was called "Aramazds grchi divan", which meant for studying sciences. His temple was the seat of oracles, interpreter of dreams, defender of arts and letters. Tir was called the scribe of Armazd. One of his festivals was called the Day of Knowledge it was at the beginning of hory (harvest), which lasted from 10th September to 9th October. On New Years Eve the people built fires in the courtyards of their houses to dance round, they were called Ormizd fires. He was celebrated also at imbolc.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Wisdom, Culture, Science, Dreams

Armenian

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Lion, Horse, Ox, Sheep, Eagle, Crane, Swallow

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Air

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Lyre

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Mercury

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Writing, Arrow

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Armenian - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Anahit

Goddess of fertility.

Goddess

Aramazd

The father of all the gods and goddesses.

God

Astghik

Goddess of love, beauty and water.

Goddess

Nane

Goddess of war, motherhood and wisdom.

Goddess

Tir

God of wisdom.

God

Tsovinar

Goddess of rain, sea and water.

Goddess

Vahagn

God of thunder and lightning.

God

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