The White Goddess Divinity of the Day: - Nane: Goddess of war, motherhood and wisdom. - Maahes: God of war and weather. - 23 May 2022 - Day 143
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Monday, 23 May 2022

Divinity of the Day: 23 May 2022 - Day 143

Divinity of the Day

Todays Divinities are:

Nane: Goddess of war, motherhood and wisdom. [Armenian]

Maahes: God of war and weather. [Egyptian]

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Nane - Goddess of war, motherhood and wisdom.

Nane was the goddess of war, wisdom, and motherhood, and the daughter of the supreme god Aramazd. She is depicted as a beautiful warrior woman holding a spear and shield. She is closely associated with the Goddess Anahit, goddess of fertility and healing, wisdom and water. She was identified with the Greek Goddess Athene. Her temple in Thil was destroyed during the Christianisation of Armenia.

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Area of Influence:
War, Wisdom, Motherhood

Armenian

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Spear, Shield

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Maahes - God of war and weather.

Maahes ("he who is true beside her") is a lion-headed God of war, weather, knives, lotuses, and devouring captives. He was the son of either Sekhmet or Bast. Feline deities were associated with the pharaohs. He is depicted as a man with the head of a male lion, occasionally holding a knife and wearing the double crown of Egypt, or the atef crown. His titles include Wielder of the Knife, and The Scarlet Lord.

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Area of Influence:
War, Weather, Knives, Sovereignty

Egyptian

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Lion, Knife, Double Crown, Atef Crown

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Bibliography

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  • The Witches Goddess - Janet and Stewart Farrar
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