Meness - God of the Moon. - Latvian God. Meness was the god of the moon and the patron of travelers and soldiers.
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Meness - God of the Moon. - Latvian God

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Meness - God of the Moon.

Meness was the god of the moon and the patron of travelers and soldiers. He was usually a consort of Saule, the sun. Meness counted the stars and determined that Auseklis was missing, and stole Auseklis' bride. He was separated from his daughter, Zemyna, and wife, Saule after sexual indiscretions. He was only allowed to see his daughter at night.

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Area of Influence:
Moon, Travellers, Soliders

Latvian

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Latvian - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Auseklis

God of the Dawn.

God

Jumis

God of the Harvest.

God

Laima

Goddess of Fate and Luck.

Goddess

Mara

Goddess who protected cows.

Goddess

Meness

God of the Moon.

God

Perkons

God of thunder.

God

Saule

Goddess of the Sun.

Goddess

Usins

God of Horses.

God

Zeme

Goddess of the Earth.

Goddess

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