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ALPAN f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of love and the underworld. She belongs to the Lasas and is usually portrayed naked.
ALPANU f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of the underworld, associated with rebirth, revenge, and triumph out of suffering.
MENRVA f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan version of the Greek ATHENA
, and portrayed similarly (with helm, spear, and shield). Just like Athena, Menrva was also born from the head of a god, in this case Tinia
NORTIA f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of fate and fortune. Her attribute is a large nail and at the beginning of the New Year a nail was driven into a wall in her sanctuary. This is variously explained as a fertility rite, an expiation rite, or symbolizing the conclusion of the year just past... [more]
NYRCIA f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of fate and chance, who changes the inevitable and rewrites the past and future.
THALNA f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of childbirth. She is often found in the company of the god Tinia
, who is presumably her consort.
VEIVE m Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan god of revenge. He is portrayed as a young man wearing a laurel wreath and holding arrows in his hand. A goat stands next to him.
VOLTUMNA m Etruscan Mythology
Voltumna, also known as VELTHA
, is a chthonic god of the Etruscans, later elevated to the status of supreme god. He is also the patron god of the federation of twelve Etruscan city states... [more]