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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
. She is part of triad with Tinia and Uni
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. The center of his cult was in Volsini... [more]