In Greek mythology, Aega ("goat" or "gust of wind"; also Aex) was a minor solar deity, goddess of the sun and domesticated animals. She was the daughter of Helios and Gaia. When the Titans attacked Olympus, Gaia hid her in a cave to conceal her blinding brightness. In another myth, she and her sisters were to nurse Zeus; her sister Amalthea took Aega's place as wet-nurse. She later became the constellation Capella. She had a son, Aegipan, by Zeus; he was a similar deity to Pan. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aega (goddess)"
In Irish mythology, Aimend was the daughter of a king of the Corcu Loígde. Details of the story imply she was originally a sun goddess. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aimend"
In Etruscan mythology, Albina was a goddess of the dawn and protector of ill-fated lovers. She was a white sow goddess similar to the Celtic Cerridwen. ...more on Wikipedia about "Albina (mythology)"
Alectrona was an early Greek goddess who was thought to be the daughter of the sun. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alectrona"
Amaterasu is a Shinto sun goddess; she is the mythical ancestress of the royal family of Japan. Her full name is Amaterasu-ō-mi-kami (天照大神 or 天照大御神 — literally meaning "Great Goddess Who Shines in the Heavens"). She may also be referred to as Ōhiru-menomuchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神). ...more on Wikipedia about "Amaterasu"
In Polynesian mythology, Atanea is a goddess of the dawn who created the seas after having a miscarriage and filling the oceans with her amniotic fluid. ...more on Wikipedia about "Atanea"
In Polynesian mythology (specifically: Marquesas Islands), Atanua is the goddess of the dawn and wife of Atea (Atea and Atanua emerged from Tanaoa, Atea first, who then made space for Atanua). Their son is the first man, Tu-Mea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Atanua"
In Polynesian mythology, Atarapa ("daybreak") is the goddess of the dawn and a daughter of Haronga. ...more on Wikipedia about "Atarapa"
In Latvian mythology, Auseklis ("dawn") was the Latvian goddess of associated with Venus, called Lielais Auseklis ("great Auseklis"). She was associated with both Meness and Saule, the moon and the sun. ...more on Wikipedia about "Auseklis"
In Egyptian mythology, Bast (also spelt Ubasti, and Pasht) is an ancient goddess, worshipped at least since the Second Dynasty. The centre of her cult was in Per-Bast (Bubastis in greek), which was named after her. Originally she was viewed as the protector goddess of Lower Egypt, and consequently depicted as a fierce lion. Indeed, her name means (female) devourer. As protectress, she was seen as defender of the pharaoh, and consequently of the chief god, Ra, who was a solar deity, gaining her the titles Lady of flame, and Eye of Ra . ...more on Wikipedia about "Bast (goddess)"
In Etruscan mythology, Cautha (also Cath or Catha), was the sun goddess. She was the daughter of the sun itself. She was the goddess of beginnings and the dawn. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cautha"
In Aztec mythology, Chicomecoatl ("Seven Serpent", also the name of a day of the Aztec calendar) was a goddess of food and produce, especially maize and, by extension, a goddess of fertility. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chicomecoatl"
Eos ("dawn") was, in Greek mythology, the Titan goddess of the dawn, who rose from her home at the edge of Oceanus, the Ocean that surrounds the world, to herald her brother Helios, the sun. As the dawn goddess, she opened the gates of heaven (with "rosy fingers") so that Helios could ride his chariot across the sky every day. In Homer (Iliad viii.1; xxiv.695), her yellow robe is embroidered or woven with flowers (Odyssey vi:48 etc); rosy-fingered and with golden arms, she is pictured on Attic vases as a supernaturally beautiful woman, crowned with a tiara or diadem and with the large white-feathered wings of a bird. Eos is the iconic original from which Christian angels were imagined, for no images were available from the Hebrew tradition, and the Persian angels were unknown in the West. The worship of the dawn as a goddess is inherited from Indo-European times; Eos is cognate to Latin Aurora and to Vedic Ushas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eos"
In early Irish mythology, Étaín was a sun goddess. ...more on Wikipedia about "Étaín"
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In Australian aboriginal mythology, Gnowee is a solar goddess who lived on Earth before there was a sun. People had to carry torches or other light sources to see. Gnowee's baby son wandered off while she was gathering yams, and she began searching for him, carrying a large torch. She continues to do so, and her torch is the sun. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gnowee"
In Greek mythology, Hemera was a primordial goddess, born of Erebus. She was the goddess of the daytime. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hemera"
In Dahomey mythology, Mawu (alternately: Mahu) is a creator goddess, associated with the sun and moon. In some myths, she is the twin sister-wife of the male god Lisa; in others, both deities are aspects of the same androgynous or hermaphroditic deity, Mawu-Lisa. Mahu and Lisa are the children of Nana Buluku, and are the parents of Xevioso. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mahu"
Malina is a solar deity in Inuit mythology. She is found most commonly in the legends of Greenland. Legends about Malina link her closely with the lunar deity Anningan, her brother. Malina is constantly fleeing from Anningan as the result of strife between the two (legends vary as to the cause). Their constant chase is the traditional explanation for the movement of the sun and moon through the sky. ...more on Wikipedia about "Malina"
In Egyptian mythology, Bast and Sekhmet were similar feline war gods, one for Upper Egypt and the other for Lower Egypt. Where the two groups met, at Beni Hasan, the similarity of the goddesses lead to a new merged form known as Pakhet (also spelt Pachet, Pekhet, Phastet, and Pasht, Egyptian Pḫ.t), meaning (she who) tears. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pakhet"
In Latvian mythology, Saule ("the sun") was the goddess of the sun and fertility, patron goddess of the unlucky, including orphans. She was the mother of Saules meitas and lived on top of a mountain and flew across the sky on her chariot. At night, she sailed across the sea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Saule"
Saulė is the Sun in Lithuanian, treated as a feminine deity in Lithuanian mythology. Some mythologists reconstruct her as one of most powerful deities. According to them, Saulė is goddess of life and prolificacy. She provides the warmth of nature, and fertility. She is patroness of all misfortunates, especially orphans, since she is the only substitute of a mother’s warmth, and because of this, she is known as the Universal Mother. The word for “world” is “pasaulis” and it is translated as “under the sun”. Souls of the dead travel with Saulė to the underworld, which people believed is behind the horizon. It was considered an offence to point at the Sun or Moon because of their association with the God and Goddess. It was said that bas spirits sleep when Saulė is shining in the sky. ...more on Wikipedia about "Saulė (Lithuanian mythology)"
Sol was, in Norse mythology, the goddess of the sun, a daughter of Mundilfari and Glaur and the wife of Glen. The corresponding Old English name is Sigel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sol (goddess)"
In Etruscan mythology, Thesan was the goddess of the dawn and was associated with the generation of life. She was identified with the Roman Aurora and Greek Eos. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thesan"
In Australian aboriginal mythology, Wala is a sun goddess who lived with her sister, Bara, and her sister-in-law, Madalait. Bara accompanied her across the sun every day, but Wala realized she made the earth too hot and made her stop. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wala (goddess)"
In Australian aboriginal mythology, Wuriupranili is a solar goddess who carries a torch that is the sun. At the ocean to the West, she douses the torch in water and uses the glowing embers to find her way beneath the Earth back to the East again. The colours of dawn and dusk come from the ochre body paints she wears. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wuriupranili"
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