Greek Hero Cult - Wikipedia
Nature of hero cult. Greek hero-cults were distinct from the clan-based ancestor worship from which they developed, in that as the polis evolved, they became a civic rather than familial affair, and in many cases none of the worshipers traced their descent back to the hero any longer: no shrine to a hero can be traced unbroken from Mycenaean times. . Whereas the ancestor was …
List Of Lithuanian Gods And Mythological Figures - Wikipedia
Names from folklore myths and legends. This section includes the names of gods, divine or demonic beings, and other personages from Lithuanian myths, legends, folklore, and fairy-tales. Gods and goddesses. Ašvieniai, the divine twins who pulled the chariot of the Sun (the Vedic Ashwins).; Aušrinė, the Morning Star, a goddess, a daughter of the God ("dievaitė").