Basque Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters

astiya

Witches. Sometimes referred to as astiya.

Basa-Andre

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Basa-Jaun

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Begia

One of the 3 universal principles. The light of the body (the eye). The other two are known as Egia and Ekhia. Also referred to as Begia.

Egia

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Erditse

A mother-goddess. In some accounts, identified as Erditse.

Janicot

God of oak-trees. In some references, called Janicot, Roman Janus or Roman Janus.

Lamia

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Laminak

Fairies living underground. It is said that they sometimes exchange their children for mortal children. Each one is called Guillen. Also commonly called Laminak, Guillen or Guillen.

Mari

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White Merle

A fairy which has the power to restore sight. On occassion, referred to as White Merle.

Yaun-Goicoa

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Basque Mythology