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


Ruler of one of the 7 supposed firmaments. In some accounts, called Kabura.


A demon. One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. He is said to impart knowledge of warfare and is depicted either as a firebreathing, winged wolf or as a wolf with wings and the tail of a serpent. Also referred to as Marchosias, Marchocias or Marchocias.


The worship of the Virgin Mary. Also referred to as mariolatry.


The study of the life and work of the Virgin Mary: the corpus of works on this subject. Also called mariology.


A French saint. She is said to have killed the monster, Tarasque (Tarascon), near Marseilles. Occasionally identified as Martha.
Christian Mythology