Fertility (See also Abundance.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Fertility (See also Abundance.)

  1. antler dance archaic animal dance, preceding mating. [Br. Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 1]
  2. Anu Irish goddess of fecundity. [Irish Folklore: Briggs, 9]
  3. Aphrodite goddess of fecundity. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 24]
  4. Astarte goddess of fecundity. [Phoenician Myth.: Jobes, 144]
  5. Astarte’s dove emblem of fecundity. [Phoenician Myth.: Jobes, 466]
  6. Atargatis’ dove emblem of fecundity. [Hittite Myth.: Jobes, 466]
  7. Athena Athens’ patroness; goddess of war and fecundity. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 33; Kravitz, 40]
  8. Baal chief male god of Phoenicians; the generative principle. [Phoenician Rel.: Parrinder, 38]
  9. Bacchus’ cup symbolizes fecundity. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 397]
  10. Bona Dea goddess of fertility; counterpart of Faunus. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 43]
  11. breast symbol of nourishment and fecundity. [Ren. Art: Hall, 52]
  12. Cernunnos horned deity of fecundity, associated with snakes. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 58]
  13. Cerridwen nature goddess whose magical cauldron was misused. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 58]
  14. Chloë beloved maiden, goddess of new, green crops. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 62]
  15. Clothru Irish goddess of fertility. [Irish Myth.: Jobes, 349]
  16. clover symbolizes fecundity. [Folklore: Jobes, 350]
  17. coconut presented to women who want to be mothers. [Ind. Folklore: Binder, 85]
  18. Cybele nature’s fruitfulness assured by orgiastic rites honoring her. [Phrygian Myth.: Parrinder, 68; Jobes, 400]
  19. Dôn goddess of fecundity; Welsh equivalent of Irish Danu. [Brythonic Myth.: Leach, 321; Jobes, 461]
  20. Dag(h)da god of abundance, war, healing. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 68; Jobes, 405]
  21. Dagon (Dāgan) fish-corn god symbolizing fecundity and abundance. [Babyl. Myth.: Parrinder, 71; Jobes, 405]
  22. Demeter goddess of fecundity. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 429–430]
  23. double ax emblem of fecundity. [Folklore: Jobes, 163]
  24. figs, garland of a traditional pictorial identification of Pan, pastoral god of fertility. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 373]
  25. fish signifies fecundity. [Mexican Folklore: Binder, 17]
  26. flowers and fruit, garland of traditional headdress of Pomona, goddess of fertility. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 373]
  27. flowers, garland of traditional pictorial identification of Flora, goddess of flowers and fertility. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 373]
  28. Freya goddess of agriculture, peace, and plenty. [Norse Myth.: Payton, 257]
  29. grape leaves, garland of traditional headdress of Bona Dea, goddess of fertility. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 373]
  30. green symbol of fruitfulness. [Color Symbolism: Jobes, 356]
  31. horn believed to promote fertility. [Art: Hall, 157]
  32. horse symbolizes fecundity. [Bengali Folklore: Binder, 67]
  33. Lavransdatter, Kristin gives birth to eight sons in ten years. [Nor. Lit.: Kristin Lavransdatter, Magill I, 483–486]
  34. Mylitta goddess of fertility. [Babyl. Myth.: Leach, 776]
  35. old woman who lived in a shoe what to do with so many children? [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 434]
  36. Ops Sabine goddess of fecundity. [Rom. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 782]
  37. orange blossoms symbolic of bride’s hope for fruitfulness. [Br. and Fr. Tradition: Brewer Dictionary, 784]
  38. Pomona goddess of gardens and fruit trees. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 218]
  39. pomegranate indicates abundance. [Heraldry: Halberts, 36]
  40. rabbit symbol of fecundity. [Animal Symbolism: Mercatante, 125–126]
  41. Rhea worshiped orgy and fertility; mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Hades, Demeter, and Hestia. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 1796]
  42. rhinoceros horn in powdered form, considered powerful fertility agent. [Eastern Culture: Misc.]
  43. waxing moon only effective time for sowing seeds. [Gardening Lore: Boland, 31]
  44. yellow color of fecundity, relating to yellow sun and earth. [Eastern Color Symbolism: Binder, 78]