DEITY OF THE DAY

Today's featured god/dess from our Holy Database...

Today's featured entity!

MYIAGROS
The deity from Greek Mythology


God of Flies and Fly-Swatting

It's true! He was employed by ZEUS to chase away the flies during important sacrifices. This must have been a real comfort to those involved.

In those ancient unsanitary times, flies were dangerous critters, bringing plague, sickness and death. In fact they were the original weapons of mass destruction. Without the benefit of fly-spray aerosols or fly-paper, only the Gods could keep them at bay. Few people know that BEELZEBUB himself started out as a fly-swatter.

Read the full story here...
Add a daily god to your blog or website with our Deity of the Day widgets. Holy Widgets!

The Gods told us to do it. Go to top

TODAY'S GOD
Our featured deity of the day

TOP GODS
The most popular deities

WIDGETS
Add a daily deity to your website
FIND GODS Search the Holy Database of All Known Gods