In Etruscan mythology, Leinth is the Goddess of Death, whose name means "Old Age" or "Old Woman". In art, she was portrayed with the face veiled. Leinth's name is related to many gloomy words in Etruscan, such as leine, "to die"; leinie, "dead" or "inert"; another more literal meaning of Her name is "She Who Stops". Despite Her name She is depicted as a young Goddess.
In Slavic mythology, the Zorya are the two guardian goddesses, known as the Auroras or as the Morning Star & the Evening Star. Both sisters serve the sun god Dažbog, who is in some myths described as their father. The Morning Star opens the gates to his palace each morning for the sun-chariot’s departure. At dusk, the Evening Star closes the gates once more after his return.
WENDIGO Demonic creature from the legends of the Algonquian peoples. Malevolent, cannibalistic, strongly associated with winter, the North, coldness, famine, starvation. Gaunt, emaciated, with the ash grey complexion of a corpse. Symbols of gluttony, greed, excess. Never satisfied after killing and consuming one person, they were constantly searching for new victims. The most frequent cause of transformation into a wendigo was resorting to cannibalism.
Eileithyia or Ilithyia was the Greek Goddess of Childbirth. She may be of Minoan origin, with her name meaning 'Freedom' or 'Deliverer'. To Homer she is "the Goddess of the Pains of Birth." The Iliad pictures Eileithyia alone, or sometimes multiplied, as the Eileithyiai: "The sharp sorrow of pain descends on a woman in labour, the bitterness that the hard Eileithyiai bring on, Hera’s daughters, who hold the power of the bitter birth pangs.” —Iliad XI.270.
Banshee: A female spirit in Irish mythology, usually seen as an omen of death & a messenger from the underworld. In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. In Scottish Gaelic mythology, she is known as the bean sìth or bean-nighe * is seen washing the bloodstained clothes or armour of those who are about to die. #myth