Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th
is one of the major deities in the Norse pantheon. He is a son of the giant Farbauti and the giantess Laufey. He is connected with fire and magic, and can assume many different shapes (horse, falcon, fly). He is crafty and malicious, but is also heroic.