This is an index to deities of the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world, listed by type and by region.
For deified individuals see List of people who have been considered deities, Apotheosis and Imperial cult. For epithets of gods of monotheistic religions, see Names of God. For deities whose cult is fictional see List of deities in fiction.
A basic classification of types of gods is given by Stith Thompson's Motif-Index of Folk-Literature (1955-1958):