Girdles: Aphrodite's Magic Girdle – a magic material that made others fall in love with the wearer (Greek mythology)

Aphrodite is an ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure, passion and procreation. She was syncretized with the Roman goddess Venus. Aphrodite’s major symbols include myrtles, roses, doves, sparrows, and swans. The cult of Aphrodite was largely derived from that of the Phoenician goddess Astarte, a cognate of the East Semitic goddess Ishtar,...

Projectile weapons: Xiuhcoatl – a lightning-like weapon wielded by Huitzilopochtli (Aztec religion)

In Aztec religion, Xiuhcoatl was a mythological serpent, regarded as the spirit form of Xiuhtecuhtli, the Aztec fire deity sometimes represented as an atlatl or a weapon wielded by Huitzilopochtli. Xiuhcoatl is a Classical Nahuatl word that translates literally as, “turquoise serpent”. The name also carries the symbolic and descriptive meaning, “fire serpent”....

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