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Celtic Gods and Goddesses

Guest Author - Elizabeth Bissette

GODS AND GODDESSES OF BRITAIN

Belatucadrus

God of unknown function (probably of light), the name means "fair shining one".

Cocidius

God of forests and/or hunting and/or war.

Condatis

God personifying the merginig of two bodies of water in North Britain, (in te Tyne-Tees region).

Coventina

Goddess personifying a sacred spring that had healing powers.

Cuda

Mother Goddess.

Latis

A Goddess associated with water and possibly with beer.

Matres Domesticae

An aspect of the triple mother Goddess, personifying/overseeing Britain.

Mogons

A God whose name means "great one", worshipped primarily in North Britain.

Nodens

God of healing.

Sulis

Goddess of healing who presided over the hot springs in Aquae Sulis (modern Bath).

GODS AND GODDESSES OF GAUL

Abnoba

Goddess of the hunt.

Andraste

Goddess of victory.

Belenus

"Shining one", God of light.

Borvo

God of healing, associated with springs.

Cernunnos

"The horned one", God of fertility and animals.

Damona

"Divine cow", Goddess of fertility and healing.

Dispater

Roman God of the Underworld; his cult thrived in Gaul.

Epona

Goddess of horses.

Esus

Equated with the Roman Gods Mars and Mercury.

Nantosuelta

Goddess of nature.

Nehalennia

Goddess of the sea.

Ogmios

God of eloquence and knowledge.

Rosmerta

"Great provider".

Sirona

Goddess of healing.

Sucellus

"Good striker", God of agriculture and forests, one of his symbols was a hammer.

Taranis

"Thunderer".

Teutates

God of war.

GODS AND GODDESSES OF IRELAND

Aine

Goddess of love.

Boann

Goddess of water and fertility.

Brigit (Brighid)

Goddess of fertility, healing, and poetry.

Cliodna

Goddess of beauty and the Otherworld.

Creidhne

God of metalworking.

Daghda

God of the earth.

Danu

Mother Goddess.

Dian Cecht

God of crafts and healing.

Donn

"Dark one", God of the dead.

Goibhniu

God of smiths.

Luchta

God of wrights.

Lugh

"Shining one".

Macha

Goddess of war and fertility, "Macha the crow"

Morrigan

Tripple Goddess of war and death.

Nechtan

Water-god with a sacred well of wisdom.

Néit

God of war.

Nemhain

Goddess of war and battle.

Fodla, Eriu, Banbha

Three Goddesses who Ireland was named for.

Oenghus

God of youth and love.

Ogma

God of eloquence and language.

Tuatha De Danaan

Gods who were patrons of magic and arts.

GODS AND GODDESSES OF WALES

Arianrhod

"Silver wheel", probably a Moon Goddess.

Dewi

God epresented by the Red Dragon.

Don

Mother Goddess.

Govannon

God of smiths & metalworkers.

Gwynn ap Nudd

God of the Underworld.

Lleu Llaw Gyffes

Welsh equivalent of the Irish Lugh

Llyr

God of the sea.

Math ap Mathonwy

God of sorcery.

Modron

"Divine mother".

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