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List of Gods : "Celtic"   (75 records)

NameOriginDescription
Deity name
"Mogounos"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local tribal deity. Assimilated with APOLLO....
Goddess name
"Mor"
Celtic / Irish Sun goddess. The progenitrix of the royal lineage of the kings of Munster....
Spirit name
"Morganes"
Celtic These are female water spirit
Goddess name
"Morrigan"
Celtic Morrigan, Morrighan, Goddesses of war of death and destruction from prehistoric origins Celtic / Ireland
Demon name
"Morvran (sea crow)"
Celtic / Welsh Local god of war. The son of CERIDWEN and TEGID FOEL. Legend has it that he was extremely ugly and that his mother tried to imbue him with wisdom by preparing a special brew of inspiration. It was drunk by Gwion. Morvran was invincible in battle because his enemies thought him a demon....
God name
"Mullo"
Roman / Celtic Mule god. Known from inscriptions and apparently associated with the god MARS....
Goddess name
"Murigen"
Celtic A goddess of lakes, and associated with flooding. Celtic
Goddess name
"Nantosuelta (winding river)"
Celtic / Gallic Goddess of water. Identified as a possible consort of the god SUCELLOS. She frequently holds a pole surmounted by a dove-cote. In addition she carries the cornucopia of a fertility or mother goddess, but is also a domestic guardian deity and is often depicted with ravens, which may suggest further links with the underworld....
Goddess name
"Neharennia"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of seafarers. Worshiped extensively between the second and thirteenth centuries AD, particularly in the Netherlands with sanctuaries at Domberg at the mouth of the Rhine and Colijnsplaat on the Scheldt. Probably began as a tribal deity of the Morini tribe. She is generally depicted with the attributes of fertility—a basket of fruit or cornucopia. She may also often have a small lapdog. Alternatively, she stands with one foot on the prow of a boat and grasps an oar or the rope....
Goddess name
"Neit"
Celtic / Irish God of war. A minor deity identified as the consort of the goddess MORRIGAN in her aspect as Nemain. Also the grandfather of Balor, he was killed at the second legendary Battle of Moytura....
Goddess name
"Nemain"
Celtic A goddess of war, and possibly an aspect of the Morrigan. Her name means 'panic' or 'frenzy', and causing it among warriors was her specialty. Celtic
God name
"Nemausius"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of water. Associated locally with a sacred spring at Nimes in France....
Goddess name
"Nemetona"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of sacred groves. Consort to the Roman deity MARS. Evidenced at places such as Bath (England) and Mainz (Germany); but also in place names which include the etymological base nemeton (a shrine)....
Goddess name
"Noctiluca"
Gaul A goddess of Magic from Celtic Gaul
Goddess name
"Oanuava"
Celtic An ancient earth Goddess from Celtic Gaul
God name
"Ocelus"
Roman / Celtic / British God of healing. He becomes largely syncretized with the Roman god MARS, thus there is an inscription to Mars Ocelus at Carlisle....
God name
"Oghma"
Celtic The God of communication and writing who invented the Ogham Alphabet and gave it to the Druids. Celtic
God name
"Ogma/ Ogmius/ Ogmios"
Celtic A god of education, genius, eloquence, language & magic
Goddess name
"Ogmius ( Ogma, Ogmios )"
Celtic / Irish God of poetry and speech. Very little is known of him, but the Roman writer Lucian mentions a Romano-Celtic god of wisdom, Ogmios, apparently assimilated with HERCULES and described as an old man with lion's skin holding a crowd of people chained to his tongue by their ears. NOTE: a goddess Ogma is also mentioned; she may have been a mother goddess in the original Irish pantheon....
Goddess name
"Onuava"
Celtic Goddess of earth and fertility, known only from inscriptions Celtic / Gaelic
Goddess name
"Onuava"
Celtic / Gallic Fertility goddess. Associated with the earth and known only from inscriptions....
God name
"Pen Anniwen"
Celtic / Welsh underworld god. Virtually synonymous with PWYLL and PRYDERI....
God name
"Picullus"
Roman / Celtic / Prussian Chthonic underworld god. He becomes syncretized with the devil in Christian times....

"Poeninus"
Roman / Celtic The divinity of the Pennines, Britain. Roman / Celtic
God name
"Poeninus"
Roman / Celtic / European mountain god. Known locally from the alpine regions and generally thought to be assimilated with JUPITER....
God name
"Pryderi"
Celtic / Welsh Chthonic god. The son of PWYLL and RHIANNON. According to tradition, he was abducted as an infant from his cradle by a huge talon or claw, with the implication that the abduction was instigated by an adversary from the underworld, perhaps the family of Gwawl, a rejected suitor of Rhiannon. Pryderi was found in a stable and rescued by Teirnyon, who brought the child up as his son. Eventually the true parents of Pryderi were identified and he was returned to his family. His consort is Cigfa and he succeeded Pwyll to the title ‘Lord of Dyfed.'...
God name
"Pwyll"
Celtic / Welsh Chthonic god. The so-called “Lord of Dyfed” who, according to tradition, brought the pig to Wales having received it as a gift from ARAWN, the underworld god. He earned the reward by substituting for Arawn and fighting his enemy Hafgan, in payment for an unintended slight to Arawn, whom he met one day while out hunting. His consort is RHIANNON and his son is PRYDERI....
Goddess name
"Queen of Elphame"
Celtic Goddess of death and disease often equated with Hecate. Celtic
Goddess name
"Ratis"
Celtic Goddess of the Fortress and strong walls. Celtic
Goddess name
"Rhiannon"
Celtic / Irish Chthonic horse goddess. The daughter of Hefaidd Hen and consort of PWYLL, she rides upon a white mare and is associated with the underworld and with fertility. May be virtually synonymous with the Romano-Celtic goddess Rigantona whose name means “great queen.” Authors suggest she is modeled on the goddess MODRON and she partly equates with EPONA....
God name
"Rigisamus"
Roman / Celtic A god of war
God name
"Rigisamus"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of war. Assimilated with MARS....
God name
"Rigisamus or Rigonmetis"
Celtic God of war assimilated with the Mars. Celtic
Goddess name
"Ritona"
Celtic Goddess of river fords. Celtic
Goddess name
"Ritona"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of river fords. Known from inscriptions and associated with the Treveri tribe....
Goddess name
"Rosmerta (great provider)"
Roman / Celtic / British / Gallic Fertility goddess. Consort to the god Mercury. Probably locally worshiped and often depicted carrying a basket of fruit, purse or cornucopia. She and Mercury frequently appear together. In addition to her purse, she may bear a twin-headed ax or, alternatively, she may carry Mercury's caduceus (snake-entwined wand).See also MERCURIUS....
God name
"Rudiobus"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Probably a horse god. Xnown from an inscription at Neuvy-en-Sullias which includes a depiction of a stallion....
Goddess name
"Saitada"
Celtic Goddess of mourning and grief. Celtic
God name
"Segomo"
Celtic God of war. Celtic
God name
"Segomo/ Cocidius"
Celtic A war god
Goddess name
"Sequana"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic River goddess. The tutelary goddess of the Sequanae tribe. A pre-Roman sanctuary northwest of Dijon near the source of the Seine has yielded more than 200 wooden votive statuettes and models of limbs, heads and body organs, attesting to Sequana's importance as a goddess of healing. During the Roman occupation the site of Fontes Sequanae was sacred to her and was again considered to have healing and remedial properties. A bronze statuette of a goddess was found wearing a diadem, with arms spread and standing in a boat. The prow is in the shape of a duck, her sacred animal, with a cake in its mouth. Also found were models of dogs, an animal specifically associated with healing through its affinity with the Greco-Roman physician deity AESCULAPIUS....
Goddess name
"Sheela Na Gig"
Celtic / Irish Mother goddess. The primal earth mother closely associated with life and death. One of the rare depictions of Irish Celtic deities that have survived into the Christian era. She is shown naked, with large breasts, with her legs apart and holding open her vagina. The image frequently adorns walls of Irish churches. Also Sheila na Cioch....
Deities name
"Silvanus"
Roman Minor god of woodlands and Forests. Worship of Silvanus seems largely to have been limited to northern Italy. He became incorporated into the Celtic pantheon where his symbolism includes a bill-hook, pots and hammers. His sacred animal is the stag. The name was extended to embrace groups of woodland deities, the Silvani or Silvanae....
Goddess name
"Sinann"
Celtic Goddess of rivers. Celtic
Goddess name
"Sirona"
Celtic / Roman A local goddess of healing from the Moselle basin of Germany
Goddess name
"Sirona"
European / Celtic A sky Goddess and a deity of the Sun. European / Celtic
Goddess name
"Sirona"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local goddess of healing. Known from limited inscriptions in which she is usually associated with the god GRANNUS or with the Celtic APOLLO. A sculpture from Hochscheid in the Moselle basin in Germany describes her with a snake round her wrist reaching toward a bowl of three eggs in her left hand. She may also have a small lapdog. Some authors suggest she has sky associations.See also DIVONA and ONUAVA....
God name
"Smertrios"
Celtic God of war and tutelary deity of the Treveri. Celtic
God name
"Smertrios"
Celtic / Gallic God of war. The tutelary deity of the Treveri. Allegedly the subject of a votive monument which depicts a bearded god holding a snake....
Goddess name
"Souconna"
Roman / Celtic River goddess who was the guardian of the river Saone. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name
"Souoonna"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic River goddess. Guardian of the river Saone and known chiefly from inscriptions at Chalon....
God name
"Sucellos"
Celtic The God of the Mallet. God of abundance, success, strength, authority, protection, regeneration, dogs, trees and ravens. Celtic
Goddess name
"Sul"
Celtic A Goddess of hot springs who came to Brittany from Celtic Gaul.

"Suleviae"
Celtic Guardians of the Well. Also associated with crossroads. Celtic
Goddess name
"Suleviae"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Goddesses of passage. Collective name for female deities associated with crossroads....
Goddess name
"Sulis"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of healing who presided over sacred, healing springs. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name
"Sulis"
Roman / Celtic She was called Brigantia by the Britons; and later Saint Brighid (after Christianity). She is also a deity concerned with knowledge and prophecy. The tutelary Goddess of the thermal waters at Bath, England, she is closely linked with the Roman Goddess Minerva. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name
"Sulis"
Roman / Celtic Chthonic underworld goddess. Also a deity concerned with knowledge and prophecy. The tutelary goddess of the thermal waters at Bath, England, she is closely linked with the Roman goddess MINERVA....

"Sun"
Celtic Called in Celtic mythology Sunna, lives in constant dread of being devoured by the wolf Fenris. It is this contest with the wolf to which eclipses are due. According to this mythology, the Sun has a beautiful daughter who will one day reign in place of her mother, and the world will be wholly renovated.
Goddess name
"Tailtiu"
Celtic / Irish Goddess. By tradition the consort of Eochaid of the TUATHA DE DANANN, she is the foster mother of the god LUG and associated with the Lugbnasad festival on August 1....
God name
"Taranis"
Celtic The god of thunder worshipped in Gaul and Britain. Celtic
God name
"Taranis"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Thunder god. Known only from limited inscriptions, but may emulate the Germanic god DONAR and is possibly the same as Taranucos. The Romans equated him with JUPITER and a Jupiter Tanarus inscription at Chester in England may refer to Taranis. His symbol is a spoked wheel and he is presumed to be the object of savage rites. The modern Breton word for thunder is taran. Also Taranos....
God name
"Tarvos Trigaranos"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Bull god. Known chiefly from a four-sided monument erected near Paris by boatmen of the Seine during the reign of the emperor Tiberius. It depicts ESUS, VulcanUS, JUPITER and Tarvos. As Tarvos Trigaranos, he is drawn as a bull with three cranes on its back and can be seen at such places as Dorchester in England. The bull may alternatively bear three horns....
Goddess name
"Tegid Foe!"
Celtic / Welsh water goddess. One of a pair with CERIDWEN, identified by the poet Taliesin....
God name
"Teutates"
Celtic God of the tribe Celtic
God name
"Teutates"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local tribal deity. Known only from limited inscriptions. Teutates may be less the name of a deity than an epithet meaning “great.” According to the Roman writer Lucan, he is one of three Celtic gods encountered by Caesar's army in Gaul and the object of savage rites in which victims were drowned in sacrificial lakes. He may equate with a British god, Totatis. He becomes assimilated variously to Mercury or MARS. Also Teutatis....

"Tridamus"
Celtic The male deification of bovine triplication, conceived as a manifestation of abundance. Celtic
God name
"Trograin"
Celtic / Irish Minor god. Tsai Shen...
God name
"Tuetates"
Celtic God of war. Celtic
Goddess name
"Ucuetis"
Celtic A Celtic god who, along with his consort Bergusia, was venerated at Alesia in Burgundy. The Divine couple are named on inscriptions of the Romano-Celtic period, and an image of a Divine couple has been found on the same site, the male figure bearing a hammer, the female appearing as a goddess of prosperity.
God name
"Vosegus"
Roman / Celtic mountain god. A local deity from the Vosges known only from inscriptions....
Goddess name
"Wachilt"
Celtic Goddess of the sea who rose from the depths and halted the ship of king Vilkinus of Norway, proclaiming that she was pregnant with his child. Celtic

"White Lady"
Celtic Dryad of death Celtic

"Ysbaddaden"
Celtic The giant is the father of the beautiful Olwen. He is cursed to die when his daughter marries, so when Culhwch comes to court her, he is naturally perturbed. He tries to kill Culhwch a number of times but ends up getting more injured in the process. Celtic
God name
"Yspaddaden Pencawr"
Celtic / Welsh God. Possibly the counterpart of the Irish deity Balor and the Icelandic Balder. In the legend of Culhwch and Olwen, Olwen is identified as his daughter. He sets Culhwch several difficult tasks before he can obtain Olwen's hand. Culhwch retaliates by wounding him severely, but he cannot be killed until Olwen marries. This is presumably a distorted fertility legend, the original meaning of which is lost....