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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Continental"   (9 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"Aufaiiae"
Celtic / Continental / European Collective name for a group of mother goddesses. Known only from votive inscriptions and largely restricted to the Rhineland....
Goddess name
"BRIGIT (exalted one)"
Celtic / Continental / European / Irish Fertility goddess. A major Celtic pastoral deity, described as a “wise woman, the daughter of the DAGDA,” Brigit became “Christianized” as St. Brigit of Kildare, who lived from AD 450-523 and founded the first female Christian community in Ireland. She was originally celebrated on February 1 in the festival of Imbolc....
Goddess name
"Cathubodua"
Celtic / Continental / European war goddess. Known only from inscriptions and probably comparable with the Irish Celtic Badb Catha.See also MORRIGAN....
God name
"Esus"
Celtic / Continental / European God of war. Mentioned by the Roman writer Lucan but otherwise virtually unknown. He may have originated as a tree god. One carving [Trier] identifies Esus felling a tree with birds in the branches (see also INANA). Elsewhere he is associated with three cranes and a bull....
God name
"Grannus"
Roman / Celtic / Continental / Europe God of healing. The name appears across a wide area generally associated with medicinal springs and hot mineral waters, including sites at Aix-laChapelle, Grand (Vosges), Trier, Brittany, and as far distant as the Danube basin. Grannus became syncretized with the Roman god APOLLO as Apollo Grannus, and baths were sometimes called Aquae Granni....
God name
"Ialonus"
Celtic / Continental / European / British God of meadows. Known from inscriptions at Lancaster (Ialonus Contrebis) and Nimes....
Goddess name
"Iccovellauna"
Celtic / Continental / European water goddess. Known only from inscriptions....
God name
"LENUS"
Celtic / Continental / European God of healing. A god of healing worshiped by the Celtic tribe of Treveri but later adopted by the Romans. The Trier sanctuary was a place of pilgrimage where large numbers of offerings were deposited, and carvings suggest that child patients were often present. Lenus's sanctuaries were usually associated with springs and some, if not all, had an abaton or room for recuperation....
God name
"Maponos"
Celtic / Continental / European / British Tribal deity. A youthful god worshiped by the Brigantes tribe in Britain and probably assimilated with APOLLO in the Romano-Celtic period....