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List of Gods   : "Gallic"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Abellio" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Tree god. Known from inscriptions in the Garonne valley of southwestern France and thought to be associated with apple trees....
"Aius Locutius" Gallic Loquens, was a Roman numen associated with the Gallic invasions of the early 4th century. In 390 BC, the Gauls moved in the direction of Rome. According to Roman folklore, a Roman named Caedicius kept hearing a disembodied nocturnal voice at the base of the Palatine hill in the Forum Romanum. The voice warned Caedicius of the oncoming attack and recommended that the walls of Rome be fortified.
God name "Alisanos" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local chthonic earth god. Known only from inscription in the region of the Cote d'Or and associated with the land. Also Alisonus, Alisanus....
Goddess name "Andarta" Celtic / Gallic A fertility goddess most likely
Goddess name "Andarta" Celtic / Gallic Fertility goddess (probable). Patron goddess of the Vocontii tribe. Her name seems to have derived either from artos (bear) or ar (ploughed land).See also ANDRASTA....
God name "Arvernus" Celtic / Gallic Local tribal deity. God of the Arverni....
Goddess name "Aveta" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Goddess of birth and midwifery. Known mainly from clay figurines found at Toulon-sur-Allier, France. The models show the goddess with infants at the breast and apparently she is concerned especially with nursing mothers. The figure is often accompanied by a small lapdog....
God name "Borvo" Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of healing. Identified with several therapeutic springs and mineral baths....
Spirit name "CERNUNNOS" Celtic, Gallic Fertility and chthonic god. Cernunnos appears to have been recognized in the region of Gaul which is now central France. He is typically drawn as a man bearing the antlers of a stag, not necessarily representing an animal spirit but a deity closely involved with animals and one which can transform instantly into animal shape. In the Celtic world, horns and antlers were generally regarded as symbols of virility and fertility....
Goddess name "Divona" Celtic / Gallic Fertility goddess. Associated with water and known only from inscriptions....
"Gallicen?" Gallic The nine virgin priestesses of the Gallic oracle. By their charms they could raise the wind and waves, turn themselves into any animal form they liked, cure wounds and diseases, and predict future events.
"Gog" Gallic Consort of Magog
Goddess name "Icauna" Roman / Celtic / Gallic River goddess. Guardian deity of the river Yonne [Brittany]....
Deity name "Mogounos" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local tribal deity. Assimilated with APOLLO....
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....
God name "Nemausius" Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of water. Associated locally with a sacred spring at Nimes in France....
Goddess name "Onuava" Celtic / Gallic Fertility goddess. Associated with the earth and known only from inscriptions....
God name "Rigisamus" Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of war. Assimilated with MARS....
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 "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 "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 / 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 "Souoonna" Roman / Celtic / Gallic River goddess. Guardian of the river Saone and known chiefly from inscriptions at Chalon....
Goddess name "Suleviae" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Goddesses of passage. Collective name for female deities associated with crossroads....
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....
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....