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Celtic Pantheon

The Celts.

The Celts inhabited many lands and were a diverse group of tribal societies in Iron Age and Roman-era Europe who spoke Celtic languages They were a diverse group of tribal societies in Iron Age and Roman-era Europe who spoke the Celtic languages. Insular Celtic culture diversified into that of the Gaels, the Welsh and the Bretons of the medieval and modern periods.

Celtic deities fall under two categories; 

The "General Deities" which were known by Celts throughout large regions, and are the Gods and Goddesses invoked for protection, healing, luck, and honour.

The "Local Deities" which were the spirits connected to a feature of the landscape, such as mountains, trees, or rivers, and thus were generally only known by the locals Celts of a particular area.

Gaulish and Brythonic Deities

The Gaulish Celts inhabited the region corresponding to modern-day France and Belgium. The Brythonic Celts, or Britons, inhabited most of the island of Great Britain and later migrated to Brittany.

Gods

  • Abandinus - a river God
  • Abellio (aka Abelio, Abelionni) - God of apple trees
  • Alaunus (aka Fin) - sun God
  • Alisanos (aka Alisaunus) -
  • Ambisagrus - a God of thunder and lightning
  • Anextiomarus (aka Anextlomarus, Anextlomara) - a sun God
  • Atepomarus - a sun God
  • Arvernus - a tribal God
  • Arausio - a God of water
  • Barinthus (aka Manannán mac Lir) - a God of the sea and water
  • Belatu-Cadros (aka Belatucadros, Belatucadrus, Balatocadrus, Balatucadrus, Balaticaurus, Balatucairus, Baliticaurus, Belatucairus, Belatugagus, Belleticaurus, Blatucadrus, and Blatucairus) - a God of war
  • Belenus (aka Belinus, Belenos, Belinos, Belinu, Belanu, Bellinus, Belus, Bel) - a sun God.
  • Borvo (aka Bormo, Bormanus) - a God of mineral and hot springs
  • Buxenus - a God of box trees
  • Camulos (aka Camulus, Camulos) - a God of war
  • Canetonnessis -
  • Cernunnos - a horned God
  • Cicolluis -
  • Cimbrianus -
  • Cissonius (Cisonius, Cesonius) - a God of trade
  • Mars Cnabetius - a God of war
  • Cocidius - a God of war
  • Condatis - a God of the confluences of rivers
  • Contrebis (aka Contrebis, Contrebus) - a God of a city
  • Dii Casses -
  • Dis Pater (aka Dispater) - a God of the underworld
  • Esus (aka Hesus)
  • Fagus - a God of beech trees
  • Genii Cucullati - Hooded Spirits
  • Grannus - a God of healing and mineral springs
  • Icaunus - a God of a river
  • Intarabus -
  • Iovantucarus - a protector of youth
  • Lenus - a healing God
  • Leucetios (aka Leucetius) - a God of thunder
  • Lugus - creation and learning
  • Luxovius (aka Luxovius) - a God of a city's water
  • Maponos (aka Maponus) - a God of youth
  • Mogons (aka Moguns) -
  • Moritasgus - a sun God
  • Mullo -
  • Nemausus - a God worshipped at Nîmes
  • Nerius -
  • Nodens (aka Nudens, Nodons)  a God of healing, the sea, hunting and dogs
  • Ogmios -
  • Robur - a God of oak trees
  • Rudianos - a God of war
  • Salonius - the God of mistakes
  • Segomo - a God of war
  • Smertrios (aka Smertios, Smertrius) - a God of war
  • Sucellos (aka Sucellus, Sucellos) - a God of love and time
  • Taranis - a God of thunder
  • Toutatis (aka Caturix, Teutates) - a tribal God
  • Veteris (aka Vitiris, Vheteris, Huetiris, Hueteris) -
  • Virotutis - a sun God
  • Visucius -
  • Vindonnus - a sun God
  • Vinotonus -
  • Vosegus- a God of the Vosges

Goddesses

  • Abnoba - a Goddess of rivers and forests
  • Adsullata - Goddess of the River Savus
  • Aericura -
  • Agrona - a Goddess of war
  • Ancamna - a water Goddess
  • Andarta - a Goddess of war
  • Andraste - Goddess of victory
  • Arduinna - Goddess of the Ardennes Forest
  • Aufaniae -
  • Arnemetia - a water Goddess
  • Artio - Goddess of the bear
  • Aventia -
  • Aveta - a mother Goddess, associated with the fresh-water spring at Trier in what is now Germany
  • Belisama - lakes and rivers, fire, crafts and light, consort of Belenus
  • Brigantia -
  • Britannia - originally a personification of the island, later made into a Goddess
  • Camma -
  • Campestres -
  • Clota - patron Goddess of the River Clyde
  • Coventina - Goddess of wells and springs
  • Damara - a fertility Goddess
  • Damona - consort of Apollo Borvo and of Apollo Moritasgus
  • Dea Matrona - "divine mother Goddess" and Goddess of the river Marne in Gaul
  • Dea Sequana - Goddess of the river Seine
  • Debranua - a Goddess of speed and fat
  • Epona - fertility Goddess, protector of horses, donkeys, and mules
  • Erecura - earth Goddess
  • Icovellauna -  water Goddess
  • Litavis -
  • Mairiae -
  • Nantosuelta - Goddess of nature, the earth, fire, and fertility in Gaul
  • Nemetona -
  • Ritona (aka Pritona), -Goddess of fords
  • Rosmerta - Goddess of fertility and abundance
  • Sabrina - Goddess of the River Severn
  • Senua-
  • Sequana - Goddess of the river Seine
  • Sirona- Goddess of healing
  • Suleviae - a triune version of Sulis
  • Sulis - a nourishing, life-giving mother goddess and an agent of curses
  • Tamesis - Goddess of the River Thames
  • Verbeia - Goddess of the River Wharfe

Welsh Deities

The Welsh were the Britons that inhabited modern-day Wales (Welsh: Cymru). After the Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain, much of the Brythonic territories came under Anglo-Saxon influence, however the Welsh Brythonic Celtic religion was largely retained.

Gods

  • Aeron - God of battle and slaughter
  • Amaethon - God of agriculture
  • Arawn - king of the otherworld realm of Annwn
  • Afallach - descendant of Beli Mawr and father of Mabon ap Modron
  • Beli Mawr - ancestor deity
  • Bendigeidfran - giant and king of Britain
  • Culhwch -
  • Dwyfan -
  • Dylan Ail Don -
  • Euroswydd -
  • Gofannon -
  • Gwydion -
  • Gwyddno Garanhir -
  • Gwyn ap Nudd -
  • Hafgan -
  • Lleu Llaw Gyffes -
  • Lludd Llaw Eraint -
  • Llŷr -
  • Mabon -
  • Manawydan -
  • Math fab Mathonwy -
  • Myrddin Wyllt -
  • Nisien and Efnysien (twin brothers) -
  • Pryderi -
  • Pwyll -
  • Taliesin -
  • Ysbaddaden -

Goddesses

  • Arianrhod -
  • Blodeuwedd -
  • Brânwen -
  • Ceridwen -
  • Cigfa -
  • Creiddylad -
  • Cyhyraeth -
  • Dôn -
  • Elen -
  • Modron -
  • Olwen -
  • Penarddun -
  • Rhiannon -

Gaelic Deities

Gods

  • Abcán -
  • Abhean -
  • Aed -
  • Aengus (aka Áengus, Óengus) -
  • Aillil -
  • Alastir -
  • Aí (aka Aoi) -
  • Balor (aka Balar) -
  • Bodb Dearg (aka Bodhbh Dearg) -
  • Brea -
  • Bres (aka Eochaid Bres) -
  • Brian, Iuchar, and Iucharba -
  • Buarainech -
  • Cian -
  • Cichol -
  • Conand (aka Conann) -
  • Corb -
  • Creidhne (aka Credne) -
  • Crom Cruach -
  • Crom Dubh -
  • Cú Roí -
  • Dagda -
  • Dáire -
  • Dian Cecht -
  • Donn -
  • Ecne -
  • Egobail -
  • Elatha (aka Elathan) -
  • Elcmar (aka Elcmhaire) -
  • Goibniu (aka Goibhniu) -
  • Lir  - Sea God
  • Luchtaine (aka Luchta) -
  • Lugh aka Lú -
  • Mac Cuill, Mac Cecht, and Mac Gréine -
  • Manannán mac Lir -
  • Miach -
  • Midir (aka Midhir) -
  • Mug Ruith -
  • Nechtan -
  • Neit -
  • Nuada (aka Nuadha) -
  • Ogma (aka Oghma) -
  • Seonaidh
  • Tethra -
  • Tuireann -

Goddesses

  • Aibell (aka Aoibheal) -
  • Aimend -
  • Áine -
  • Airmed (aka Airmid) -
  • Anann (aka Anand, Anu) -
  • Badb (aka Badhbh, Babd, Banba) -
  • Bébinn (aka Bébhinn, Bébhionn, Béfionn) -
  • Bé Chuille -
  • Beira -
  • Biróg -
  • Boann  9aka Boand) -
  • Brigid (aka Brigit, Brighid, Bríd) -
  • Caer -
  • Cailleach -
  • Canola -
  • Cessair (aka Ceasair) -
  • Cethlenn (aka Cethleann) -
  • Cliodhna (aka Clídna) -
  • Crobh Dearg -
  • Danu (aka Dana) -
  • Ériu (aka Éire) -
  • Ernmas -
  • Étaín -
  • Ethniu (aka Eithne) -
  • Fand-
  • Fionnuala (aka Fionnghuala) -
  • Flidais -
  • Fódla (aka Fódhla) -
  • Lí Ban -
  • Macha -
  • Medb (aka Meadhbh, Meabh) -
  • Medb Lethderg -
  • Mongfind (aka Mongfhionn) -
  • Morrígan (aka Morríghan) -
  • Mór Muman (aka Mór Mumhan) -
  • Nemain (aka Nemhain) -
  • Niamh -
  • Plor na mBan -
  • Sheela na Gig -
  • Tailtiu aka Taillte -

 

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