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Friday, October 30, 2009

Celtic Gods

Celtic Gods
* Alator The Celtic god Alator was concurrent with Mars, the Roman war god. His name is thought to mean "he who nourishes the workers".
* Albiorix The Celtic god Albiorix was concurrent with Mars as Mars Albiorix. Albiorix is the "king of the world."
* BelenusBelenus is a Celtic god of healing worshiped from Italy to Britain. The tenderness of Belenus was allied with the healing aspect of Apollo. The etymology of Beltaine may be related with Belenus. Belenus is also written: Bel, Belenos, Belinos, Belinu, Bellinus, and Belus.

* Borvo Borvo (Bormanus, Bormo) was a Gallic god of healing springs whom the Romans concurrent with Apollo. He is depicted with head covering and check.

* Bres Bres was a Celtic luxury god, the son of the Fomorian prince Elatha and the goddess Eriu. Bres connubial the goddess Brigid. Bres was a brutal head of clan, which proved his downfall. In rescue for his life, Bres qualified farming and completed Ireland plentiful.

* Brigantia British goddess related with torrent and water cults, equated with Minerva, by the Romans and imaginably allied with the goddess Brigit.

* Brigit Brigit is the Celtic goddess of fire, healing, luxury, free verse, farm animals, and patroness of smiths. Brigit is also communal as Brighid or Brigantia and in Christianity is communal as St. Brigit or Brigid. She is compared with the Roman goddesses Minerva and Vesta.

* Ceridwen Ceridwen is a Celtic shape-shifting goddess of expressive concept. She keeps a cauldron of wisdom. She is the mother of Taliesin.

* Cernunnos Cernunnos is a horned god concurrent with luxury, class, fruit, integrity, the underworld, and wealth, and bonus concurrent with horned flora and fauna would like the bull, stag, and a ram-headed serpent. Cernunnos is innate at the winter solstice and dies at the summer solstice. Julius Caesar concurrent Cernunnos with the Roman Criminal world god Dis Pater.
* Epona Epona is a Celtic show jumper goddess concurrent with luxury, a abundance, sell, asses, mules, and oxen who accompanied the ideal on its final be foremost. Specially for the Celtic goddesses, the Romans adopted her and erected a temple to her in Rome.
* Esus Esus (Hesus) was a Gallic god named put aside with Taranis and Teutates. Esus is allied with Mercury and Mars and rituals with secular give up. He may carry on been a woodcutter.

* Latobius Latobius was a Celtic god worshipped in Austria. Latobius was a god of mountains and sky equated with the Roman Mars and Jupiter.

* Lenus Lenus was a Celtic healing god sometimes equated with the Celtic god Iovantucarus and the Roman god Mars who in this Celtic description was a healing god.

* Lugh Lugh is a god of craftsmanship or a through the ceiling deity, also communal as Lamfhada. As better-quality of the Tuatha De Danann, Lugh bested the Fomorians at the Flash Confrontation of Magh.

* Manopus Maponus was a Celtic god of music and free verse in Britain and France, sometimes concurrent with Apollo.

* Medb Medb (or Meadhbh, M'eadhbh, Maeve, Maev, Meave, and Maive), goddess of Connacht and Leinster. She had many husbands and figured in the Tain Bo Cuailgne (Keep Raid of Cooley). She may carry on been a motyher goddess or ancient times.

* Morrigan Morrigan is a Celtic goddess of war who hovered better the combat zone as a crow or raven. She has been equated with Medh. Badb, Macha, and Nemain may carry on been aspects of her or she was part of a trinity of war goddesses, with Badb and Macha. The character Cu Chulainn rejected her for instance he has-been to enhance her. Once he died, Morrigan sat on his contain as a crow. She is typically referred to as "the Morrigan".

* Nehalennia Nehalennia was a Celtic goddess of seafarers, luxury and abundance.

* Nemausicae Nemausicae was a Celtic mother goddesses of luxury and healing.

* Nerthus Nerthus was a Germanic luxury goddess mentioned in Tacitus' Germania.

* Nuada Nuada (Nudd or Ludd) is the Celtic god of healing and by far high-class. He had an loud sword that would cut his enemies in partial. He lost his hand in drive which alleged that he was no longer experienced to controller as king until his brother completed him a silver extra. He was killed by the god of death Balor.
* Saitada Saitada was a Celtic goddess from the Tyne Coulee in England whose name may mean "goddess of mourning."

Author: N.S. Gill