Celtic Gaul - Gods and Goddesses

Abnoba | Goddess of the hunt, similar to the Roman Diana.

Andraste | Goddess of victory.

Belenus | God of light; his name means “shining one”.

Borvo | God of healing; his name is associated with springs.

Cernunnos | God of fertility and animals; referred to as the “horned one”.

Damona | Goddess of fertility and healing; her name translates as “divine cow”.

Dispater | Roman god of the underworld; his cult thrived in Gaul also.

Epona | Goddess of horses.

Esus | God equated with the Roman deities Mars and Mercury.

Nantosuelta | Goddess of nature; the wife of Sucellus.

Nehalennia | Goddess of the sea.

Ogmios | God of eloquence and knowledge; equated with the Roman hero Hercules.

Rosmerta | Goddess who was the native consort of the Roman god Mercury; her name signifies “great provider”.

Sirona | Goddess of healing.

Sucellus | God of agriculture and forests; also a hammer god (his name means “good striker”).

Taranis | God whose name means “thunderer”; compared to the god Jupiter.

Teutates | God of war; roughly equivalent to the Roman god Mars.

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