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.