Celtic Wales - Gods and Heroes

Arianrhod | Goddess whose name means “silver wheel” (i.e., the moon).

Blodeuwedd | A maiden of flowers created to be the wife of Lleu Llaw Gyffes.

Branwen | The daughter of Llyr.

Dewi | God who was represented by the Red Dragon, which has become the emblem of Wales.

Don | Mother goddess; the Welsh equivalent of the Irish Danu.

Govannon | God of smiths and metalworkers.

Gwynn ap Nudd | God of the Underworld.

Lleu Llaw Gyffes | God who is the Welsh equivalent of the Irish Lugh.

Llyr | God of the sea.

Mabon | This son of Modron was a warrior.

Math ap Mathonwy | God of sorcery.

Modron | Goddess whose name means “divine mother”.

Pryderi | Son of Pwyll and Rhiannon.

Pwyll | He was the Prince of Dyfed and a hero in the Mabinogion.

Rhiannon | The wife of Pwyll.

Taliesin | A renown bard whose name means “shining brow”.

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