Celtic Gods
Celtic Gods
Abandinus - A British god who is only known from a shrine which is decicated to him in Cambridgeshire at Godmanchester.

Abarta - An Irish deity, "The Performer of Feats."  He is a mischievous member of the Tuatha De Danaan

Aedh - An Irish deity; one of the childre of Lir who was changed into a swan by his stepmother.

Abellio - Gaulish god of the apple tree. 

Alator - A British god invoked mostly as a warrior god.  He is called "He Who Nourishes the People."

Alisanos - The Gaulish God of stones.

Allitio - This is the name of a Gaulish potter which means "All and Other" which suggests he was a god of the Otherworld.

Amaethon - Welsh god of agriculture, luck, and husbandry.  He is the son of Don. 

Andraste
-  A Celtic horned god.

Angus Og - Irish god of love, youth, and beauty.  A Galic form of Eros he is known for his golden hair and physical beauty and his kisses become birds. 

Arawn - Welsh god of the underworld, war, revenge, and terror who's element is the Earth.

Artaius - A Gaulish god identified as Mercury by the Romans.  He may be a Pastoral deity.

Balor - An Irish god who, though born with both eyes, had an eye ruined in an accident and only opens that eye during battle because it is so awful that it's vemon slays whoever glimpses it.  He is somtimes reffered to as Balor of the Evil Eye or Balor of the Baleful Eye.  He is a god of death and member of the Fomorii who lived on Tory Island.  Balor is the grandfather of Lugh and is slain by him in the battle of Magh Tuireadh by taking out his eye with a slingshot.

Bel - An Irish sun and fire god who symbolises health.

Belatucadros - A Celtic god who was invoked mostly as a war god during the Roman times.  He is equvicated with Mars and sometimes as the horned god of northern traditions.  The cult of Belatucadros was largest, and for the most part only found, in Westmoreland and Cumberland.  His name means "The Fair Slayer" or "Fair Shining One."

Belenus - A Gaulish cognate to Blinos, Beli, and Bile, and Bel in Britian and Ireland.  He was a solar god, the despenser of light and a healer.

Beli - A Welsh god who was originally the god of death and later a form of Belenus.  He is the father of LLudd and Llefelys.  Beli corresponds with Bile of Ireland and is sometimes called Beli Mawr.  Beli Mawr is claimed as an ancestor deity from whom several royal lines of Wales claim to be decended.

Bendigeidfran - From the second branch of the Mabinogi he is Bran the Blessed and the son of Llyr and brother to Branwen and Manawydan.  He remained alive for sever years after his death as a talisman who spoke and encouraged his men.

Bile - The Irish god of the dead and cognated with Belenus and Bel.  The Irish word "bile" means "sacred tree" and is known as the "father of gods and men" and is husband to Dana.

Bodb Dearg - The Irish god who succeeded the Dagda as ruler of the gods.  He is Bodb the Red and the son of the Dagda.

Bolgois - A warrior and protector god. 

Bormanus
- He is a Gaulish god associated with thermal waters and his companion is Damona.  His name means "Bubbling water" and he is the god of healing springs.  He is also called Borvo and Bormo.

Bran - The Irish god of health and the Otherworld.  He is the son of Lire and brother of Manannan.  Bran is a cognate of Bran the son of Llyer in Welsh mythology.

Bran the Blessed - The Welsh ruler of the island of the mighty and the son of Lly.

Braciaca - There is little known about him but he may have been the god of intoxication or the god of malt.  His name leads us to associate him with intoxication by malt beverage.

Brennos - A warrior and protector god. 

Brian - An Irish deity, the son of the goddess Brigid.

Bris - An Irish god of agriculture and fertility. 

Camalus - A Gaulish god of the sky and war, like Mars, but more vicious.  Gernerally, one only finds his name in military context.

Cerunnos - The Gaulish Horned God, a god of fertiltiy, animals, wealth, life, regeneration, and the underworld.  He is born at the Yule, marries the Goddess at Beltane, and dies at Sahmain.  He balances the Goddess in the cycles of life and death, birth and rebirth, and the sun and moon ruling over life.  He is associated with luck, fertility, love, and the earth.  His cult is most common in Belgic settled areas.

Cian - The Irish god of medicine and son of Dian Cecht.

Cocidius - A northern British god of soldiers; a warrior god, called The Red One meaning a god of slaughter who is equated with Mars of the west and Silvanus in the east.  It is also possible he is the Horned God of the North and it is thoguht he is a god of the forest in protective rols.

Corotiacus - A native god invoked at Martlesham, Suffolk.

Cuchulainn - A legendary Irish deity originally called Setanta who became known as the "Hound of Culann."  He is the son of Lugh Lamhfada and there are a great many legands about Cuchulainn and he is a loved Irish hero.  He was much loved by the Morrigan, however he thwarted her advances and she foretold his death by appearting to him as The Washer at the Ford, washing the blod from his clothes before his last battle.

Culann - Another figure in Irish myth, in human form he was Manannan Mac Lir, a smith who forged Conchobhar's weapons.

Da Choc - An Irish deity similar to the north British god also known as Da Coca.

Da Derga - He is the god of the dead and only those who are dead or detined to be may enter his house.

Dagda - The leader of the Tuatha de Danaan, Irish god of the Earth, and Father God.  He is also called the Good God and Lord of Great Knowledge.  Also represenetd as the Angel of Death, and the father of the goddess Brighid.  The Dagda mates with the Morrigan on New Years, who is his wife.  He is a gifted warrior and owns a staff which can kill nine men with one end and bring men back to life with the other and two swine one always roasting and the other always growing.  His two great passions are food and women and other symbols associated with him are the cauldron of plenty and the harp with which he controls the seasons.

Dewi - An old Welsh god reperesented by a red dragon or serpent.

Diancecht - An Irish god of medicine and healing who once saved Ireland and is also married to the Morrigan.  There is a myth in which this god is responsible for man's mortality.

Dis Peter - Gaulish god who originally ruled over the underworld and death, but is now the leader of the gods.  He is said to be the father of the Gauls.

Donn of Culnge - An Irish horned god.  He is a supernatural bull, protector of warriors, averter of evil from the province, ensures the repoductive powers of the herds, and provider of magickal music.

Dunatis - A Gaulish god of the fortified place. 

Dylan - The Welsh god of the sea.  Dylan is the twin brother of Lleu and the son of Aranhod.  The  name Dylan means "son of the waves".  His symbol is a silver fish.  He is somtimes called Dylan Eli Ton.

Elatha
- An Irish deity; a Fomorii king, the son of Bress, and became the king of De Danaan.

Esus - A Gaulish god to whom human sacrifices were made.  They would hang the victims from trees and ritually wound them.  His name means "Good Master" or "Lord."

Fagus - The Gaulish god of Beech trees.

Goibhniu - The Irish and Welsh god of weapons also called the Great Smith.  He made weapons for the Tuatha de Danaan which never missed or dulled and possessed a potion to make one invinciable.  He was the founder of artistry and handicraft.  His Welsh name is Govannon.

Goidel - The progenitor of the Goidelic or Gaelic Celts; son of Scota and Niul.  The Gaelic Celts are the Irish, Manx, and Scots.

Grannos - The Gaulish god of hearing and sun god.

Gwaal - A Welsh deity who's name means "Light."  He is son of Clud.

Gwydion - Welsh magician and warroir god who was the father of Dylan and Lleu. He is reffered to as the best storyteller in the world and his sister (and the father of Lleu Llaw Gyffes) is Aranrhod.

Gwynn ap Nudd - Origianally a god of war, is the Welsh god of the Underworld and master of the wild hunt.  According to Welsh legend he is the king of the elves and faeries and also known as Gwynwas.

Hefydd Hen - A Welsh deity; the father of Rhiannon.  Hen means "Ancient."

Ialonus - The Gaulish god of cultivated field or clearnings and also the god of the glade.  In Britian he is Ialonus Contrebis which means "He who Dwells Among Us."

Ibath - An Irish deity, the son of Beothach a Nemedian said ot be an ancestor of the Tuatha De Danaan.

Ilberg - An Irish deity, the son of the sea god Manannan Mac Lir.

Indech - An Irish Fomorii warrior and son of the goddess Domnu.

Iovantucarus - The healer god Lenus, invoked at his sanctuary at Trier.  Lenus is the god of the Treveri, a Gaulish god of healing.

Labraid - Irish god of the Underworld.

Lenumius - A god associated with the Roman Mars known because of a dedication found at the fort of Benwell on Hadrian's Wall, England.  He was sometimes called Mars Lenumius. 

Lir - The Irish Ocean god.  His greatest son was Manannan who took over his role as god of the sea.  Lir is related to the Welsh got Llyr. 

Llassar Llasgyfnewid - A Welsh god of the dead who owns a magic cauldron where slain warriors are cast and come back alive. 

Lleu Llaw Gyffes - The Welsh counterpart of the Irish Lugh.  He is the song of Aranrhod or Arianrhod who was a master of all skills, crafts, and arts.  Called the "Bright One of the Skillful Hand" he was pictured as strong, young, and with golden hair.

Lludd Llaw Ereint - The Welsh god of death, the son of Beli.

Llyr - The Welsh equivalent of the Irish sea god Lir. 

Loucetius - A Gaulish healing god who's name means "brilliant" or "lightning" adn is The Bright One.  He is known in many places throughout Europe. 

Luchtaine
- A god of wheel making.

Lugh -  Welsh and Irish god healing, reincarnation, revenge and prophecy, also known as Lleu.  He is a druid, carpenter, mason, and poet symbolised by the lynx and raven.  He is also called the Irsih god of the sky.  He is the son of Cian and Ethlinn and the father of Cu Chulainn, and a god of the Irish Tuatha De Danann.

Mabon - A Welsh deity, the son of Modron.  When he was delivered from captivity he was the oldest of all living creatures and he plays the role of a hunter.

Mac Da Tho - A god of the Otherworld who presides over the Otherworld feast.  At one time he was a king of Leinster, when Medb and Ailill ruled Connact.

Mac Cecht - The Irish god of eloquence, son of Ogma and husband of Fotla.

Mac Moincanta - The Irish god whom succeeded the Dagda as Father of the Gods.

Manannan - A patron of sailors and merchants, he is immortal and possesses the red javalin, a yellow staff, the wave sweeper, the boat, three swords called retaliator,little fury, and great fury, and a horse named Splendid Mane.

Math Mathonwy
- Welsh god of magic, enchanment, and sorcery.  He is also seen as a god of increasing wealth and the Lord of Gwynedd.  He can only live if his feet are held in a maiden's lap, unless his is prevented by war.

Mider - A god of the Underworld, a son of the Dagda.

Mogons - A British deity who's name means "great one."

Myrrdin - "Merlin" the Welsh magician, sourcer, and druid trained by Nimue and the Lady of the Lake.

Nechtan - An Irish water god and the husband of Boann.

Neit - An Irish god of war sometimes called Net. 

Nemglan - An Irish bird god who appeared to Mess Buachalla and made love to her. 

Nodens - Usually invoked as a god of healing and sometimes as that of a warroir.  He was also called Nodons and connected to healing, water, and the sun.  An ancestor of all the Irish.

Nudd - Irish sea god and king of the Tuatha de Danaan.

Ocelos - A Celtic god of the Silures who was also invoked at Carlisle. 

Oenghos Mac In Og - Irish "Lord of Love and Death".

Ogma - A great Irish warrior god usually associated with Hercules.  The patron god of scholars he is associated with poppet magick, charms, health, enchament, eloquence, language, genious, and inspirations.  Ogma is also known as Ogmious.  He is a son of the Dagda and credited with the invetion of the Ogham.  His British equivalent is Ogmia and Ogmios in Gaul.

Olloudius - "Great Tree" worshipped in Antibes by the Nabonenses as a war god. 

Pwyll - Welsh god that marries Rhiannon begets a son, Pryderi.

Samhain - An Irish god, a brother of Cian and Goibhniu who looked after a magical co (Glas Gaibhenn) that was his brother's (Cian).  His role as a god is not clearly defined, however he was one. 

Smertios - Gaulish diety of war.

Sucellus - Gaulish god of the forest and agriculture who takes the departed souls to the underworld.

Taranis - The Celtic equivalent to Jupiter who symbolised the sacred wheel who was associated with the forces of change.  Possibly of Gaulish origin he was a sky god and god of soldiers. 

Taliesin - Welsh god of song and parton of druids.  He is also the primary bard of the West and a talented shapeshifter

Taranis - Gaulish god of thunder.

Teutates - War, fertility, and money god who was also warshipped in Gaul.

Toutates - A Gaulish god of wealth, fertility, and war.  He is also called Teutates and it means "the god of the tribe."  Human sacrfices were made to him by drowning in a giant cauldron and he is credited with inventing all the crafts.  He is a very old and one of the most powerful deities. 

Vitiris - Possibly a horned god of the north, a warrior god. 
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