Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Celtic Pantheon


Baletucadrus – God which name means ‘What glittering’
Cocidius – God associated as in forests as in hunting (similar to Roman God Silvanus or Mars)
Condatis – Goddess who personifies the join of two rivers in Tyne-Tess in North Britain
Coventina – Goddess of fountain (whom says she got the power of healing)
Cuda – Mother Goddess

Latis – Goddess associated with water

Matres Domesticae – Aspect of three mothers, who were considered goddesses of lands (Britain)
Mogons – God which name means ‘The Great’, was highly bowed in North Britain

Nodens – God of Healing, relationed to Irish God Nuada

Sulis – Goddess of Healing, Goddess relationed to fountains of warm waters of Aquae Sulis (where is the Bath city, in England, compared to Roman Goddess Minerva).


Abnoda – Goddess of Hunting, similar to Goddess Roman Diana
Andraste – Goddess of Victory

Belenus – God of light, which name means ‘what shine’
Borvo – God of healing, which name is associated to spring water

Cernunnos – God of fertility and animals

Damona – Goddess of fertility and healing, which name is translated as means ‘Divine Cow’
Dispater – Roman God which represents the hell, his cult toward to Galia

Epona – Goddess of horses
Esus – God similar to Mars and Mercury

Nantosuelta – Goddess of Nature, Sucellus’ wife
Nehalennia – Goddess of Sea

Ogmios – God of eloquence and knowledge

Rosmerta – Goddess which native consort was Mercury, her name means ‘The Great Provider’

Surona – Goddess of Healing

Sucellus – God of agriculture and forests, is known as God of Hammer, which name means ‘What slaughter’

Taranis – God which name means Thunder, compared to Roman God Jupiter

Teutates – God of War


Arianrhod – Goddess which name means Deusa cujo nome sugnifica ‘Silver Circle’, Goddess of Moon

Blodeuwedd – Lady of Flowers, Lleu Llaw Gyffes’ wife

Branwen - Llyr’s daughter

Dewi – God who was represented for a Red Dragon, which became symbol of Wales
Don – Mother Goddess, equivalent to Irish Goddess Danu

Govannon – God of smithers and another works with metals
Gwynn ap Nudd – God of Hell

Lleu Llaw Gyffes – equivalent to Irish Lugh

Llyr – God of Sea

Mabon - Modron’s son, warrior

Math or Mathonwy – God of Magical Arts

Modron – Goddess which name means Mother Goddess

Pryderi - Pwyll and Rhiannon’s son

Pwyll – Prince of Dyfed and Mabnogion hero

Rhiannon - Pwyll’s wife

Taliesin – Renowned Bard, which name means ‘Face that shine’


Aine – Goddess of Love

Banbha – one of threes Goddess who Ireland name come from.

Boann – Goddess of water and fertility, who brought Oenghus to Daghda

Brigit (Brighid) – Goddess of Fertility, healing and poetry

Cailleach – Which name means ‘Old Lady’, represents the Old Wiselady; Lady of Wise

Cerridwen – Goddess, Lady of Caldron, Lady of knowledge caldron, Goddess of Grains

Cian - Lugh’s father

Cliodna – Goddess of Beauty and the Otherworld

Criedhne – God of works with metal (smithers), one of three Gods of manufactured works from Tuatha De Danaan

Daghda – God of Earth, leader from Thuatha De Danaan

Danu / Dannan – Great Mother, mother of the Thuatha De Danaan

Dian Cecht – God of arts of healing

Donn – God of deads, ‘The Dark’

Eriu – second of three Goddess that Ireland name come from
Fodla – third of three Goddess that Ireland name come from

Goibhniu – second of three gods of manufatured works of the Thuatha De Danaan

Luchta – third of three gods of manufatured works of the Thuatha De Danaan

Lugh – God of Sun, which name means ‘What Glittering’

Macha –Goddess of War and Fertility, known as ‘Macha, the raven’

Morrigan – Goddess of War and Death, has a triple aspect, Daghda’s wife

Nechtan- Goddess of Water, which fontain is known as ‘The Knowledge Fountain’

Néit- God of War, Nemhain’s husband

Nemhain- Goddess of War and battle
Nuada- Thuatha De Danaan’s King

Oenghus- God of Youth and Love

Ogma- God of eloquence and language

Quote: Dictionary of Celtic Mythology
Writer:Peter Berresford Ellis