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Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Nemetona
(she of the sacred grove). Gaulish. A Continental Deity revered during Roman times; her name may be cognate with the Irish Valkyrie Nemain, and in fact the Romans seem to have regarded her as having some connection with Mars....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Noudens
Gaulish. A derivation from Nuada, and as such revered during Roman times. This name has the somewhat unenviable distinction of being borrowed by H. P. Lovecraft to play a bit part in his famous Cthulhu Cycle....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Ancamna
Gaulish. A Goddess known from inscriptions in the Moselle valley, near Trier. Apparently recognized as a Consort to a divinity identified by the Romans as Mars....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Ogmios
Gaulish. The continental equivalent of Oghma, portrayed as a bald old man leading a contented group of followers by chains attached to their ears....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Andarta
Bear. Gaulish. An obscure continental Goddess known from inscriptions in Berne and in the south of France. Apparently a Patroness of the Vocontii tribe, and perhaps a counterpart or Aspect of Artio. She may also have a connection with Andrasta....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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How Asterix, Archie and Tintin whetted our appetite for roast wild boar
Despite all their strife, the Gauls and the Romans were united in their love for roast boar. “Aper ita conditur”, boar is cooked like this, goes the ancient cookbook Apicius, named after the famous gourmand of the ancient age, Marius Gavinus Apicius.
How art treasures reveal the story of the Celts
A major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is seeking to unravel the complex story of the different groups who have been given the name Celts, through the extraordinary art objects they made and used. Celts is a word with many meanings, ...
The Chartres Cathedral – A Sacred Site for Ancient Druids and Christians
Its legendary roots come from the time when Druids, the Celtic priests of Britain and Gaul, held sacred rites there. The territory of Chartres was highly influenced by the Carnutes, a Gaulish people who had a vast Druid assembly.
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Feels like Spring in Gaul: Browser-MMO Asterix & Friends introduces its big
Players will embark on a thrilling adventure in Gaul thanks to a new time-limited quest while enjoying the event's new items. In Gaul, Spring is in the air!

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