Epona - Goddess of the Horse - Celtic Goddess. Epona Great Mare is the Goddess of Horses who protected horses donkeys and mules.
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Epona - Goddess of the Horse - Celtic Goddess

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Saturday, 19 October 2019

Epona - Goddess of the Horse

Epona ("Great Mare") is the Goddess of Horses, who protected horses, donkeys and mules. She is also a goddess of fertility. She was worshipped throughout Gaul and the Roman Empire. Her feast day in the Roman calendar was December 18th. She is usually depicted riding, or standing or sitting with horses.

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Area of Influence:
Horses, Protection, Fertility

Celtic

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Horses, Donkeys, Mules

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Cauldron, Patera, Cornucopia, Ears of grain

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December 18th

Celtic - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Aerecura

Goddess of the underworld.

Goddess

Airmed

Goddess of Healing and herbalism.

Goddess

Andraste

Warrior Goddess

Goddess

Arduinna

Goddess of the Ardennes Forest.

Goddess

Artio

Goddess of the Wild.

Goddess

Balor

God with a venomous eye.

God

Bel

God of Fire and the Sun.

God

Belisama

Goddess of lakes and rivers.

Goddess

Borvo

God of Healing and Spring Waters.

God

Branwen

Goddess of Love and Beauty

Goddess

Cernunnos

God of Fertility, Life, Animals, Wealth, and the Underworld.

God

Coventina

Goddess of Sacred Waters

Goddess

Cyhiraeth

Goddess of Streams

Goddess

Damona

Goddess of Sacred Waters

Goddess

Druantia

Queen of the Druids.

Goddess

Epona

Goddess of the Horse

Goddess

Giobhniu

God of Weaponry

God

Glaistig

Goddess of cattle and herders.

Goddess

Grannus

God of Springs.

God

Icovellauna

Goddess of Sacred Waters.

Goddess

Lugh

God of Druids.

God

Manannan

God of Sailors and Merchants

God

Matrona

Goddess of the River Marne.

Goddess

Morrigan

Goddess of War.

Goddess

Nodens

God of healing.

God

Sequana

Goddess of the River Seine.

Goddess

Sinann

Goddess of the River Shannon.

Goddess

Sirona

Goddess of Healing Springs

Goddess

Sulis

Mother Goddess, Goddess of Healing Springs

Goddess

Bibliography

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  • The Witches Goddess - Janet and Stewart Farrar
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