Giobhniu - God of Weaponry - Celtic God. Giobhniu Gofannon is the God of Weaponry and metal workers.
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Giobhniu - God of Weaponry - Celtic God

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Giobhniu - God of Weaponry

Giobhniu (Gofannon) is the God of Weaponry and metal workers. He is the son of Don, the Mother Goddess. In mythology he brewed an ale of immortality and was also an architect.

The Great Smith

Goibniu (Gwiv`-nee-oo) (Goibhniu, Gwivni, Govannan, Goban, Gobhan, Goibne) is the ancient Celt God of blacksmiths and metalcrafts. He is part of the Irish tradition of one of the trio divine craftsmen and along with his brothers Luchta and Credhne called Na Tri De Dana.

He is featured in the Mabinogion and is known as the provider of fled Goibnenn, a sacred feast of the underworld. He is associated with Brewcrafing after brewing a draught of immortality in his great bronze cauldron.

He is the Blacksmith of the Tuatha De Danann who made weapons for them at Tara, he is said to make a sword from three blows of his hammer and his weapons never miss a target.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Weapons, Metalworkers

Celtic

Tara

Wolf, Horse, Bear, Ram

Red

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Ruby, Bloodstone, Garnet, Red Topaz, Red Agate, Iron, Steel, Bronze

Wednesday

South

Fire

Dragons blood, Pine, Basil

-

-

Mars, Sun

Oak, Nettles, Basil, Broom, Thistle, Pine, Wormwood, Hops, Hawthorn, Furze

-

Weapons, Hammer

Fours, Fives, The Sun

Noon

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

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