The Welsh god of agriculture.

ANGUS MAC OG (Makohk) (Ireland)
One of the Tuatha De Danann. God of youth, love and beauty.

Egypt. Guardian of Isis. Anubis is the son of the goddess of the dead, Nephthys, by Osiris. Depicted as jackal-headed, or simply as the jackal god. God of protection. Judge and protector (and comforter) of the dead and therefore, god of the dead and of embalming. Protector of tombs.

Passion, lust, emotions, desire. He is the Sacred Bull whose line continued even when that of the Pharoahs failed.

ARAWN (Ar-awn) (Wales)
God of the underground kingdom of the dead. Revenge, terror and war.

Closely connected to the Druids. Science, healing, hot springs, fire, success, prosperity, purification, crops, vegetation, fertility. A sun and fire god. God of light, The Shining One, associated with Apollo. married to Belisama. Belenus was the most widely worshipped Celtic God. Belenus is in charge of welfare of sheep and cattle. Corresponds with Irish God Bile. The Feast of Beltane means 'Fire of Bel'.

BELATU-CADROS (Belatucadros)
The Celtic god of war and of the destruction of enemies. His name means fair shining one. The Romans equated him with their god Mars.

Corresponds with Gaul god Belenius.

God of prophecy, the arts, leaders, war, the sun, music, writing.

Bran ("raven"), son of Llyr and Penarddun, and brother of Branwen and the sea god Manawydan, and half brother Nisien and Efnisien. He is a hero god and perhaps also the god of poetry and the underworld.

The Irish-Celtic god of fertility and agriculture. He is the son of Elatha, a prince of the Fomorians, and the goddess Eriu.

CERNUNNOS (Kernunnos, or Cerunnos) (Ker-noo-nos)
(Known to all Celtic areas in one form or another)

Celtic. God of prosperity. His head is topped by a most attractive set of antlers. God of nature , the hunt, and of the harvest and all wild things. Virility, fertility, animals, physical love, nature, woodlands, reincarnation, crossroads, wealth, commerce, warriors. Horned God and Consort of the Lady. "The Horned One" is a Celtic god of fertility, life, animals, wealth, and the underworld. He was worshipped all over Gaul, and his cult spread into Britain as well. Cernunnos is depicted with the antlers of a stag, sometimes carries a purse filled with coin. The Horned God is born at the winter solstice, marries the Goddess at Beltane, and dies at the summer solstice. He alternates with the Goddess of the moon in ruling over life and death, continuing the cycle of death, rebirth and reincarnation. Paleolithic cave paintings found in France that depict a stag standing upright or a man dressed in stag costume seem to indicate that Cernunnos' origins date to those times. Romans sometimes portrayed him with three cranes flying above his head.

DAGDA (Dagde, Dagodevas) (Ireland)
Protection, warriors, knowledge, magick, fire, prophecy, weather, reincarnation, the arts, initiation, the sun, healing, regeneration, prosperity and plenty, music, the harp. The Irish Celtic God of the Earth and Father God. On New Years Day Dagda mates with his wife the raven Morrigan. His attributes are a bottomless cauldron of plenty and a harp with which he rules the seasons. His club can kill as well as restore life. As leader of the Tuatha De Danaan, Dagda is a fearsome warrior and skilled artisan.

An old Welsh god. The official emblem of Wales, a red dragon, is derived from the Great Red Serpent that once represented the god Dewi.

DIANCECHT (Dian-ket) / DIAN CECHT (Ireland)
Physician-magician of the Tuatha. God of healing, medicine, regeneration, magick, silver working.

DON / DOMNU (Dom-noo) (Ireland and Wales)
Ruler of the land of the dead and entrances to the otherworld. Control of the elements, eloquence.

DYLAN (Wales)
Welsh sea god, brother of Lleu.

In Irish-Celtic mythology, the Fomorians are a race of demonic giants, the original occupants of Ireland. The Tuatha DÈ Danann, the Irish race of gods, arrived and destroyed the Fomorian hold over Ireland for good in the second battle of Mag Tuireadh. The Fomorians were given the province of Connacht, and were allowed to marry some of the Tuatha DÈ. The king of the Fomorians is the one-eyed Balor.

GOIBNIU / GOFANNON / GOVANNON (Gov-ann-on) (Ireland and Wales)
God of blacksmiths, weapon makers, jewellery making, brewing, fire, metalworking.

GREAT FATHER (All Celtic regions)
The Lord. The horned god, (Not Satan) lord of winter, harvest, land of the dead, the sky, animals, mountains, lust, powers of destruction and regeneration. The male aspect of creation.

THE GREEN MAN (All Celtic regions)
See Cernunnos. A horned deity of trees and green growing things of earth. God of the woodlands.

GWYDION (Gwi-dee-on) (Wales)
Greatest of the enchanters, Welsh warrior and magician god. Illusion, changes, magick, the sky, healing. By his sister Arianrhod he fathered Lleu and Dylan.

GWYNN AP NUDD (Gwin ap Neethe) (Wales)
King of the fairies and the underworld.

GWYTHYR (Gwee-theer) (Wales)
Opposite of Gwynn ap Nudd. King of the upper world.

Innocence, faith, purity, youth. He is Horus the Child also known as the "God of Silence".

HERNE THE HUNTER (All Celtic regions)
See Cernunnos, The Horned God, and Green Man.

THE HORNED GOD (All Celtic regions)
Lord of the wild hunt. The masculine, active side of nature. Earth father, growing things, wild animals, alertness, fertility, desire, physical love, agriculture, flocks, brewing.

Attainment, fruition, man, humanity, the present as the fruits of the past. Because he defeated Set who slew his father Osiris, Horus holds the title "Avenger". Horus is a warrior, aggressive and dynamic. He is the the God of Spring who vanquishes winter and avenges the Summer that slain by winter.

Brother of Dylan, son of Arianrhod and Gwydion. Hero god who corresponds with the Irish Lugh. His festival, the Lugnasad, was held on the first day of February (Southern Hemisphere). (1st August - Northern Hemisphere)

LLYR (Thleer) / LEAR / LIR (Hlir) (Ireland and Wales)
God of the sea and water.

LUGH (loo or loog) (Ireland)
God of skills. Druid, physician, smithing, war, magick, commerce, reincarnation, lightning, water, arts and crafts, manual arts, journeys, martial arts, poets, musicians, historians, sorcerers, healing, revenge, initiation, prophecy. This Celtic deity was worshipped during the 30 day midsummer feast in Ireland, where sexual magic ensured ripening of the crops and a prosperous harvest. He is linked with the nature goddess variously named Tailltu, Machta or Rosmerta in Gaul. His animal totems are the raven and the lynx, and he corresponds with the Roman God Mercury.

MANANNAN MAC LIR (Mannan-awn maklir) (Ireland and Wales)
God of the sea, navigators, storms, weather at sea, fertility, sailing, weather forecasting, magick, arts, merchants and commerce, rebirth.

MATH MATHONWY (Math math-on-oo-ee) (Wales)
God of sorcery, magick, enchantment.

MERLIN / MERDDIN / MYRDDIN (Meer-din) (Wales and Britain)
Great sorcerer, Druid, magician. Illusion, shape-shifting, herbs, healing, woodlands, nature, protection, counselling, prophecy, divination, psychic abilities, foreseeing, crystal reading, tarot, magick, rituals, spells, incantations, artisans and smiths.

NUADA / NUDD/ NODONS (Ireland and Wales)
Similar to Neptune. God of the water, oceans, fishing, the sun, sailing.

Ogmios (Sun face) A hero god, he has gold chains that hang from his tongue attached to the ears of his followers. He is the patron god of scholars and eloquence. It is Ogmios who invented the runic language of the Druids. He is represented as an old man, with a bald head, and dressed in a lion skin. His Irish counterpart is Ogma. Ogmias is his Gaul counterpart. Sometimes associated with the Greek Herakles, he is a great warrior. He carries his club. He is the champion of eloquence.

Egypt. Brother-husband and mate of Isis. Brother of Seth and Nephthys. Father of Horus. God of the flood. King of the gods. God of the lower world. God of agriculture, law and learning. Over-all God form including vegetation and afterlife.

PWYLL (Wales)
Ruler of the underworld. Prince of Dyfed (southwest Wales) who marries the Goddess Rhiannon and has a son Pryderi.

Gallic war deity.

He's the guardian of forests and the patron of agriculture. Often seen with a great hammer and a dog by his side, he ferries the dead to the otherworld. His name means 'good striker'

TALIESIN (Tal-i-ess-in) (Wales)
God of the bards. Poetry, wisdom, wizards, music, knowledge, magick.

His emblems are the wheel and the lightning flash, and his name means 'Thunderer'. This Gaulish god is sometimes identified with Jupiter.

Teutates is an ancient Celtic god of war, fertility and wealth worshipped in Gaul. His name means "the god of the tribe". Human sacrifices were made in his name. Teutates is the equivalent of the Roman god Mars.

Age, wisdom, responsibility, maturity. He is the Elder Horus.


Ancient Irish hill people believed to be the spirits of the dead.

Tuatha De Danann
The Tuatha De Danann ("People of the goddess Danu") are the Irish race of gods, founded by the goddess Danu. These gods had perfected the use of magic. From the legends of the Tuatha De Danaans we learn that these were deities of learning, magical skills, arts and crafts. The three things that they revered above all others were: the plough, the hazel and the sun.

Children of Don
One of the rival dynasties of Welsh mythology, and equated with the Tuatha de Danaan of Ireland, the Children of Don includes Gwydion, a warrior magician, and Aranrhod, sky goddess and symbol of fertility. Their sons were Dylan, associated with the sea, and Lleu Llaw Gyffes.

Children of Llyr
Bendigeidfran, Branwen and Manawydan, who appear in the story of 'Branwen Daughter of Llyr.