Appendix VIII: Deity Archetypes

Gods

The Allfather/Protector
Beli Mawr
The Dagda
Teutates

The Divine Son
Mabon ap Modron
Maponos
Oengus mac ind Og

The Divine Twins
Lleu and Dylan
Lugh and Eochaid Bres
Niessin and Efniessin

"Fair" God
Taliesin/Gwion Bach
Fionn mac Cumhaill
Gwyn ap Nudd

God of Agriculture
Eochaid Bres
Amaethon
Lugh

God of Death/Underworld
"Dis Pater"
Donn
Bile

God of Druids/Magic
The Dagda
Gwydion fab Don
Math ap Mathonwy

God of Eloquence
Ogma
Ogmios

The God of Light
Belenus?

God of Many Arts
Lugus
Lugh
Loucetios

God of Otherworld
Gwyn ap Nudd
Arawn
Afallach
Pwyll Pen Annwfn

God of the Tribe
Teutates
Albiorix

God of War/Mars
Nuada
Nodens
Belatucadros

The Good Striker
Sucellos
The Dagda
Silvanus

Great King
Nuada
Nodens
Nudd
Lludd
Bendigedfran

Leech God
Dian Cecht
Miach

Lord of the Hunt
Mabon ap Modron
Gwyn ap Nudd?
Moccus?

One-Eyed or Evil-Eyed God
Balor

Sea God
Llyr
Ler
Manannan mac Lir
Manawyddan fab Llyr
Tethra

The Skygod/Thundergod
Taranis

Smith God
Gofannon
Goibniu

The Trickster God
Efniessin
Bricriu


Goddesses

Allmother
Anu
Danu
Don

Cow Goddess
Boann
Brigid
Damona

Flower Maiden
Blodeuwedd
Blathnat

Goddess of Crafts
Belisama Brigid

Goddess of the Hunt
Abnoba
Artio

Goddess of Poetry, Wisdom, Inspiration
Brigid
Cerridwen

Goddess of Prophecy
Cerridwen
Morrigan

Goddess of Sovereignty/Horse Goddess/Great Queen
Aine Cli
Epona
Eriu
Etain
Macha
Medb
Modron
Rhiannon
Rosmerta

Goddess of Springs
Adsullata
Sullis

Goddess of War
Aife
Morrigan
Scathach

River Goddess
Belisama: the Mersey
Brigantia: Braint and Brent rivers, Brechin (Scotland), Bregenz (Austria)
Clota: River Clyde
Coventina: Caldew River
*Danu/Don: Danube, Don, Dnieper rivers
Deva: river Dee
Matrona: Marne River
Sabrina: river Severn
Sequanna: Seine river
Siannan: river Shannon
Souconna: the river Saone
Verbeia: Wharfe river

Triple Goddess
Brigid
Macha
Morrigan

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