Anglo-Saxon deity


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Noun1.Anglo-Saxon deity - (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons
mythology - myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Weird, Wyrd - fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
Anglo-Saxon - a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest
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Shaw's research was Ray Page's assertion that Eostre, the better known of the two, was not a true Anglo-Saxon deity, but rather an "etymological fancy on Bede's part" (50).