Celtic deity


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Noun1.Celtic deity - a deity worshipped by the Celts
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
Fomor, Fomorian - one of a group of Celtic sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature
Ler, Lir - the sea personified; father of Manannan; corresponds to Welsh Llyr
Llew Llaw Gyffes - son of Gwydion and Arianrhod; supported by magic of Gwydion; cursed by Arianrhod
Tuatha De, Tuatha De Danann - race of Celtic gods or demigods; ruled Ireland in the Golden Age
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ANTARCTICA The Halley VI centre, designed by British architects Hugh Broughton, a dismantlable research station made up of four-legged pods suitable for moving ice, created for the British Antarctic Survey and now shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival Awards 2013 ENGLAND Lecturer in Archaeology at Durham University Dr David Petts at Binchester Roman Fort in County Durham, with an 1,800-year-old carved stone head similar to Celtic deity Antenociticus, thought to have been worshipped locally as a source of inspiration in war SOMALIA Isaq Abdi sits beside bundles of khat for sale in Mogadishu.
The 20cm sandstone head, which dates from the 2nd or 3rd Century AD, is similar to Celtic deity Antenociticus, thought to have been worshipped locally as a source of inspiration in war.
But somehow it summons Abandinus, a Celtic deity who takes it upon himself to sort of out Kevin.