Lusitanian Deities with Scarce Archaeological Evidence

My last few posts about Western Iberian deities presented Gods and Goddesses whom we have many archaeological evidence about their worship. This allowed us to arrive at more solid conclusions about their functions and importance in the religion of these ancient peoples. However, this is not the case with many other divinities. With the Romanisation … Continue reading Lusitanian Deities with Scarce Archaeological Evidence

Endovelico: Lord of the Underworld

Endovelico was a God worshiped by the peoples of the Roman province of Lusitania. Usually associated with healing, he also had chthonic functions, which we will discuss in this post. As always, if you want to share your own thoughts, please use the Contact section or write a comment at the end of this post, as I … Continue reading Endovelico: Lord of the Underworld

Trebaruna: Lusitanian-Vettonian home Goddess

Trebaruna was worshiped by the Lusitanians and Vettonians, two neighbouring tribes who spoke an ancient Indo-European Pre-Celtic language in Western Iberia. Usually associated with the protection of the home and family, she has other important functions that I shall discuss in this post. As always, if you want to share your own thoughts, please use … Continue reading Trebaruna: Lusitanian-Vettonian home Goddess