Sucellus

Roman - A Celtic thunder-god in Gaul. Consort of Nantsovelta. He is sometimes depicted with a threeheaded dog and a raven and holding a mallet (or hammer) which he used in two ways. When he struck the earth with it, plants appeared. He also used it to strike the dying to give them a quick release. When depicted beside Nantsovelta, they are accompanied by symbols of prosperity and domesticity. At times, identified as Sucellus, Good Striker, The, Good Striker, The, Hammer God, Hammer God, Sucellos, Sucellos, The Good Striker, The Good Striker, The Hammer God, The Hammer God, Irish Dagda, Irish Dagda, Roman Dis, Roman Dis, Silvanus, Silvanus or Silvan.

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