Belatucadros Picture

Race: Yoma

In Celtic mythology, Belatucadros was a deity worshipped in northern Britain, particularly in Cumberland and Westmorland. He may be related to Belenus and Cernunnos, and was equated in the Roman period with Mars. He appears to have been worshipped by lower-ranked Roman soldiers as well as by Britons. The altars dedicated to Belatucadros were usually small, simple and plain, leading to the suggestion that this god was mainly worshipped by people of low social status. The name is frequently glossed as ‘fair shining one’ or ‘fair slayer’ presumably because the first syllable of the name is analogous to the reconstructible Proto-Celtic element.
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