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Gods and Goddesses of Healing


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Maponus (Celtic)
Gods and Goddesses of Healing

Maponus is associated with sacred healing wells.

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Maponus was a Gaulish deity who found his way into Britain at some point. He was associated with the waters of a healing spring, and eventually was absorbed into the Roman worship of Apollo, as Apollo Maponus. In addition to healing, he is associated with youthful beauty, poetry, and song.

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