Damona Gaulish Goddess of Cows

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*Folklore, poetry & fiction writer

Today is Cow Appreciation Day. To celebrate this day let me introduce you to Damona  a Gaulish/Celtic goddess of Cows and healing who was worshiped by the Celts in Burgundy. She was a consort of Apollo Borvo and of Apollo Moritasgus.

Reproduction statue of the Damona, found at Hochscheid near another depicting the god Apollo Public Domain

Source:

  • Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.

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