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Matronae Aufaniae

The Matronae Aufaniae (or Matres Aufaniae or Deae Aufaniae) were one name for Celtic mother goddesses (Matronae) worshipped throughout Celtic Europe. They are known only from inscriptions and reliefs and they appear to have been found mainly in the German Rhineland.

Further reading

  • B. H. Stolte, Die religiösen Verhältnisse in Niedergermanien. In: Wolfgang Haase (Hrsg.): Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt. Bd. II 18, 1: Religion (Heidentum. Die religiösen Verhältnisse in den Provinzen). de Gruyter, Berlin/New York 1986, ISBN 3-11-010050-9, S. 591–671.
  • Miranda J. Green, The Celtic World. Routledge, 1996
  • Wolfgang Spickermann, Germania Inferior. (= Religionsgeschichte des römischen Germanien. Bd. 2). Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2008, ISBN 978-3-16-149381-2.


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