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Satiada was a Celtic goddess worshipped in Roman Britain. She is known from a single, unadorned altar-stone dedicated to her at Chesterholm (Vindolanda).[1] The inscription reads:

"To the goddess Satiada, the council of the Textoverdi willingly and deservedly fulfilled their vow."[2]

The Textoverdi, whose curia left this altar, are otherwise unknown.[1]

The name on the stone may alternatively be read as Sattada (the form used by Jufer and Luginbühl[3]), Saitada or Saiiada. If it is read as Satiada, the name may conceivably be related to the Proto-Celtic *sāti- ‘saturation’ or *satjā- ‘swarm’.[4]


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  • Vindolanda & Roman Army Museum, England
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