CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Ireland, Scotland, Wales & Gaul

NECHTAN

Celtic Knowledge God

Landlord of the Holy Well of Knowledge

The God who owned the hill upon which stood the Holy Well of All Knowledge.

This is the well that BOANN managed to upset so much that it chased her down the hill and boiled into the River Boyne. As a matter of course FINTAN the Salmon of Knowledge went whooshing into the river as well. Or the well as river.

NECHTAN gnashed his teeth and took to nibbling the hazel nuts of knowledge, which only made him sadder but wiser. He knows he is now just another crazy nut.

NECHTAN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NECHTAN
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Knowledge
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 6313
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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "NECHTAN: God of Knowledge from Celtic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 21 August 2014.

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