Welsh Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Wales

AMAETHON

Welsh Agriculture God

Also known as Amathaon

God of Welsh Agriculture

Which would mean farming acres of delicious leeks.

A son of Dôn, he was also a bit of a thief and had the cheek to steal things from Arawn Lord of the Otherworld.

These included a bird, a hound and a deer, and caused no end of problems for his brother Gwydion to sort out.

Amaethon Facts and Figures

Name: Amaethon
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Amathaon

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Welsh
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 1360

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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