Welsh Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Wales

MABON

Welsh Love God

Also known as Mabon Ap Modron, Maponos

Picture of the Welsh Love God Mabon from our Welsh mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Welsh Love God

He may or may not be Maponos. He may have been imprisoned when only 3 days old, and it may have been in Gloucester. He may have had a pet hound called Culhwch, and he may have taken a razor from between the ears of a wild boar, although what a razor was doing there in the first place is not al all clear. Is there a breed of pig called Razor Back?

Finally, he may have been something to do with King Arthur. In which case we wash our hands of the whole business.

Mabon Facts and Figures

Name: Mabon
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Mabon Ap Modron, Maponos

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

In charge of: Love
Area of expertise: Love

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 1133

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Article last revised on May 23, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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