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Cernunnos /Carnonos

Updated: Jul 5

In ancient Celtic and Gallo - Roman religion Cernunnos or Carnonos was a God Depicted with antler's, seated cross - legged, and is associated with stags , horned serpent's, dog'

and bulls, and the horned Lord God. He is usually shown holding or wearing a Tore , and sometimes holding a bag of corn, or grain, and a cornucopia . Believed to have a originally been a Celtic God, these are more than fifty depiction's, and inscription's, referring to him mainly in the North -Eastern Region of Gaul Cernunnos is also associated with Wiccan Horn Lord God in the modern religious tradition of Wicca via the Discredited Witch - Cult Hypothesis. Gauaulish, the name Cernunnos is rooted in the world of Karnonon which means "Horn or Antler"; Kgarnon is Cognate with latin Corru and Germanic Hurnaz, utimately from Proto - Indo - European Krno - ( 2 ) , The Etymon Karon "Horned" appears in both in both Gaulish and Gallatian branches of Continental Hesychius of Alexandria Glosses

the Galatian word Karnon as "Gallic Trumpet"; that is the Celtic military Horn listed as the Carmyx by Eusteathius of Thessalonica, who notes the instrument animal shaped bell, The root also appears in the name of Celtic military Horn listed as the Carinyx by Eustathius of Thessalonica, who notes "the hornones", and in several personal names found in scriptions.

The Proto - Celtic form of the Theonym is reconstructed as Karno - On - Os. The

Augmentative - On - Is characteristic of Theonyms, as in Maponos, Epnona, Matronae, and Sirona Maier ( 2010 ) states that the Etynology" of "Cernunnos" is unclear, but seems to be rooted in the Celtic word for "Horn" or "Antlers" as ( "Incarnonos" ) , as in "Cernunnos" is believed to be by some Celticists to be on Obscure Epithet of a better attested Gaulish Deity; perhaps the God descripted in the Interpretation Romania as Mercury or Dispater which are considered to share Cernunno's Psychopomp or Chthonic associations. The name is only appeared once with an image , when it was inscribed on the Nautae Parisiael ( the sailors of the Pairsil, who where a tribe of Gauls { otherwise, Variations of the name Cernunnos has always been found in a Celtic inspiration written in Greek cases Horn characteristics at Montagnac Heracelt ( as Kaprirou, Karnonouin Hydatue Gallo Latin objective Carmatus, horn is always found. Some say the qualities of Cernennos Suvsumed into the life of Saint Claran of Shighir, one of the twelve Apostile of Ireland. When he was building his first tiny cells, as his Naglography goes, his first disciples and monks was a Poar that had rendered gentle by God. Also was followed by a fox/badger, a wolf and a stag. Within the Neo Pagan, Specifically the Wiccan tradirion, the Horn God is a dity that is believed to be the Consort of the Greek Goddess and Syncretizes various horns or antler;s Gods from various cultures. The name Cernunnos became associated with the Wiccan horned God through the adoption from the writings of Margret Murphy, Egytpologist, and folklorest of the early 20th Century. Murray through her witch-cult Hypothesis, believed that the various horned ditiest found in Europe were expressions of a ( "Proto - Horned God" }, and in 1931 published her theory in "The God of the Witches" : her work was considered highly contriversial at the time, but was adopted by Gerald Gardner in his own development of the religious movement of Wicca within the Wiccan tradition. The Horn Lord God reflects the seasons of the year in an annual cycle of life, death, and rebirth, and his Imagery is a blend of thee Gaulish God Cernunnos, The Greek God Pan. The green man Motit, and various other horned spirits Imagery. Cernunnos was the Gaelice God of the beast and wild nature. Often called the honed one, Cernunnos was a mediator of men and nature. Able to tame prediters and prey so that they might bow down together he remains a mysterious dity, as his original myth has been lost in history. Cerunnos was an ancient Gaelice word meaning {"Horned or Horned one"} Cernunnos name shares its Etymolgy with similar words across the Celtic world, including several Gallo - Roman Cognates. The use of Cern for "Horned" was common in Indo - European languages, such as the Greek {Corn the word Unicorn, referring to the one horned horse - like creature Horned Gods whose names have been lost in history. There is little evidence to suggest that the name Cernonnos was used outside of Gaul. Never the less, academic and religious scholars alike of catch - all for Celtic Horned Gods, as well as horned dity as India. Little is known as Cernunnos, for almost nothing was written about him, he is a God of wild places and often appears as a bearded white man with antlers. Scholars believe his name and characteristics originally belongs to a number of horned Gods being mixed together, others have suggested the Cernnunnos traits were taken from Cereco - Roman dities of similar appearance. In any case, it is best to remember that these Gods were not necessarily the same entity, but instead merged these Gods were not necessarily the same entity, but instead merged from similar cultural origins Cernunnos was a God of the wild who ruled over pristine nature and uncivilized ways. Animals were his subjects, and free growing fruits and vegetables are his bounties depict of thr dity gatherings such as elk, wolves, and aurochs. Such gatherings were possible thanks to Cernunnos abilities to bring natural enemies into peaceful communion with one protectors and providers amoung rural tribes and hunters, similarly. Cernunnos may have been a fertility God of life and some classicals societies the natural world was the origin of all life under this Schema, The God of the wild would also have served as a God of life, creation, and fertility, Cernunnos was shown as a torc - in a traditional Celtic nacklace that was made of metal and some depictions he merely holds one while in others he wears them on his neck or antlers. Some people have connected with Cernunnos and oaktrees, was served as prominant symbols; in Celtic Lore Druidri.


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