- Mythical Number: #0665
- Culture: Celtic
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Attribute: Forest Dweller
- Behaviour: Friendly
A deer-headed humanoid god who is the Lord of Animals in Celtic mythology. One image of him found in Denmark depicted the god as wearing a tunic and holding a snake in one hand and a royal torc indicating that he combines the nature of animals with the culture of man. He is the doorkeeper to the other world and those that wish to enter must first answer his questions.
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Did you find Cernunnos interesting? Add it to a fantasy-based game, a creative and unique story or draw your own doodle. Ireland is regarded as the heart of Celtic myth in modern day. For more on Fairies, Dragons and Spirits why not go there yourself and live the myths? Celtic Dragon and Fairy art is very popular such as the works of Howard D Johnson and Jane S Weills. Composer Medwynn Goodall does excellent Celtic music to create that Fairy fantasy feeling. But if you are into your horror films watch the Banshee (2006) - celtic horror brought to life. On another note the TV series Merlin featuring a talking Dragon and multitude of Medieval - Celtic creatures might take your fancy.
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