Segomo


Segomo

In Gallo-Roman religion, Segomo ("victor, mighty one") was a war god worshipped in Gaul. In Roman times he was equated with Mars and Hercules. He may be related to Cocidius, a similar god worshipped in Britain. [James MacKillop, "Dictionary of Celtic Mythology", Oxford University Press, 1998, p. 337] He is commonly associated with the eagle or hawk.Fact|date=October 2007 The name of the legendary High King of Ireland Nia Segamain, which translates as "sister's son or champion of Segamon", ["Dictionary of the Irish Language" Compact Edition, Royal Irish Academy, 1990, p. 478] may be related.

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