Corbridge (3): gods and dieties

Posted: July 27, 2016 in History, Northumberland, Roman History, UK
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The collection of altars found at Corbridge speaks to the diversity of the people who lived there and of their religion.

A remarkable triple devotion to Jupiter Dolichenus (a Syrian Sky Deity); Caelestis Brigantia (a diety of the local Brigantian tribe) and to Sulis (Goddess of health)

A remarkable triple devotion to Jupiter Dolichenus (a Syrian Sky Deity); Caelestis Brigantia (a diety of the local Brigantian tribe) and to Sulis (Goddess of health)

 

Juno (3rd century)

Juno (3rd century)

 

Hercules and the Hydra. Hercules was revered by many soldiers

Hercules and the Hydra. Hercules was revered by many soldiers

 

Jupiter

Jupiter

 

Minerva

Minerva

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