Gontia (deity)

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Gontia (/ˈɡɒntiə/), also known as Guntia, was a Celtic goddess. She was the tutelary deity of the river Günz,[1] which is near Günzburg in Germany. She also appears to be connected with the Belgian city Ghent.[2]

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  • Czysz, Wolfgang (2002). Gontia: Günzburg in der Römerzeit; archäologische Entdeckungen an der bayerisch-schwäbischen Donau. Friedberg: Likias-Verlag. pp. 81ff. ISBN 3-980-76282-3. 
  • Kraft, Klaus (1993). Landkreis Günzburg: Stadt Günzburg. Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag. pp. 12–13. ISBN 3-486-55211-2. 
  • Schmid, Jürgen (2000). Gontia. Studien zum römischen Günzburg. Arethousa Verlag, München. ISBN 3-934207-03-0.