Fagus (god)

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For Fagus, the genus of trees, see beech.

In Gallo-Roman religion, Fagus was a god known from four inscriptions found in the Hautes-Pyrénées.[1] The language of this Aquitanian region has been linked to Proto-Basque, rather than to Celtic. Fāgus is Latin for beech.[2]


  1. ^ Nicole Jufer & Thierry Luginbühl (2001). Les dieux gaulois : répertoire des noms de divinités celtiques connus par l'épigraphie, les textes antiques et la toponymie. Paris: Editions Errance. ISBN 2-87772-200-7.
  2. ^ Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short. A Latin Dictionary. Perseus