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Senua, Forgotten Goddess

Archaeologists have discovered a significant Romano-British shrine in Hertfordshire to a goddess whose name has not been heard before: Senua. The similarities between this shrine to that of Sulis at Bath, the fact that Senua, like Sulis, is identified with Minerva and also the resemblance of the Sen sound to our word Sun makes me suspect that this goddess could be a descendant of the ancient Indo-European Sun & eye goddess Suil, though I must also add that my interpretation is to some extent speculative.
TomBo Posted by TomBo
19th September 2003ce
Edited 22nd September 2003ce

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