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Gods and spirits in Roman Britain

Many different gods and goddesses were worshipped in Roman Britain. The Romans introduced their gods like Mars the god of war, Venus the goddess of love and Bacchus the god of wine. Often these gods were worshipped alongside Celtic gods like the horse goddess Epona.

The Romans also introduced more mysterious gods from the East, like Mithras, a Persian sun and war god, and Isis, a famous Egyptian goddess. In the last hundred years of Roman rule, Christianity became a popular religion.

A map of Roman Britain