Tamesis

November 15th, 2008 by sabrina

Tamesis is the Celtic Goddess of fresh water. She gave her name to the River Thames—it was common for the Celts to have a deity for each particular river or body of water. She is said to wear a green cloak. Tamesis’s name, which means “dark flow,” is also seen as Temesia or Temesis.

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1 response about “Tamesis”

  1. AnnaPerenna said:

    (here I go again with commenting, hopefully Tamsie won’t eat it again:)

    It’s very fascinating to find out the reasons behind all the weird names still all over Europe today…it’s like receiving a hello from our ancestors.