In Celtic polytheism, Andarta was a warrior goddess worshipped in southern Gaul. Inscriptions to her have been found in southern France and in Bern, Switzerland.[1] She may be related to the goddess Andate, identified with Victory in Britain according to Roman historian Cassius Dio.[2] Like the similar goddess Artio, she may have been associated with the bear.[1]

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  1. ^ a b McKillop, James (1998), "Andarta", A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology ((subscription or UK public library membership required)) (online ed.), Oxford University Press, retrieved 7 August 2011 
  2. ^ Cassius Dio, Bill Thayer, retrieved 7 August 2011 


  • MacKillop, James (1998), Dictionary of Celtic Mythology, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-280120-1