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Amulets and charms were worn on the head or the arms ("phylacteries") for protection and veneration of the gods and goddesses.

Neolithic ground axes were collected, thought to be Donar's lightning.

They would attack men who were untrue to their women by getting them lost in the mists.

Nature spirits: The following beings may have originated as deities or supernatural beings in mythology, and later recharacterized as nature spirits during the Middle Ages; The Dutch like other Germanic people believed in elves, the Dutch words for them are elfen, elven, and alven.

He found the land was extremely sacred to the native people.

A sacred well existed, and people drank its spring water only in silence.

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The written biographies of the Christian missionaries to the Netherlands, sermonizing against pre-Christian beliefs, are coincidentally some of the earliest written accounts of the myths that existed in the region.

Tanfana is another more mysterious goddess recorded in the 1st century AD.

The Dutch words witte wieven and wittewijven in Dutch dialects means "white women".

Note that the following days were named through Roman influence, because the Romans found them to be (roughly) equivalent to their Roman deities: However other ancient deities are Druidic, Celtic and Gallo-Roman in nature, particularly in the south and throughout Flanders: Erecura, the goddess of the earth, Gontia of Ghent (in Belgium), a local goddess, Rosmerta, goddess of fertility, and the deities mentioned by Saint Eligius in Flanders (Jupiter, Neptune, Orcus, Diana, and Minerva).

Finally some deities were regional or specific to one clan: Arduinna was the Celtic goddess of the Ardennes forest.

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