Robur

Robur (Robor, Roboris) is a Celtic god worshipped in Gaul; he may be associated with the oak tree.

Myth
Unknown.

Cult
Robur received votive and dedicatory offerings from his worshippers; otherwise little is known of the specifics of his cult.

Etymology
Robur is Latin for “strength” but also refers to “strong timber” or “oak.” This has led to speculation by some that the god’s original Gaulish name may have been *Dervos, from the Proto-Celtic *derwo or “firmness, oak.”

Region
Robur is known from a single inscription found at Angouleme, France.

Literary evidence
Unknown.

Archaeological evidence
Angouleme, France