Who is the pagan god of Christmas? In Germany, people honored the pagan god Oden during the mid-winter holiday. Germans were terrified of Oden, as they believed he made nocturnal flights through the sky to observe his people, and then decide who would prosper or perish. Because of his presence, many people chose to stay inside.
What is the Norse god for December? Hodr (Norse)
Hodr, sometimes called Hod, was the twin brother of Baldur, and the Norse god of darkness and winter.
What god is associated with Yule? Scholars have connected the original celebrations of Yule to the Wild Hunt, the god Odin, and the pagan Anglo-Saxon Mōdraniht (“Mothers’ Night”).
What is the horned god called? The horned god Cernunnos is one of the most easily identified & common figures in Celtic art. Cernunnos was perhaps the most important deity in the Celtic religion if we consider the frequency he is represented in ancient Celtic art from Ireland to Romania.