What are the cultural grounds on which both natives and liberal Europeans lived and understood each other? How much could they grant each other? How, within the circle of imperial domination, could they deal with each other before radical change occurred?
Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism (1993), 241
As recently remarked by Poulton and Scott, archaeological perspectives on Celtic deity are largely derived from the Romano-Celtic period, with studies employing ‘the evidence of epigraphy and iconography to reveal how particular Roman and Celtic gods were identified with each other’. This paper explores a specific form of post-Conquest epigraphy: name-pairing interpretatio.