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Durius or Durio was a god worshiped by the ancient Lusitanians and Celtiberians of the Iberian peninsula. He was a personification of what is today known as the river Douro and is usually depicted holding a fishing net.[1] A shrine dedicated to him was known to exist in the vicinity of Porto in Roman times.[2]


  1. ^ Green, Miranda (1997). Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend. London: Thames and Hudson. p. 240. ISBN 9780500279755.
  2. ^ Forty, Jo. Mythology: A Visual Encyclopedia, Sterling Publishing Co., 2001, p. 272.