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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

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while at a feast on Strand of the Footprints he descries Connla, 190;
his ruse to put Cuchulain under restraint, 194;
Deirdre and, 200;
his guards seize Naisi and Deirdre, 201;
suffers pangs of the Debility curse, 221;
the curse lifted from, 222;
summons Ulster to arms, 222;
Christian ideas have gathered about end of, 240;
his death caused by Conall's “brain ball,” 241;
he figures in tale entitled “The Carving [pg 430] of mac Datho's Boar,” 241;
sends to mac Datho for his hound, 241
Constantine. Arthur confers his kingdom on, 338
Conte del Graal. See Grail
Coran´ians. A demoniac race called, harass land of Britain, 385
Corcady´na. Landing of Ith and his ninety warriors at, in Ireland, 136
Cormac. 1. Son of Art, King of Ireland;
story of burial of, 69;
historical character, 225;
Finn and, feasted at Rath Grania, 300.
2. King of Ulster;
marries Etain Oig, 166;
puts her away owing to her barrenness, 166.
3. Son of Conor mac Nessa;
rallies to Maev's foray against Ulster, 205
Coronation Stone. Now at Westminster Abbey, is the famous Stone of Scone, 105;
the Lia Fail and, 105
Corpre. Poet at court of King Bres, 108
Cosmonogy, 1. The Celtic, 95.
2. The Cymric, 335;
God and Cythrawl, standing for life and destruction, in, 333
Cotterill, H. B. Quotation from his hexameter version of the “Odyssey,” 80
Craf´tiny. King Scoriath's harper;
sings Moriath's love-lay before Maon, 153;
discovers Maon's secret deformity, 155
Cred´né. The artificer of the Danaans, 117
Creu´dylad (Creiddylad).
Daughter of Lludd; combat for possession of, every May-day, between Gwythur ap Greidawl and Gwyn ap Nudd, 388
Crimmal. Rescued by his nephew, Finn, 256
Crom Cruach (crom croo´ach).
Gold idol (equivalent, the Bloody Crescent) referred to in “Book of Leinster,” 85;
worship introduced by King Tiernmas, 149
Cromlechs. See 53
Crundchu (crun´hoo). Son of Agnoman;
Macha comes to dwell with, 178
Cualgné. See Quelgny
Cuchulain (Cuchullin) (coo-hoo´lin). Ulster hero in Irish saga, 41;
duel with Ferdia referred to, 121;
Lugh, the father of, by Dectera, 182;
loved and befriended by goddess Morrigan, 126;
his strange birth, 182;
earliest name Setanta, 183;
his inheritance, 183;
his name derived from the hound of Cullan, 184;
claims arms of manhood from Conor, 185;
wooes Emer, 186;
Laeg, charioteer of, 185;
Skatha instructs, in Land of Shadows, 189;
overcomes Aifa, 190;
father of Connla by Aifa, 190;
slays Connla, 192;
returns to Erin, 194;
slays Foill and his brothers, 194;
met by women of Emania, 194;
leaps “the hero's salmon leap,” 195;
the winning of Emer, 195;
proclaimed by The Terrible the Champion of Ireland, 196;
places Maev's host under geise, 208;
slays Orlam, 209;
the battle-frenzy and rias-tradh of, 210;
compact with Fergus, 211;
the Morrigan offers love to, 212;
threatens to be about his feet in bottom of Ford, 212;
attacked by the Morrigan while engaged with Loch, 213;
slays Loch, 213;
Ferdia consents to go out against, 216;
Ferdia reproached by, 217;
their struggle, 221;
slays Ferdia, 220;
severely wounded by Ferdia, 221;
roused from stupor by sword-play of Fergus, 224;
rushes into the battle of Garach, 224;
in Fairyland, 228;
loved by Fand, 226;
the vengeance of Maev upon, [pg 431] 233;
other enemies of Erc, and Lewy son of Curoi, 228;
Blanid, Curoi's wife, sets her love on, 228;
his madness, 231;
Bave personates Niam before, 230;
the Morrigan croaks of war before, 230;

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