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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

Page: 207

Dectera and Cathbad urge him wait for Conall of the Victories ere setting forth to battle, 230;
the Washer at the Ford seen by, 231;
Clan Calatin cause him to break his geise, 231;
finds his foes at Slieve Fuad, 232;
the Grey of Macha being mortally wounded, he takes farewell of, 232;
mortally wounded by Lewy, 232;
his remaining horse, Black Sainglend, breaks away from, 232;
Lewy slays outright, 233;
his death avenged by Conall of the Victories, 233;
reappears in later legend of Christian origin found in “Book of the Dun Cow,” 239;
St. Patrick's summons from Hell, 238
Cullan. His feast to King Conor in Quelgny, 183;
Cuchulain slays his hound, 183;
Cuchulain named the Hound of, 184;
his daughter declared responsible for Finn's enchantment, 280
Cumhal (coo´al). Chief of the Clan Morna, son of Trenmōr, husband of Murna of the White Neck, the father of Finn, 257;
slain at battle of Knock, 255
Cup-and-ring Markings. Meaning of, in connexion with Megalithic monuments, no light on, 67;
example in Dupaix' “Monuments of New Spain,” 68;
reproduction in Lord Kingsborough's “Antiquities of Mexico,” 68
Cup of the Last Supper Identical with the Grail, 406;
equivalent, the Magic Cauldron, 411
Curoi (coo´roi). Father of Lewy, husband of Blanid, 228;
slain by Cuchulain, 229
Cuscrid. Son of Conor mac Nessa;
under Debility curse, 205;
mac Datho's boar and, 243
Custenn´in. Brother of Yspaddaden;
assists Kilhwch in his quest for Olwen, 389
Cycle-s. The, of Irish legend, 95;
the Mythological, 145;
the Ultonian, 251;
Ossianic, 245;
certain stories of Ultonian, not centred on Cuchulain, 246;
the Ultonian, time of events of the, 252;
the Ossianic and Ultonian contrasted, 255
Cymric. 1. Peoples;
effect of legends of, on Continental poets, 50;
2. Myths;
Druidic thought enshrined in Llewellyn Sion's “Barddas,” edited by by J. A. Williams ap Ithel for the Welsh MS. Society, 332;
cosmogony, the, 335;
God and Cythrawl in, 333;
why so little of Arthurian saga heard in, 344;
comparison between Gaelic and, 368
Cythrawl. God and, two primary existences standing for principles of destruction and life, in Cymric cosmogony, 333;
realised in “Annwn” (the Abyss, or Chaos), 333
D
Da Derga. A Leinster lord at whose hostel Conary seeks hospitality, 170;
Conary's retinue at, 173;
Ingcel and his own sons attack the hostel, 174
Dagda. “The Good,” or possibly = Doctus, “The Wise” God, and supreme head of the People of Dana, father of Brigit (Dana), 103;
the Cauldron of the, one of the treasures of the Danaans, 106;
the [pg 432] magical harp of, 119;
father and chief of the People of Dana, 121;
Kings MacCuill, MacCecht, and MacGrené grandsons of, 132;
portions out spiritual Ireland between the Danaans, 136
Dalan. A Druid who discovers to Eochy that Etain has been carried to mound of Bri-Leith, 163
Dalny. Queen of Partholan, 96
Daman. The Firbolg, father of Ferdia, 187
Damayan´ti and Nala. Hindu legend, compared with story of Etain, 163
Dana. The People of, Nemedian survivors who return to Ireland, 102;
literal meaning of Tuatha De Danann, 103;
equivalent Brigit, 126;
name of “gods” given to the People of, by Tuan mac Carell, 104;
Milesians conquer the People of, 104;
origin of People of, according to Tuan mac Carell, 105;
cities of Falias, Gorias, Finias, and Murias, 105;
treasures of the People of, 106;

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