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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

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gift of Faëry (i.e., skill in music) the prerogative of, 119;
daughter of the Dagda and the greatest of Danaan goddesses, 126;
Brian (ancient form Brenos), Iuchar, and Iucharba, her sons, 126;
Firbolgs and the People of, 137;
equivalent Dōn, Cymric mother-goddess, 349
Dan´aan-s. Send to Balor refusing tribute, 113;
their encounter with the Fomorians, 117;
power of, exercised by spell of music, 118;
account of principal gods and attributes of, 145;
reference to their displacement in Ireland by Milesians, 130;
kings, Ireland ruled by three, MacCuill, MacCecht, and MacGrené, 132;
the three kings welcome Ith to Ireland, 133;
dwell in spiritual Ireland, 136;
myth, the meaning of, 137;
the, after the Milesian conquest, 147;
Donn son of Midir at war with, 285;
relations of the Church with, very cordial, 286
Danes. Irish monuments plundered by Danes, 69
Danube. Sources of, place of origin of Celts, 56
Dara. Son of Fachtna, owner of Brown Bull of Quelgny, 202;
Maev's request for loan of Brown Bull, 204
Dark, The. Druid;
changes Saba into a fawn, 267;
his further ill-treatment of, 269
Dead, Land of. The Irish Fairyland, 96;
equivalent, “Spain,” 102
Death. The Celtic conception of, 89;
names of Balor and Bilé occur as god of, 130
Debility of the Ultonians, The. Caused by Macha's curse, 180;
manifested on occasion of Maev's famous cattle-raid of Quelgny (Tain Bo Cuailgné), 180
Decies. Son of King of the, wooes Light of Beauty (Sgeimh Solais), 304
Dec´tera. Mother of

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