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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

Page: 211

Cleena swept back to, by a wave, 127;
Connla's Well in, 129;
war carried on against, by Eochy, who at last recovers his wife, Etain, 163;
Cuchulain in, 228;
Laeg's visit to, 226;
Fergus mac Leda and, 249;
tales of the Fianna concerned with, 252;
Oisīn's journey to, 272;
the rescue of, by Finn and the Fianna, 295;
rescue of, by Pwyll, 357
Fal´ias, The City of (see Dana), 106
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Fand.
The Pearl of Beauty, wife of Mananan;
sets her love on Cuchulain, 226;
returns to her home with Mananan, 227
Faylinn.
The Land of the Wee Folk, 246;
Iubdan, King of, 246
Fedel´ma.
Prophetess from Fairy Mound of Croghan, questioned by Maev, 206;
her vision of Cuchulain, 206
Feet Symbol, The Two. 77
Felim.
Son of Dall, father of Deirdre, 197;
his feast to Conor and Red Branch heroes, 197
Fer´amorc.
The kingdom of, over which Scoriath is king;
Maon taken to, 153
Fercart´na.
The bard of Curoi, 229;
leaps with Blanid to death, 229
Ferdia.
Duel between Cuchulain and, referred to, 121;
son of the Firbolg, Daman, friend of Cuchulain, 188;
rallies to Maev's foray against Ulster, 204;
consents to Maev's entreaty that he should meet and fight his friend Cuchulain, 216;
the struggle, 221;
Cuchulain slays, 220;
buried by Maev, 221
Fergus.
Nemedian chief who slays Conann, 102
Fergus the Great.
Son of Erc;
stone of Scone used for crowning, 105;
ancestor of British Royal Family, 105
Fergus mac Leda.
The Wee Folk and, 249;
visited by Eisirt, King of Wee Folk's bard, 247;
visited by Iubdan, King of Wee Folk, 249;
the blemish of Fergus, 249
Fergus mac Roy.
Son of Roy, Fachtna's half-brother;
succeeds to kingship of Ulster, 180;
loves Nessa, 180;
sent to invite return of Naisi and Deirdre to Ireland, 200;
the rebellion of, 251;
Maev and, 202;
compact with Cuchulain, 211;
reputed author of the “Tain,” 234;
slain by Ailell, 245
Fergus Truelips.
Rescued from enchanted cave by Goll, 278
Ferguson, Sir Samuel.
Quoted, 238;
his description of King Fergus mac Leda's death, 251
Feryllt.
Welsh name of Vergil, 413
Fiacha (fee´ach-a).
Son of Firaba;
cuts off eight-and-twenty hands of the Clan Calatin, 216;
gives spear to Finn, 258
Fiachra (fee´ach-ra).
One of the Children of Lir, 142
Fial (fee´al).
Sister of Emer, 186
Fianna (fee´anna) of Erin, The.
Explanation of this Order, 252;
Clan Bascna and Clan Morna, clans comprising the, 252;
Goll, captain of the, 257;
Finn made captain of the, 258;
tests of, 265;
tales of the, told by Keelta, 283;
attempt in vain to throw the wether, 292;
the chase of the Hard Gilly and, 295;
rescue of Fairyland by, 295;
tribute refused by Cairbry, 305;
almost all the, slain in battle of Gowra, 306
Fians.
See Fianna
Fin´choom.
Dectera's sister, foster-mother to Cuchulain, 183;
mother of Conall, 243
Finchor´y, Island of. 116
Find´abair of the Fair Eye-Brows.
Daughter of Maev;
offered to Ferdia if he will meet and fight Cuchulain, 216
Fin´egas.
Druid, of whom Finn learns poetry and science, 256
Fingen.
Conor mac Nessa's physician;
his pronouncement re Conall's “brain ball” by which Ket has wounded the king, 240
Fin´ias. The City of (see Dana), 106
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Finn mac Cumhal (fin mac coo´al). Fothad slain in a battle with, 81;
Dermot of the Love Spot a follower of, 123;

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