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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

Page: 214

swears service to Finn, 258;
Finn recalls the great saying of, 267;
rescues Finn from the enchanted cave, 278;
Keva of the White Skin given as wife to, 278;
adventure with the wether, 292
Gonemans. Knight who trains Perceval (Peredur), 405
Gorboduc. “Historia Regum Bntaniæ” furnished subject for, 338
Gor´ias, The City of (see Dana), 106
Gowra (Gabhra). References to Oscar's death at, 275;
battle of, between Clan Bascna and Clan Morna, 309;
Oscar's death at, 308;
King of Ireland's death at, 306
Grail. Legends of the, 400;
the tale of Peredur and the 400;
Chrestien de Troyes' story of, 404;
identical with the Cup ot the Last Supper, 406;
Wolfram von Eschenbach's conception of the story of the 407;
preserved in Castle of Munsalväsche, 407;
the, a talisman of abundance, 409;
false derivation of the word, from gréable, 409;
true derivation, 409, note;
combination of Celtic poetry, German mysticism, Christian Chivalry, and ancient sun-myths contained in, 412
Grania. Loved by Dermot of the Love Spot, 123;
elopes with Dermot, 261;
tales of Deirdre and, compared, 304;
borne to Hill of Allen as Finn's bride, 304
Great Britain. Western extremity of, is Land of the Dead, 131
Greece. Dolmens found in, 53;
oppression in, of the Firbolgs, 103
Greek-s. Celts and, 17;
wars in alliance with Celts, 22;
break monopoly of Carthaginian trade with Britain and Spain, 22;
secure overland route across France to Britain 22;
type of civilisation, Celtica preserved, 22
Grey of Macha. Cuchulain's horse, ridden by Sualtam to [pg 440] rouse men of Ulster, 222;
resists being harnessed by Laeg, 230;

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