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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

Page: 216

Maeldūn and his companions [pg 442] return to, 330;
the Arthurian saga never entered, 343;
invaded by Bran, 372;
Matholwch hands over to Gwern the sovranty of, 370
Irish. Element of place-names, found in France, Switzerland, Austria, &c., 28;
Spenser's reference to eagerness of, to receive news, 37;
the Ulster hero, Cuchulain, in saga, 41;
the tumulus at New Grange in, 69;
Christianity, early, magical rites of Druidism survive in, 83;
legend, four main divisions in cycle of, 95;
folk-melodies, the Coulin, one of the most beautiful of, 119;
god of Love, Angus Ōg the, 121;
“Mythological Cycle,” de Jubainville's, reference to, 131;
place-names, significance of, 250;
legend, St. Patrick and, 283;
literature, effect of Christianity on, 296
Irnan. Lays Finn under geise to engage in single combat, 278;
slain by Goll, 278
Iron Age. The ship a well-recognised form of sepulchral enclosure in cemeteries of the, 76
Island-s. Strange adventures of Maeldūn and his companions on wonderful, 331;
of the Slayer, 313;
of the Ants, 313;
of the Great Birds, 313;
of the Fierce Beast, 314;
of the Giant Horses, 314;
of the Stone Door, 314;
of the Apples, 315;
of the Wondrous Beast, 315;
of the Biting Horses, 315;
of the Fiery Swine, 316;
of the Little Cat, 316;
of the Black and White Sheep, 317;
of the Giant Cattle, 317;
of the Mill, 318;
of the Black Mourners, 318;
of the Four Fences, 318;
of the Glass Bridge, 319;
of the Shouting Birds, 320;
of the Anchorite, 320;
of the Miraculous Fountain, 320;
of the Smithy, 321;
of the Sea of Clear Glass, 321;
of the Undersea, 321;
of the Prophecy, 322;
of the Spouting Water, 322;
of the Silvern Column, 322;
of the Pedestal, 323;
of the Women, 324;
of the Red Berries, 325;
of the Eagle, 327;
of the Laughing Folk, 327;
of the Flaming Rampart, 327;
of the Monk of Tory, 329;
of the Falcon, 330
Islands of the Dead. See 125
Isle of Man. Supposed throne of Mananan, 125
Italy. Northern, Celts conquer from Etruscans, 25;
Murgen and Eimena sent to, by Sanchan Torpest, to discover the “Tain,” 235
Ith. Son of Bregon, grandfather of Miled, 130;
his coming to Ireland, 136;
shores of Ireland perceived by, from Tower of Bregon, 132;
learns of Neit's slaying, 132;
welcomed by mac Cuill and his brothers, 133;
put to death by the three Danaan Kings, 133
Iubdan (youb-dan). King of the Wee Folk, 246;
Bebo, wife of, 247;
Bebo and, visit King Fergus in Ulster, 249
Iuchar (you´char). One of three sons of Turenn, 114;
Brigit, mother of, 126
Iucharba (you-char´ba). One of three sons of Turenn, 114;
Brigit, mother of, 126
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Japan. Dolmens found in, 53
Jerome, St. Attestation of, on Celtic State of Galatia, 34
John, Mr. Ivor B. His opinion of Celtic mystical writings, 332
Jones, Brynmor. Findings of, on origin of populations of Great Britain and Ireland, 78
Joyce, Dr. P.W. Reference to his “Old Celtic Romances,” 312
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Jubainville, M. d'Arbois de. Great Celtic scholar, 24;
explanation of, regarding Germans as a subject people, 31;
record regarding Megalithic People, 55;
reference of, to Taranus (? Thor), the god of Lightning, 87;
opinion regarding Dis, or Pluto, as representing darkness, death, and evil, 88;
reference to Gaulish god whom Cæsar identifies with Mercury, 113;
Brigit identical with Dana, according to, 126;
Ith's landing in Ireland described in his “Irish Mythological Cycle,” 131;

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