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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

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the carpenter of the Danaans, 117
Ludgate. For derivation see Nudd
Lugh (loo), or Lugus.
1. See 58;
the god of Light, in Gaul and Ireland, as, 88;
2. Son of Kian, the Sun-god par excellence of all Celtica, the coming of, 113;
other names, Ildánach (“The All-Craftsman”) and Lugh Lamfada (Lugh of the Long Arm), 123;
his eric from sons of Turenn for murder of his father, Kian, 116;
slays Balor and is enthroned in his stead, 117;
fiery spear of, 121;
his worship widely spread over Continental Celtica, 123;
father, by Dectera, of Cuchulain, 182;
Cymric deity Llew Llaw Gyffes corresponds with, 348
Lugh of the Long Arm. See Lugh.
Invincible sword of, 106;
Bres, son of Balor, and, 123;
husband of Dectera and father of Cuchulain, 182;
appears to Cuchulain and protects the Ford while his son rests, 214;
fights by his son's side, 215;
Cymric hero Llew Llaw Gyfles corresponds with, 348
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Luned. Maiden who rescued Owain, 397;
Owain rescues her, 399
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Mabinŏg´ion, The (singular, Mabinogi).
Reference to story of Kilhwch and Olwen in, 343;
“The Red Book of Hergest,” the main source of the tales of, 344;
“Māth Son of Māthonwy,” tale in, 347;
Mr. Alfred Nutt's edition, 356;
Four Branches of the Mabinogi form most important part of, 384;
Peredur's story in, and French version, 406;
the tale of Taliesin and, 412
Mabon. Son of Modron, released by Arthur, 392
Maccecht. Danaan king, husband of Fohla, 132;
member of Conary's retinue at Da Derga's Hostel, 175;
his search for water, 176
Maccuill (quill). Danaan king, husband of Banba, 132;
at fortress of Aileach, 132
Macgrené. Danaan king, husband of Eriu, 132;
mythical name Son of the Sun, 132
Mac Indoc´, The Plain of. Laery and St. Benen on, 239
MacKerval, Dermot. Rule of, in Ireland, and the cursing of Tara, 48.
See Dermot
Macpherson. Pseudo-Ossian poetry of, 238
Mac Roth. Maev's steward, named, and the Brown Bull of Quelgny, 202;
sent to view host of Ulster men, 223
Macedon. Attacked by Thracian and Illyrian hordes, 23
Macha. Daughter of Red Hugh, 151;
slays Dithorba and compels Kimbay to wed her, 151;
captures five sons of Dithorba, 152;
forms an instance of the intermingling of the attributes of the Danaan with the human race, 152;
a super-natural being, 178;
goes to dwell with Crundchu, 178;
her race against Ultonian horses, 179;
gives birth to twins and curses the Ultonians, 180;
her curse on men of Ulster, 221;
the curse removed from men of Ulster, 222
Maeldūn. Son of Ailill Edge-of-Battle, 310;
departs to his own kindred, 311;
sets out on his wonderful voyage, 331
Maeldūn, Voyage of (mayl'-doon). Found in MS. entitled “Book of the Dun Cow,” 309;
reference to Dr. Whitley Stokes' translation in the “Revue Celtique,” 309;
theme of Tennyson's “Voyage of Maeldune” furnished by Joyce's version in “Old Celtic Romances,” 309;
narrative of, 331
Maen Tyriawc (ma'en tyr'i-awc). Burial-place of Pryderi, 379
Maev (mayv). Queen of Connacht, 122;
Angus Ōg seeks aid of, 122;
debility of Ultonians manifested on occasion of Cattle-raid of Quelgny, 180;
Fergus seeks aid of, 202;
her famous bull Finnbenach, 202;
her efforts to secure the Brown Bull of Quelgny, 246;
host of, spreads devastation through the territories of Bregia and Murthemney, 209;
offers her daughter Findabair of Fair Eyebrows to Ferdia if he will meet Cuchulain, 216;

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