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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

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Dectera's gift of Cuchulain to, 182;
Conor, King of, 191;
Felim, son of Dall, a lord of, 196;
Maev's war against province of, to secure Brown Bull of Quelgny, 251;
under the Debility curse, 205;
passes of, guarded by Cuchulain of Murthemney, 206;
aroused by Sualtam, 222;
Macha's curse lifted from men of, 222;
Ailell and Maev make a seven years' peace with, 225;
curse of Macha again on the men of, 229;
Wee Folk swarm into 249
Ultonian-s. Great fair of, visited by Crundchu, 178;
his boast of Macha's swiftness, 179;
the debility of, caused by Macha's curse, 180;
the debility of, descends [pg 457] on Ulster, 205;
Cycle, events of, supposed to have happened about time of Christ, 252
Underworld. The cult of, found existing by Celts when they got to Western Europe, 82;
Dis, or Pluto, god of, 88;
Māth, god of, 349;
identical with Land of the Dead, 130
Usna. Father of Naisi, 198;
sons of, inquired for by Conor, 199
Uther Pendragon. Father of Arthur, 337
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Valley of the Thrushes. Oisīn's spell broken in, 274
Veil of Illusion, The. Thrown over Caradawc by Caswallan, 372
Vercingetorix. Celtic chief;
his defeat by Cæsar, his death, 40
Vergil. Evidence of Celtic ancestry in name, 21.
See 413
Vitra. The God of Evil in Vedantic mythology, related to Cenchos, the Footless, 97
Vivionn (Bebhionn). A young giantess, daughter of Treon, from the Land of Maidens, 287;
slain by Æda, and buried in the place called the Ridge of the Dead, 288
Voyage of Maeldūn. See Maeldūn
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Wace. Author of “Li Romans de Brut,” 338
Wales. Arthurian saga in, 344;
prophecy of Taliesin about, 385
Wave of Cleena. See Tonn Cliodhna
Wee Folk, The. Fergus mac Leda and, 249;
Iubdan, King of, 246
Well of Kesair. Mac Cecht visits, 175
Well of Knowledge. Equivalent, Connla's Well.
Sinend's fatal visit to, 129
Welsh Fairies. See Tylwyth Teg
Welsh Literature. The Arthur in the Arthurian saga wholly different from the Arthur in, 336;
compared with Irish, 344;
tales of Arthur in, 386
Welsh MS. Society. Llewellyn Sion's “Barddas” edited by J.A. Williams ap Ithel for, 332
Welsh Romance. The character of, 396
Weston, Miss Jessie L. Reference to her studies on the Arthurian saga, 341
William the Conqueror. Reference to, in connexion with Arthurian saga, 343
Wolfram von Eschenbach. His story of the Grail, 407
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Yellow Book of Lecan. Tale of Cuchulain and Connla in, 192
Youth. The maiden who gave the Love Spot to Dermot, 292
Yspaddaden Penkawr (is-pa-dhad'en). Father of Olwen, 387;
the tasks he set Kilhwch, 392;
slain by Goreu son of Custennin, 392
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Zimmer, Dr. Heinrich. On the source of the Arthurian saga, 343
Zoroaster. Religion of magic invented by, 61

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