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The Religion of the Ancient Celts

Page: 172

Conan, 142.

Conception, magical, 351.

Conchobar, 127, 132, 160, 182, 232, 254, 349.

Conn, 367.

Conncrithir, 73.

Connla, 59, 65, 364, 374, 377, 379, 380.

Conservatism in belief, 193.

Coral, 329.

Coranians, 114.

Cordelia, 99.

Cormac, 67, 68, 88, 366.

Corn-spirit, 92, 107, 117, 168, 173, 213, 260, 262, 273 f., 275.

Corotacus, 125.

Cosmogony, 227 f.

Couvade, 130, 224.

Crafts, gods of, 93.

Cranes, 38.

Craniology, 8 f.

Creation, 230.

Creiddylad, 99, 113.

Creidne, 76, 77.

Creirwy, 116.

Crom Dubh, 80.

Crom Eocha, 79.

Cromm Cruaich, 57, 79, 236, 286.

Cross, 290.

Cross-roads, 174.

Cruithne, 17.

Cúchulainn, 72, 109, 121, 123, 159, 174, 179, 220, 240, 252, 254, 336, 349, 355, 357, 365, 369, 381.

Cúchulainn saga, 38, 63, 71, 87, 97, 127 f., 145, 204, 207.

Culann, 128.

Culture goddesses, 4, 68 f.

Culture gods and heroes, 4, 58, 92-93, 106, 121, 124 note, 136.

Cumal, 142, 145 f., 148 f.

Cúroi, 109, 381.

Cursing wells, 137.


Dagda, 44, 61, 64, 65, 72, 74-75, 77 f., 327, 387.

Damona, 43, 215.

Dance, ritual, 246, 268, 286.

Danu, 63, 67 f., 92, 103, 223.

Daoine-sidhe, 62.

D'Arbois, M., 31, 38, 56, 59, 74, 79, 90, 136, 178, 264, 293, 314, 341, 357, 374.

Day of Judgment, 347.

Dead, condition and cult of, 68, 165 f., 282, 330, 333 f., 340, 344 f., 378.

Dead Debtor, 337.

Dead, land of, and Elysium, 340 f.

Dead living in grave, 338-339.

Debility of Ultonians, 71, 129 f., 224.

Dechelette, M., 166.

Dechtire, 127 f., 348, 354.

Deiseil, 193, 237, 271.

Dei Terreni, 64.

Demeter, 44, 68, 117, 274.

Demons, 173 f., 188.

Devorgilla, 133.

Diana, 42, 177.

Diancecht, 84, 207, 325.

Diarmaid, 83, 88, 100, 142, 147, 150, 210, 220, 252, 254, 351, 365-366.

Dii Casses, 39.

Diodorus Siculus, 334.

Dionysus, 211.

Dioscuri, 136.

Dirona, 42, 70.

Dirra, 70.

Disablot, 169.

Disir, 169.

Dispater, 29 f., 44, 60, 100, 169, 218, 229, 341, 345, 376.

Distortion, 128, 132, 134.

Divination, 235, 247 f., 259, 266, 304.

Divine descent, 351, 354.

Divine kings, 253.

Divineresses, 316.

Diviners, 299.

Divining rod, 248.

Dolmens, 283, 330, 352.

Domestication, 210, 214, 225.

Dominæ, 47.

Domnu, 57 note, 59, 223.

Dôn, 60, 63, 103, 223.

Donnotaurus, 138, 209.

Dragon, 114, 121, 188.

Drink of oblivion, 324.

Druidesses, 250, 316.

Druidic Hedge, 324.

Druidic sending, 325.

Druids, 6, 22, 61, 76, 150, 161 f., 173, 180, 201, 205 f., 235 f., 238, 246 f., 250, 265, 280-281, 287 f., 293 f., 312.

Druids and Filid, 305 f.

Druids and magic, 310, 319, 325 f.

Druids and medicine, 309.

Druids and monasticism, 305.

Druids and Pythagoras, 303.

Druids and Rome, 312 f.

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Druids, classical references to, 301 f.

Druids, dress of, 310 f.

Druids, origin of, 292 f.

Druids, poems of, 2.

Druids, power of, 312.

Druids, teaching of, 307 f., 314, 333.

Druids, varieties of, 298 f.

Drunemeton, 161, 280, 306.

Dualism, 57 f., 60 f.

Dumias, 25.

Dusii, 355.

Dwelling of gods. See Gods, abode of.

Dylan, 110, 178.


Each uisge, 188.

Earth and Under-earth, 35, 37, 68.

Earth cults, 3.

Earth divinities, 31, 35, 37, 40, 42, 44 f., 57 note, 65, 67 f., 72, 78, 92, 110, 162, 169, 227, 229 f., 345.

Eclipses, 178.

Ecne, 74, 223.

Ecstasy, 251.

Egg, serpent's, 211.

Elatha, 53, 58, 60.

Elcmar, 78, 87.

Elements, cult of, 171 f.

Elphin, 118.

Elves, 66 note.

Elysium, 59, 78 f., 87, 102, 106, 115, 116, 120, 163, 201, 229 f., 350, 362 f.

Elysium, and Paradise, 388 f.

Elysium, characteristics of, 373 ff.

Elysium, lords of, 387.

Elysium, names of, 362.

Elysium, origin of, 370 f.

Elysium, varieties of, 363 f.

Emer, 128, 129, 135.

Enbarr, 88, 135.

Eochaid, 83.

Eochaid Ollathair, 78.

Eochaid O'Flynn, 64.

Eogabail, 70.

Epona, 125, 189, 213 f.

Eri, 53.

Eridanus, 27.

Eriu, 73-74.

Esus, 29, 38, 137, 208, 234, 289.

Etain, 82 f., 223, 348, 363, 380.

Etair, 82.

Ethics, 304, 307.

Ethne, 31 note, 89.

Euhemerisation, 49 f., 84, 91, 95, 98, 127.

Eurosswyd, 100.

Evans, Dr., 200.

Evil eye, 59.

Evnissyen, 98.

Exogamy, 222.

Ex votos, 195.


Fachan, 251.

Fairies, 45 f., 62, 64 f., 70, 73, 80, 98, 114, 115, 166, 173, 178 note, 183, 185 f., 190, 201, 203, 262, 263, 378.

Fairyland, 372, 385, 388.

Fáith, 106, 300, 309.

Falga, 87, 381.

Fand, 65, 87, 135, 365, 380.

Ferdia, 131.

Fergus, 142, 336.

Fertility cults, 3, 56, 70, 73, 78, 83, 92, 93, 112, 114-115, 276, 330, 352, 382 f.

Festivals, 4, 181, 256 f.

Festivals of dead, 167.

Fetich, 289.

Fiachna, 88, 350, 366, 379.

Fians, 143, 365.

Filid, 248 f., 300, 305 f., 325.

Findbennach, 130.

Finnen, S., 351.

Finntain, 50.

Fionn, 28, 118, 125, 142 f., 179, 220, 254, 344, 350, 365-366.

Fionn saga, 97, 120, 142 f.

Fir Dea, 63.

Fir Domnann, 52 f., 157.

Fir Síde, 64, 65.

Firbolgs, 52, 57.

Fires, 199 f., 259, 261 f., 265, 268, 270.

Fires, sacred, 69.

Fish, sacred, 186, 220.

Flann Manistrech, 64.

Flood, 228, 231.

Fomorians, 52 f., 55-56, 65, 72, 83, 89, 90, 114, 133, 189, 237, 251.

Food of immortality, 377 f.

Food as bond of relationship, 379.

Forest divinities, 43, 108.

Fotla, 73-74.

Foundation sacrifices, 238.

Fountains, 171, 174, 181.

Fountains of youth, 378, 388.

Fraoch, 377.

Friuch, 349.

Frazer, Dr. J.G., 170, 176, 269.

Fuamnach, 22.

Funeral sacrifices, 165, 234, 337.

Future life, 333 f.

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Galatæ, 18.

Galli, 19.

Gallizenæ, 317. See Priestesses.

Galioin, 57.

Garbh mac Stairn, 139.

Gargantua, 124 note, 230.

Garman, 167.

Gauls, 9, 20.

Gavida, 89, 109.

Geasa, 128, 132, 134, 144, 150 f., 160, 252 f. See Tabu.

Geoffrey of Monmouth, 102, 112, 119.

Ghosts, 66, 67, 166, 169, 262, 281, 284, 330, 336.

Ghosts in trees, 202 f.

Gildas, 171.

Gilla Coemain, 64.

Gilvæthwy, 104.

Glass, 370.

Glastonbury, 115, 121, 369.

Goborchin, 189.

God of Connaught, 92.

God of Druidism, 92, 105, 122.

God of Ulster, 92.

Goddesses and mortals, 355.

Goddesses, pre-eminence of, 93, 124, 183.

Godiva, 276.

Gods, abode of, 228 f., 362, 372.

Gods, children of, 159.

Gods, fertility and civilisation from land of, 100, 106-107, 112, 121, 380 f., 383.

Gods uniting with mortals, 159.

Goibniu, 76, 103, 325.

Goidels, 16, 17, 96.

Goll mac Morna, 142.

Gomme, Sir G.L., 181, 295.

Goose, 219.

Govannon, 109 f.

Graal, 383.

Grainne, 150, 254.

Grannos, 26, 42 f., 125, 183.


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