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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 502 pages of information about Gods and Fighting Men.
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PART I. THE GODS1
PART II.  THE FIANNA1
Book VI.  Diarmuid1
GODS AND FIGHTING MEN.2
PART ONE:  THE GODS.2
BOOK ONE:  THE COMING OF THE TUATHA DE DANAAN.2
CHAPTER I. THE FIGHT WITH THE FIRBOLGS2
CHAPTER II.  THE REIGN OF BRES6
BOOK TWO:  LUGH OF THE LONG HAND.10
CHAPTER I. THE COMING OF LUGH10
CHAPTER II.  THE SONS OF TUIREANN15
CHAPTER III.  THE GREAT BATTLE OF MAGH TUIREADH31
CHAPTER IV.  THE HIDDEN HOUSE OF LUGH38
BOOK THREE:  THE COMING OF THE GAEL.39
CHAPTER I. THE LANDING39
CHAPTER II.  THE BATTLE OF TAILLTIN42
BOOK FOUR:  THE EVER-LIVING LIVING ONES.43
CHAPTER I. BODB DEARG43
CHAPTER II.  THE DAGDA46
CHAPTER III.  ANGUS OG48
CHAPTER IV.  THE MORRIGU50
CHAPTER V. AINE51
CHAPTER VI.  AOIBHELL52
CHAPTER VII.  MIDHIR AND ETAIN53
CHAPTER VIII.  MANANNAN60
CHAPTER IX.  MANANNAN AT PLAY62
CHAPTER X. HIS CALL TO BRAN66
CHAPTER XI.  HIS THREE CALLS TO CORMAC68
CHAPTER XII.  CLIODNA’S WAVE72
CHAPTER XIII.  HIS CALL TO CONNLA73
CHAPTER XIV.  TADG IN MANANNAN’S ISLANDS75
CHAPTER XV.  LAEGAIRE IN THE HAPPY PLAIN80
BOOK FIVE:  THE FATE OF THE CHILDREN OF LIR82
PART TWO:  THE FIANNA.93
BOOK ONE:  FINN, SON OF CUMHAL.93
CHAPTER I. THE COMING OF FINN93
CHAPTER II.  FINN’S HOUSEHOLD99
CHAPTER III.  BIRTH OF BRAN.101
CHAPTER IV.  OISIN’S MOTHER.102
CHAPTER V. THE BEST MEN OF THE FIANNA105
BOOK TWO:  FINN’S HELPERS110
CHAPTER I. THE LAD OF THE SKINS110
CHAPTER II.  BLACK, BROWN, AND GREY113
CHAPTER III.  THE HOUND115
CHAPTER IV.  RED RIDGE119
BOOK THREE:  THE BATTLE OF THE WHITE STRAND.120
CHAPTER I. THE ENEMIES OF IRELAND120
CHAPTER II.  CAEL AND CREDHE121
CHAPTER III.  CONN CRITHER123
CHAPTER IV.  GLAS, SON OF BREMEN124
CHAPTER V. THE HELP OF THE MEN OF DEA125
CHAPTER VI.  THE MARCH OF THE FIANNA127
CHAPTER VII.  THE FIRST FIGHTERS128
CHAPTER VIII.  THE KING OF ULSTER’S SON131
CHAPTER IX.  THE HIGH KING’S SON132
CHAPTER X. THE KING OF LOCHLANN AND HIS SONS134
CHAPTER XI.  LABRAN’S JOURNEY137
CHAPTER XII.  THE GREAT FIGHT139
CHAPTER XIII.  CREDHE’S LAMENT143
BOOK FOUR:  HUNTINGS AND ENCHANTMENTS.145
CHAPTER I. THE KING OF BRITAIN’S SON145
CHAPTER II.  THE CAVE OF CEISCORAN146
CHAPTER III.  DONN SON OF MIDHIR148
CHAPTER IV.  THE HOSPITALITY OF CUANNA’S HOUSE154
CHAPTER V. CAT-HEADS AND DOG-HEADS156
CHAPTER VI.  LOMNA’S HEAD158
CHAPTER VII.  ILBREC OF ESS RUADH159
CHAPTER VIII.  THE CAVE OF CRUACHAN165
CHAPTER IX.  THE WEDDING AT CEANN SLIEVE166
CHAPTER X. THE SHADOWY ONE171
CHAPTER XI.  FINN’S MADNESS171
CHAPTER XII.  THE RED WOMAN172
CHAPTER XIII.  FINN AND THE PHANTOMS175
CHAPTER XIV.  THE PIGS OF ANGUS177
CHAPTER XV.  THE HUNT OF SLIEVE CUILINN180
BOOK FIVE:  OISIN’S CHILDREN182
BOOK SIX:  DIARMUID.185
CHAPTER I. BIRTH OF DIARMUID185
CHAPTER II.  HOW DIARMUID GOT HIS LOVE-SPOT186
CHAPTER III.  THE DAUGHTER OF KING UNDER-WAVE188
CHAPTER IV.  THE HARD SERVANT193
CHAPTER V. THE HOUSE OF THE QUICKEN TREES201
BOOK SEVEN:  DIARMUID AND GRANIA.202
CHAPTER I. THE FLIGHT FROM TEAMHAIR202
CHAPTER II.  THE PURSUIT206
CHAPTER III.  THE GREEN CHAMPIONS210
CHAPTER IV.  THE WOOD OF DUBHROS216
CHAPTER V. THE QUARREL224
CHAPTER VI.  THE WANDERERS225
CHAPTER VII.  FIGHTING AND PEACE228
CHAPTER VIII.  THE BOAR OF BEINN GULBAIN229
BOOK EIGHT:  CNOC-AN-AIR.236
CHAPTER I. TAILC, SON OF TREON236
CHAPTER II.  MEARGACH’S WIFE238
CHAPTER III.  AILNE’S REVENGE241
BOOK NINE:  THE WEARING AWAY OF THE FIANNA.246
CHAPTER I. THE QUARREL WITH THE SONS OF MORNA246
CHAPTER II.  DEATH OF GOLL249
CHAPTER III.  THE BATTLE OF GABHRA251
BOOK TEN:  THE END OF THE FIANNA.254
CHAPTER I. DEATH OF BRAN254
CHAPTER II.  THE CALL OF OISIN254
CHAPTER III.  THE LAST OF THE GREAT MEN256
BOOK ELEVEN:  OISIN AND PATRICK.258
CHAPTER I. OISIN’S STORY258
CHAPTER II.  OISIN IN PATRICK’S HOUSE261
CHAPTER III.  THE ARGUMENTS263
CHAPTER IV.  OISIN’S LAMENTS269
NOTES272
II.  THE AGE AND ORIGIN OF THE STORIES OF THE FIANNA273
III.  THE AUTHORITIES278
PART ONE.  BOOKS ONE, TWO, AND THREE278
BOOK FOUR278
PART TWO.  THE FIANNA279
IV.  THE PRONUNCIATION280
V. THE PLACE NAMES281
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