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The Tain Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Cuchulainn - This character wears a fake beard so men will fight him.

Medb - This character is lacking a prize bull.

Fergus mac Roich - This character is forced from the throne and into exile.

Ailill - This character allows his wife's infidelity because of the advantage of power the union might bring.

Conchobor - This character is a wise, powerful and respected ruler who is a leader, not a warrior, at the time of this story.

Mac Roth - This character is an army scout and messenger.

Ferdia -...

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