The Tain Character Descriptions

China Miéville and Thomas Kinsella
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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

This character is finally killed with a gae bolga weapon.

Cathbad

This character is a druid with powers of foresight and prophecy.

Nes

This character tricks a king into giving up his throne and moving her son into the position of king.

Fedelm

This character is a prophetess.

Derdriu

This character smashes her head against a rock rather than face the prospect of bedding...

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