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The Cattle Raid of Cooley - Study Guide The Great Rout on the Plain of Murthemne Summary & Analysis

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The Great Rout on the Plain of Murthemne Summary

Even depleted from Cuchulain, the Irish army is still enormous as the soldiers march south to Ulster. Cuchulain watches them moving along the road with their cattle and grows angry at the number of his enemies. In the distance, Cuchulain's driver sees a great warrior approaching. Cuchulain recognizes the man as a fairy warrior who has come to help him.

The man tells Cuchulain to rest and heal and that he will fight the Irish for him while he recuperates. Cuchulain has not slept in months while he's been fighting and is very glad of the rest. While Cuchulain sleeps, the fairy puts magical herbs on his skin to heal his wounds, unbeknownst to Cuchulain.

The Great Rout on the Plain of Murthemne Analysis

For the first time, Cuchulain receives aid, though not...

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