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The Cattle Raid of Cooley Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Aengus

An Ulster warrior who turned aside the whole Connacht army, pelting them with flagstones. The Connacht army eventually overwhelmed and killed him.

Aife

A woman warrior living on the island of Britain. When Cúchulainn defeats her, he spares her life on the understanding that she will give hostages to his teacher Scáthach and bear him a son. She is to name the boy Connla and send him to Cúchulainn when he is big enough to wear the gold thumb ring Cúchulainn leaves for him. He tells her the boy must never reveal his name to any man, never give way to any man, and never refuse any man combat.

Ailill

Medb's husband and the owner of the white bull, Finnbennach. He is a cynical man who generally accepts his wife's decisions, but seems curiously detached throughout the Táin...

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