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Dagda – ‘Good God’ of Celtic Mythology

Dagda – ‘Good God’ of Celtic Mythology

Nov 14, 2012

The Dagda Mōr was the father and chief of the People of Dana. A certain conception of vastness attaches to him and to his doings. In the Second Battle of Moytura his blows sweep down whole ranks of the enemy, and his spear, when he trails it on the march, draws a furrow in the ground like the fosse which marks the mearing of a province. An element of grotesque...