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Mes Roeda Mac Da Thó See: Mac Da Thó

Ancestor of the Dál Messin Corb
king of Leinster(men) in tales of the Ulster Cycle; said to have been slain by Conall Cernach; his calcified brain is later taken by Cét mac Magach and used to attack Conchobar mac Nessa.
  • s. xx–xxi
  • 20 December 1858–11 October 1919
Irish scribe.
Apparently from míach ‘measure (bushel, sack) of corn / grain’; a mythological figure of Irish literature, a son of Dían Cécht and brother to Airmed

A nomadic people in the Old Testament, who are said to have descended from Midian son of Abraham and inhabited the region of Midian in northwestern Arabia. Numbers 31 tells of a war in which the Israelites attacked and defeated the Midianites, killing all the men and boys.

one of the Túatha Dé Danann in early Irish literature

Midir of Brí Léith See: Midir

in Irish pseudo-historical tradition, father of the Milesian invaders of Ireland, hence ancestor of the Goídil