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Conchobar mac Nessa Explained

Conchobar mac Nessa at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

In ancient Irish Gaelic literature, the reputed king of the Ulaids of NE Ireland at the beginning of the 1st cent. BC. In the Ulster cycle he is the ideal Irish king. In The Book of Leinster (c.1160), Conor fell in love with the beauty Deirdre. Deirdre, however, was in love with Noí si, with whom she eloped and lived in Scotland; Conor's slaying of his rival caused a revolt in Ulster, and Deirdre killed herself.

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Alternative forms

* Conchobor
  • Conchubar
  • Conchobhar

    Proper noun

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  • Inter: Irish mytholog » y The king of Ulster during the events of the Ulster Cycle, supposed to have ruled from Emain Macha somewhere around the time of Jesus Christ.