Aided Fergusa

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[Ir., The Violent Death of Fergus].

One of the bawdiest of early Irish narratives, it includes many instances of sexual hyperbole and braggadocio.Fergus mac Léti, the king of Ulster, makes love to the tiny queen Bebo and afterwards taunts her husband Iubdán with the tale.

See text in S. H. O'Grady, Silva Gadelica, ii (London, 1892), 244ff.

Subjects: Religion.

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