Related Overviews


'Cridenbél' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Religion


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

An ugly, blind satirist in the household of the Dagda, as described in Cath Maige Tuired [The (Second) Battle of Mag Tuired]. When Cridenbél demands the three best bits of Dagda's food, the ruler's health suffers. Dagda gives him three gold coins instead, and Cridenbél dies. When the satirist is cut open and the gold coins are found, the Dagda is presumed not to have poisoned him.

Subjects: Religion.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.