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Delbcháem


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[Ir., fair shape].

Mysterious and beautiful lover of Art mac Cuinn in Echtrae Airt meic Cuinn [The Adventure of Art Son of Conn]. The daughter of Morgán, king of the Land of Wonder, and his terrible warrior wife, Coinchenn; sister of the ugly Ailill Dubdétach. After his stepmother Bé Chuma impersonates Delbcháem to Art, she puts the latter under a geis not to eat until he has brought Delbcháem from a mysterious island, intending thus to cause her death. Once there, Art learns from fair women how to escape the dangers before him and rescues Delbcháem from a high tower, killing her father and mother. Art subsequently banishes Bé Chuma from Tara.

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