The elopement of Naoise with Deirdre, and their subsequent deaths at the hand of Conchobar, is one of the most tragic love tales of Celtic myth.

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  • Naoise — [ Nʴaoiʴsʴe], auch Noísiu [ Noiʃu], ist der Name einer Sagengestalt aus dem Ulster Zyklus der Irischen Mythologie. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Mythologie 2 Siehe auch 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Naoise — m Irish Gaelic: name of uncertain derivation, borne, according to legend, by the lover of Deirdre, who was pursued and murdered by Conchobhar, King of Ulster. The story goes that after Naoise s death, Deirdre died of a broken heart …   First names dictionary

  • Naoise — In Irish mythology, Noíse or Noisiu (modern spelling: Naoise; Irish pronunciation: [ˈn̪ˠiːʃə]) was the nephew of King Conchobar mac Nessa of Ulster, and a son of Usnech (or Uisliu), in the Ulster Cycle. When Deirdre was born, Cathbad the druid… …   Wikipedia

  • Naoise — /nee see, nay /, n. Irish Legend. the husband of Deirdre and a nephew of Conchobar, by whom he was treacherously killed. * * * …   Universalium

  • Naoise — /ˈnisi/ (say neesee) noun (in Irish mythology) the husband of Deirdre, killed by Conchobar, his uncle …  

  • Naoise — /nee see, nay /, n. Irish Legend. the husband of Deirdre and a nephew of Conchobar, by whom he was treacherously killed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neesy O'Haughan — Naoise O Haughan, also known as Neesy, Ness and Nessie (1691–1720) was a highwayman in County Antrim, Ireland in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The wild rolling hills of Antrim Divis and Black Mountain provided an ideal environment for O …   Wikipedia

  • Deirdre — For other uses, see Deirdre (disambiguation). Deirdre (Irish pronunciation: [ˈdʲɛɾˠdʲɾʲə]) or Derdriu is the foremost tragic heroine in Irish mythology and probably its best known figure in modern times.[1] She is often called Deirdre of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Deirdre — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El lamento de Deirdre , dibujo de J. H. Bacon, circa 1905. Deirdre o Deirdru, cuyo nombre en gaélico significa dolor, es la heroína trágica por antonomasia de la mitología irlandesa. Su h …   Wikipedia Español

  • Conchobar mac Nessa — For other uses, see Conchobar (disambiguation). Conchobar[1] mac Nessa (son of Ness) was the king of Ulster in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. He ruled from Emain Macha (Navan Fort, near Armagh). Contents 1 Legendary biography 1.1 …   Wikipedia

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