Dechtere

Dechtere
(Deichtine)
   Sister of Conchobar and mother of Cú Chulainn in Celtic myth.

Who’s Who in non-classical mythology . . 2014.

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  • Conchobar —    In Celtic myth he was the child of Fathach and Nessa and the brother of Dechtere. On the death of his father his mother persuaded the then King of Ulster, Fergus, to allow her son to occupy the throne for a year, at the end of which time the… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Cú Chulainn —    In Celtic myth one of the greatest heroes of the Ultonian Cycles. His mother was Dechtere, the sister of King Conchobar of Ulster. The accounts of his youth have a certain resemblance to that of Hercules but this is in all probability due to… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Deichtine —    See Dechtere …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

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