Druids, Bards & Witches

Calatin

 

Name:  Calatin Cailitin Calatín

 

Title: 'Dana' The Bold

 

Profession:  Magician Sorcerer

 

Queen:  Medb

 

King:  Ailill

 

Province:  Connaught

 

Associated Sites: Cruachan Cuailnge 

 

Sons: Twenty-Seven

 

Daughters: Three

 

Grandson: One

 

Enemies:  Cúchulainn

Calatin served Queen Medb of Connaught.  He had twenty seven sons and one grandson who were killed by Cúchulainn during the Cattle Raid of Cooley (Táin Bó Cuailgne).   His three daughters then vowed revenge for the murder of their father and brothers.   They were sent to study magic in Scotland and Babylon.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Calatin

Calatin and Cúchulainn

The Death of Cúchulainn

The Pillow-Talk of Medb and Ailill

 

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