Luchtaine?

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Luchtaine?

Postby MPutnam » 17 Apr 2012, 03:16

I've been doing some new research on celtic deities in an attempt to build my knowledge and find a god to help keep me safe while working with carpentry. I came across the name Luchtaine as a descendant of the Tuatha de Dannan and I'm quite interested in learning more about him. I know that he is the patron of woodworking and wheel making and is the brother of Gofannon and son of Brighid.
Does anyone know more about him or his myths?
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Re: Luchtaine?

Postby DaRC » 21 Apr 2012, 10:03

I don't think there's much about apart from mentioning his name a couple of times.
e.g.http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/cml/cml11.htm

However, he is part of a triune of Gods which means it might be worth looking at the Lugus (sometimes depicted with 3 faces) and thus also Lugh / Llew.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lugus
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Re: Luchtaine?

Postby MPutnam » 21 Apr 2012, 17:39

Thank you DaRC!
I wonder, he is often listed as one of Bighid's three sons (Luchtaine, Credhne, and Gofannon) and the three are in turn called the Tri' De'e Da'na, maybe as a triple god? Just a thought, maybe something to be meditated upon
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