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Morrigan, The

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(great queen). Irish.

A triplicity of Valkyries (see Badb, Macha, and Nemain ), exalting in battle frenzy, chaos, and the gore of slaughter. She/they have a particular role in being the Choosers of the Slain; selecting, severing from the body, and guiding to the afterworld the spirits of fallen warriors. She has, however, many and diverse aspects and functions. She has been closely associated with water in general, and rivers in particular. She seems in this latter aspect to be a chooser of the slain as well, in that she is seen by those whose fate it is to die in an upcoming battle as a crone, washing their clothing beside a river. See also Morgan le Fay, for a late version.

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Louis le Brocquy, “Raven (Morrigan),” The Tain (1969), full plate, p
Louis le Brocquy, “Raven (Morrigan),” The Tain (1969), full plate, p. [98]. Reproduced by kind permission of the artist.
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founding mothers Ruth Kadish and Pat Morrigan.
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The Morrígan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Morrigan is a goddess of battle, strife, and fertility.
The Morrigan, the Celtic Goddess of Death
The Morrigan's major form is of an old woman, wrapped in a cape of black raven feathers.
Morrigan
Mar 3, 1997 The Morrigan is a goddess of battle, strife, and fertility.
Entrance to the shrine of Morrigan, Morrigu, Morgane, Morrighan
Morrigan
Morrigan is one of the most complex figures in Irish mythology, not the least due to her genealogy.