May 10, 2020
The Religion of the Ancient Celts
Chapter 17: Tabu
J. A. MacCulloch
The Irish geis, pl. geasa, which may be rendered by Tabu, had two senses. It meant something which must not be done for fear of disastrous consequences, and also an obligation to do something commanded by another.
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geis, pl. geasa
The Destruction of Da Derga's Hoste
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