Gaedheal Glas

Irish - A supposed ancestor of the Irish. Son of Niul and Scota. He is described as the grandson of Fenius, a man who was present at the building of the Tower of Babel, and the grandfather of Sru. He was bitten by a serpent and was saved from an agonising death when Moses touched him with his rod. He was said to have brought the Stone of Destiny, formerly Jacob's Pillow, from Egypt to Ireland. Sometimes identified as Gaedheal Glas, Gadelius, Gadelius, Gael, Gael, Gadheal, Goidel, Goidel or Gaedheal.

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