Lon lait

Irish - The light of battle. This is the light said to shine round or from the head of a great warrior in battle. It was often observed when Cuchulainn was roused to fury. A similar phenomenon is said to have shone from Achilles during the Trojan War when he retrieved the body of his friend Patroclus who had been killed by Hector. . Also called Lon lait, riastradh, riastradh or riastarthae.

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