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                                                                                                                                                                 Seanchus of Celtic Ireland - 6

                                                                                                                                                                            2957 BC - 2649 BC 

2957 BC This was to be the actual beginning of recorded Hebrew / Habiru history, and with all of the begetting that was going on 10.Noah had been born to 9.Lamech and was by now well aware that the Great Flood was going to occur in the near future and he advised his three sons from Titea, 11.Shem (Semites), 11.Ham (Hamitic), 11.Japheth (Aryans ), and also their half - brother, 11.Bith of the coming calamity. (11.Bith was to eventually fall out with 10.Noah and later on die in Ireland doing his own thing). In the meantime, 10.Noah went about preparing his Ark in readiness for the coming catastrophic event that he was definite was to soon occur around 2900 BC, but he was to refuse a place in the Ark to the last mentioned son, 11.Bith, informing him that the Ark was "No ship for robbers and thieves." (11.Bith had gone against all he had previously taught him of the One Almighty God, and had set up an idol and worshipped it instead, but despite this 11.Bith and his daughter, 12.Cessair had been made aware of the forthcoming calamity). Along with 12.Cessair's husband, Fintan, who was a son of Bochra, and their companion Ladra, who was to act as their navigator, they began building a boat of their own to ensure that they too were to be able to survive should the calamity proposed by 10.Noah actually come about.

     When their smaller vessel was completed 12.Cessair's group were to sail around in it for 7 years, until 40 days before the Great Flood occurred when they were to land on the coast of Ireland at Dun na mBarc near Bantry in Southern Munster, and along with the 3 men and the 3 women, Ceasair, Burran and Balva, there were by now 50 other female passengers on board their ship. Once on the main land they proceeded to where the Rivers, Suir, Nore and Barrow join up below Waterford where the  3 men divided the women into 3 groups, with Ladra somewhat upset with his unequal portion of Balva and only 16 of the women, and the result of this was that he decided to leave the overall group and headed further south with his allotment, where he was to soon die, within a very short period of time. This was caused by either an excess of female company, or the result of a severe injury to his buttocks, involving an oar, that had previously occurred during the voyage to Ireland. Meanwhile 11.Bith had also taken his daughter's companion, Bairrfhind, and another 16 of the women among his group, while Fintan, 12.Cessair's husband, took her and the other 16 women in his group. Balva and the other women returned to Ceasair and Fintan after being informed of the death of Ladra, distributed the other women with 11.Bith finishing up with 25 each, and 11.Bith then took his group and headed north were he too also soon met his end at Sliabh Beatha a mountain straddling Co. Fermanagh and Co. Monaghan. (All of the women then returned to the company of 12.Cessair, and Fintan, who on realising that he was now overburdened with so many women left the group altogether and went to Tul Tuinde (The Hill of the Wave) / Aradh / Ara near Loch Deirgheire / Derg, which was a part of the River Shannon between Killaloe in Co. Clare and Portumna  in Co. Galway were he was eventually to become the lone survivor in Ireland from the original group, as 40 days after they had initially arrived the Great Flood occurred. He died at Feart Fintain / Fintain's Grave. Ceasair and the women went to Cuil Ceasra where she died  and was interred there in Carn Ceasra.

    Prior to the Great Flood occurring, 10.Noah had finished the Ark and accommodated his other 3 sons, 11.Shem (Semites) 11.Ham (Hamitic) and 11.Japheth (Aryans) who was to be the one who would be the most consequential in Irish History. 11.Japheth was to produce 7 sons of his own, and included among these was to be his second eldest son, 12.Magog, from whom all the Scythian Celts of Ireland were to claim as their original direct male line ancestor. 12.Magog is mentioned in the Christian Bible where he has no descendants listed at all, although some of his brothers do, and at that early period in time the Celts would have had no other way of gaining this knowledge, only personally and directly. (The Hebrew / Habiru Torah and the Christian Bible were not to be completely begun to be compiled until after 70 AD when the Romans were to capture Jerusalem and destroy most of the Jewish Third Temple and abolish the Jewish high priesthood and their Sanhedrin).

2900 BC. The period of the Great Flood as recorded in the future on stone tablets in 1646 BC - 1626 BC.

       10.Noah gave to 11.Shem Asia within the Euphrates to the Indian Ocean and he was to be the father of 12,Cham, 12.Assur, 12.Arphaxad / Arpachshad, 12.Lud and 12.Aram. 12.Assur was to found Nineveh / Assyria whose kingdom was to last 1413 years, and 11.Shem was to be the direct male ancestor of all  the Hebrews.

        To 11.Ham he gave Syria, Arabia and Africa and his sons where 12.Chus / Cush the male line ancestor of the people of Egypt and Libya, and he had a son, 13.,Nimrod who held Babylon, Erech and Accad from where he was to go to Assyria and build Nineveh,  12.Mesram, / Medes, 12.Phut and 12.Canaan. 11.Ham was to be the direct male line ancestor of the Fomorii / fogh - plundering / muir - sea / Sea Pirates who were mainly to be set up on Tory Island off the north - coast of Co. Donegal in the north - west of Ireland from where they would continue to harass all of the various Scythian Celts who came into Ireland in the future,

      To 11.Japheth he gave the rest of Asia beyond the Euphrates together with Europe to Gades / Gadhir / Cadiz which was later founded by the Phoenicians who were great traders. He had 15 sons with which he divided Europe and part of Asia including. 12.Gomer who became the direct male line ancestor of the Ashkenazi, Riphath and Togarmah and possibly the main ancestor of the Celts / Keltoi / Gallati / Galli. His son, 13.Thogarma, is the direct male line ancestor of the Phrygians and Armenians. 12.Madai who became the direct male line ancestor of the Madeans / Medes, 12.Jaiban / Javan / Iauan the direct male line ancestor of the Greeks and Ionians, 12.Thubal who was the father of 13.Iber the direct male line ancestor of the Iberes / Iberi /  Iberians / Spania (full of rabbits) Spanish of Iberia on the River Ebro known to the Romans as Hispania / Espaine. 12.Mosoch / Meshech and 12.Thiras / Tiras the direct male line ancestor of the Thracians.

       12.Magog whose son was 13.Baoth received Scythia / Central Asia and both were to be the direct male line ancestors of the Scythian Gaelic aristocratic warrior Celts who were to eventually control Ireland. 13.Baoth was not involved with the descendants of 11.Shem and 11.Ham in building the Tower of Babel, and his son, 14.Phoeninsa Farsaidh / Feniusa Farsa was to be the 1st King of Scythia who would invent letters and become the ancestor also of the Feine / Phoene, including the Phoenicians and the Gaelic / Gaodhilg Celts. He would also set up a school in the Valley of Shinar / Magh Senaar where his second son, 15.Niall / Niul would teach the different languages after the mayhem that was to follow on from the intended construction of the Tower of Babel, and become the father of 16,Gael / Gaodhal Glas the direct male line ancestor of the Gaels.

   The result of all of this begetting was that the Assyrian Empire was to last for 1413 years, the Babylonian Empire for 222 years, the Medo - Persian Empire for 222 years, the Greek / Macedonian Empire 187 years,  the Roman Empire 1,229 years and the Gaelic Milesian Empire in Ireland for 2,870 years until 1,172 AD.

2760 BC The Tower of Babylon was o be constructed 140 years after the Great Flood.

2750 The town of Nineveh was to be constructed 150 years after the Great Flood.

2685 BC Belus reigned, who was a son of Nimrod 215 years after the Great Flood.

          All of the  Aryan Scythian / sciot (arrow) predecessors of the Irish Celts were to arrive in a particular order into Ireland over a very prolonged period of time, and all as individual Septs / Family branches who were to claim descent from 12.Magog. In order of arrival they are known today as the Scythian Partholonians, the Scythian Nemedians and their descendants the Scythian Tuatha De Danann and the Celtic Scythian Teutonic Fir Bolg, the Scythian Gaels, the Scythian Cruthin Picts, the Scythian Celtic Laigin / Lin / Spear People in the 4th Century BC, and the Scythian Feni around 100 AD. Of these the most successful Celts to arrive were to eventually be the Gaels, known also then as the Feni, from 14.Feinias / Phoeniusa Farsaidh, the 1st King of Scythia, who had his territory previously in what had been Scythia above the Black Sea, who was a direct male line grandson of 12.Magog. (This was to be another reason for the Irish Rebels against the British Imperialism oppression in Ireland later on being known as the Fenians.) The later influx of the Feni into Ireland from the Continent in the 1st Century AD was to be due to the ongoing Roman campaigns being carried out against the Celts there in Gaul, (Castile and Portugal against the Gaels, and in France against the Belgae), which at that time was to take in parts of Spain and most of France. All of these Celtic tribes were to claim descent through 12.Magog, and also through 3 of his other sons, 13.Baabhhad / Baabh, 13.Baoth / Iobath (Ancestor of the Gaels) and 13.Fathnachta / Fathochta the ancestor of the Partholonians, and the Nemedians who were to be the direct male line ancestors of 3 further evolving Septs, the Nemedian Teutonic Fir Bolg also known as the Belgae, the Nemedian Britons / Brythons and the Nemedian Tuatha De Danann.

           Breccan, who was a son of Partholon, was to originally set out towards Inis Ealga / Ireland before his father, but he was to be drowned when his ship was caught in an eddy known now as Coire Breacan, which is situated between Ireland and Scotland. 

 2600 - 2565 BC  Partholon / Bartholinus, from the Muintir Phartholain, who was a descendant of 13.Fathnachta was to be the aristocratic warrior leader of the first of the Aryan Scythians who were to become generically known as the Partholonians, who were to came into Ireland. He and his followers had been forced to flee from Scythia as he had killed his mother, and his father Sera, in his own Country while attempting to gain overall control there for himself. Tait, his brother, is the direct male line ancestor of Paim the direct male line ancestor of Aduam Bau - the Scythian Greek who was to become the father of Nemedh / Nemedius who would later be the leader of the second group of Aryan Scythians, also generically known then as the Nemedians, who would also come into Ireland. Nemedh would in the future also become the direct male line ancestor of 3 separate groups of people who would later become known as the (1) Scythian Teutonic Fir Bolg / Belgae Nemedians in Ireland, (2) the Scythian Nemedian Britons / Brythons in Briton / Albion. and (3) the Scythian Nemedian Tuatha De Danann Septs / Family branches in Ireland who would during their time seem to have outstanding magical qualities, and as such they would come to represent the Little People or Fairies in Ireland.

     The original influx of the Scythian Partholonians into Ireland was to occur on the 1st May, the beginning of the Celtic Season of the Festival of Beltaine / Bealtaine, which was the first day of Summer. 24 males and 24 females were to initially arrive into Co. Kerry in the south - west of the Munster Province via Macedonia in Greece, under the leadership of Partholon. Among these were his 3 sons, Slainge, Laighlinne and Rory / Rudhraidhe, and their wives, Dealgnat, Nerbha, Ciochbha and Cerbnad. Also among them was Bacorb Adhra the first recorded teacher in Ireland who was an Ollamh (poet / bard) to Partholon himself, while Muncnican and Meran were his Champions. Among his companions also was Samaliliath the first recorded person to introduce ale into Ireland, Capa the first recorded doctor, Luasad a builder and Laighne a fisherman.

     The Partholonians were to settle at Inis Saimer in Co. Donegal in the Ulster Province and at Ben Edair / The Hill of Howth in Co. Dublin in the north - east of Southern Leinster. They soon found that  they were to come constantly under attack in Ireland from another distinct individual People who were also descended from 10.Noah, to be known generically as the Hamitic Fomorii / Fomorians / plunder - fogh / muir - sea who had come from Lybia / Gethulia in North Africa. They were of large stature and were builders in stone and were situated along the northern coastal regions of Ulster, in Co. Antrim at the Giant's Causeway, Co. Derry, Co. Donegal, and also nearby in the north - west in the Connacht Province in Co. Leitrim, Co. Sligo and Co, Mayo. Although they had arrived earlier on, they did not really settle on the mainland. for as Sea Rovers / Sea Pirates the Fomorii were to have their main base in the Atlantic Ocean on Tory Island / Tor Inis / The Island of the Tower where they had Tor Conaing / Conang's Tower, off the coast of Co. Donegal in the north - west of the Ulster Province. The Fomorians had originally come from the African coast, and they claimed their original direct male line descent from 11.Ham, another of the 3 sons of 10.Noah who were with him on the ark, but they also traced their ancestry from another recent ancestor Domnu, from whom Indech their King at that time was to be descended. (11.Ham had been a brother to 11.Shem the direct male line ancestor of the Semites, but more importantly in regard to Ireland they had also been 2 brothers to 11.Japheth the direct male line ancestor of the Scythian Celts through his second son, 12.Magog. (The Fomorians due to their sea faring occupation and position were never to be in any great numbers, but they were to persist to occupy the fortress on Tory Island for many Centuries and were to be very destructive in their nature. They would continue to hang around the perimeter of Ireland creating intermittent conflict with all of the consecutive Scythian Celtic inhabitants who were to come into Ireland, well into the future). Despite the ongoing Fomorian harassment the Partholonians were able to increase their numbers in Ireland over the years that lie ahead during their particular time of occupation. On their arrival, Ireland was to only be composed of the one plain (The Plain of Elta), which was treeless and grassless, with 3 lakes and 9 rivers, but over the 3 Centuries that lie ahead they would clear 3 more plains and 7 new lakes / lochs would appear due to the ever - changing climatic conditions in Ireland.

     Ten years after the Partholonians came into Ireland, Cical Grigenchosach - the Footless, one of the Hamitic Fomorian Chiefs, who was a son of Goll - of the One Eye, the son of Garbh - the Rough, along with his mother, Lot, arrived onto the mainland of Ireland in 4 ships with 800 of their warriors composed of 200 men and 600 women, as the women too in earlier times also fought and died beside their men, and led sections of their armies. The battle that then occurred between the Partholonians and the Fomorii was to last a week, and the Partholonians were to be victorious, as Partholon was able to kill their leader, Cical - the Footless during the conflict. (This plain were it happened would become known in later times as the Plain of 35.Ithe / Sleamhnai Magh Ithe.) Partholon who had his residence on an island in the River Saimer / River Erne and Loch Erne / Loch Saimer in the Ulster Province, was later to die on the Liffey Plain near Dublin in Co. Dublin in the north - east of Southern Leinster.

2471 BC 20.Abraham / Abram had been born as a Prince of Ur, who decended from 10.Noah's oldest son, 11.Shem and he had been taken out of Babylonia by his father, and settled in Hebron in Canaan. (As an individual, 20.Abraham was to have an altogether different outlook to his fellow Sumerians.) He was to set in motion a new religion, for that period in time, which was totally opposed to his Sumerian upbringing, as it was based on two beliefs, One God, and Life after Death. His personal philosophy and religious conviction, would then be continued on mainly through his grandson, 22.Jacob, who was to be known later on also as 22.Israel, and who was to become the leader of his particular Sept / Family branch of the Hebrews, who were then also much later to evolve into the Israelites. Over time with their internal struggles also they would evolve once again later still into the Jews due to their then existing territory of Judah named for one of 22.Jacob's 12 sons. 20.Abraham's older son, 21.Ishmael whose mother, Hagar was to be an Egyptian, was to become the ancestor initially, after the birth of Christianity in the 1st Century AD, firstly of the Semitic Arab Christians in the 1st Century AD, and then later on in the 7th Century AD of the Semitic Arab Muslims. 20.Abraham was to become the Hebrew / Habiru leader of one of many Semitic groups, and eventually was to go against the generic thinking of that period of many gods, and with his personal firm belief in One Almighty God he was to cross the Syrian Desert to well and truly make his way into World History. He was to become the Father of Many Nations, as the ancestor of the particular Semites who were at first to evolve into the Hebrews, then around 1800 BC into the Israelites, and around 950 BC the Jews of the kingdom of Judah, which was to come to an end around the early 7th Century BC. Many of the early Christians in the 1st Century AD, were to then also evolve from the Jewish and Arab peoples, and then much later still in the early 7th Century AD came the evolving Arab Muslims. 20.Abraham later moved permanently to Canaan in the Middle East, were he established his new religion based on the One True God and replaced human sacrifice with animal sacrifice, and his grandson, 22.Jacob (He who fights for God / YHWH), was to develop his religious commitment further in the One True God, 

  

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