CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

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FINTAN

Picture of FINTAN from our Celtic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Celtic fabulous creature

Also known as SALMON-OF-KNOWLEDGE

The Salmon of Knowledge.

Where did he get his knowledge? From pootling around an NECHTAN’s Well of Inspiration. Where did the Well get its inspiration? From the Hazel Nuts of Knowledge which overhung the Well.

Just a moment — there is a hazel tree just outside in our garden at the Hub of the Universe. How is it doing? What is that squirrel doing giving me a very rude gesture? Why is there not a single nut in sight?

What happened to FINTAN? He was burnt to a knowledgeable crisp thanks to FINEGAS, and gobbled down by FINN-MACCOOL.

FINTAN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : FINTAN
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : fabulous creature
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : SALMON-OF-KNOWLEDGE
Popularity index : 9965
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Article last updated on 15 August 2009 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "FINTAN: fabulous creature from Celtic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Aug. 2009. Web. 22 August 2014.

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