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I don't even know where to begin with this article. As it is now it is thus:
In the Celtic mythology of Wales and Cornwall ('Insular Brythonic mythology'), Govannon (Welsh) was the son of Danu and Beli or Brigid and Tuireann. He killed his nephew, Dylan, not knowing who he was. He was a smith god who created magical swords for the Tuatha de Danaan, along with Credne and Luchtainel. He was also a god of alcohol; his beer gave the drinker immortality.
Alternative: Govannan, Gofannon, Goibniu (Irish)
Well, for one thing Danu, Beli, Brighid and Tuireann *do not* exist at all in Brythonic mythology, those are Gaelic (Irish, Scottish and Manx Celtic) names. Figures with cognate names probably exist in Brythonic mythology, though, but the mythology it's self is also probably different. The Tuatha De Danaan are also from Gaelic mythology, there is the "Plant Don" in the Brythonic material which may be the Brythonic version inherited from some common Celtic past, but I don't know how it fits in exactly. There needs to be made a difference in all of Wikipedia between Gaelic and Brythonic mythologies (both are Celtic) which are similiar but they are not the same.--220.127.116.11 22:02, 2 Jan 2005 (UTC)
- I would not merge the articles between Wales and Ireland, but each should be expanded and connection to the mythology of the place/region it belongs to Goldenrowley 22:00, 9 September 2006 (UTC)