Abarta was of the main Gods of the Tuatha De Dannan, who ruled Ireland until they were overcome by the Milesians. He was ruler over the power of Jealousy and Teamwork.
His name means "Doer of Deeds", he was an ambitious and mischievous God. He was the son of the King Tir Tairngire (Land of Promise), also he was the father of the unnamed beloved of the warrior Cael. He was also know as "Performer of Feast", but he wanted more.
Some sources believe he wanted to be a Chief Warrior, but thanks to his cruel and mischievous nature, he was not able to achieve this. There are not many myths about him, but he is know for tricking some of Fianna's Elite Warrior:
The myth says that one day, the God appeared at Raith Amu on Allen Hill, where the camp of Fion Mac Cumhaill was located, his goal was to join the Fianna's Warrior Elite.
To get close to the camp without being recognized, he pretended to be a lazy man that was looking for a job, no one knows why, but Fion Machired him as Giolla Deacair (Lazy Servant).
After some time, as a sign of good will, the God gave the Elite Warriors a magical gray horse (which he also used to teleport him, caused him invisibility, and gave him the power to see prophecies). But the horse never moved when a warrior got on him.
Finally, when the fourteen warriors got on top of the horse's powerful back, and the trickster God mounted with the warriors, was when the magical horse broke into a gallop and took them to the Otherworld.
Fion Mac, with the help of Faruach, a magician, and the best tracker in Ireland, Foltor, was able to save his warriors, arriving into the Otherworld on a magic ship.
Some believe that the God tricked the warriors, in order to help him to defeat a rival Chieftain, and this way, he finally could become a chief warrior himself.
As a reward for the help, Abarta not only sent the fourteen warriors and Fion Mac back to Earth, but also fourteen of his most beautiful women on the gray magical horse, among with his beautiful daughter, Tasha of The White Arms, which was holding the horse's tail.
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