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Trioedd Ynys Prydein

The Triads of the Island of Britain

Fourth Edition

With a New Preface by Morfydd Owen

Distributed for University of Wales Press

Trioedd Ynys Prydein

The Triads of the Island of Britain

Fourth Edition

With a New Preface by Morfydd Owen
This critical edition of the classic Celtic text Trioedd Ynys Prydein has been long established as the standard. Based on a full collation of the most important manuscript sources, the earliest of which date to the thirteenth century, the book presents the full Welsh text accompanied by English translations and extensive notes, along with four detailed appendices. This new edition is thoroughly revised and features a new preface by Morfydd Owen.

576 pages | 6 x 9

History: British and Irish History


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Table of Contents

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION:

I. MANUSCRIPTS AND VERSIONS
II. ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF TRIOEDD YNYSPRYDEIN
Trioedd Ynys Prydein and Bardic Instruction
Trioedd Ynys Prydein and the Chwedlau
Trioedd y Meirch
Antiquity and Provenance

THE APPENDICES
TRIOEDD YNYS PRYDEIN:
TEXT, TRANSLATION AND NOTES
APPENDIX I. Enweu Ynys Prydein:
     The Names of the Island of Britain
APPENDIX II. Bonedd Gwyr y Gogledd:
     The Descent of the Men of the North
APPENDIX III. Tri Thlws ar Ddeg Ynys Prydein:
     The Thirteen Treasures of the Island of Britain
APPENDIX IV. Pedwar Marchog ar Hugain Llys Arthur:
     The Twenty-four Knights of Arthur’s Court

NOTES TO PERSONAL NAMES
ABBREVIATIONS
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
INDEX TO PLACES
INDEX TO TRIOEDD Y MEIRCH

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