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Welsh mythology

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 122. Chapters: King Arthur, Merlin, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Mabon ap Modron, Ambrosius Aurelianus, Annwn, Gofannon, Arianrhod, Gwydion, Vortigern, Mabinogion, Arawn, Historia Brittonum, Lleu Llaw Gyffes, Dylan ail Don, Gwyn ap Nudd,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 122. Chapters: King Arthur, Merlin, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Mabon ap Modron, Ambrosius Aurelianus, Annwn, Gofannon, Arianrhod, Gwydion, Vortigern, Mabinogion, Arawn, Historia Brittonum, Lleu Llaw Gyffes, Dylan ail Don, Gwyn ap Nudd, Taliesin, Pwyll, Math fab Mathonwy, Efnysien, Branwen, Amaethon, Manawydan, Blodeuwedd, Pryderi, Gilfaethwy, Olwen, Culhwch, Nisien, Elen, Teyrnon, Afallach, Euroswydd, Gwern, Ysbaddaden, Hafgan, Matholwch, Gwythyr ap Greidawl, Cigfa, Hefeydd, Gronw Pebr, Goewin, Elffin ap Gwyddno, Gwyddno Garanhir, Hu Gadarn, Bran the Blessed, Madoc, Welsh Triads, List of films in which Merlin appears, Peredur, Thirteen Treasures of the Island of Britain, Flag of Wales, List of legendary kings of Britain, The Book of Three, Welsh mythology in popular culture, Raven in mythology, Red Book of Hergest, Celtic Otherworld, Culhwch and Olwen, Four Branches of the Mabinogi, Preiddeu Annwfn, Welsh Dragon, Book of Taliesin, Three Welsh Romances, Branwen ferch Llyr, Cad Goddeu, Pwyll Pendefig Dyfed, Manawydan fab Llyr, Celliwig, Giants, Beli Mawr, Glewlwyd Gafaelfawr, Twrch Trwyth, Rowena, Llefelys, Hunting of Twrch Trwyth, Catigern, Morfran, Coraniaid, Llech Ronw, Awen, Trojan genealogy of Nennius, Hueil mab Caw, Wasteland, Dwynwen, Edern ap Nudd, Cantre'r Gwaelod, Drudwas ap Tryffin, Caerdroia, Four Ancient Books of Wales, Menw, White Book of Rhydderch, Sanddef, Caer Sidi, Locrinus, Mallt-y-Nos, Prydain, Gwrhyr Gwalstawd Ieithoedd, Eufydd fab Dôn, Y Ladi Wen, Tegid Foel, Adar Rhiannon, Albanactus, Cymidei Cymeinfoll, Morfydd, Pair Dadeni, Merlin's Oak, Maylor Gawr, Morgen, Pen Rhionydd, Seithenyn, Afaon fab Taliesin, Contention of the Bards in Gwynedd, Goleuddydd, Dywel fab Erbin, Camber, Caradog ap Bran, Cath Palug, Gwyllgi, Englynion Gwydion, Iddog ap Mynio, Cyledr Wyllt, Madoc ap Uthyr, Penpingion, Hychddwn, Rhuawn Bebyr, Hyddwn, Bleiddwn, Cilydd, Eliwlod, Morgan Tud, Caer Dathyl, Idris, Tynged, Garwlwyd. Excerpt: King Arthur was a legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to Medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Romano-Celtic Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th century. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians. The sparse historical background of Arthur is gleaned from various sources, including the Annales Cambriae, the Historia Brittonum, and the writings of Gildas. Arthur's name also occurs in early poetic sources such as Y Gododdin. The legendary Arthur developed as a figure of international interest largely through the popularity of Geoffrey of Monmouth's fanciful and imaginative 12th-century Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of Britain). Some Welsh and Breton tales and poems relating the story of Arthur date from earlier than this work; in these works, Arthur appears either as a great warrior defending Britain from human and supernatural enemies or as a magical figure of folklore, sometimes associated with the Welsh Otherworld, Annwn. How much of Geoffrey's Historia (completed in 1138) was adapted from such earlier sources, rather than invented by Geoffrey himself, is unknown. Although the themes, events and characters of the Arthurian legend varied widely from text to text, and there is no one canonical version, Geoffrey's version of events often served as the starting point for later stories. Geoffrey ...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156622360

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