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Welsh Legends and Myths By Graham Watkins
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A collection of eighty Welsh legends, gathered from across Wales. Previously published in five volumes as ‘Legends and Myths from Wales’. Learn how the Temptress of Cilgerran tricked her... More > husband, the truth of the French invasion, why there is a Prince sleeping in caves deep beneath Carreg Cennen Castle, the secret of Culver Hole and why Twm Shon Cati is known as the Welsh Robin Hood. Discover the story of Dafydd Gam and how he got his name, why the Men of Harlech were so valiant and the reason King Tewdrig wanted to save his kingdom. Learn the incredible story of Merthyr and its Iron Masters. These are just a few of the stories told in these pages. Many of them are based on factual events. Some have mythical roots, but all are entertaining.< Less
The Legend of the Welsh Caves at DeSoto Falls By Janice Price-Gattis
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The Legend of the Welsh Caves at Desoto Falls is very interesting and entertaining. It is a story about a Welsh Prince who is believed by many to have discovered America in 1170, which is over 300... More > years prior to Christopher Columbus. It is not common knowledge to the average American. You will definitely enjoy this story, and find yourself looking for more information about Welsh Prince Madoc. All pictures are in color which enhances the book.< Less
The Legend of the Welsh Caves at DeSoto Falls By Janice Price-Gattis
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The Legend of the Welsh Caves at Desoto Falls is very interesting and entertaining. It is a story about a Welsh Prince who is believed by many to have discovered America in 1170, which is over 300... More > years prior to Christopher Columbus. It is not common knowledge to the average American. You will definitely enjoy this story, and find yourself looking for more information about Welsh Prince Madoc.< Less
Legends of King Arthur Through the Ages By Colin Bradshaw-Jones et al.
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There are more stories about King Arthur than you ever knew. Some of them may even be true. This massive collection spans the centuries of Arthurian legend. We are taken back to the sixth century in... More > ‘A Time Before Tales’ by Colin Bradshaw-Jones. This controversial tale gives one possible explanation for a real Arthur. We are then transported to the medieval ‘Kilhwch and Olwen’ from The Mabinogion, translated by Lady Charlotte Guest. The story can lay claim to be one of the earliest written Arthurian romances in any language. Finally, Sir James Knowles gives us the epic collection which most closely resembles the King Arthur we know today, and which forms the largest portion of the book; ‘And as they prayed, there was seen in the churchyard, set straight before the doorways of the church, a huge square stone having a naked sword stuck in the midst of it. And on the sword was written in letters of gold, "Whoso pulleth out the sword from this stone is born the rightful King of Britain."’< Less
The Mabinogion By Anonymous
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This edition features a modern bibliography to help today's student of the text. The term "Mabinogion" was invented by Lady Charlotte Guest in the 19th century and refers to her collection... More > of eleven prose narratives taken from a variety of medieval Welsh manuscripts. The Welsh prose tales were written down in the Middle Ages but are tales that retell earlier pre-Christian tales of Celtic mythology featuring heroes and Gods such as Rhiannon, Branwen, Pwyll and Lludd. Some of the narratives also feature Arthur and may represent source material for the Arthurian legend that is earlier than Geoffrey of Monmouth or Chretien de Troyes.< Less
Bulfinch's Mythology By Thomas Bulfinch
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Explore the mythology behind books like those in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series with the ultimate guide to myths and legends! Discover the original stories of Perseus, Hercules, Pegasus,... More > the Oracles, the Labyrinth, and the Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, and demigods. Includes Arthurian, Asian, Nordic, and French myths and legends.< Less
Fy Ngwlad - My Country: A Cycle of Six Symphonic Poems By Dafydd Bullock
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Fy Ngwlad: My Country .... Six Symphonic Poems: Meinir, Climeri, Dolbadarn, Y Chwarel, Owain Glyndwr and Talaith, celebrating, evoking or lamenting Welsh history, landscape and legend. Each work is... More > available seperately. Please contact me directly regarding parts.< Less
Fy Ngwlad - My Country: A Cycle of Six Symphonic Poems By Dafydd Bullock
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Fy Ngwlad: My Country .... Six Symphonic Poems: Meinir, Climeri, Dolbadarn, Y Chwarel, Owain Glyndwr and Talaith, celebrating, evoking or lamenting Welsh history, landscape and legend. Each work is... More > available seperately. Please contact me directly regarding parts.< Less
Seeking the Red Dragon By Michael James Arkinstall
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The beautiful land of Wales is filled with ancient stories, myths and legends. When Wendy Bloggs and her family take a short break from their home in the Midlands to visit her Welsh pen friend... More > Samantha, she takes the opportunity to try and find out all about the Red Dragon on the Welsh flag. The two girls get on famously and have a fun and exciting time exploring Pembrokeshire and the ancient kingdom of Dyfed. They don’t find a dragon, but the whole family fall in love with the country and, on returning home, Wendy produces a fantastic assignment that is the envy of her English classmates. This funny and informative story is ideally suited to all children of late primary school age, who will easily identify with the exploits of Wendy and her family as they travel from the big city and experience a totally different way of life.< Less
Seeking the Red Dragon By Michael James Arkinstall
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The beautiful land of Wales is filled with ancient stories, myths and legends. When Wendy Bloggs and her family take a short break from their home in the Midlands to visit her Welsh pen friend... More > Samantha, she takes the opportunity to try and find out all about the Red Dragon on the Welsh flag. The two girls get on famously and have a fun and exciting time exploring Pembrokeshire and the ancient kingdom of Dyfed. They don’t find a dragon, but the whole family fall in love with the country and, on returning home, Wendy produces a fantastic assignment that is the envy of her English classmates. This funny and informative story is ideally suited to all children of late primary school age, who will easily identify with the exploits of Wendy and her family as they travel from the big city and experience a totally different way of life.< Less