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The Mabinogion
Welsh mythological prose finds its most enchanting breath in the Mabinogion, a collection of stories about the gods and goddesses of the Celtic Britons. More formally the work is known as the Four Branches of the Mabinogi. Although the full set of tales...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Gwynn ap Nudd
The Master of the Wild Hunt, the Welsh Guardian of the Dark Portals of the Underworld. He rode the Night in a flowing grey cloak upon a pale horse following his Hounds called Cwn Annwn (very large, white with red tipped ears). They would seek out and collect...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Arawn
Welsh Lord of Annwn, the underworld and realm of departed spirits. He makes a pact with Pwyll, to exchange places with him for one year, in order that Pwyll might defeat an enemy, King Hafgan. Though Arawn set no conditions upon the exchange, when the pact...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Shapeshifting in Celtic Myth
The theme of shapeshifting is found in Celtic myth regardless of the specific country one invesigates. Thoughout my studies of Celtic lore I have found that there were very specific reasons or circumstances for shapeshifting. These reasons fall into at least...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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An Alternative Interpretation of Preideu Annwfyn, lines 23-28
Haycock, '“Preiddeu Annwn” and the Figure of Taliesin', Studia Celtica, 18/19 401; Sarah L. Higley, 'The Spoils of Annwn: Taliesin and Material.
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ANNWN - Aeon ANNWN, die Anderswelt der inselkeltischen
ANNWN - Aeon. ANNWN, die Anderswelt der inselkeltischen Mythologie, war nach altem Glauben ein paradiesisches.
writing 2011 symposium 24th to 30th july 2011 at the university of
David Annwn and Thomas Ingmire will offer a daily springboard for all participants in the Symposium.
A B BH C D
ancarú, annwn-cawrúin-in - underworld, hell, demon realm ancarúinnen annwn - I. death, II. realm of the dead (→ hel); from *anhu = 'death', cf.

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Kehua! A Ghost Story by Fay Weldon – review
They happen to be Maori but could be Scottish kelpies or the Welsh Cwn Annwn. Not exactly malevolent, they gather in times of crisis to herd their extended family or tribe in what they think is the right direction.
„Sagenhaftes Spectaculum“ auf der Burgruine Dagstuhl
Nach der Eröffnung des Spectaculums um 19 Uhr bringen am Freitag ab 20 Uhr Annwn eine Auswahl keltischer, mittelalterlicher und religiöser Lieder zu Gehör.
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Feiern wie früher
Sabine Hornung an der Harfe tritt mit ihrer Gruppe Annwn am Freitagabend in Wadern auf. Foto: Heldmann Schon zum vierten Mal laden Ritter, Gaukler und Barden zur mittelalterlichen Feierei auf Burg Dagstuhl bei Wadern ein.

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Annwn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Annwn or Annwfn (Middle Welsh Annwvn, sometimes inaccurately written Annwyn, Annwyfn or Annwfyn) was the Otherworld in Welsh mythology.
Annwn
Mar 3, 1997 An underground Netherworld region found in Welsh legend.
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ANNWN | Mystic Folk
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PREIDEU ANNWN: "The Spoils of Annwn"
The Welsh word annwn, annwfyn is traditionally translated "otherworld," and is akin to some of the Irish worlds of the gods (Tír na mBéo, "Land of the Living," etc.

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