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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
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Story of the Celts: The Celts Today
The Celts Today [ 40 ] The Celts, and Celtic peoples, are alive and well today. Celtic culture is well documented and preserved, and there are millions of people on different continents who make it a point to identify with that culture. In Ireland Irish...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Gods of Ancient Wales and the Celtic Britons
A common temptation is to think that civilization reached Great Britain through the vehicle of Roman occupation. But Celtic civilization existed in Britain centuries before the Latins' arrival, and before the Celts, societies existed in Britain sophisticated...
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

Welsh Poetry is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Welsh Poetry books and related discussion.

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Anapaestoid Meter in Welsh Poetry
Anapaestoid Meter in Welsh Poetry. Toby D. Griffen.
Opening up the Archives of Welsh Poetry: Welshness and
The Welsh Poems
Selected PoemsPoetry Wales Press, 1987. Make — Galloping Dog, 1990. Cheng Man Ching Variations — Writers Forum, 1990.
Oral Tradition in Medieval Welsh Poetry: 1100-1600
Oral Tradition, 18/2 (2003): 192-193. Oral Tradition in Medieval Welsh Poetry: 1100-1600. Dafydd Johnston.
Ling 103 Welsh poetry
Rhymes in Middle Welsh poetry. The Gododdin [godoDin] is the oldest known poem in the Welsh language.

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Eisteddfod medalist speaks up to defend Welsh art
by Our Correspondent, Western Mail PEOPLE who wouldn't dream of criticising Welsh poetry are happy to voice their opinions on Welsh art, according to the winner of the National Eisteddfod's fine-art gold medal.
Meet the Welsh theatre and comedy talent heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Welsh poetry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search. Welsh poetry may refer to poetry in the Welsh language, Anglo-Welsh poetry, or other poetry written in Wales or by Welsh poets .
Famous Welsh Poets and Poems
A List of Famous Welsh Poets includes Poems and Biographical information of the most Famous Welsh Poets. Read and Enjoy Poetry by Welsh Poets.
Medieval Welsh Poetry
In early Welsh poetry, lines are reckoned not by syllables but by feet.
The Welsh Poetry Competition - international Anglo-Welsh poetry
The Welsh Poetry Competition ::: www.welshpoetry.co.
Gwenllian's Poetry Primer
The Welsh have long been regarded as superb poets, and with reason.

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