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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
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
The Story of Brân the Blessed
Brân was a Welsh god of the underworld whose eminence is most often associated with his the "Wonderful Head." Though he could present himself as a principal of battle, Brân was also a patron on bards, minstrels, and musicians. He was huge, colossal....
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

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Suggested News Resources

The full transcript of Eddie Jones' astonishing attack on the 'illegal' Welsh
England coach Eddie Jones has raised the stakes ahead of Saturday's Six Nations decider against Wales with a series of remarkable accusations aimed at the Welsh scrum. Jones fired back at Robin McBryde's warning about Joe Marler's questionable ...
How Gareth Davies pulled off the biggest win in Welsh rugby history
This was around the hour mark of that oh-so-important Rugby World Cup match at Twickenham last September. With Billy Vunipola and Richard Wigglesworth receiving attention for injuries, a Welsh huddle was formed. Davies, the Wales scrum-half, spoke.
Labour's North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner candidate courts Welsh
David Taylor, Labour's candidate in North Wales , revealed he has met the Chair of Cymdeithas yr Iaith, Jamie Bevan, and agreed to a proposal from the organisation to convene a Welsh language committee across the justice sector in North Wales if he is ...
This is how the Welsh Libs want you to help them stop Ukip
In many regional seats across Wales the choice for the fourth seat is between Ukip and the Welsh Liberal Democrats. “That is the clear choice that many people must make. People who traditionally vote Plaid, Labour and Conservative need to lend their ...
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies argues a non-Labour Government is
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies is focused on the numbers – and he spies the chance to make history. Last year 407,813 people backed his party in the Westminster general election – more than the 401,677 who voted for Labour in the 2011 ...

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