The Gododdin
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The Gododdin by O"Grady, Desmond

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Published by Dolmen Press in Dublin .
Written in English



  • Wales


  • Cattraeth, Battle of, Catterick, England, ca. 600 -- Poetry.,
  • Heroes -- Wales -- Poetry.

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Distributed in the U.S.A. by Humanities Press, Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

Statementa version [from the Welsh of Aneirin] by Desmond O"Grady ; ink paintings by Louis Le Brocquy.
LC ClassificationsPR6065.G7 G6
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4474497M
ISBN 100851053106
LC Control Number79301900

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The Gododdin Book of Aneurin I from The Four Ancient Books of Wales. This is the 'Gododdin'. Aneurin composed it. I Of manly disposition was the youth, Valour had he in the tumult; Fleet thick-maned chargers Were under the thigh of the illustrious youth; A shield, light and broad, Was on the slender swift flank, A sword, blue and bright. Y Gododdin book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Aneirin, the sixth century Welsh poet, is reputed to have been one of a /5. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Grady, Desmond, Gododdin. Dublin: Dolmen Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. An excellent multi-essay volume which walks through a variety of viewpoints by some of the foremost scholars of the period. The book is well organized and the essays each pack their own punch, making it a thoroughly enjoyable read as well as a much-needed update to the field of Gododdin scholarship/5.

The Gododdin: the oldest Scottish poem [Jackson, Kenneth Hurlstone] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Gododdin: the oldest Scottish poemCited by: Review: The Gododdin: The Oldest Scottish Poem User Review - Michael Murray - Goodreads. Traditional tale of battling and clashing and crashing. Back when Wales reached all the way to central Scotland, when they spoke Welsh in Edinburgh-to-be.4/5(1). A poem called the Gododdin was composed by Aneurin sometime around AD, but the poem of that name preserved in a 13th century manuscript probably had a history of oral and scribal transmission, and will have undergone changes. Here, Koch establishes the historical context, investigates the process of the poem's transmission and restores the text to its original form.4/5(1). Y Gododdin is the earliest surviving Welsh poem. While the manuscript in which it is preserved, commonly called the Book of Aneirin, dates to the 13th century, it is generally agreed that it preserves a much older text. It is a series of elegies for the men of the Gododdin, who died at a battle in Catraeth — now thought to be Catterick in.

Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aneirin. Gododdin. Felinfach: Llanerch, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. The Gododdin Revisited. by. Tim Clarkson, University of Manchester. This essay is a review of the contextual sections of John Koch's The Gododdin of Aneirin, published in by the University of Wales Press. The book has been long-awaited and is likely to be regarded as very controversial.   Surviving in just one thirteenth-century manuscript, Cardiff MS – commonly called the Book of Aneirin (Welsh: Llyfr Aneirin) – Y Gododdin is generally believed to originate from a much earlier date (I’m classing it as the earliest Arthurian reference, but this blog post could just as happily sit with the other 13thC material that.   The Gododdin (Y Gododdin) is a gathering of poems forming part of the Llyfr Aneirin, the book of lays attributed to the Welsh bard written text has been dated to .