Annwn


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Noun1.Annwn - (Welsh mythology) the other world; land of fairies
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
mythology - myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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The colourful wraparound design also features the stag slain by the ghostly hounds of Arawn, Lord of Annwn, and the crown known as the harbinger of death throughout the legends.
Pero de hecho, ambos poetas se refieren a lo que los celtas denomina Annwn o preexistencia; el origen mismo del origen que cantara Gorostiza.
His first volume of poetry, O Annwn i Geltia won the poetry category at the Book of the Year Awards in 2013, and he has just published a new volume of poems, Bylchau.
A version of this is told in the Mabinogion tale of Pwyll, who changes places for a year with Annwn, the Lord of the Otherworld, and undertakes, as one of Annwn's ritual tasks, an annual fight with Hafgan (Summer Song) for the possession of Creiddylad, the Maiden of Spring.
Most interesting is the section on the (hell-)Hounds of Annwn, which have reappeared in contemporary culture in both Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying and as a guild in the online computer game World of Warcraft.
David Annwn has observed that Mackay Brown's poetry wants "to catch up the people of the Orkneys in all their diversity, to celebrate and preserve, in islands where the conditions of humankind stand out in stark relief.
30pm) Heno, byddwn yn teithio o Geltia i Annwn ac o Fangor i Fae Caerdydd.
Shepherd of Greekland Harrower of Annwn Freer of the Waters Chief Physician, and Dux et pontifex.
La mesa estaba servida: una actriz capaz, Maria Bello, en el rol de Adele, una madre que lucha por sobrellevar la perdida de su hija Sarah (Sophie Stuckey); una historia ambientada en la costa agreste de Gales que involucra la nocion de Annwn, la tierra de los muertos de la mitologia celta a la que los vivos pueden acceder en cuerpo o espiritu.
Instead, she believes she's trapped in Annwn, the Welsh version of Hell (and you thought that was Rhyl), her place taken by the mysterious Ebrill who's turned up at the cottage, despite the fact that she's supposed to have died in a mass cult suicide 50 years earlier.
David Annwn asked women poets about their perception of Bunting.
Their Welsh counterparts were red-eyed Gwyllgi, the Dog of Darkness, and Cwn Annwn, the Dogs of Hell.