Giraldus Cambrensis


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Giraldus Cambrensis

(dʒɪˈrældəs kæmˈbrɛnsɪs)
n
(Biography) literary name of Gerald de Barri. ?1146–?1223, Welsh chronicler and churchman, noted for his accounts of his travels in Ireland and Wales
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The exact date of the foundations is unknown, but it is is thought the medieval building that existed on the site was once owned by Giraldus Cambrensis, also known as Gerald of Wales, Archdeacon of Brecon from 1175 -- 1203.
Historians from the UK discuss the origins of the Geraldine dynasty; the role of Giraldus Cambrensis in shaping the self-image of the family; the importance of the Geraldines as conquerors, castle-builders, and colonizers; the dynastic ramifications of the family; the rebellious reputation of the first earl of Desmond; and the execution in 1468 of his great-grandson, the seventh earl of Desmond.
He points out that 'Irish' music has been clearly identifiable for at least three centuries, most visibly through Moore's Irish Melodies, but beyond that to Neal's 1724 collection and even as far back as Giraldus Cambrensis' Topographica Hibernia of 1188.
The statues depict St David, Hywel Dda, Buddug-Boadicea, Llewelyn ein Llyw Olaf-Llewelyn the last Prince, Harri Tewdwr-Henry VII, Esgob Morgan, William Williams, Pantecelyn, Dafydd ab Gwilym, Giraldus Cambrensis, Owain Glyndwr and Sir Thomas Picton.
The 12th-century Welsh historian Giraldus Cambrensis, or Gerald of Wales, described it as being "fixed amongst a barbarous people" due to the regular attacks made on the priory by the local Welsh population.
In charting the reappearances of these historic figures in modern texts, Ulin takes Giraldus Cambrensis's account in The History of the Conquest of Ireland as the persistently dominant, even monolithic, narrative of the period.
"Marvels of the West: Giraldus Cambrensis and the Role of the Author in the Development of Marginal Illustration." In English Manuscript Studies.
Medieval clergyman and chronicler of his times Giraldus Cambrensis referred to the floating island on his journey through Wales in 1188.
One of such persons is Giraldus Cambrensis who posted his or her view on September 1, 2006 in Western Resistance website to severely and irrationally criticize and condemn Malaysia.
Por sus paginas pasan las ideas politicas de San Agustin, el papa Gelasio, San Gregorio Magno, San Isidoro, Juan de Salisbury, Helinaldo de Froidmont, Giraldus Cambrensis y Gilbert de Tournai.
MANORBIER CASTLE Its quiet coastal location overlooking the sandy beach caused Gerald the Welshman (Giraldus Cambrensis) to describe Manorbier Castle as "the pleasantest spot in all of Wales".
735); the ambitious cleric Gerald, self-styled Giraldus Cambrensis, Gerald of Wales (d.