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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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.
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.
Marvels of the West: Giraldus Cambrensis and the Role of the Author in the Development of Marginal Illustration.
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.
In Topographia Hiberniae, Giraldus Cambrensis identified the skill of Irish harpers and the musicality of the Irish people as being the sole redeeming characteristics of an otherwise barbaric race.
Giraldus Cambrensis also speaks warmly of him, both as grammarian and as"having been the pre-eminent literary figure in our times" (in literatura nostris diebus precipuus erat).
735); the ambitious cleric Gerald, self-styled Giraldus Cambrensis, Gerald of Wales (d.
Giraldus Cambrensis and Gerald ofWales), Ranult Higdcn, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Cardinal Thomas Wolsey.
Giraldus Cambrensis (Gerald the Welshman) was on a recruitment drive for 'a crazed adventure in the Middle East', while John Leland was driven mad by his 'topographical audit'--a frantic attempt to catalogue the great Tudor libraries that became a mission to map the kingdom itself.