Taliesin


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Taliesin

(ˌtælɪˈɛsɪn)
n
(Biography) 6th century ad, Welsh bard; supposed author of 12 heroic poems in the Book of Taliesin
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These are Taliesin, or "Shining Forehead," and Merlin.
Taliesin is interesting because in a book called The Mabinogion, which is a translation of some of the oldest Welsh stories, we have the tale of his wonderful birth and life.
Except the History of Taliesin, all the stories in this book are translated from a very old manuscript called the Red Book of Hergest..
Its renovation by Anthony Puttnam, an apprentice of Wright's in the 1950s, highlights the original design of the building by the late William Wesley Peters, one-time son-in-law of Wright and one of the many architects who have carried on Wright's design principles through the work of Taliesin Associated Architects of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.
Two important factors in Drayton's pondering of this question were Taliesin and Merlin; Drayton shows himself quite interested in the two - or, more properly, three - bards.
(The other poets are Taliesin, Talhaearn Tad Awen, Blwchbardd, and Cian, whose works are unknown.) Aneirin's reputation rests on a single work, Y Gododdin, considered the earliest extant Welsh work, though preserved only in a manuscript known as The Book of Aneirin, which dates from about 1250.
He called it Taliesin, a Welsh word meaning "shining brow." Wright's buildings brought him fame as one of the giants of modern architecture and, despite few commissions from the late 1920s to the middle 1930s, when his buildings seemed to go out of style, at his death Wright was regarded as the greatest architect ever produced in America.
At Taliesin West, his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, he formed the Taliesin Fellowship, as a school where architects could come to work and learn.
He is accused of stabbing to death Ricky Best, 53, and 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche on a train on Friday.
STAFF from four McDonald's restaurants in North Wales joined forces with Flintshire Council to plant new trees and to help transform the Taliesin T nature reserve in Shotton.
Trivial issues exaggerated I FOUND the article about Taliesin Care Home (Echo, November 28) both insulting and upsetting.