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Mabinogion

(ˌmæbɪˈnɒɡɪən)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) the Mabinogion a collection of Welsh tales based on old Celtic legends and mythology in which magic and the supernatural play a large part
[from Welsh mabinogi instruction for young bards]
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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.
One of the stories in The Mabinogion, the story of King Ludd, takes us back a long way.
"King Ludd," we are told in The Mabinogion, "ruled prosperously and rebuilt the walls of London, and encompassed it about with numberless towers.
In five of the stories of The Mabinogion, King Arthur appears.
The Mabinogion, translated by Lady Charlotte Guest.
She was named Luned, after a character in the Mabinogion, following a social media vote.
THE MABINOGION. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Sioned Davies.
The vivid artwork showcases the mythical past of Wales, inspired by The Mabinogion.
The vivid artwork showcases the mythical past of Wales, inspired by The Mabinogion; the ancient oral stories of Wales which were written down in the Middle Ages.
Llew Jones in Welsh and drawing on the Welsh fairy traditions and stories from the Mabinogion, this version is translated from the Welsh, yet still maintains the lilt of the original when spoken aloud.
Divided into Q&A, the text introduces the basics of primitive theology by ethnicity, as with Welch rhymer Taliesin and the Mabinogion, Pele and Hawaiian creation lore, and the prototypical trickster and White Buffalo Woman among the North American Sioux.