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The Four Branches of the Mabinogi: Epic Stories, Ancient Traditions (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends) (Paperback)

The Four Branches of the Mabinogi: Epic Stories, Ancient Traditions (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends) By J.K. Jackson (Editor), Shân Morgain (Introduction by) Cover Image
By J.K. Jackson (Editor), Shân Morgain (Introduction by)
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A popular collection of ancient Celtic myths from Wales, with Arthurian tales, and part of a grand tradition that links Irish, Scottish and European culture.

The ancient Mabinogi is a great world literature, and fascinating Celtic mythology. Centuries of oral storytelling worked up its intricate art, delighting every generation of all ages. The Guest translation from Middle Welsh is the most well-loved, in this new edition with expert introduction by Shân Morgain. Featuring war, love, politics, enchantment, and destiny, with companion tales telling the earliest King Arthur. Brave heroes, dangerous villains, and strong, unforgettable women struggle with classic challenges we know today.

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About the Author

Jake Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books on mythology and folklore. Related works include studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature.

Shân Morgain is an international Mabinogi expert. She writes from two perspectives: academic scholar (Swansea University), and priestess (House of the Goddess, London). Her ‘Mabinogi Study’ website with its acclaimed ‘Mabinogi Bibliography’ has been nominated to the UK Web Archive as 'an important part of Wales’ documentary heritage'.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781839649936
ISBN-10: 1839649933
Publisher: Flame Tree 451
Publication Date: November 22nd, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends