Events

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Summer Conferences 2019

Past and present members of the project team were busy presenting papers at several international conferences this summer. The project organised three full sessions at Leeds International Medieval Congress on 1 July 2019, amounting to nine papers in all, by past and present members of the project team: I: Welsh Saints in Wales Barry James…

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Gloucester Abbey and the Lives of the Welsh Saints

The project arranged an afternoon of talks in the Chapter House at Gloucester Cathedral on 3 November 2018. The importance of Gloucester as the focus of the collection of traditions relating to saints in Wales has long been recognised, and the inclusion of the Lives of Cadog, Gwynllyw, Padarn and others in the Cotton Vespasian…

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Ninth Bangor Colloquium on Medieval Wales

At the colloquium on 20 October 2018 Martin Crampin will give a paper on ‘The Imaging of Saints in Medieval Wales’, and Ann Parry Owen will deliver a Keynote Lecture on ‘Cain awen gan awel bylgaint – Canu Beirdd y Tywysogion i Gadfan, Tysilio a Dewi’ (Fine poetic inspiration brought by the dawn breeze: the Poets of…

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The Saints of Llandaff

The project team visited Llandaff Cathedral on 11 November 2017, resuming our visits to places around Wales to share new research underway on the project. The speakers were David Parsons, Ben Guy, Paul Russell and Martin Crampin. The talks ranged across church dedications to Dyfrig, Teilo and Euddogwy (the three Welsh saints associated with the…

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Stories of the Saints at the National Library of Wales

‘The Cult of Saints in Wales’ research project at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, has been engaged in the editing and translating of medieval Welsh saints’ Lives, poetry addressed to the saints, and saintly genealogies. As this project draws to a close, an exhibition of medieval and early…