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Seintiau Cymru, Sancti Cambrenses

A volume of essays containing a wealth of new research on different aspects of literature concerning saints in Wales, hagiography, poetry and genealogy. Seintiau Cymru, Sancti Cambrensis: Astudiaethau ar Seintiau Cymru, Studies in the Saints of Wales has been edited by David Parsons and Paul Russell, and is published by the University of Wales Centre…

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Our first text is published online!

This is ‘Canu i Gadfan’ (a song for Cadfan), an extensive poem (178 lines) sung by Llywelyn Fardd about 1150. It is the earliest of three poems composed by twelfth-century Welsh poets to the saints: ’Canu Tylisio’ by Cynddelw Brydydd Mawr and ‘Canu i Ddewi’ by Gwynfardd Brycheiniog will appear shortly on the website. ‘Canu…