Gods of the Brythons CT041

Gods of the Brythons CT041

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The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911) Chapter 6: The Gods of the Brythons by J. A. MacCulloch In this chapter, J A McCulloch looks at the nature and origin of the Welsh, Brythonic Gods as seen mainly in the Mabinogion.   Names Used in this Section Taliesin Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Britonum Professor Anwyl Dyfed and Gwent Anglesey Gwynedd Pryderi, Branwen, and Gwydion Kulhwych Dôn Llyr Branwen Matholwych Evnissyen Bran Caswallyn, son of Beli Rhiannon Manawyddan Llwyt Gwawl Nissyen Penardim Eurosswyd Llyr Marini Cordelia Lludd Llawereint Creiddylad Alloid Nodons Black Book of Caermarthen Y Werydd M. Loth Manannan Diarmaid Bendigeit Vran Urdawl Ben Cernunnos Uthr Ben Urien, Bran, and Uthr Yama Brennus Belinus Lludd and Caswallawn Caradawc Prydein Mr. Nutt Brangwaine Tristram Ynys Bronwen Gwydion, Gilvæthwy, Amæthon, Govannon, and Arianrhod Dylan and Llew Tuatha Déa Govannon (= Goibniu) Llew (= Lug) Gwydion Gilvæthwy Goewin Arawn, king of Annwfn Llew Llaw Gyffes Blodeuwedd Gronw Math Hen Gweir Amæthon amæth Battle of Godeu Dr. Skene Lám fada Curoi's wife, Blathnat ruddroawc Govannon and Gavida (Goibniu) Dylan Eil Ton Eil Mor Havgan Teyrnon Gwri Rigantona Tigernonos Pen Annwfn Dream of Maxen Lludd, Caswallawn, Nynnyaw, and Llevelys Cassivellaunus Gweirydd Lodens Lamargentios Caer Ludd (London) Glastonbury Tor Hanes Taliesin Tegid Voel Creirwy, Morvran, Avagddu Morvran Porcus Troit (the Twrch Trwyth) Igerna Dream of Rhonabwy March, son of Meirchion Merlin, or Myrddin Viviane Kei Gwenhyvar (Guinevere) Mabon Nantlle Brigantia, Brigit; Belisama Camulos Belatucadros, Cocidius, Corotiacus, Barrex, and Totatis Anextiomarus Arvalus, Mogons   Religion of the Ancient Celts can be found on Sacred Texts. You can find out more about J. A. McCulloch on Wikipedia. Try the Celtic Myth Podshow for a dramatic re-telling of the Tales and Stories of the Ancient Celts at http://celticmythpodshow.com or in Apple Podcasts. Our theme music is "Gander at the Pratie Hole" by Sláinte.  You can find their music on the Free Music Archive.
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The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911) Chapter 6: The Gods of the Brythons by J. A. MacCulloch In this chapter, J A McCulloch looks at the nature and origin of the Welsh, Brythonic Gods as seen mainly in the Mabinogion.   Names Used in this Section Taliesin Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Britonum Professor Anwyl Dyfed and Gwent Anglesey Gwynedd Pryderi, Branwen, and Gwydion Kulhwych Dôn Llyr Branwen Matholwych Evnissyen Bran Caswallyn, son of Beli Rhiannon Manawyddan Llwyt Gwawl Nissyen Penardim Eurosswyd Llyr Marini Cordelia Lludd Llawereint Creiddylad Alloid Nodons Black Book of Caermarthen Y Werydd M. Loth Manannan Diarmaid Bendigeit Vran Urdawl Ben Cernunnos Uthr Ben Urien, Bran, and Uthr Yama Brennus Belinus Lludd and Caswallawn Caradawc Prydein Mr. Nutt Brangwaine Tristram Ynys Bronwen Gwydion, Gilvæthwy, Amæthon, Govannon, and Arianrhod Dylan and Llew Tuatha Déa Govannon (= Goibniu) Llew (= Lug) Gwydion Gilvæthwy Goewin Arawn, king of Annwfn Llew Llaw Gyffes Blodeuwedd Gronw Math Hen Gweir Amæthon amæth Battle of Godeu Dr. Skene Lám fada Curoi's wife, Blathnat ruddroawc Govannon and Gavida (Goibniu) Dylan Eil Ton Eil Mor Havgan Teyrnon Gwri Rigantona Tigernonos Pen Annwfn Dream of Maxen Lludd, Caswallawn, Nynnyaw, and Llevelys Cassivellaunus Gweirydd Lodens Lamargentios Caer Ludd (London) Glastonbury Tor Hanes Taliesin Tegid Voel Creirwy, Morvran, Avagddu Morvran Porcus Troit (the Twrch Trwyth) Igerna Dream of Rhonabwy March, son of Meirchion Merlin, or Myrddin Viviane Kei Gwenhyvar (Guinevere) Mabon Nantlle Brigantia, Brigit; Belisama Camulos Belatucadros, Cocidius, Corotiacus, Barrex, and Totatis Anextiomarus Arvalus, Mogons   Religion of the Ancient Celts can be found on Sacred Texts. You can find out more about J. A. McCulloch on Wikipedia. Try the Celtic Myth Podshow for a dramatic re-telling of the Tales and Stories of the Ancient Celts at http://celticmythpodshow.com or in Apple Podcasts. Our theme music is "Gander at the Pratie Hole" by Sláinte.  You can find their music on the Free Music Archive.
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