Armes Prydein (Vawr)‘The prophecy of Britain’

  • Old Welsh
  • verse
  • Medieval Welsh poetry


Medieval Welsh poetry




Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Williams, Ifor [ed.], Armes Prydein: The Prophecy of Britain. From the Book of Taliesin, tr. Rachel Bromwich, Mediaeval and Modern Welsh Series 6, Dublin: DIAS, 1972.

Secondary sources (select)

Sims-Williams, Patrick, “The early Welsh Arthurian poems”, in: Bromwich, Rachel, A. O. H. Jarman, and Brynley F. Roberts (eds.), The Arthur of the Welsh. The Arthurian legend in medieval Welsh literature, Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages 1, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1991. 33–71.
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C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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