Culhwch ac Olwen

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Culhwch ac Olwen

    Classification

    Mabinogion
    • Sources

    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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] Bromwich, Rachel, and D. Simon Evans (eds.), Culhwch and Olwen: an edition and study of the oldest Arthurian tale, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1992.
    [ed.] Foster, Idris Llewelyn, Rachel Bromwich, and D. Simon Evans (eds.), Culhwch ac Olwen, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1988.
    [tr.] Davies, Sioned [tr.], The Mabinogion, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
    [tr.] Ford, Patrick K., The Mabinogi and other medieval Welsh tales, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977.
    Translation
    [tr.] Jones, Gwyn, and Thomas Jones (tr.), The Mabinogion, Everyman’s Library 97, 2nd ed., London: Dent, 1974.
    85–121
    [tr.] Gantz, Jeffrey (tr.), The Mabinogion, Penguin Classics, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976.

    Secondary sources

    Roberts, Brynley F., “Culhwch ac Olwen, the triads, saints' lives”, 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. 73–95.
    Rodway, Simon, “The date and authorship of Culhwch ac Olwen: a reassessment”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 49 (Summer, 2005): 21–44.
    Edel, Doris, Helden auf Freiersfüßen. 'Tochmarc Emire' und 'Mal y kavas Kulhwch Olwen'. Studien zur frühen Inselkeltischen Erzähltradition, Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afd. Letterkunde N. R. 107, Amsterdam, 1980.
    Edel, Doris, “The Arthur of Culhwch and Olwen as a figure of epic-heroic tradition”, Reading Medieval Studies 9 (1983): 3–15.
    Edel, Doris, “The catalogues in Culhwch ac Olwen and insular Celtic learning”, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 30 (1983): 253–267.
    Ford, Patrick K., “A highly important pig”, in: Matonis, A. T. E., and Daniel F. Melia (eds.), Celtic language, Celtic culture: a festschrift for Eric P. Hamp, Van Nuys, California: Ford & Bailie, 1990. 292–304.

    Petrovskaia, Natalia, Medieval Welsh perceptions of the Orient, Cursor Mundi 21, Turnhout: Brepols, 2015.
    [II/ch 4] “Speaking of India: Alexander, Culhwch, and Peredur”
    Lambert, Pierre-Yves, “Réflexions sur Kulhwch ac Olwen”, in: Hily, Gaël, Patrice Lajoye, and Joël Hascoët (eds.), Deuogdonion: mélanges offerts en l’honneur du professeur Claude Sterckx, Publication du CRBC Rennes 2, Rennes: Tir, 2010. 381–392.
    Bollard, John K., Companion tales to the Mabinogi: legend and landscape of Wales, Llandysul: Gomer Press, 2007.
    Davies, Sioned [tr.], The Mabinogion, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
    “How Culhwch won Olwen”
    Hazekamp, Annemarie, “Social roles in selected medieval Welsh prose tales”, PhD thesis: University College Dublin, 2007.
    Rodway, Simon, “The date and authorship of Culhwch ac Olwen: a reassessment”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 49 (Summer, 2005): 21–44.
    Sturzer, Ned, “The purpose of Culhwch and Olwen”, Studia Celtica 39 (2005): 145–167.
    de Bernardo Stempel, Patrizia, “Continental Celtic ollo: early Welsh (h)ol(l), Olwen, and Culhwch”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 46 (Winter, 2003): 119–129.
    Edel, Doris, “The catalogues in Culhwch ac Olwen and insular-Celtic learning”, in: Edel, Doris, The Celtic west and Europe: studies in Celtic literature and the early Irish church, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001. 248–263.
    Edel, Doris, “The Arthur of Culhwch ac Olwen as a figure of epic-heroic tradition”, in: Edel, Doris, The Celtic west and Europe: studies in Celtic literature and the early Irish church, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001. 239–247.
    Mac Cana, Proinsias, “Notes on the English edition of Culhwch and Olwen”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 29 (Summer, 1995): 53–57.
    Bromwich, Rachel, and D. Simon Evans (eds.), Culhwch and Olwen: an edition and study of the oldest Arthurian tale, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1992.
    Roberts, Brynley F., “Culhwch ac Olwen, the triads, saints' lives”, 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. 73–95.
    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.
    Watkins, T. Arwyn, “Constituent order in the negative declarative sentence in the White Book version of Kulhwch ac Olwen”, in: Matonis, A. T. E., and Daniel F. Melia (eds.), Celtic language, Celtic culture: a festschrift for Eric P. Hamp, Van Nuys, California: Ford & Bailie, 1990. 247–252.
    Ford, Patrick K., “A highly important pig”, in: Matonis, A. T. E., and Daniel F. Melia (eds.), Celtic language, Celtic culture: a festschrift for Eric P. Hamp, Van Nuys, California: Ford & Bailie, 1990. 292–304.
    Sims-Williams, Patrick, “The Irish geography of Culhwch and Olwen”, in: Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, Liam Breatnach, and Kim R. McCone (eds.), Sages, saints and storytellers: Celtic studies in honour of Professor James Carney, Maynooth Monographs 2, Maynooth: An Sagart, 1989. 412–426.
    Gowans, Linda, Cei and the Arthurian legend, Arthurian Studies 18, Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 1988.
    11   [2] “Culhwch and Olwen: ‘A wondrous gift had Cei’”
    Foster, Idris Llewelyn, Rachel Bromwich, and D. Simon Evans (eds.), Culhwch ac Olwen, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1988.
    Edel, Doris, “The Arthur of Culhwch and Olwen as a figure of epic-heroic tradition”, Reading Medieval Studies 9 (1983): 3–15.
    Edel, Doris, “The catalogues in Culhwch ac Olwen and insular Celtic learning”, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 30 (1983): 253–267.
    Edel, Doris, Helden auf Freiersfüßen. 'Tochmarc Emire' und 'Mal y kavas Kulhwch Olwen'. Studien zur frühen Inselkeltischen Erzähltradition, Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afd. Letterkunde N. R. 107, Amsterdam, 1980.
    Ford, Patrick K., The Mabinogi and other medieval Welsh tales, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977.
    Gantz, Jeffrey (tr.), The Mabinogion, Penguin Classics, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976.
    Jones, Gwyn, and Thomas Jones (tr.), The Mabinogion, Everyman’s Library 97, 2nd ed., London: Dent, 1974.
    Loth, J., “Mélanges: Sur un passage du Mabinogi de Kulhwch et Olwen”, Revue Celtique 11 (1890): 495–496.
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    Loth, J., “Mélanges: Le llechwaew gallois et le lia láimhe irlandais”, Revue Celtique 10 (1889): 354–357.
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