Historia Gruffud vab Kenan‘The history of Gruffudd ap Cynan’

  • Middle Welsh
  • prose
  • Welsh literature
Middle Welsh translation of an earlier Latin biography of the life and career of Gruffudd ap Cynan, king of Gwynedd (r. 1081-1137).
  • Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 17
  • Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 267
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Vitellius C ix
  • Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Llanstephan MS 150
  • Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Panton MS 2
  • Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Panton MS 266
  • Middle Welsh
prose (primary)
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Welsh literature

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Gruffudd ap CynanGruffudd ap Cynan (c. 1055–1137) – king of Gwynedd (1081–1137)
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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.] Evans, D. Simon, A mediaeval prince of Wales: the life of Gruffudd ap Cynan, Felinfach, Lampeter: Llanerch, 1990.
[ed.] Evans, D. Simon, Historia Gruffud vab Kenan, Cardiff: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru, 1977.
[ed.] [tr.] Jones, Arthur, The history of Gruffydd ap Cynan: the Welsh text with translation, introduction and notes, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1910.
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