The Kymry; Their Origin, History, and International Relations

The Kymry; Their Origin, History, and International Relations

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...save translations. Such is the Book of the Anchoret of Llanddewibrevi, Llyvr yr Ancr, a free rendering of the Elncidarins of S. Anselm, which in the manner of a catechism gives on the whole an admirable breviate of dogmatic Theology. Also, in the fourteenth century, Davydd Ddu of Hiraddug, a priest, produced a very poetical version of the Offtce of the blessed Virgin. The department of Law is fairly represented by the Code of Howel Dda, A.D. 926, which deals with the 2. Law, Medicine, minutest details of the civil and social life of the centuries their ambition was confined to the 1. Theology. successful assertion of their national independ Grammar, Agriculture, Geography, History. Kymry. Medtctne is occupied by the Physicians of Myddvai in Caermarthenshire, Rhiwallon and his three sons, A.D. 1230; of whose work I supplied a correct transcript for the latest edition at Llandovery. A treatise called Kato Kymraeg, 'the Welsh Cato, ' probably by Walter Mapes, relates to Agrtculture. Geography is rudely sketched in Delw'r Byd, a translation of a popular work, the Imago Mundi. The eastern travels of a Venetian friar, Odrigo da Pordenone, were rendered into Welsh by Sir Davydd Vychan of Glamorgan as 'Taith y brawd Odrig yn yr India, ' A.D. 1490. In 1270, Edeyrn Davod Aur or Golden-tongue published a Grammar under the sanction of the Welsh princes. History, in the infant form of chronicles and declamation, was supported in the seventh century by Gildas, Nennius, and Tysilio. Later on, A.D. 906, we have Asser of Menevia, the tutor of king Alfred and bishop of Sherborne. The Annales Kambriae occur in the twelfth century. Then in 1152, Brut y Brenhinoedd, the Chronicle of the British Kings, by Gruffydd ab Arthur, bishop of Llandav, better known as Geoffrey...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236586751
  • 9781236586759