Welsh Mythology: The Mabinogion

I’ve just published a new edition of The Mabinogion in Modern English, a collection of four ancient Welsh tales, which is free to read. The first edition was available on Scribd, but I’ll be replacing it with a link to this new edition.

The Mabinogion is full of magic: illusions, giants, a cauldron that brings the dead back to life, a plate that anyone who touches becomes stuck to, and a living woman made of flowers. Many of the characters are supernatural beings, hiding behind a thin veneer of Christian euhemirization. Along with the Irish tales of the Sidhe, these legends are the primary source of our knowledge of the beliefs of the ancient Celts.

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About jimbelton

I'm a software developer, and a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and I blog about movies, books, and philosophy. My interest in religious philosophy and the search for the truth inspires much of my writing.
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