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.

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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