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The Transformations of the Ninth Century

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The chapter deals with two major changes: the first was in Gwynedd, where a new dynasty took power in the person of Merfyn Frych, a dynasty that derived from the Isle of Man and would endure until ... More


Irish Vernacular Influence on the Earliest Medieval Welsh Literature

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that solid evidence of Irish influence on Welsh literature starts with the ninth‐century ‘brain drain’ of Irish scholars. The discussion covers the Cambridge Juvencus manuscript, ... More


Two Ninth‐Century Writers

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the early‐ninth century the Historia Brittonum gives us some idea of how a North‐Welsh cleric might see the history of his people and its relations with neighbouring peoples and with the Romans. ... More


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