Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr; First Edition/First Printing edition (October 1993)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
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a suite and dialogue of the literary, place-name and archaeological fabrics relating giants in Wales and the Marches, the textual content comprises 3 uncomplicated registers: stories and fabrics approximately place-names containing Welsh "cawr" or "cewri", or English "giant"; stories and fabrics for place-names with linked substantial traditions; and stories and fabrics linked to own names of giants. The preface incorporates a dialogue of the linguistic, inscriptional and literary fabrics of Gaulish "cavar" and an outline of the Welsh fabrics. there's additionally a brand new textual content and translation of Sion Dafydd Rhys's 34-folio bankruptcy on giants from his 16th-century prose defence of Geoffrey of Monmouth's "Historia". nationwide Grid and Cantref/Shire cross-indexes to all basic and secondary place-names within the learn were supplied, and a Stith Thompson motif-index for Welsh giants can be incorporated.