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    • The Mabinogion

    • By: Charlotte Guest
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Mabinogion, the earliest literary jewel of Wales, is a collection of ancient tales and legends compiled around the 12th and 13th century deriving from storytelling and the songs of bards handed down over the ages. It is a remarkable document in many ways. From an historical perspective, it is the earliest prose literature of Britain. But it is in its drama that many surprises await, not least the central role of King Arthur, his wife, Gwenhwyvar, and his court at Caerlleon upon Usk.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Wonder Whose Origin is Unknown

    • By John on 07-28-17

    Regular price: $20.96

    • Mabinogion, the Four Branches

    • The Ancient Celtic Epic
    • By: Colin Jones, Lady Charlotte Guest
    • Narrated by: Colin Jones
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    The Mabinogion is a collection of tales, told over generations, recorded in two manuscripts; Llyfr Coch Hergest ( The Red Book of Hergest) and Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch ( The White Book of Rhydderch). Translated into English by Lady Charlotte Guest, they contain a large number of tales from the Welsh storytelling tradition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audio is the best way to hear these stories!

    • By Mary H. on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $14.95