Kestrel's Nest

Celtic Studies - Translations

Here it is my intent to place translations that I have done from the original Welsh or Irish. Some will be prose and some poetry. I hope you find them rewarding as they are something of an adventure for me!

 

Welsh

The Four Branches of the Mabinogi
Pedair Cainc y Mabinogi

The First Branch - Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet

Part One Pwyll and Arawn

The Fourth Branch - Math uab Mathonwy

Part One Goewin

 

Culhwch ac Olwen

The oldest Arthurian tale

Part One Culhwch's birth and enchantment, and his journey to his cousin Arthur.

Part Two The Arthurian Court List and the Search for Olwen.

Part Three Culhwch is given his tasks. The quest begins.

Part Four The Quest continues. Hunting the Twrch Trwyth. Culhwch gains Olwen.

 

Dafydd ap Gwilym

Y Llwynog - The Fox

 

Irish

The Ulster Cycle of Tales

ScÚla Mucce Meic Dathˇ - The Story of Mac Dathˇ's Pig

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