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Welsh folk-lore

Elias Owen

Welsh folk-lore

a collection of the folk-tales and legends of North Wales.

by Elias Owen

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Wales.,
    • Legends -- Wales.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1896 ed. published by Woodall, Marshall, Oswestry, Eng.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR150 .O8 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 359 p.
      Number of Pages359
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5416040M
      ISBN 100883054876
      LC Control Number73007915

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Owen, Elias. Welsh folk-lore. Felinfach: Llanerch, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. He wrote under several pen names. His works include: A Book for the Winter Evening Fireside (), One Poor Girl: The Story of Thousands (), British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (), Rambles and Studies in Old South Wales () and Studies of Assassination ().

      Welsh Folk-Lore: A Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales, Being the Prize Essay of the National Eisteddfod, Revised and enlarged by the author. Owestry and Wrexham: Woodall, Minshall, and Company, This digital text is presented by the Internet Archive. Rhys, John. "Welsh Fairy Tales." Y Cymmrodor. Vol. 4 (), pp. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions! A Fantasy, Short Story Collection Classic By Wirt Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

      Chapter VI: The Folklore of the Wells luvat integros accedere fontes.-LUCRETIUS. IT is only recently [a] that I heard for the first time of Welsh instances of the habit of tying rags and bits of clothing to the branches of a tree growing near a holy well. British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions Wirt SIKES ( - ) The British Isles, in particular Wales, are renowned for legend and folklore.


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Welsh Folk-lore is almost inexhaustible, and in these pages the writer treats of only one branch of popular superstitions.

Ancient customs are herein only incidentally referred to, but they are very interesting, and worthy of a full description. Superstitions associated with particular days and seasons are also omitted.

Folk-Lore of West and Mid-Wales Contents Love customs, etc. -- Wedding customs -- Funeral customs -- Other customs -- Fairies and mermaids -- Ghost stories -- Death portents -- Miscellaneous beliefs, birds, etc. -- Witches and wizards, etc.

-- Folk-healing -- Fountains, lakes, and caves -- Welsh folk-lore book traditions. Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales by Elias Owen.

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Download a free audio book for yourself today!Author: Elias Owen. Traditions and folklore of Wales by Ben Johnson. Wales is a country steeped in tradition.

Even the Methodist revival in the 18th century, whose stern Puritanism banished the ancient Celtic traditions, was unable to stamp out all remains of their traditions. Today the old tales are kept alive by the Welsh speakers. There are an estimatedWelsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales - Kindle edition by Owen, Elias.

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Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book /5. He wrote under several pen names.

His works include: A Book for the Winter Evening Fireside (), One Poor Girl: The Story of Thousands (), British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (), Rambles and Studies in Old South Wales () and Studies of Assassination ().Cited by: 8.

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The Mabinogion is based upon a 14th century manuscript known as ‘Red book of Hergest’. The work is a collection of eleven tales of early Welsh literature and draws upon the mystical word of the Celtic people intertwining myths, folklore, tradition and history.

Welsh Folk-Lore. During his years as a school inspector, Owen travelled throughout the diocese visiting and inspecting schools. As explained in the preface to Welsh Folk-Lore: It was his custom, after the labour of school inspection was over, to ask the clergy with whom he was staying to accompany him to the most aged inhabitants of their parish.

Chapter II Classification of Welsh Fairies. General Designation--Habits of the Tylwyth Teg--Ellyllon, or Elves--Shakespeare's Use of Welsh Folk-Lore--Rwli Pugh and the Ellyll--Household Story Roots--The Ellylldan--The Pooka--Puck Valley, Breconshire--Where Shakespeare got his Puck--Pwca 'r Trwyn--Usual Form of the Pooka Story--Coblynau or Mine Fairies--The Knockers--Miner's Superstitions.

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The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Surviving ancient books Much of the early pre-Christian mythology and legends can still be seen in the surviving medieval literature of Wales, such as the Book of Taliesin, and the Book of Aneirin and the Mabinogion of the Red Book of Hergest, the White Book of sources of Welsh mythology and legend are poems such as Cad Goddeu (The Battle of the Trees) and texts such as.

British Goblins, written indoes a good job at its stated purpose- collecting and loosely categorizing Welsh Folklore of every category, ranging from the reasons behind certain customs and superstitions of daily life, to descriptions and associated stories of various faeries, goblins, and giants, to descriptions of apparitions and the view of the afterlife, to more fantastic things, like /5.

In British Goblins () Wirt Sikes, the United States consul to Cardiff from todescribes the mythology and legends of Wales, a land steeped in folklore.

(Considering its geographic focus, why the book is not simply called Welsh Goblins remains a mystery.) The first section of the book concerns the fairies, which are known as “y Tylwyth Teg” in Welsh, meaning the fair folk or.

WELSH FOLK-LORE A COLLECTION OF THE FOLK-TALES AND LEGENDS OF NORTH WALES BEING THE PRIZE ESSAY OF THE NATIONAL EISTEDDFODBY THE REV. ELIAS OWEN, M.A, F.S.A. PREFACE To this Essay on the "Folk-lore of North Wales," was awarded the first prize at the Welsh National Eisteddfod, held in London, in Welsh folklore and mystical tales.

Explore our rich heritage of Welsh myths and legends. From the tale of two dragons to a story about Gelert the faithful hound, there's something magical for everyone. This book presents detailed overview of British goblins, Welsh folk-lore, fairy mythology, legends and traditions.

Incuded are folk tales about mountain and lake fairies, changelings, fairy rings, fairy and ancient mythology, and the classification of Welsh fairies. The Mabinogion is a collection of tales taken from medieval Welsh manuscripts.

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