Mabinogion The Mabinogion Welsh pronunciation mab n j n are the earliest prose stories of the literature of Britain The stories were compiled in Middle Welsh in the th th centuries from earlier oral traditions. Mabinogion The Mabinogion tales were the product of a literate culture, albeit one informed by a considerable hinterland of oral tradition In the earliest of the Mabinogion tales, Culhwch ac Olwen, the traces of this background are most clearly apparent. The Mabinogion by Unknown The Mabinogion is a collection of Welsh stories preserved in manuscripts from the fourteenth century, but it s assumed that the stories are older than that, they have been translated into English since the eighteenth century and this collection is in that tradition. What is the Mabinogion Celtic Studies Resources The eleven medieval Welsh tales are collectively referred to as the Mabinogion The word mabinogion is based on a manuscript error technically only the first four tales are the Mabinogi I prefer to use the word Mabinogi to refer to the four branches, and Mabinogion to The Mabinogion BBC Aug , An article about the Mabinogion on the BBC Wales history site. The Mabinogion Index The Mabinogion per se consists of the four connected narratives called the branches from Pwll, Prince of Dyved, through Math, the Son of Mathonwy Following these are three additional stories, including the legend of one of the most famous bards of Wales, Taliesin. The Mabinogion Sioned Davies Oxford University Press The Mabinogion is a collection of eleven medieval Welsh tales, whose invention and fantastical interweaving of Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance have made it one of literature s greatest epics This is the first new translation for years. The Mabinogion Wikisource, the free online library Jul , The Mabinogion is a collection of prose stories from medieval Welsh manuscripts They are partly based on early medieval historical events, but may hark back to older iron age traditions They are partly based on early medieval historical events, but may hark back to older iron age traditions. Four Branches of the Mabinogi The name The Mabinogion first appears in print , based on a single medieval mistake, but the name then became firmly established in modern usage for the larger collection The Mabinogi are known as the Four Branches of the Mabinogi, or Pedair Cainc y Mabinogi in Welsh The tales were compiled from oral tradition in the thC. Mabinogion Timeless Myths The Mabinogion was a collection of eleven twelve tales from the Welsh myths The tales of the Mabinogion were preserved in two manuscripts, White Book of Rhydderch c and the Red Book of Hergest c .