Arthur

Literature

Book of Aneirin (Cardiff Ms 2.81) circa late 13th century

Canu Aneirin stanza CII 

Black Book of Carmarthen (NLW Peniarth Ms 1) circa 1250

Gerant fab Erbin
Englynion y Beddeu - Stanzas of the Graves Pa gur yv y portaur - What man is the Gate Keeper
Drystan - Tristan

Book of Taliesin (NLW Peniarth Ms 2) circa early 14th Century

Kat Godeu-Battle of the Scrub
Armes Prydein [circa 10th century]
Kadeir Teyrnon - The Chair of Teyrnon/a Prince
Preiddeu Annwn - Spoils of Annwfn [14th century]
Kanu y Meirch - Poem of the Horses

White book of Rhydderch (NLW Peniarth Mss 4 & 5) circa 1350

Culhch ac Olwen - Culhch and Owain [c. 1100's]
Geriant ab Erbin
Owain: Chwedl iarlles y ffynonn - Owain: The tale of the Lady of the Spring
Paredur ab Efrawg - Peredur ab Efrawg [c. 1350] 

Red Book of Hergest (Oxford Jesus Coll. Ms 111) circa 14th Century

Gerant fab Erbin
Culhch ac Olwen - Culhch and Owain [c. 1100's]
Geriant ab Erbin
Owain: Chwedl iarlles y ffynonn - Owain: The tale of the Lady of the Spring
Paredur ab Efrawg - Peredur ab Efrawg [1350]
Reuddwyd Rhonabwy - Dream of Rhonabwy [dated c. 1220-1309] 
Dialogue of Arthur an the Eagle [c. 12th Century}
Dialogue of Melwas and Gwenhwyfar 

Chretien de Troyes c. 1160-90

Trioedd Ynys Prydein Ms 16

Tri Thlws ar Ddeg Ynys Brydain -13 Treasures of Britain (Cardiff Mss 17)

Medieval Bardic Poetry with refrences to Arthur

Praise to Hywel ap Goronwy (d c. 1100) Anonymous

Cynddelw Byrdd (fl.1155-1200), Praise to Madog ap Meredudd War Band

Gwalachmai ap Meilyr, elegy to Madog ap Maredudd (d. 1160)

Seisyll Bryffwrch, elegy to Owain Gruffudd (d.1170)

Llywarch ap Llywelyn (fl. 1170-1220) elegy to Gruffudd ap Cynan ab Owain (d.1200)

Hagiography

Vita Cadoc c.1090

Vita Carannog c. 12th century

Vita Gildas c. 1120-30

VitaI Illtud and Padarn c.1120 -30

Latin/History

Neminus, Historia Brittonum c.829/30

Annales Cambrie c. 10th century

William Malmesbury, De Rebus Gesitis Regum Anglorum c. 1125

William Malmesbury, Antiquitas naeruarum, c. 1120

Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae c. 1138

Wace, Roman de Brut c. 1155

Giraldus Cambrensis, Journey through Wales, 1188

Giraldus Cambrensis, De principis instructione, c. 1193-99

Giraldus Cambrensis, Speculum Ecclesiae c. 1216

Historia Gruffud ap Kenan c. 13th century

Lady C. Guest, Mabinogion, Landovery, 1849

Critical Studies

Carley J. P., (Eds) Glastonbury Abbey and the Athurian Tradition, Boydell & Brewer, 2001.

Bruce J.D, 'Evolution of the Arthurian Romance' in Bulletin Board of Celtic Studies Vol. 2 1923-25 pp. 173-184.

Bromwich, R. 'Pedwer Marchog ar hugain Llys Arthur: Twenty Four Knights of Arthur's Court.' in Transactions of the Honoury Cymdorion Society Vol 1957, 116-132.

Thomas, J.W. 'Ancient Celtic Symptoms in Arthurian Romance,' in Transactions of the Honoury Cymdorion society Vol 1936, 137-142.

Last Updated June 8, 2005