Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys ‘The encounter/adventure of Lludd and Llefelys’

  • Middle Welsh
  • prose
  • Mabinogion





Lludd Llaw EraintLludd Llaw Eraint
Lludd of the Silver Hand, Nudd Law Ereint
(time-frame ass. with Mabinogion)
Welsh legendary hero, king of Britain in the Middle Welsh tale Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys.
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Legendary Welsh character in the brief Middle Welsh tale Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys, which portrays him as a ruler of Gaul and brother to Lludd Llaw Eraint, king of Britain.
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Primary sources

[ed.] Roberts, Brynley F. [ed.], Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys, Mediaeval and Modern Welsh Series, 7, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1975.
[ed.] Williams, Ifor [ed.], Cyfranc Lludd a Llevelys, 2nd ed., Bangor: Jarvis & Foster, 1922.
[tr.] Davies, Sioned [tr.], The Mabinogion, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
[tr.] Ford, Patrick K., The Mabinogi and other medieval Welsh tales, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977.
[tr.] Jones, Gwyn, and Thomas Jones [tr.], The Mabinogion, 2nd ed., Everyman’s Library, 97, London: Dent, 1974.
80–84 English translation
[tr.] Gantz, Jeffrey [tr.], The Mabinogion, Penguin Classics, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976.
English translation
[tr.] Rootseler, Mick van [tr.], Het avontuur van Lludd en Llefelys. Lustrumuitgave, Nijmegen: Stichting Uitgeverij de Keltische Draak, 2001.  
comments: Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys, translated into Dutch by Mick van Rootseler, with foreword by Jaski (Bart) and introduction by Mick van Rootseler. The booklet was published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Stichting A. G. van Hamel voor Keltische Studies.

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November 2010, last updated: June 2023