Marwnat y vil veib
verse beg. Ebestyl a merthyri

  • Middle Welsh
  • verse
  • Medieval Welsh poetry
Medieval Welsh religious poem concerning saints and martyrs
This entry follows Marged Haycock, Legendary poems from the Book of Taliesin (2007): 51 in treating the section beg. Archaf wedi y'r Trindawt as a separate poem.
First words (verse)
  • Ebestyl a merthyri
ff. 1v pp. 4 (line 13)–7 (line 12)
beg. ‘Ebestyl a merthyri’
The heading Marwnat y vil veib occurs on p. 3 (line 25), followed by a separate poem beg. Archaf wedi y'r Trindawt and the present text.
  • Middle Welsh
verse (primary)


Medieval Welsh poetryMedieval Welsh poetry


Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[dipl. ed.] Evans, J. Gwenogvryn [ed.], Facsimile & text of the Book of Taliesin, 2 vols, Series of Old Welsh Texts, 9, Llanbedrog, 1910.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
4–7 Diplomatic edition.
Dennis Groenewegen
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