Ystorya Gereint uab Erbin‘The (hi)story of Gereint son of Erbin’

  • Middle Welsh
  • Mabinogion




Gereint mab ErbinGereint mab Erbin
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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.

[ed.] Thomson, Robert L. [ed.], Ystorya Gereint uab Erbin, Mediaeval and Modern Welsh Series, 10, Dublin: DIAS, 1997.
[ed.] [tr.] Evans, J. Gwenogvryn [ed.], and J. Loth [tr.], “Fragment du Mabinogi de Gereint ab Erbin [part 1]”, Revue Celtique 7 (1886): 401–435.
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[ed.] [tr.] Evans, J. Gwenogvryn [ed.], and J. Loth [tr.], “Fragment du Mabinogi de Gereint ab Erbin [part 2]”, Revue Celtique 8 (1887): 1–29.
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[tr.] Bollard, John K., Tales of Arthur: legend and landscape of Wales, Llandysul: Gomer Press, 2010.  
comments: English translation of three Arthurian romances of the Mabinogion, with notes on the texts.
[tr.] Davies, Sioned [tr.], The Mabinogion, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
[tr.] Jones, Gwyn, and Thomas Jones [tr.], The Mabinogion, 2nd ed., Everyman’s Library, 97, London: Dent, 1974.
[tr.] Gantz, Jeffrey [tr.], The Mabinogion, Penguin Classics, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976.

Secondary sources (select)

Salisbury, Fiona, “The figure of Arthur in Chwedyl Iarlles y Ffynnawn and Ystorya Gereint uab Erbin”, Quaestio Insularis 7 (2006): 161–179.
Roberts, Helen A., “Court and cyuoeth: Chrétien de Troyes’ Erec et Enide and the Middle Welsh Gereint”, Arthurian Literature 21 (2004): 53–72.
Fulton, Helen, “Individual and society in Owein/Yvain and Gereint/Erec”, in: Joseph Falaky Nagy (ed.), The individual in Celtic literatures, 1, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001. 15–50.
Middleton, Roger, “Chwedl Gereint ab Erbin”, in: Rachel Bromwich, A. O. H. Jarman, and Brynley F. Roberts (eds), The Arthur of the Welsh. The Arthurian legend in medieval Welsh literature, 1, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1991. 147–157.
Gowans, Linda, Cei and the Arthurian legend, Arthurian Studies, 18, Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 1988.
[‘5. The Erec/Gereint stories’] On the figure of Cei / Kay
Foster, Idris Llewelyn, “Gereint, Owein, and Peredur”, in: Roger Sherman Loomis (ed.), Arthurian literature in the Middle Ages: a collaborative history, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. 192–205.
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