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Celtic - Spoils of Annwn - 04

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013893

Type of Spiritual Experience

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A description of the experience

Preiddeu Annwn: The Spoils of Annwn

by: Sarah Higley (Translator) from: The Camelot Project  2007 [The following is the text (and translation) of a poem taken from the fourteenth-century Llyfr Taliesin]I  

IV  

29. Ny obrynafi lawyr
    llen llywyadur
29. I merit not the Lord's
     little men of letters.
30. tra chaer wydyr ny welsynt
    wrhyt arthur.
30. Beyond the Glass Fortress they did not see
     the valor of Arthur.
31. Tri vgeint canhwr
    aseui ar y mur.
31. Six thousand men
    stood upon the wall.
32. oed anhawd
    ymadrawd
    aegwylyadur
32. It was difficult
    to speak
    with their sentinel.
33. tri lloneit prytwen
    yd aeth gan arthur.
33. Three fullnesses of Prydwen
    went with Arthur.
34. namyn seith
    ny dyrreith
    ogaer golud.
34. Except seven
    none rose up
    from the Fortress of Guts (Hindrance?).

 

 

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