Y Gododdin – Medieval Reading Group November Meeting

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‘Y Gododdin’ is a poem commemorating the Battle of Catraeth of 598 A.D. Although it is repetitive and very challenging to interpret, it is the oldest poem in a dialect of what we now call Welsh, and parts of it may represent some of the oldest poetry from Britain.

When: Wednesday the 26th of November 2014 at 3 o’clock PM.

Where: The usual place: Cardiff University, Humanities (John Percival) Building rm. 2.04a/b.

What: The memori reading group. This month we will discussing ‘Y Gododdin‘ (translated in the link by Joseph Clancy) perhaps one of the oldest British poems.

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