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The Four Ancient Books of Wales (Forgotten Books)
The Four Ancient Books of Wales (Forgotten Books)
Book Description:

"This is William Skene's anthology of dark-age Welsh Bardic poetry. Often cited, but difficult to obtain, this book contains every remaining piece of Bardic poetry known. The poems are translated from four manuscripts: the Black Book of Caermarthen, the Red Book of Hergest (which is also the source of the Mabinogion), the Book of Taliessin and the Book of Aneurin, all of which date from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries C.E. The poems themselves date from much earlier, probably from the sixth century by internal evidence.

This corpus is one of the treasures of world literature. It is also the only true source material for the study of Bardic lore, which reputedly preserved the esoteric (and long-lost) beliefs of the Druids. Largely written to satisfy wealthy patrons, much of the subject matter is related to mead-inspired battles, particularly the renowned Gododin cycle. However, the poetry rises above the gory combat and toadying to achieve an artistic height that would not be reached for many centuries. Some of the later works, which use Christian themes as a jumping-off point, have an almost haiku-like quality. The poems are infused throughout with mystic clarity, strange flashes of wisdom, and insight into humanity and nature." (Quote from sacred-texts.com)

Table of Contents:

Publisher’s Preface; The Poems Contained In The Four Ancient Books Of Wales.; The Literature Of Wales Subsequent To The Twelfth Century.; Sources Of The Early History Of Wales.; State Of The Country In The Sixth Century, And Its History Prior To A.d. 560.; State Of Britain In A.d. 560 When Gildas Wrote, And Kings Of The Line Of Dyfi.; Manau Gododin And The Picts.; The Races Of Britain And The Place Of The Picts Among Them.; The Celtic Dialects And The Probable Character Of The Pictish Language.; The Celtic Topography Of Scotland, And The Dialectic Differences Indicated By It.; Cumbria And The Men Of The North.; Recent Criticism Of Mythological Poems Examined.; Recent Criticism Of Historical Poems Examined.; True Place Of The Poems In Welsh Literature.; Result Of The Examination Of The Poems, And Their Classification.; Historical Poems Containing Allusions To Events Prior To A.d. 560.; The Reconciliation Of Llud The Less. Book Of Taliessin Liv.; The Death-song Of Corroi, Son Of Dayry. Book Of Taliessin Xlii.; The Death-song Of Erof. Book Of Taliessin Xl.; Book Of Taliessin Xli.; Book Of Taliessin Xlvi.; The Chair Of The Sovereign. Book Of Taliessin xv.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xxxi.; Book Of Taliessin xxx.; Geraint, Son Of Erbin. Black Book Of Caermarthen xxii. Red Book Of Hergest xiv.; Daronwy. Book Of Taliessin X.; The Praise` Of Lludd The Great Book Of Taliessin Lii.; Book Of Taliessin xiv.; The Battle Of Godeu. Book Of Taliessin viii.; Book Of Taliessin I. Red Book Of Hergest xxiii.; Death-song Of Dylan Son Of The Wave. Book Of Taliessin Xliii.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xxxv.; Red Book Of Hergest xxii.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xxxiii.; The Chair Of Ceridwen. Book Of Taliessin xvi.; The Death-song Of Uthyr Pendragon. Book Of Taliessin Xlviii.; Book Of Taliessin Xlv.; The Praise Of Taliessin. Book Of Taliessin xii.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xxxviii.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xv.; Book Of Taliessin xxi. Black Book Of Caermarthen xiv.; Black Book Of Caermarthen viii.; Book Of Taliessin xxv.; The Verses Of The Graves. Black Book Of Caermarthen xix.; Historical Poems Containing Allusions To Events Subsequent To A.d. 560.; Names Of The Sons Of Llywarch Hen. Black Book Of Caermarthen xxxix.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xxx.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xxxiv.; Red Book Of Hergest xi.; Black Book Of Caermarthen xxxii.; Book Of Taliessin xi.; Book Of Taliessin xxxviii.; Red Book Of Hergest xvii.; Book Of Taliessin xxxi.; Book Of Taliessin xxxii.; Book Of Taliessin xxxiii.; Book Of Taliessin xxxiv.; Book Of Taliessin xxxvi.; The Satisfaction Of Urien. Book Of Taliessin xxix.; The

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Tommy Cooper
Tommy Cooper
The Tommy Cooper Comedy Walk of Fame in Caerphilly, Wales. Spoon-Jar, Jar-Spoon! Taken on cameraphone Tommy Cooper (19 March 1921 – 15 April 1984) was an Anglo-Welsh prop comedian and magician. He was known for making an art of getting magic tricks wrong, although he was actually an accomplished magician. He has been the subject of efforts by people in Caerphilly to publicise the town as his birthplace. Despite his purported inability to perform conjuring tricks, Cooper was a member of The Magic Circle. Famed for his red fez, his appearance was large and lumbering at 6 ft 3 in (1.91m) and more than 15 stone (95 kg, or 210 lbs) in weight. Biography Born Thomas Frederick Cooper, in Caerphilly, Wales, he was delivered by the woman who owned the house in which the family was lodging. Cooper's parents were Welsh-born army recruiting sergeant father Tom, and his English-born mother Gertrude from Crediton, Devon. In light of the heavily polluted air and the offer of a job for his father, the family moved to Exeter, Devon when Cooper was three and gained the West Country accent that was part of his act. The family lived in a house at the back of Haven Banks, where Cooper attended Mount Radford School for boys, and helped his parents run their ice cream van, which attended fairs on the weekend. At 8 an aunt bought Cooper a magic set and he spent hours perfecting the tricks. World War Two After school, Cooper became a shipwright in Hythe, Hampshire, and in 1940 was called up as a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards regiment of the British Army in World War II . He served initially in Montgomery's Desert Rats in Egypt. Cooper became part of the NAAFI entertainment party and developed an act around his magic tricks interspersed with comedy. One evening in Cairo, during a sketch in which he was supposed to be in a costume which required a pith helmet, having forgotten the prop Cooper reached out and borrowed the fez from a passing waiter which got huge laughs. After this he used to deliberately make a mess of his act. Act development When he was demobbed after 7 years of military service, Cooper took up show business on Christmas Eve, 1947 — he would later add a popular monologue about his military experience as "Cooper the Trooper." Cooper worked variety theatres around the country, and at London's Windmill Theatre he performed 52 shows per week. Cooper had developed his magic skills and was a member of the Magic Circle, but there are various versions as to where he developed his act delivery of "failed" magic tricks: Performing to his ship building colleagues when everything went wrong. Devastated, Cooper still noted that the failed tricks got laughs During his British Army career At a post-war audition, at which his tricks went wrong, but which the panel thoroughly enjoyed To keep the audience on their toes, Cooper threw in the occasional trick that worked when it was least expected. Career Cooper rapidly became a top-liner in variety with his turn as the conjuror whose tricks never succeeded, but it was his television work that catapulted him to national recognition. After his debut on the BBC talent show New to You in March 1948, he soon started starring in his own shows, and was popular with audiences for four decades, most notably through his work with London Weekend Television from 1968 to 1972 and with Thames Television from 1973 to 1980. Cooper was a heavy drinker and smoker, and experienced a decline in health during the late 1970s, suffering a heart attack in 1977 while in Rome, where he was performing a show. However, just three months later he was back on television in Night Out at the London Casino. By 1980, though, his drinking meant that Thames Television would not give him another starring series, and Cooper's Half Hour was his last. He did continue to guest on other television shows, however, and worked with Eric Sykes on two Thames productions in 1982: The Eric Sykes 1990 Show and It's Your Move. Legendary meanness John Fisher writes in Cooper's biography, "Everyone agrees that he was mean. Quite simply he was acknowledged as the tightest man in show business, with a pathological dread of reaching into his pocket." Friends remember he would persuade strangers to buy him a drink using magician's cunning. He would stand at a bar and, when he made eye-contact with a stranger say 'Yes?' to which the stranger would reply, "Can I get you a drink?" Cooper would reply 'What are you drinking?' to which the stranger would think he was being offered a drink, state his preference and hear Cooper rejoin, "I'll have one as well." Another stunt was to leave a taxi, slipping something into the taxi driver's pocket saying, "Have a drink on me." That something turned out to be a tea bag. He was also known for meanness of nature. In 1964 he was opening act at the Royal Variety Performance but short of material. He asked Billy Mayo, a retired var
Delivery Room 2
Delivery Room 2
Delivery room at the Royal Oldham Hospital. HDR from 5 expsoures, taken while Katie was having a nap.

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The Customs and Traditions of Wales (University of Wales - Pocket Guide)
This concise and informative guide looks back to the customs and traditions of a predominantly rural Wales during the nineteenth century -- the revelries of the corn harvest; winter nights by the fireside, knitting, telling stories and making rush candles; overcoming poverty and hardship by raising funds at a cwrw bach...

Each chapter is complemented by several eye-witness accounts -- vivid descriptions of a forgotten way of life. Customs are arranged into four main groups: those centered on the hearth and home, agriculture, community life and the parish church.

In this book, Trefor M. Owen explores the origins of Welsh customs and traditions and examines the changes they underwent during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in response to industrialization and the growth of Nonconformity.