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Published by John E. Southall in Newport, Mon .
Written in English


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E-book $ ISBN: Will Publish October For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only Originally published in , this book offers a comprehensive account of place-names in Wales, presenting historical background and analysis alongside the latest understandings of linguistic elements and development and comparative analysis of other, similar . The result is a comprehensive look at the extensive traces of the Arthurian legacy on Wales and Welsh culture, a landmark book that fills a significant gap. See details- Arthurian Place Names of Wales, Paperback by Lloyd, Scott, Brand New, Free sh See all 4 brand new listings Qty This book for the first time ever gathers all the place names related to King Arthur that are found within Wales. It offers full details on the history and mythology of more than one hundred and fifty sites in Wales, drawing on sources from the ninth to the nineteenth century; Latin, French, English, and Welsh; and even tourist literature and folklore. This is the fourth in the extremely successful Pocket Guide series. This is a fascinating book for anyone who wishes to know something about the place-names of Wales.

Language and Place-Names in Wales book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This wide-ranging study takes the story of Kenneth Jacks. An authoritative dictionary of the meanings and derivations of Welsh place-names. The first of its kind in Wales, this volume deals with most of the place-names of Wales as well as prominent features of the landscape. Also includes an invaluable glossary of the place-name elements. First published in November This is the first full-sized dictionary of the place-names in Wales. In one volume it deals with over places, selected from OS maps and gazetteers according to the importance or the interest of the names. There are also many additional entries arising from alternative names for the same s: 8. The List of Historic Place Names of Wales is a groundbreaking and innovative resource that contains hundreds of thousands of place names collected from historical maps and other sources. It provides a fascinating insight into the land-use, archaeology and history of Wales. To search for a specific place name use the Search box at the top of.

Book Overview A second edition of a handy and informative A-Z pocket guide to the derivation, meaning and significance of place names in Wales. First published in This scholarly and accessible dictionary, the first of its kind in Wales, deals with most of the place-names of Wales as well as prominent features of the landscape. For each name, the authors. The place-names of Wales Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). The place-names of Wales. [Hywel Wyn Owen] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hywel Wyn Owen. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: