Location of Repository

The Life of Gruffudd ap Cynan: Heroic and Saintly patterns within.

By J.M. Nelemans


The Life of Gruffudd ap Cynan shows many similarities with tales about Heroes and , to some extent, Saint's Lives. This thesis is a thorough research of the heroic and saintly patterns within the Life of Gruffudd ap Cynan. What kind of hero does he resemble? Is Gruffudd ap Cynan a Blessed Hero, a Redeemer Hero or a Saint, or is his Life simply an amalgamation of different heroic, saintly and ‘blessed’ patterns that the author was familiar with in order to portray Gruffudd ap Cynan at his best

Topics: Gruffudd ap Cynan, Heroic biography, Saint's Lives, Blessed hero, Redeemer hero, Y Mab Darogan
Year: 2014
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.library.uu.nl:1874/294819
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://dspace.library.uu.nl:80... (external link)
  • Suggested articles

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.