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The Wind (poem)

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"The Wind" (Welsh: Y Gwynt) is a 64-line love poem in the form of a cywydd by the 14th-century Welsh poet Dafydd ap Gwilym. [1]

17 relations: Andrew Breeze, Awdl, Book of Taliesin, Ceredigion, Conquest of Wales by Edward I of England, Cywydd, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Gwyneth Lewis, Harley Lyrics, Jean de Meun, Metaphor, Rachel Bromwich, Roman de la Rose, Simile, Taliesin, Tony Conran, William Owen Pughe.

Andrew Breeze

Andrew Breeze (born 6 July 1954), MA, DipCeltStud, PhD, FSA, FRHistS, has been a profesor de filología at the University of Navarra since 1987.

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In early Welsh literature, an awdl was any long poem on a single end-rhyme (the word is the same as odl, 'rhyme').

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Book of Taliesin

The Book of Taliesin (Llyfr Taliesin) is one of the most famous of Middle Welsh manuscripts, dating from the first half of the 14th century though many of the fifty-six poems it preserves are taken to originate in the 10th century or before.

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Ceredigion is a county in the Mid Wales area of Wales and previously was a minor kingdom.

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Conquest of Wales by Edward I of England

The Conquest of Wales by Edward I, sometimes referred to as the Edwardian Conquest of Wales,Examples of historians using the term include Professor J.E. Lloyd, regarded as the founder of the modern academic study of Welsh history, in his History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest, first published in 1911, and Professor R.R. Davies, the leading modern scholar of the period, in his works including The Age of Conquest: Wales, 1063–1415, published 2000.

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The cywydd (plural cywyddau) is one of the most important metrical forms in Welsh traditional poetry (cerdd dafod).

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Dafydd ap Gwilym

Dafydd ap Gwilym (c. 1315/1320 – c. 1350/1370) is regarded as one of the leading Welsh poets and amongst the great poets of Europe in the Middle Ages.

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Gwyneth Lewis

Gwyneth Lewis (born 1959) is a Welsh poet, who was the inaugural National Poet of Wales in 2005.

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Harley Lyrics

The Harley Lyrics is the usual name for a collection of lyrics in Middle English, Anglo Norman (Middle French), and Latin found in Harley MS 2253, a manuscript dated ca.

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Jean de Meun

Jean de Meun (or de Meung) was a French author best known for his continuation of the Roman de la Rose.

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A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect.

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Rachel Bromwich

Rachel Bromwich (30 July 1915 – 15 December 2010) was a British scholar.

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Roman de la Rose

Le Roman de la Rose (English: The Romance of the Rose) is a medieval French poem styled as an allegorical dream vision.

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A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things.

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Taliesin (6th century AD) was an early Brythonic poet of Sub-Roman Britain whose work has possibly survived in a Middle Welsh manuscript, the Book of Taliesin.

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Tony Conran

Tony Conran (7 April 1931 – 14 January 2013) was an Anglo-Welsh poet and translator of Welsh poetry.

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William Owen Pughe

William Owen Pughe (7 August 1759 – 4 June 1835) was a Welsh antiquarian and grammarian best known for his Welsh and English Dictionary, published in 1803, but also known for his grammar books and "Pughisms" (neologisms).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wind_(poem)

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