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  Y Deyrnas Unedig - Wicipedia
Mae'r Deyrnas Unedig (DU; neu Deyrnas Gyfunol, a felly DG) yn cynnwys Prydain Fawr ( Lloegr, Yr Alban, Cymru) a Gogledd Iwerddon.
Enw newidiadau i y Deyrnas Unedig Prydain Fawr a Gogledd Iwerddon yn 1927.
Rhennir brenhines y Deyrnas Unedig yn symbolaidd gyda 16 wledydd penadurol eraill, geir eu adnabod yn casgliedig fel y Teyrnasoedd y Gymanwlad, er fod gan Prydain Fawr dylanwad gwleidyddol bychan dros y cenedlaethau annibynnol yma.
cy.wikipedia.org /wiki/Y_Deyrnas_Unedig   (1547 words)

 Prydain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prydain or Prydein is the Welsh name for the island of Britain.
the Mabinogion), the term often refers to the northenmost part of the island, beyond the Forth and Clyde : where the island as a whole is meant, the phrase Ynys Prydain (Isle of Prydain) is commonly used.
The name has been used by a number of authors for ancient Celtic or fantasy lands, including numerous works of Stephen Lawhead, and Lloyd Alexander 's Chronicles of Prydain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prydain   (120 words)

 Chronicles of Prydain Fanlisting - About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A daring attack aims to prevent him increasing their numbers by destroying the enchanted cauldron in which they are made; when the attack goes awry, Taran and his companions find themselves carrying the fate of Prydain alone.
He travels the length and breadth of Prydain, encountering people from all walks of life; and eventually he does learn who he is, although not in the way he imagined.
Prydain's most precious artefact has been stolen and Arawn Death-Lord is massing his troops for a final conquest of the free kingdoms.
helical-library.net /prydain/about.asp   (336 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This chronicle of the Land of Prydain is not a retelling or retranslation of Welsh mythology.
Prydain, of course, is part-memory and part-dream, the balance favoring the latter.
As for Prydain itself, part Wales as it is, but more as it never was: at first, I thought it a small land existing only in my imagination.
www.mit.edu /~jic/prydain.htm   (1768 words)

 Search - The Prydain Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Though it boasts a higher level of architectural elegance and sophistication than most other structures in Prydain, Caer Dathyl is more precious as a symbol of protection and stability than of beauty.
Caer Dathyl is the preeminent royal palace in Prydain, home to High King Math and rallying point for the House of Don and its allies.
In a formal ceremony in the cavernous Great Hall, King Math himself pays tribute to the Companions for their services to Prydain, and Gwydion personally rewards each of them to express his gratitude for their courage.
www.enkwiri.com /prydain/search.asp?by=place&id=3   (288 words)

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 Children's Literature: Meet Authors & Illustrators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was his editor who convinced him that there was much missing in the Prydain Chronicles which resulted in the creation of another volume -- Taran Wanderer.
Prydain is a land with heroes and legends drawn from Welsh mythology.
Companions join his adventure along the way-the talkative princess Eilonwy, the ever-hungry forest creature Gugi, the bard Fflewdur Fflam whose harp strings break when he stretches the truth, and a grumpy dwarf named Dori of the Fair Folk.
www.childrenslit.com /f_lloydalexander.html   (1926 words)

 Books at Random House of Canada - Author Spotlight: Lloyd Alexander
In the imaginary kingdom of Prydain, Princess Eilonwy must leave her friends to go to the Isle of Mona for training as a proper princess.
In the imaginary Land of Prydain, where "evil is never distant," it has become imperative that the Black Cauldron, chief implement of the diabolical Arawn, be destroyed.
Packed with action, humor, romance, and gallantry, Taran's adventures chronicle his beloved Prydain and his battle with the forces of evil.
www.randomhouse.ca /catalog/author.pperl?authorid=322   (1008 words)

 The Castle of Llyr (Chronicles of Prydain (Paperback)) :: Books from Poor Richard Web Press Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Chronicles of Prydain series has been a wonderful catalyst to get my 8 and 9-year-old reluctant male readers to sit for 20 minutes straight to finish a whole chapter.
The third volume of Lloyd Alexander's Prydain Chronicles, "The Castle of Llyr," is something of a diversion.
The action leaves Prydain, and the adventures have less to do with the larger struggle against evil in the wider lands.
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 CCPL: Harry Potter
To escape the wrath of the king and his wicked soothsayers, an honest young man joins with a poet-turned-jackass and a young girl with mystical powers on a series of epic adventures.
In this second book in the award-winning fantasy series, The Prydain Chronicles, Prince Gwydion leads the quest to destroy the Black Cauldron--chief implement of the evil powers of the Lord of the Land of Death.
The fourth book of the Prydain cycle tells of the adventures that befell Taran when he went in search of his birthright and the truth about himself.
www.carmel.lib.in.us /child/harry.htm   (4918 words)

 The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander at Embracing the Child
The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander at Embracing the Child
Blending rich elements of Welsh legend, universal mythology and imagination, Lloyd Alexander created Prydain, a land of fantasy, good and evil and heroes rooted in reality and truth.
Originally published over a period of five year from 1964 to 1968, “The Black Cauldron” was a Newbery Honor Book, and the final volume in the chronicles, “The High King”, was awarded the Newbery Medal.
www.embracingthechild.org /aalexander.html   (216 words)

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If every tribe could somehow be mobilized at once, and sent in the same direction, the Romans would be washed out to sea within a week....but it's as likely that the Romans will simply abandon their conquering ways and go home as it is that a thousand clans might all agree to follow one leader.
However, this is not to say that Prydain is now peaceful, or that you have no opportunity to keep your hand in the fighting.
The noble Caractacus, who will be remembered long by the Cymri of Prydain, is taken to Rome in chains with his family, to be featured in a triumphal procession for the governor, Publius Scapula, and never seen again.
www.amadan.org /HDR/archives/CIARAN12.TXT   (9254 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - The Book of Three
Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes Eilonwy, the strong-willed and sharp-tongued princess; Fflewddur Fflam, the hyperbole-prone bard; the ever-faithful Gurgi; and the curmudgeonly Doli--all of whom become involved in an epic struggle between good and evil that shapes the fate of the legendary land of Prydain.
A companion book of short stories, The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain, is also available in hardcover for the first time in twenty years.
In their more than thirty years in print, the Chronicles of Prydain have become the standard of excellence in fantasy literature for children.
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 FindTutorials.com Shop :: The Book of Three (Pyrdain Chronicles)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Prydain books aren't quite as exciting and magical as HP, but they have many of the same coming of age problems expressed through allegory, and frankly I find the characters better developed, more humorous, and more likeable.
The series takes place in the mythical land of Prydain, a land of Alexander's own invention, but with many stylistic and legendary qualities borrowed from Wales' mythological traditions, as found in `The Mabinogian'.
It is unknown if the gods of the magical land of Prydain answered his prayers, but one day Hen Wen, the oracular pig, flees the small village and Taran sets out to find her.
www.findtutorials.com /shop/0440407028/The_Book_of_Three_Chronicles_of_Prydain_Paperback.html   (1615 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain
Six short stories dealing with events that preceded the birth of Taran, a key figure in the author's five works on the Kingdom of Prydain.
Enter the world of Prydain for a journey into enchantment.
Eight short stories explore the mythical land of Prydain, the setting of the acclaimed fantasy series that includes the 1969 Newbery Medal winner, The High King (1969).
search.barnesandnoble.com /booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?http://www.geocities.com/hiems_cornix/id=2WNNLNHO82&isbn=0140378251&itm=1   (345 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: The Black Cauldron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This second book in The Prydain Chronicles follows Taran, the assistant pig-keeper, as he and his companions set off on a quest to destroy Arawn's greatest weapon, the fl cauldron.
Lloyd Alexander's Prydain Chronicles are one of the key series in children's fantasy literature, walking a fine line: They are both accessible to young readers and appealing and engaging enough for adults to enjoy.
It and the rest of the Prydain Chronicles are recommended reading for anyone who enjoys fantasy, especially classic children's fantasy.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0440406498   (1520 words)

 Usborne Fabulous New Fiction: The Chronicles of Prydain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With refreshing humour and warmth, it charts the perilous adventures of Taran and his band of followers as they seek to protect the peaceful land of Prydain.
Scroll down to find out more about the Chronicles of Prydain, or take a look at another book by Lloyd Alexander: The Fantastical Adventures of the Invisible Boy.
The quest is a perilous one and demands bravery and scarifice, but it also promises adventure, excitement and a touch of magic.
www.fiction.usborne.com /prydain/prydain.asp   (290 words)

 Arolwg Ordnans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
O fapiau traddodiadol i ddata digidol hyblyg, mae cynnyrch yr Arolwg Ordnans yn cysylltu pobl a busnesau gyda thirlun amrywiol Prydain.
Mae'r Arolwg Ordnans yn gyfrifol am fapio Prydain gyfan, ac mae ein data mapio yn cael ei ddefnyddio mewn ystod eang o feysydd i hwyluso bywydau pob un ohonom.
O gerdded mynyddoedd Cymru i ddarganfod priffyrdd Prydain, mae ein mapiau yn hanfodol i bawb.
www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk /cymraeg   (415 words)

 The Chronicles of Prydain
It tells about the imaginary enchanted kingdom of Prydain which is filled with good and evil.
It is a tale of Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper, whose one desire is to become a hero.
Taran's humorous and valorous adventures will keep readers of all ages completely absorbed--for this is pure fantasy that is rooted in reality and truth.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/folklore/58654   (597 words)

 The Foundling : and Other Tales of Prydain :: Books from Poor Richard Web Press Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The superstars of children's literature often have to contend with the continual cries of their fans for further adventures and stories.
Filled with great adventures, the Prydain Chronicles tells the story of Taran, a lowly assistant pig-keeper, who grows up fighting evil with the comradship of numerous friends.
In the five books of the Prydain Chronicles, Alexander opened up the reader's eyes to a wonderful world...
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 AmazonECSWeb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Castle of Llyr : The Prydain Chronicles #3 (The Prydain Chronicles)
With Doli the disgruntled member of the "Fair Folk" makes the reader's side split with his continuous "mumblings and grumblings", as Gurgi might say, about turning invisible and his continual harassment of Gwynstyl and Fflewddur gives the reader hope with his positive reinforcement of the party of the adventurers.
If one was to start The Prydain Chronicles with this book he/she would be able to easily piece together the happenings of the previous books.
www.my-own-store.com /app/product/0805061312.html   (1394 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is told of Dallben, greatest of enchanters in Prydain: how three fl-robed hags found him, when he was still a baby, in a basket at the edge of the Marshes of Morva.
In "The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain", the reader is given a chance to explore more of Prydain, the world of adventure and magic.
Though it wouldn't matter whether you read this before or after the Prydain Series, I suggest that afterwards is better, I think this book will be better enjoyed that way.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0808545477?v=glance   (2896 words)

 PULIK OF ARF: Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Our 20+ year residency in the central San Joaquin Valley of California came to an end late summer of 2002 when Puliarf moved to the central coast community of Santa Maria.
Prydain Vamp CD is somewhat of an "all purpose" girl as she has been a mommy, done well in conformation competition and has a CD title.
She is CDX trained and now just needs "someone" to get her out there into the obedience show ring.
www.puliarf.com   (224 words)

 PRYDAIN AC EWROP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Yn 1973 ymunodd Prydain â'r Undeb Ewropeaidd ac e rs hynny mae Prydain wedi'w integreiddio i raddau helaeth i fewn i Ewrop.
Pera hyn gymhlethdod ym mherthynas Prydain gyda gwledydd Ewrop sydd yn gofyn am ddadansoddiad gofalus.
Yn gyfredol, mae yn lawer sôn am refferendwm er mwyn penderfynu os dylai Prydain ymuno â'r Euro.
users.aber.ac.uk /sar2   (315 words)

 Harry Potter 2
In this first book in the quintet set in mythical Prydain and based on Welsh legend, honest Taran, the assistant pig-keeper, finds himself the prince's helper in battling The Horned King and saving Prydain from the forces of evil.
In this second title in The Prydain Chronicles, Taran joins Prince Gwydion as he leads the quest to destroy the Black Cauldron, the source of the evil powers of the Lord of the Land of Death.
In this fifth and last novel in the Chronicles of Prydain, the powerful sword of Dyrnwyn falls into the hands of Arawn the Death-Lord, giving him power over all of Prydain.
thecollege.wlu.edu /research_service/RELee/Politics2002/HarryPotter2.asp   (13992 words)

 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 2002027552   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"The Prydain Companion is more than a quick reference or handy glossary, though it is all of that as well.
Alexander himself, a “How to Use the Companion” section from the author, pronunciation keys, and excerpts throughout, and—most substantially—an alphabetical guide to the peoples, places, and objects of the Prydain Chronicles, The Prydain Companion is a one-stop reference book for a beloved world of fantasy and magic.
So for those who love the works of Lloyd Alexander—young readers, teachers, researchers, all—and those who are only beginning to know them, here is a worthy and useful travelmate.
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/hol031/2002027552.html   (249 words)

 The House of Lore - Home
All talk about the Prydain books (The Book of Three, The Black Cauldron, The Castle of Llyr, Taran Wanderer, The High King) goes here.
For all things Prydain that may upset people who haven't read the books yet.
We will be reading the different Prydain books, discussing them chapter by chapter.
houseoflore.proboards19.com   (413 words)

 The History of the Welsh Language - Yr Iaith Gymraeg
Erbyn y 5ed ganrif CC roedd ynysoedd Prydain yn Geltaidd hefo'r boblogaeth frodorol a oedd yno'n barod yn cael eu llyncu i fewn i'r diwylliant newydd.
Wedi i'r Rhufeiniaid adael Prydain yn gynnar yn y 5ed ganrif OC, fe ddaeth llwythau Almaenig ar draws Môr y Gogledd i wladychu Prydain.
Roedd y grwpiau hyn (a'u hadnabyddir yn gyffredinol fel y Saeson) yn siarad iaith a fyddai'n datblygu i fewn i'r iaith Saesneg, a llyncwyd y Celtiaid yn ne-ddwyrain Prydain i fewn i'w diwylliant.
www.croeso-cynnes-wales.co.uk /iaith/hanes.html   (623 words)

 Justin Kunz: Pictures of Prydain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Art has always been my window to a world where I could go and be anything I wanted to be.
When I encountered the imaginary country of Prydain, I found another place where I could go and live for a time.
View preliminary character sketches in the Prydain Sketchbooks.
www.justinkunz.com /prydain.html   (250 words)

 The Prydain Guide - wisdom for your poor, tender head   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Prydain Guide is an online reference work dedicated to The Prydain Chronicles by Lloyd Alexander.
If you are unfamiliar with this wonderful series of novels, you may want to check out our Introduction to Prydain to find out more about them.
If you already count yourself as a Companion of Prydain, then herein you will find some old friends you still remember, be reminded of some things you have forgotten, and perhaps learn something you never knew.
www.enkwiri.com /prydain   (285 words)

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