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The Journey Through Wales and The Description of Wales by Gerald of Wales

The Journey Through Wales and The Description of Wales

The Journey Through Wales and The Description of Wales by Gerald of Wales
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Dec 14, 1978 | 336 Pages
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    Dec 14, 1978 | 336 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Translated by Lewis Thorpe

Introduction:

I. The Life of Gerald of Wales
Geneaological table: the family of Gerald of Wales

II. The Journey Through Wales
1. The purpose of the journey and its achievements
2. Gerald’s role
3. The route followed
4. The three versions
5. “…cum notabilibus suis”
6. The editions
7. The earlier translation
8. This translation

III. The Description of Wales
1. The shape and subject-matter
2. The three versions
3. The changes made in the second and third versions
4. The editions
5. The earlier translation
6. This translation

IV. Gerald the Historian

V. Gerald the Artist

VI. Short Bibliography

VII. Acknowledgments

VIII. List of Gerald’s Extant Writings

Maps:
1. Gerald’s Journey Through Wales
2. Wales in 1188

THE JOURNEY THROUGH WALES
First Preface
Second Preface
List of Chapter-Headings: Book I; Book II

THE DESCRIPTION OF WALES
First Preface
Second Preface
List of Chapter-Headings: Book I; Book II

Appendix I: The additions made in Versions II and III of The Journey Through Wales
Appendix II: The additions made in Versions II and III of The Description of Wales
Appendix III: Gerald of Wales and King Arthur
Index

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