The Four Branches of the Maginogi

A popular collection of ancient Celtic myths from Wales, with Arthurian tales, and part of a grand tradition that links Irish, Scottish and European culture.

The ancient Mabinogi is a great world literature, and fascinating Celtic mythology. Centuries of oral storytelling worked up its intricate art, delighting every generation of all ages. The Guest translation from Middle Welsh is the most well-loved, in this new edition with expert introduction by Shân Morgain. Featuring war, love, politics, enchantment, and destiny, with companion tales telling the earliest King Arthur. Brave heroes, dangerous villains, and strong, unforgettable women struggle with classic challenges we know today.