The Dark Side of the Hero Myth pt 1

Canu Llywarch Hen, the sequence of 9th century Welsh poems about the tragedy of Llywarch the Old and his 24 sons, is one of the most important works in Welsh literature. But far from joining in with the pomp and pageantry of traditional praise poetry, instead it reveals a darker side of the hero myth so beloved by the nobility.

It’s not too late to join in with the live course, Ystoria Taliesin that began last night. All of the sessions are recorded and available with the subscription. Don’t forget you can choose your own monthly subscription anywhere from £25 up to £75. This includes all other courses on the site.

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