File NLW MS 13084B. - 'Llyfr Siôn Philip',

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NLW MS 13084B.


'Llyfr Siôn Philip',


  • [18 cent., second ½] / (Creation)

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17 ff + fragment. Fragment rebound in half vellum.

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The inscription 'John Phillip, 1759, His Book, His hand [a]nd pen, his Book amen, 1759' appears at the very end of the volume, and this is probably the Siôn Philip of Tre-os [ parish of Llan-gan, co. Glamorgan] referred to in the note by Edward Williams (see IMCY, tt. 170-71).

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An eighteenth century manuscript described in an inscription in the hand of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg') on a piece of paper now pasted on to a fly-leaf at the beginning as 'Llyfr Siôn Philip o Dre os. Trioedd a phethau eraill', and the contents consist of transcripts of a Welsh poem in the form of a conversation between Age ('Henaint') and Youth ('Ienctyd') and a series of Welsh triads.

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Welsh, English.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Llanover B. 28.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13084B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 13084B.