Words of War: Conflict in Welsh Literature

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

23/01/2016 9:30am - 18/06/2016 5:00pm


Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru
SY23 3BU


For centuries, Welsh poets and prose writers have depicted the experience of war, either by celebrating victories or mourning defeat. This exhibition focuses on four historic conflicts from the sixth to the seventeenth centuries – both battles and skirmishes. Poignant eyewitness accounts and later reactions by artists such as Aneirin and David Jones, Bleddyn Fardd and Gerallt Lloyd Owen will be shown alongside the narrative testimonies of contemporary and later chroniclers. Let the poets take you to Catraeth, Cilmeri, Bosworth and the Somme.

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