Matthews, John - King Arthur's Raid On The Underworld : The Oldest Grail Quest - ( Item 122362 )
Published in UK by Gothic Image. 2008. First Edition First Impression. Fine Hardback. The 9th century Welsh poem Preiddeu Annfwyn or The Raid on the Underworld ascribed to the 6th century poet, Taliesin, is one of the oldest and most enigmatic documents relating to the mythic hero Arthur that we still possess. It contains within it vital clues to the bardic Celtic mysteries. The new translation by Caitlín Matthews, describes the descent of Arthur and his men on the ship Prydwen into the underworld region of Annwfyn in order to steal the wonder-working cauldron from the Lord of Annwfyn, this poem hides many secrets within its shimmering lines. The cauldron is one of the Thlysau or Treasures, hallowed otherworldly objects that are the source of illimitable power. Arthur's quest for the cauldron of the underworld is a precursor of many more famous quests, while the cauldron itself is the forerunner of the Grail.
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