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The History of the Britons


Delve into the rich tapestry of Britain's early history with The History of the Britons, a seminal work traditionally attributed to Nennius. Written shortly after AD 833, this critical text offers a comprehensive account of the Brythonic people, charting their journey from ancient times through a series of engaging recensions.

Despite questions surrounding its authorship, the work remains a cornerstone for understanding the historical narratives of Wales and England. The book explores the lives, battles, and legends of the Britons, providing a unique glimpse into their cultural and societal evolution. This historical masterpiece not only fills gaps left by other sources but also serves as an essential reference for historians and enthusiasts alike.

The History of the Britons stands as a testament to the enduring legacy and intricate past of Britain's earliest inhabitants.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Left of Brain Books
  • Publish Date: May 30th, 2024
  • Pages: 58
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.25in - 0.16in - 0.15lb
  • EAN: 9781396326622
  • Categories: Europe - Great Britain - Middle Ages (449-1066)Europe - Great Britain - Wales