Branwen
Branwen fem. proper name, from Welsh bran "raven" + (g)wen "fair." Daughter of Llyr, she was one of the legendary heroines of Wales.

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  • Branwen — is also the name of a character in some versions of Tristan and Iseult . Branwen, Daughter of Llyr is a major character in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi , which is sometimes called the Mabinogi of Branwen after her. Branwen is a daughter of… …   Wikipedia

  • Branwen — [ branwen] ist der Name einer Figur aus mittelalterlichen, walisischen Sagen, vor allem aus dem Mabinogion. Dort ist sie im zweiten Zweig, Branwen ferch Llŷr („Branwen, die Tochter Llŷrs“), die Hauptperson. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Etymologie und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Branwen — est un personnage de la mythologie celtique brittonique, qui est au centre de la deuxième branche du Mabinogi : « Le Maginogi de Branwen », auquel elle a donné son titre. Fille de Llyr et de Penarddun, sœur du roi de l’île de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Branwen — f Welsh: apparently composed of the elements brân raven + (g)wen, feminine of gwyn white, fair, blessed, holy. Alternatively, it is possible that it is a variant of BRONWEN (SEE Bronwen). The story of Branwen, daughter of Llŷr, forms the second… …   First names dictionary

  • Branwen — /bran wen/, n. Welsh Legend. a sister of Bran: her son, by Matholwych, was killed by Evnissyen. * * * …   Universalium

  • Branwen —    In Celtic myth the daughter of Llyr by Iweridd. She was one of the three matriarchs of Britain and became the wife of Matholwch, the King of Ireland, and had one son, Gwern. Her continued ill treatment by her husband caused her brother Brân,… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Branwen — /bran wen/, n. Welsh Legend. a sister of Bran: her son, by Matholwych, was killed by Evnissyen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Branwen ferch Llŷr — [ branwen verx ɬiːr] („Branwen, die Tochter Llŷrs“) ist der Titel des Zweiten Zweiges des Mabinogi in der walisischen Mythologie. Die Erzählung ist sowohl im Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch („Das Weiße Buch von Rhydderch“) als auch im Llyfr Coch Hergest… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Branwen Gwyn — is a Welsh television presenter from Cardiff. She attended Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf and the University of Wales, Bangor, where she studied Music she is a talented pianist, trumpeter and singer. Since graduating in 1999 she has presented… …   Wikipedia

  • Bedd Branwen Period — The Bedd Branwen Period is the name given by Colin Burgess to a division of the early Bronze Age in Britain covering the period between 1650 BC and 1400 BC. It follows his Overton Period and is superseded by his Knighton Heath Period.It covers… …   Wikipedia

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