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Poet and translator Meirion Pennar dies

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Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain | 10:37 UK time, Monday, 20 December 2010

Poet and academic Dr Meirion Pennar has died aged 65.

Dr Pennar was a lecturer in Welsh at University of Wales, Lampeter, and his specialist fields included medieval Welsh poetry and the Welsh novel in the 19th Century.

He translations of works of Welsh literature, such as Taliesin poems and The Black Book of Carmarthen, were well received and remain in print.

Read more on the BBC Wales News website.

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