Literature in Wales has a long and impressive history. Though many works have been lost over the ages and many authors are now long forgotten, what remains is still a hugely diverse and rich collection.
Browse the section to discover some of Wales' earliest poets, learn about poetry through the ages, find out more about the myth-filled Mabinogion and legends of Arthur and Merlin in Welsh literature.
An introduction into the rich history of early Welsh literature.
The Early Poets, Y Cynfeirdd
Information on the work of early poet Taliesin.
Information on the work of early poet Aneirin.
Poets of the Princes, Y Gogynfeirdd
Poets of the Nobility, Beirdd yr Uchelwy
Glossary of terms used in the explanation of early Welsh literature.