Gwion Bach

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Taliesin (fl. 550) poet


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Name of the servant in Hanes Taliesin [The Tale of Taliesin] who wins the gift of poetic inspiration intended for Morfran and becomes, when reborn from the shape-shifting goddess Ceridwen, Taliesin. His many transformations are often compared with those of Tuan mac Cairill.

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