Studia Celtica

Language: English and Welsh

Published annually in December

Print ISSN: 0081-6353 Online ISSN: 2058-5098

About the Journal

As a leading journal in the field of Celtic Studies and published annually by the University of Wales Press, Studia Celtica represents the highest quality research within language, literature, history and archaeology. It is an internationally refereed journal that includes articles, short notes and book reviews. Contributions are received from Celtic experts around the world – from the USA, Australia, Scotland, Ireland and France.



Moni Iudeorum: an enigmatic early place- name for St David’s – NICK AITCHISON

Punching above Gwynedd’s weight: Llywelyn ap Gruffudd’s diplomatic communication and the road to war in 1277 – HUGH BRODIE

The derivation of the name Mabinogi – R. D. FULK

‘A most venerable ruin’: word, image and ideology in Guest’s Geraint the son of Erbin – SIONED DAVIES

The Legal Triads in Llanstephan MS 116, folios 1–2 – PATRICK SIMS- WILLIAMS

St Thomas de Cantilupe’s Welsh miracles – IAN L. BASS

Locating the British Library Additional 14912 calendar – DIANA LUFT

Edward Lhwyd in Cornwall – BRYNLEY F. ROBERTS

Initial consonant replacement in Classical Manx – GEORGE BRODERICK



John Carey, The Mythological Cycle of Irish Literature (Mark Williams)

Georgia Henley and A. Joseph McMullen (eds), Gerald of Wales: New Perspectives on a Medieval Writer and Critic, and Robert Bartlett (ed. and trans.), Gerald of Wales, Instruction for a Ruler: De Principis Instructione (Simon John)

Patrick Sims- Williams, Buchedd Beuno: The Middle Welsh Life of St Beuno, with a Short Grammar of Middle Welsh (Jenny Day)

Lena Wahlgren- Smith (ed. and trans.), The Letter Collections of Nicholas of Clairvaux, (Janet Burton)

Charles Doherty and Jan Erik Rekdal (eds), Kings and Warriors in Early North- West Europe (Thomas Clancy)

Robin Chapman Stacey, Law and the Imagination in Medieval Wales (Huw Pryce)

Kevin J. Rottet and Steve Morris, Comparative Stylistics of Welsh and English / Arddulleg y Gymraeg (Dafydd Johnston)

Bryony Coles, Avanke, Bever, Castor: The Story of Beavers in Wales (Jeremy Leighton John)


Professor Ann Parry Owen (Chief Editor), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Dr Penny Dransart (Editor for Archaeology and Art), University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Dr Karen Stöber (Editor for History and Law), Universitat de Lleida

Professor John T. Koch (Editor for Language and Literature), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies


Articles to be considered for inclusion in future volumes should be submitted to Professor Ann Parry Owen (apo@cymru.ac.uk), Dr Penny Dransart (p.dransart@tsd.ac.uk), Dr Karen Stöber (karen.stober@historia.udl.cat), or Professor John T. Koch (john.koch@wales.ac.uk).


All books and other material for review (marked ‘For review in Studia Celtica‘) should be sent to Dr David Callander, School of Welsh, Cardiff University, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU. Email: CallanderD@cardiff.ac.uk.

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