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. The lead editor, Professor Dafydd Johnston, is Director of the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies.



A 12th-century ‘bowl-fired’ grain- drying kiln at Druminnor Castle, Aberdeenshire – Colin Shepherd

Ar drywydd Magna, ‘chwaer Dewi Sant’, ac eglwys ddiflanedig yn Nyffryn Teifi – Barry J. Lewis

Fet, Gol, and Éigem – Kristen Mills

The Mabinogi and the Shadow of Celtic Mythology – Simon Rodway

Contrasting Cultures? Early thirteenth-century portrayals of anger and violence in ‘L’Histoire de Guillaume le Maréchal’ and the Welsh court poetry in praise of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth – Hugh Brodie

Sexual Discourse and Structural Unity in Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd’s Gorhoffedd – Michaela Jacques

Patterns of Welsh punctuation from manuscript to print, 1346–1620. A Pilot- Study of the Annunciation narrative – Erich Poppe

Welsh Traitors in a Scottish Chronicle: Dafydd ap Gruffudd, Penwyn and the Transmission of National Memory – Dylan Foster Evans

Francis J. Carmody: The Manx recordings – George Broderick

Afon Clwyd: cynnig geirdarddiaethol newydd – Guto Rhys



Ralph Haeussler and Anthony King (eds), Celtic Religions in the Roman Period. Personal, Local, and Global (Barry Burnham)

Roy Flechner and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (eds), The Introduction of Christianity into the Early Medieval Insular World. Converting the Isles I (David Parsons)

Lynette Olson (ed.), St Samson of Dol and the Earliest History of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales (Barry J. Lewis)

Paul Russell, Reading Ovid in Medieval Wales (Ceri Davies)

Joshua Byron Smith, Walter Map and the Matter of Britain (Brynley F. Roberts)

Coss, Dennis, Julian- Jones and Silvestri (eds), Episcopal Power and Local Society in Medieval Europe, 900–1400 (Penelope Dransart)

David Rollason (ed.), Princes of the Church. Bishops and their Palaces (Öystein Ekroll)

Mary- Ann Constantine and Éva Guillorel, Miracles and Murders, An Introductory Anthology of Breton Ballads (Gary D. Manchec- German)


Professor Dafydd Johnston, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Dr Penny Dransart, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Dr Karen Stöber, Universitat de Lleida

Professor John T. Koch, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies


Articles to be considered for inclusion in future volumes should be submitted to Dr Penny Dransart (Archaeology), Dr Karen Stöber (History), Professor John T. Koch or Professor Dafydd Johnston (Language and Literature).


All books and other material for review (marked ‘For review in Studia Celtica‘) should be sent to the Administrative Officer, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3HH.

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