The Four Branches of the Mabinogi

Will Parker's book on The Four Branches is now available. For a sample of the contents, click here











The Four Branches of the Mabinogi is the name of a quartet of short stories written in the Middle Welsh language - generally recognised to be one of the oldest and most complete repositories of British Celtic Myth, as well as a masterpiece of medieval story-telling in its own right.

This site is a gateway for anyone wishing to find out more about the Four Branches of the Mabinogi. A page of links to relevant online resources has been developed, as well as a comprehensive bibliography of academic and general publications of interest to the student of this complex medieval work.

This site also features a full text-translation (with detailed explanatory end-notes) of the Four Branches (Pwyll, Branwen, Manawydan and Math) into modern English.