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Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales

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Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales by Hywel Wyn Owen
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An authoritative dictionary of the meanings and derivations of Welsh place-names. The first of its kind in Wales, this volume deals with most of the place-names of Wales as well as prominent features of the landscape. Also includes an invaluable glossary of the place-name elements. First published in November 2007. -- Welsh Books Council

Author Biography

Professor Hywel Wyn Owen is Director of the Place-name Research Centre at Bangor University and Vice President of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland. He is a regular broadcaster, and advises the Welsh Assembly and the Welsh Language Board and other national bodies on matters pertaining to place-names.Richard Morgan is an archivist, formerly with Shropshire and now with Glamorgan Record Office. He is an honorary lecturer at the School of Welsh at Bangor University.Both have published extensively and are acknowledged as leading authorities on the place-names of Wales.
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Gomer Press
Pages
506
Dimensions
160x252x48
ISBN-13
9781843239017
Product ID
1830177

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