Defining ‘Europe’ in Medieval European Geographical Discourse


A Medieval Welsh Encyclopedia

Natalia I. Petrovskaia, ed., Delw y Byd. A Medieval Welsh Encyclopedia, MHRA Library of Medieval Welsh Literature (Cambridge: MHRA, 2020). Cover image: BnF, Fr.1444, f.217r .

The new edition of Delw y Byd, the medieval Welsh translation of the Imago mundi, edited by N. I. Petrovskaia, is currently in production. Published by the Modern Humanities Research Association, this edition presents extracts from all surviving medieval manuscripts of Delw y Byd, with introduction, commentary and glossary. The introduction includes new findings on the two independent Welsh translations of the Latin text, and the relationship between the various manuscripts. The edition is scheduled to appear in January. A GoogleBooks preview of selected pages from this forthcoming edition is already available.