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History of the Britons

By: Nennius

...Britons (Historia Brittonum) by Nennius Translated by J. A. Giles History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) by Nennius, trans. J.A. Giles is a publ... ...ritons (Historia Brittonum) by Nennius, trans. J.A. Giles is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cove... ...bout with me an inward wound, and I was indignant, that the name of my own people, formerly fa- mous and distinguished, should sink into oblivion, and... ...istory of the Britons, edited by Mark the anchorite, a holy bishop of that people. 7. The island of Britain derives its name from Brutus, a Ro- man co... ...anship in length 132 miles; i.e. from Penguaul, which village is called in Scottish Cenail, in English Peneltun, to the mouth of the river Cluth and C... ... miles; i.e. from Penguaul, which village is called in Scottish Cenail, in English Peneltun, to the mouth of the river Cluth and Cairpentaloch, where ... ...mbrosius son to the king of the Damnonii. The latter was half a Ro- man by descent, and naturally supported the Roman interest: the former was entirel...

...Prologue: Nennius, the lowly minister and servant of the servants of God, by the grace of God, disciple of St. Elbotus, to all the followers of truth sendeth health. Be it known to your charity, that being dull in intellect and rude of speech, I have presumed to deliver thes...

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