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The Mabinogion - The Dream of Rhonabwy Summary & Analysis

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The Dream of Rhonabwy Summary

Rhonabwy goes to sleep on an oxhide in a filthy hall. In a dream, he meets a young man who is so awe-inspiring that he and his companions flee. However, the young man catches up with them and speaks with Rhonabwy. The young man is Iddawg, who triggered the battle of Camlan deliberately.

Iddawg takes Rhonabwy and his companions to Arthur, who laments that weaklings now live in Britain. Arthur gives Rhonabwy a magic ring so he can remember his dream when he wakes.

Cei's army arrives to strengthen Arthur's troops ready for a battle at noon. One horseman accidentally splashes Arthur and is reprimanded.

Arthur invites Owein to play gwyddbwyll. A rider tells Owein that Arthur's men are teasing Owein's ravens. Owein asks Arthur to order his men to stop, but Arthur says to keep playing the game. A second...

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