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The Mabinogion Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How does the way Arthur is portrayed change over time? For this question, bear in mind that "Culhwch and Olwen" is the earliest Arthurian tale and "The Dream of Rhonabwy" is the most recent, with the Three Romances coming in between.

Some commentators maintain that Celtic society was less patriarchal and women were held to be equal with men or even to be more powerful. Using the tales in The Mabinogion as evidence, is this view justified?

Stories and legends often reveal what is valued and important in a society or culture. What can be gleaned about Celtic culture from the tales in The Mabinogion?

Describe in detail what the people in the world of The Mabinogion would consider an ideal king.

Honour is an important theme in The Mabinogion. Discuss the nature of honor using the following three questions:

What are some of the things that...

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