New book about the early history of the Welsh language finally published – in Welsh

It’s ironic, but until now, books about the early history of the Welsh language have not been available to read in Welsh.

Students often have to turn to English resources if they want to benefit from the latest research in the field.

Now a new e-book, published last week by a Russian academic sheds new light on the subject.

Llawlyfr Hen Gymraeg (‘Old Welsh Handbook’) by Dr Alexander Falileyev is the first comprehensive description of Old Welsh to be published in the Welsh language.

Old Welsh refers to the period between the ninth century and the early twelfth century in the history of the language.

Read more: Wales Online

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