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Editors:

Dr Huw Meirion Edwards is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Welsh at the University of Wales Aberystwyth. He is an accomlished poet, and won the National Eisteddfod Chair in 2004. He was responsible for editing 33 poems (nos 4, 8, 14, 15, 22, 48, 49, 51, 58, 59, 60, 65, 67, 77, 83, 91, 98, 104, 110, 116, 117, 118, 122, 123, 133, 135, 136, 137, 143, 144, 147, 154, 164), and for writing the section on the literary context in the Introduction.

His main publications relevant to this project are:
 

‘Y Trioedd Serch’, Dwned 1 (1995), 25–39 

Dafydd ap Gwilym: Influences and Analogues (Oxford, 1996)

'Murnio Marwnadau: Golwg ar y Ffug-farwnad yng Nghyfnod y Cywyddwyr', Dwned 5 (1997), 47-70

Gwaith Prydydd Breuan a Cherddi Dychan Eraill o Lyfr Coch Hergest (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 2000)

Gwaith Madog Dwygraig (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 2006)

 

Dr Dylan Foster Evans is a lecturer in the School of Welsh at Cardiff University. He is a keen naturalist, and he was the project’s nature consultant. He was responsible for editing 34 poems (nos 11, 19, 34, 38, 41, 42, 52, 54, 62, 71, 80, 81, 82, 88, 89, 92, 94, 97, 99, 101, 103, 108, 109, 112, 121, 124, 126, 128, 131, 132, 140, 145,  160, 166), and co-authored the section on the poet’s life in the Introduction.

His main publications relevant to this project are:
 

'Goganwr am Gig Ynyd': The Poet as Satirist in Medieval Wales (Aberystwyth, Papurau Ymchwil Rhif 6, 1996) 

‘ “Y Carl a'i Trawai o'r Cudd” - Ergyd y Gwn ar y Cywyddwyr’, Dwned 4 (1998), 75-105

Gwaith Hywel Swrdwal a'i Deulu, (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 2000)

 ‘ “Bardd arallwlad”: Dafydd ap Gwilym a Theori Ôl-Drefedigaethol’, in Owen Thomas (ed.), Llenyddiaeth mewn Theori (Caerdydd, 2006), 39–72

 ‘ “Cyngor y Bioden”: Ecoleg a Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg’, in Owen Thomas (ed.), Llenyddiaeth mewn Theori I (2006), 41–79

Gwaith Rhys Goch Eryri (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 2007)

 

Dafydd Johnston is Professor of Welsh at Swansea University. He was the project leader, and he was responsible for editing 53 poems (nos 1, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 39, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 57, 64, 66, 68, 69, 73, 74, 75, 84, 85, 93, 95, 100, 102, 105, 106, 107, 111, 114, 115, 125, 130, 141, 142, 150, 156, 159, 167, 168, 169, 170), and for writing sections in the Introduction on editorial principles, authorship of the poems, the apocrypha, and the manuscript tradition.

His main publications relevant to this project are:
 

'The Serenade and the Image of the House in the Poems of Dafydd ap Gwilym', CMCS 5 (1983), 1-19 

'Cywydd y Gal by Dafydd ap Gwilym', CMCS 9 (1985), 71-99

'Nodiadau ar Waith Dafydd ap Gwilym', B 32 (1985), 79-83

Gwaith Iolo Goch (Caerdydd, 1988)

Blodeugerdd Barddas o’r Bedwaredd Ganrif ar Ddeg (Barddas, 1989)

Canu Maswedd yr Oesoedd Canol / Medieval Welsh Erotic Poetry (Caerdydd, 1991; ail arg. Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr, 1998)

'The Erotic Poetry of the Cywyddwyr', CMCS 22 (1991), 63-94

'Paradwys Dafydd ap Gwilym', in J E Caerwyn Williams (ed.), Ysgrifau Beirniadol XX (Dinbych, 1995), 114-124

Gwaith Llywelyn Goch ap Meurig Hen (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 1998)

 ‘Early Translations of Dafydd ap Gwilym’, in  Alyce von Rothkirch and Daniel Williams (ed.), Beyond the Difference: Welsh literature in Comparative Contexts (Cardiff, 2004), 158–72

Llên yr Uchelwyr: Hanes Beirniadol Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg 1300–1525 (Caerdydd, 2005)

Dafydd ap Gwilym Digidol (Darlith Lenyddol Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Abertawe a’r Cylch, 2006)

 

Dr A. Cynfael Lake is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Welsh at Swansea University. He responsible for editing 39 poems (nos 2, 3, 18, 20, 21, 37, 40, 53, 55, 56, 61, 63, 70, 72, 76, 78, 79, 86, 87, 90, 96, 113, 119, 120, 129,  139, 146, 148, 149, 151, 152, 153, 155, 157, 158, 161, 162, 163, 165), and for writing the section on metrics in the Introduction.

His main publications relevant to this project are:
 

Gwaith Lewys Daron (Caerdydd, 1994) 

Gwaith Huw ap Dafydd ap Llywelyn ap Madog (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 1995)

Gwaith Siôn Ceri (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 1996)

'Awduraeth Cerddi'r Oesoedd Canol: Rhai Sylwadau', Dwned 3 (1997), 63-71

Gwaith Siôn ap Hywel (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 1999)

Gwaith Mathau Brwmffild (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 2002)

Gwaith Lewys Morgannwg (Aberystwyth, Cyfres Beirdd yr Uchelwyr, 2004)

 

Research Assistants:
 

Ifor ap Dafydd is a temporary lecturer in the Department of Welsh, Swansea University. He was a research assistant on the project from April 2005 to April 2007, and was responsible for inputting material onto the website, and for organisation of the conference.

 

Dr Hannah Dentinger was a part-time research assistant on the project from October 2006 to April 2007. She was responsible for collecting the pictures for the notes, and she also assisted with organisation of the conference.

 

Dr Elisa Moras is a lecturer in the Department of Welsh at the University of Wales Lampeter. She was a research assistant on the project 2003–4, and edited two poems (nos 134 and 138). Elisa began the work of preparing electronic texts and also prepared a concordance to Dafydd ap Gwilym’s poetry. She was also involved in transcribing manuscripts.

 

Dr Sara Elin Roberts is a lecturer in the School of Welsh at the University of Wales Bangor. She was a research assistant on the project 2002–6, with particular responsibility for the manuscript databases and for drafting the stemmas and the bibliography. She edited the debate poems and ‘Gwayw Serch’ (nos 23–30 and 127), and co-authored the section on the poet’s life in the Introduction.

Her main publications relevant to this project are:
 

'Cwpled Coll o Waith Dafydd ap Gwilym', Dwned 11 (2005) 

'Dafydd ap Gwilym, ei Ewythr a'r Gyfraith', LlC 28 (2005), 100-114

 

Steering Committee Member and editor of poem 171:

Dr Ann Parry Owen is a reader at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, and the leader of a research team preparing a new edition (online and in print) of the poetry of Guto'r Glyn.

Her main publications relevant to this project are:

Gwaith Llywelyn Brydydd Hoddnant  (Aberystwyth, 1996)

Gwaith Gruffudd ap Maredudd, iii, Cerddi Amrywiol (Aberystwyth, 2007)

'Englynion Bardd i'w Wallt': cerdd arall gan Ddafydd ap Gwilym?, Dwned
13 (2007)