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In Welsh mythology, Gilfaethwy was a son of the goddess Don. Welsh mythology, the remnants of the mythology of the pre-Christian Britons, has come down to us in much altered form in medieval Welsh manuscripts such as the Red Book of Hergest, the White Book of Rhydderch, the Book of Aneirin and the Book of Taliesin. ... Dôn was a Welsh mother goddess, equivalent of the Irish Danu. ...


His brother, Gwydion, wanted to help him rape Goewin. He accomplished this by stealing Pryderi of Dyfed's pigs, thus sending Math ap Mathonwy away to fight a war. Gwydion and Gilfaethwy were supposed to be with him, but they sneaked back. Gwydion and Gilfaethwy then raped Goewin. She told Math, and he turned them into animals. Gwydion was, for one year each, a stag, sow and wolf. Gilfaethwy was, for one year each, a hind, boar and she-wolf. Each year, they had a child together and Math turned the three young animals into boys (Hyddwn, Bleiddwn and Hychdwn Hir). In Welsh mythology, Gwydion was a son of the goddess Don. ... In Welsh mythology, Goewin was Math ap Mathonwys foot-holder; she was raped by Gilfaethwy. ... In Welsh mythology, King Pryderi of Dyfed was the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon. ... In Welsh mythology, Math ap Mathonwy was a king who needed to rest his feet in the lap of a virgin unless he was at war, or wanted to be. ... Genera About 15 in 4 subfamilies. ... Sow means: A female pig. ... Jump to: navigation, search Wolf Wolf Man Mount Wolf Wolf Prizes Wolf Spider Wolf 424 Wolf 359 Wolf Point Wolf-herring Frank Wolf Friedrich Wolf Friedrich August Wolf Hugo Wolf Johannes Wolf Julius Wolf Max Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf Maximilian Wolf Rudolf Wolf Thomas Wolf As Name Wolf Breidenbach Wolf... The word Hind can refer to: A female deer, usually the red deer. ... The Wild Muslim (Sus scrofa) is the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. ... Jump to: navigation, search Wolf Wolf Man Mount Wolf Wolf Prizes Wolf Spider Wolf 424 Wolf 359 Wolf Point Wolf-herring Frank Wolf Friedrich Wolf Friedrich August Wolf Hugo Wolf Johannes Wolf Julius Wolf Max Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf Maximilian Wolf Rudolf Wolf Thomas Wolf As Name Wolf Breidenbach Wolf...


 
 

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