Pronunciation Guide

Some of the character names, places and words may be difficult for readers to pronounce. This list is intended to help. Words are listed in order of appearance in the book. This is only for the characters and places new to this book.

Caledonii = Cal-eh-DON-e

Aurelius Ambrosius – Or-Real-e-us Am-bro-see-us

Vortigern =Vort-i-GERN

Snowdonia = Snow-d’own-e-uh

Vortimer = Vort-TEAM-er

Goloris = Go-LOR-is

Caw = just like sounds, like a raven’s caw

Damnonii = DAMN-non-e

Pudicitia Fur = Poo-da-KIKI-a Fore

Combrogi = Cum-Bro-jee

Rheged = Reg-ed

Garheis = GAR-hes

Tremonium = Tree-moan-E-um

Traprain Law = TRAP-rain Law

Caledon = Cal-le-den

Sobian = I made this up = So-BYE-anne

Caerleon = Car-LEE-on

Llew = Loo

Imogen = im-O-Jen

Aine = Awn-YA

Leigh = Lee

Diarmad = Deer-mud

Ceana = See-NA

Broceliande = Bro-SEE-le-on

Aoileann = E-lan

Druantia = Dru=en-sha

Marque = Mark

Udele = Ooh-dell or A-dell

Elga = El-ga

Mayda = MAY-da

Aque Sullis = Ack-we Sul-is

Badon =Bay-don

Cadwallion = Cad-well-en

Aetheling = A-thel-ling

Alle = a-le

Octha = Oc-ta

Freya = Fray-ya

Grendel = Gren-dell

Dafydd = Dav-ith

Danu = Dan-oo

Lir =Lur

Benedictio Dei = Ben-i-dick-to day-ee

Illan mac Dúnlainge of Leinster = Elan mac Dun-lane-ge of Len-ster

Myrdin = Mer-thin

Ceredig = sir-a-DIG

Naill = Kneel

Corpus Christi = Corp-us Chris-tee

Sangue Christi = San-gooway Chris-tee

 

Author’s Notes

Brehon = Bree-hon

Escrick = es-CKRICK

Sarmatians = Sar-MAY-ions

Xenophon = zen-o-PHON

Nennius = nen-KNEE-us

Celidon Coit = Sell-i-don Soy-et

De Excidio Britanniae – de ex-chi-dio Bri-ton-e-ay

Beale Poste = I think this is like it looks Beal Post

Annwn = Ann-noon

Laing – Lang

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