Gelert's Grave

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Peta Chow
published on 14 May 2019
Gelert's Grave

The 13th-century CE story of a faithful dog, The Legend of Gelert became so popular that, in the 18th century CE, a hotel owner in Wales claimed to have found Gelert's grave and charged tourists to see it. Gelert's supposed grave remains a tourist attraction in the village of Beddgelert in the present day with memorial plaques in Welsh and English relating the story.

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Chow, P. (2019, May 14). Gelert's Grave. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10626/

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Chow, Peta. "Gelert's Grave." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10626/.

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Chow, Peta. "Gelert's Grave." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2019. Web. 24 May 2019.

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