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The Beguiling of Meriln, by Edward Burne-Jones [1873-4] (Public Domain Image)

The Vita Merlini

Latin text by Geoffrey of Monmouth

Translated by John Jay Parry

[1925, copyright not renewed]

This is the Latin text and translation of a narrative of the life of Merlin by the medieval historian Geoffrey of Monmouth. Thanks to Graeme K Talboys, who transcribed this text.
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The Life of Merlin
Vita Merlini: Latin