Julyan Holmes

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Julyan Holmes is a Cornish scholar and poet.[1] Born in 1948, Holmes has worked on such topics as Cornish placenames, the Prophecy of Merlin of John of Cornwall, and the writings of the Penwith School.

He is a member of Gorseth Kernow under the Bardic name of Blew Melen ('Yellow Hair').

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1973: An Lef Kernewek. Redruth
  • 1983: Julyan Holmes, 1000 Cornish Place Names Explained. Redruth: Dyllansow Truran ISBN 0-907566-76-6
  • 1988: Joannes Cornubiensis (Yowann Kernow/John of Cornwall); Julyan Holmes, trans. An dhargan a Verdhin / The prophecy of Merlin; treylyes dhe Gernewek ha dhe Sowsnek a'n Latin a'n 12ves kansblyden gans / translated into Cornish and into English from the 12th century Latin . Gwinear: Kesva an Taves Kernewek / The Cornish Language Board ISBN 0-907064-83-3 (full parallel English/Cornish text)
  • 1989: Julyan Holmes, 1000 Cornish Place Names Explained. Hyperion ISBN 0-907566-76-6
  • 2001: Joannes Cornubiensis; Julyan Holmes, trans. An dhargan a Verdhin / The prophecy of Merlin, 2nd ed. Gwinear: Kesva an Taves Kernewek / The Cornish Language Board ISBN 1-902917-19-7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nothing broken: recent poetry in Cornish, edited by Tim Saunders; London, Francis Boutle, 2006. ISBN 1-903427-30-4. This anthology contains two poems by Julyan Holmes and a brief biography of him.