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Jones, Gwyn



  • Existence: 1907-1999


Gwyn Jones (1907-1999) was a Welsh novelist and story writer, and a scholar and translator of Nordic literature and history. He was a native of New Tredegar, Monmouthshire. In addition to A History of the Vikings, he also wrote Kings, Beasts and Heroes in 1972, along with numerous novels and short story collections.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gwyn Jones Lectures Collection

Identifier: RG01.0011.003
Scope and Contents

The Gwyn Jones Lectures Collection consists of the scripts of five lectures presented by Mr. Jones during his visit to The University of Iowa. Although not dated, it is believed these lectures were given about 1983, or 15 years after he completed writing A History of the Vikings.

Dates: 1983