And the king caused them to fetch Elphin in haste from his dungeon, and placed him before Taliesin.
Whilst at home, a son was born to them, to whom they gave the name of Taliesin.
Taliesin is a generic name indicating a function rather than the name of an individual.
Similar boasts occur in the poems of Empedocles and of Taliesin.
Taliesin was present at the battle which preceded this desolation.
Could not you give some of the Poetry of Taliesin and Merddin?
Here, in his note on Taliesin, he shows that the same thing in substance is said of the ancient Welsh bard.
Taliesin's rebirth is connected with his acquiring of inspiration.
Taliesin was a Cymric bard, whom Welsh legends assign to the 6th century.
In Welsh mythology the story of Taliesin affords an example of rebirth.