Gelert's Grave

Translation Fundraiser

In order for students around the world to be able to learn about history for free, we must provide content in many different languages. Donate today and help us translate so that we can make a truly global impact. Thank you!
$920 / $3000

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Peta Chow
published on 14 May 2019
Send to Google Classroom:

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.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Chow, P. (2019, May 14). Gelert's Grave. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10626/gelerts-grave/

Chicago Style

Chow, Peta. "Gelert's Grave." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10626/gelerts-grave/.

MLA Style

Chow, Peta. "Gelert's Grave." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2019. Web. 28 Nov 2021.

Membership