Some articles on bard, bards:

... Y Prifardd, literally The Chief Bard, is the Welsh title given to bards who have won either the chair or the crown in the National Eisteddfod of Wales ... For lists of chaired and crowned bards, see Chaired Bards (category) and Crowned Bards (category) ...
Bards And Sages
... Bards and Sages is an American publisher of speculative fiction and role-playing games ... Bards and Sages is one of the few women-owned and operated companies in the gaming industry ... In January 2005, Bards and Sages published Dawson's short story and poetry collect, September and Other Stories, to positive reviews ...
Bard (Dungeons & Dragons) - Publication History - Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition (2000-2007)
... In Third Edition Dungeons and Dragons, the bard class continued its change from a druidic loremaster in first edition into a jack-of-all-trades (retaining mainly ... In Third Edition D D, bards now could be any non-lawful alignment, meaning Bards could no longer be Lawful Neutral, but now could be Chaotic Good and Chaotic ... The rules also state that a bard's powers are incompatible with law and tradition, although authentic historical bards were in fact keepers of traditions and knowledge this ...
The Bards Of Wales - References
... The Bards of Wales in the Hungarian Electronic Library An alternate translation from Bernard Adams Peter Zollman's English translation Rory Leishman, a Canadian Bard of Wales ...
... who held church land from generation to generation), and chroniclers (as well as bards and ollavs-hereditary poets) to the MacDermots, Princes of Moylurg, down to Turlough O'Carolan, sometimes ... The origin of the bards is lost in the mists of pre-historic Ireland ...

Famous quotes containing the word bards:

    Let us pray that the great historic tragedy of our time may not have been enacted without instructing our whole beloved country through terror and pity; and may fulfillment verify in the end those expectations which kindle the bards of Progress and Humanity.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    O black and unknown bards of long ago, How came your lips to touch the sacred fire?
    James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938)

    The present century has not dealt kindly with the farmer. His legends are all but obsolete, and his beliefs have been pared away by the professors at colleges of agriculture. Even the farm- bred bards who twang guitars before radio microphones prefer “I’m Headin’ for the Last Roundup” to “Turkey in the Straw” or “Father Put the Cows Away.”
    —For the State of Kansas, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)