A professional poet and singer, as among the ancient Celts, whose occupation was to compose and sing verses in honor of the heroic achievements of princes and brave men.
Hence: A poet; as, the bard of Avon.
Bards were ancient prophets and poets of Britain, often associated in Blake's day with the Druids and with native opposition to invading Romans or Normans, as in Thomas Gray's The Bard (1757). The Bard of Songs of Experience has a role paralleling that of the Shepherd in Songs of Innocence.
A minstrel or poet who glorified the virtues of the people and his chieftains.
A minstrel or poet who glorifies the virtues of the people and chieftains. (MEDIEV-L. Medieval Terms)
A person who is known for singing songs or telling stories.
the poet caste in Celtic society, reciter of sagas, often played a harp-often paid to glorify a present-day hero's deed, or if not well paid, to satirize those deeds
a lyric poet
a follower of the virtue compassion as they care a great deal about the lives and well being of others
a minstrel poet who would travel across the country, stopping at castle or tavern to share songs and news in exchange for food, beverage and a night's stay
a nice fellow especially at the beginning of the game when he can use powerful horns to kill complete groups of enemies or support the party with magical songs
a person who composes and memorizes poetry with the intention of reciting it to tell stories about the culture in which he resides
a poet and singer , in religious or feudal contexts
a poet and singer , with the particular meaning differing for various countries and epochs
a poet or lyrical musician
a singer of songs
a talented musician and a walking storehouse of gossip, tall tales, and lore
a Celtic poet-musician
Poet or storyteller
A poet, playwright, musician and entertainer. May play the lute, recorder, viol, harpsichord or shawm. Use Entertainer details.
From the Celtic word bardas meaning "singer or poet". One who sang heroic songs. Bards preserved Celtic history and legends through songs under Roman occupation. However, bardic knowledge such as medicine deteriorated as educated people under Pax Romana spoke Latin. They continue (to the present day) in Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
A person who demonstrates skill in singing, playing a musical instument, or telling a story.
Originally a term for a Celtic minstrel poet e.g. Cacofnix in Asterix the Gaul but is now used for any admired poet. Shakespeare is often referred to as 'the bard of Avon'.
A bard was one of a caste of poets and scholars of medieval and early modern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The term bard (Ð±Ð°Ñ€Ð´) came to be used in the Soviet Union in the early 1960s (and continues to be used in Russia today) for singer-songwriters who wrote songs outside the Soviet establishment. Bard poetry differs from other poetry mainly in the fact that it is sung along with a simple guitar melody as opposed to being spoken. Another difference is that this form of poetry focuses less on style and more on meaning.