St. David was one of the earliest Christian missionaries of West Wales, and his story told in the medieval Welsh-language Life of Saint David
. This book presents an annotated version of the text based on the one found in the Book of the Anchorite of Llanddewibrefi (c. 1350). The volume also features a substantial introduction that gathers early references to the saint and historical details and compares the Welsh Life
to an earlier Latin version. "