The History of the Kings of Britain

The History of the Kings of Britain

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by Geoffrey of Monmouth
     
 

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It is an epic work spanning two thousand years, from the founding of Britain by Brutus to the coming of the Saxons. As a historian Geoffrey is sometimes less than reliable, but as the chronicler of half-legendary figures whose deeds have captured the imagination of millions, he is unrivalled: Lear, Cymbeline amd , above all, Arthur was first recorded here, and the…  See more details below

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It is an epic work spanning two thousand years, from the founding of Britain by Brutus to the coming of the Saxons. As a historian Geoffrey is sometimes less than reliable, but as the chronicler of half-legendary figures whose deeds have captured the imagination of millions, he is unrivalled: Lear, Cymbeline amd , above all, Arthur was first recorded here, and the Historia's influence inspired Malory and Tennyson, Shakespeare and Dryden.

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ISBN-13:
9781420941852
Publisher:
Neeland Media LLC
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
583,032
File size:
1 MB

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The History of the Kings of Britain 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank you, Digipress, for these wonderful, affordable editions of classics.
ltesta More than 1 year ago
When I downloaded a sample of this book, I got a sample of Tom Jones instead.
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