The Quest for Arthur's Britain

The Quest for Arthur's Britain

by Geoffrey Ashe ASHE
     
 

ISBN-10: 0897332873

ISBN-13: 9780897332873

Pub. Date: 01/28/1987

Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated


The legend of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table dominates the mythology of Britain, but could this story prove more fact than fiction? Recent archaeological findings have lead Geoffrey Ashe to believe there is more truth to Arthurian legend than previously accepted. The Quest for Arthur's Britain examines the historical foundation of the Arthurian…  See more details below

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The legend of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table dominates the mythology of Britain, but could this story prove more fact than fiction? Recent archaeological findings have lead Geoffrey Ashe to believe there is more truth to Arthurian legend than previously accepted. The Quest for Arthur's Britain examines the historical foundation of the Arthurian tradition, and presents the remarkable results of excavations to date at Cadbury (reputed site of Camelot), Tintagel, Glastonbury and many places known almost exclusively to Arthurian scholars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897332873
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
318
Sales rank:
1,436,058
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction,
General Chronological Chart,
The Visionary Kingdom Geoffrey Ashe,
The Arthurian Fact Geoffrey Ashe,
Romance and Reality in Cornwall C.A. Ralegh Radford,
Wales in the Arthurian Age Leslie Alcock,
Glastonbury Abbey C.A. Ralegh Radford,
Glastonbury Tor Philip Rahtz,
Cadbury: is it Camelot? Leslie Alcock and Geoffrey Ashe,
Extending the Map Geoffrey Ashe,
Life in the Arthurian Age Geoffrey Ashe with Jill Racy,
Arthur and English History Geoffrey Ashe,
The New Matter of Britain Geoffrey Ashe,
Chronology,
Bibliography,
List of Illustrations, Maps and Tables,
Index,

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