Reign of Arthur: From History to Legend

Reign of Arthur: From History to Legend

by Christopher Gidlow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750934190

ISBN-13: 9780750934190

Pub. Date: 09/25/2005

Publisher: The History Press

This intriguing volume looks at the early sources describing Arthur's career and compares them to the reality of Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries. It presents the most up-to-date scholarship and a convincing case for the existence of a real 6th-century British general called Arthur.

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This intriguing volume looks at the early sources describing Arthur's career and compares them to the reality of Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries. It presents the most up-to-date scholarship and a convincing case for the existence of a real 6th-century British general called Arthur.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750934190
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
09/25/2005
Edition description:
New edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : who was King Arthur?
1In the reign of King Arthur ...3
2Arthur fought against them in those days11
3The strife of Camlann40
4The destruction of Britain71
5Tyrants and kings91
6The kings of the Britons108
7Arthur's brave men137
8Lives of the saints169
9Geoffrey of Monmouth183
10Arthur, King of Britain208
Epilogue : digging up Arthur - Glastonbury 1190235
Conclusion : the reign of Arthur?245

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