Brutus of Troy: And the Quest for the Ancestry of the British

Brutus of Troy: And the Quest for the Ancestry of the British

by Anthony Adolph

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473849174
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Sales rank: 888,085
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction viii

Part I Conceiving Brutus xiii

Chapter 1 In Alma's Tower 1

Chapter 2 Brutus's Isle 5

Chapter 3 The Age of Arthur 12

Chapter 4 'The Coastal Peoples' 17

Chapter 5 Troy Reborn 23

Chapter 6 The Birth of Brutus 27

Chapter 7 'The Monarchy of Britain' 35

Chapter 8 Geoffrey of Monmouth 44

Part II The Life of Brutus 51

Chapter 9 A Fatal Arrow 53

Chapter 10 The Castle by the Acheron 58

Chapter 11 Diana's Prophecy 67

Chapter 12 The Tower of Hercules 73

Chapter 13 Bloodshed in Gaul 78

Chapter 14 Here Be Giants! 82

Chapter 15 New Troy in Britain 91

Part III The Afterlife of Brutus 97

Chapter 16 A Mythology for the Middle Ages 99

Chapter 17 'One Happy Britannia Again' 109

Chapter 18 'Remember Me!' 119

Chapter 19 Return to Troy 128

Chapter 20 'To Raise the Lasting Throne of Albion' 137

Chapter 21 Alexander Pope's Brutiad 145

Chapter 22 'Fair Albion's Shore' 152

Chapter 23 Angels over Dover 157

Chapter 24 Brutus and Victoria 167

Chapter 25 Brutus Reincarnated 176

Part IV Burying Brutus 183

Chapter 26 Brutus of the Kymry 185

Chapter 27 The Man who Wasn't There 193

Chapter 28 Ludgate Hill 202

Chapter 29 Tower Hill 208

Select Timeline 213

Brutus's Family Tree 214

Acknowledgements 215

Bibliography and References 215

Index 223

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