Explorations in the History and Legends of Arthur

The story of Arthur is old. People have been singing war songs in his honor for probably more than 1,500 years. The popular conception is of a King Arthur, with his lovely queen and noble knights, and the Round Table, and Excalibur, and the Holy Grail, and all the other trappings. The scholarly conception of Arthur is of a war leader in post-Roman Britain, fighting against the encroachment of Saxon settlers. The pages that follow examine both conceptions. But first, some Frequently Asked Questions:

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Explorations in Arthurian History
Historical Literature

Welsh Poetry

Geoffrey of Monmouth

Nennius and William of Malmesbury

Wace, Layamon, and the Alliterative Morte Arthur

The Importance of Geography

The Romans

Nennius and Arthur's 12 Battles





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