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Arthur, King of Britain

history, romance, chronicle & criticism, with texts in modern English, from Gildas to Malory.

by Richard L. Brengle

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arthur, King.,
  • Arthurian romances.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 429-434.

    StatementEdited by Richard L. Brengle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN57.A6 B7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 439 p.
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5915206M
    LC Control Number64017761
    OCLC/WorldCa328571

    While running an errand for Kay, the Wart removes the sword from the stone, and he is declared the next king of England. Book II, “The Queen of Air and Darkness,” finds the young King Arthur, as the Wart is now called, trying to hold on to his power. Of the men rebelling against Arthur, his most notable enemy is King Lot of Orkney.   In the popular 12th-century book “History of the Kings of Britain,” Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote the first life story of Arthur, describing his magic sword Caliburn (later known as Excalibur.

    Arthur of Britain Myths are our collective dreams, our inspiration and our aspiration; they are the sacred stories that guide us in living a conscious life. One of the most beloved myths of the West is that of King Arthur and his Companions of the Round Table, and we find in this work that the spiritual teachings embodied in this myth are the. Story, art and wraparound cover by Michael Fraley. A look at the original Welsh texts that first established the legends of King Arthur. Aided by the half-human wizard Merlin, Arthur tries to rule the kingdom he inherited from his father. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $

    Get this from a library! Arthur, high king of Britain. [Michael Morpurgo; Michael Foreman] -- A twelve-year-old boy comes across Arthur Pendragon, who has just awakened from his long sleep beneath the earth, and hears from him some of the exciting stories of his past. From Book 8 to Book the sections concerning King Arthur. "Lucius, procurator of the commonwealth, to Arthur, king of Britain, according to his desert. The insolence of your tyranny is what fills me with the highest admiration, and the injuries you have done to Rome still increase my wonder. But it is provoking to reflect, that you are.


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