King Arthur in antiquity by Graham Anderson

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Greece,
  • Greece.

Subjects:

  • Arthur, King.,
  • Arthur, King -- In literature.,
  • Tales -- Greece -- History and criticism.,
  • Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Legends.,
  • Arthurian romances -- Sources.,
  • Legends -- Greece.,
  • Great Britain -- Civilization -- Greek influences.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Legends.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGraham Anderson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA152.5.A7 A53 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3685008M
ISBN 100415317142
LC Control Number2003046891

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Instead, Graham Anderson explores the evidence for two much older figures, known to classical writers as kings of Arcadia and Lydia, over a millenium before.

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This original and compelling study argues against the traditional identification of Arthur as a king in Celtic Britain. Instead, Graham Anderson explores the evidence for two much older figures, known to classical writers as kings of Arcadia and Lydia, over a millenium before.

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The first mention of Arthur appears inwhere he is presented as a military leader fighting against the invading Saxons in 5th- to 6th.

Stories about King Arthur became popular before the 11th century. Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Britanniae, written between andbrought Arthur European fame. Today the character of King Arthur appears in comic books, novels, television shows, and films.

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Geoffrey of Monmouth (Galfridus Monemutensis) completed his Historia Regum Britanniae ('History of the Kings of Britain') which glorified Arthur and made him an international.

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