Publisher: D.S.Brewer (December 8, 2005)
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Latin is the language not just of diverse Arthurian chronicles - together with an important of all, Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britannie - but in addition of a small variety of vital yet principally overlooked romances relating Arthur and his knights. numerous of those romances truly take their concept from the chronicle culture, and their authors occasionally sign up for romance adventures with genuine occasions and characters (such as Henry II) so one can provide the looks of heritage to Arthurian fiction. Ranging in date from the past due 12th to the fourteenth century, those romances comprise De ortu Waluuanii (in which Gawain defeats the Persian champion for the peace of Jerusalem), Historia Meriadoci, Arthur and Gorlagon, and Draco Normannicus. those 4 texts are provided the following in dealing with textual content and translation, and observed via an intensive advent and large notes.