Christopher W. Bruce
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (December 1, 1998)
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this article provides a accomplished dictionary of characters, areas, items and issues present in the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the around desk. details is drawn from major Arthurian resources among Gildas's "De Excidio Britanniae" (c.540) and Tennyson's 19th-century "Idylls of the King". The booklet comprises names extracted from over 250 unique Arthurian texts and comprises details on characters resembling Lancelot and Gawain, areas corresponding to Camelot and Camlann, gadgets comparable to Excalibur and the Holy Grail and subject matters reminiscent of the Sword within the Stone and the beheading video game. each one access presents an outline of the identify, together with attainable origins or ancient foundation of the identify, and significant characters and subject matters are mentioned largely and their evolution throughout the sequence of texts is traced.