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The discovery of King Arthur

Author: Geoffrey Ashe
Publisher: Stroud : Sutton, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Discovery of King Arthur' presents an investigation that broke the deadlock earlier research had reached. Arthur emerged from it with a firmer status in history. If we line up the legend with the facts as we know them today, the problem of Arthur's identity can be solved.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Named Person: Arthur, King.; Arthur, King; Arthur, King.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Ashe
ISBN: 0750942118 9780750942119
OCLC Number: 61876941
Notes: Originally published: New York: H. Holt, 1985.
Description: xi, 244 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Part 1. A legend and its roots --
The kingmaker --
The unextinguished light --
Arthur's context --
Part 2. Arthur --
The old Welsh trail --
New discoveries --
The wellsprings of romance --
Part 3. The unfolding myth --
Saints, bards, heroes --
Majesty --
The modern quest --
Appendix. The blood royal : a fancy.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Ashe.

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"A 'must-have' for anyone interested in the history and mythology of the British Isles." --Medieval History

 
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