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The Druids and King Arthur : a new view of early Britain

Author: Robin Melrose
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the role the Druids may have played in the story of King Arthur and the founding of Britain. It explains how the Druids originated, bringing to early Britain a cult of an underworld deity, a belief in reincarnation, and a keen interest in astronomy. The work concludes that Arthur was originally a Druid cult figure"--Provided by publisher."
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Arthur, King.; Arthur, King.; Artus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Melrose
ISBN: 9780786458905 0786458909
OCLC Number: 672278464
Description: v, 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The dragon star --
The severed head and the bone cave: religion in Roman Britain --
Arthur's voyage: the spoils of Annwn --
Magic mounds, sea people and shape-shifters: the wonderful world of the Mabinogion --
Mounds, mounds, mounds: rubbish heaps, hillforts and the prehistory of Southern England --
Visitors from the East --
Brutus of Troy Town --
Arthur, king of Wessex?
Responsibility: Robin Melrose.

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"This book examines the role the Druids may have played in the story of King Arthur and the founding of Britain. It explains how the Druids originated, bringing to early Britain a cult of an underworld deity, a belief in reincarnation, and a keen interest in astronomy. The work concludes that Arthur was originally a Druid cult figure"--Provided by publisher."

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