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Finding Arthur

Author: Ardrey Adam
Publisher: New York : Gerald Duckworth & Co, 2013.
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The legend of King Arthur has been told and retold for centuries. As the king who united a nation, his is the story of England itself. But what if Arthur wasn't English at all? As writer and Arthurian scholar Adam Ardey discovered, the reason historians have had little success identifying the historical Athur may be incredibly simple: He wasn't an Englishman at all. He was from Scotland. Finding Arthur chronicles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adam, Ardrey.
Finding Arthur.
New York : Gerald Duckworth & Co, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ardrey Adam
ISBN: 9780715648629 0715648624
OCLC Number: 913799156
Description: 1 online resource (517 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Maps; Chronology; Glossary of Names; Introduction; 1. The Four Horsemen of History; 2. The Would-Be Arthurs; 3. Why Arthur Is Lost to History; 4. A Fragmented Kingdom; 5. La Naissance d'Arthur; 6. The Sword in the Stone; 7. Camelot; 8. The Scottish Civil War; 9. The Great Angle War; 10. The Legend Is Born; 11. Finding Camlann: The Last Battle; Epilogue: Árya; Bibliography; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index.

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The legend of King Arthur has been told and retold for centuries. As the king who united a nation, his is the story of England itself. But what if Arthur wasn't English at all? As writer and Arthurian scholar Adam Ardey discovered, the reason historians have had little success identifying the historical Athur may be incredibly simple: He wasn't an Englishman at all. He was from Scotland. Finding Arthur chronicles Ardrey's unlikely quest to uncover the secret of Scotland's greatest king and conqueror, which has been hiding in plain sight for centuries. His research began as a simple exploration.

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