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King Arthur: In Legend and History Paperback – 1998


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  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Routledge (1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415920639
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415920636
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 3.1 x 23.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 998 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #888,987 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In this volume, Richard White has collected a diverse selection of medieval Arthurian literature and history, culling from Latin, English, Welsh, French and German sources, presenting many passages translated into English for the first time. White's selections enable the reader to understand how the rich Arthurian tapestry evolved over a period of more than 500 years, King Arthur in Legend and History also includes a chronology of key Arthurian texts, maps, an appendix of Arthurian Courts, a list of sources, suggestions for further reading and a bibliography.

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Format: Paperback
Whether one's interest is primarily in exploring the genuine history which gave rise to the legend of King Arthur, or in the development of Arthurian literature, this handy volume will prove most useful and convenient. It is a well-considered selection of the most important Arthurian source materials.
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Handy Compliation of Source Materials Jan. 5 1999
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Format: Paperback
Whether one's interest is primarily in exploring the genuine history which gave rise to the legend of King Arthur, or in the development of Arthurian literature, this handy volume will prove most useful and convenient. It is a well-considered selection of the most important Arthurian source materials.

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