Arthurian legend


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Noun1.Arthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at CamelotArthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot
legend, fable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Camlan - (Arthurian legend) the battlefield where King Arthur was mortally wounded
Camelot - (Arthurian legend) the capital of King Arthur's kingdom; according to the legend, truth and goodness and beauty reigned there
Galahad, Sir Galahad - (Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table; was able to see the Holy Grail
Gawain, Sir Gawain - (Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table
Geraint, Sir Geraint - (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
Guenevere, Guinevere - (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
Lancelot, Sir Lancelot - (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere
Merlin - (Arthurian legend) the magician who acted as King Arthur's advisor
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So to the Welsh must be given the honor of having sown a seed from which has grown the wide-spreading tree we call the Arthurian Legend.
Arthur in the Celtic Languages, The Arthurian Legend in Celtic Literatures and Traditions, is published by the University of Wales Press and edited by Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan, an Honorary Research Fellow at Bangor University, and Erich Poppe, formerly Professor of Celtic Studies at the University of Marburg.
Fleeing his tormentors, Alex seeks refuge in a building site where he pulls a sword from a block of stone just like Arthurian legend. This simple act by a pure-hearted hero stirs King Arthur's evil halfsister Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson) in her subterranean lair.
Fleeing his tormentors, Alex seeks refuge in a building site where he pulls a sword from a block of stone just like Arthurian legend. This simple act by a purehearted hero stirs King Arthur's evil half-sister Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson) in her subterranean lair.
Lifting its cod mythology directly from Arthurian legend, he goes on a quest to find a magical weapon only the true king can yield, in order to prevent his half-brother from uniting the underwater kingdoms and waging war on humanity's landlubbers.
It discusses the history and influence of American radio; the nature and process of adaptation; the chivalric revival and medievalism; background on Arthurian legend and selected radio adaptations, such as in episodes of Crime Classics, Gunsmoke, The Land of the Lost, Family Theater, and Smilin??
Synopsis: Carmel Niland's "A Darker Magic This Way Comes" is the first in the series of five books revealing Merlin's Secrets in a new series featuring a compelling magical mix of mystery and Arthurian legend. In this debut novel, a portal between modern day and Arthurian Britain inexplicably opens bringing a handsome young magician and all his ancient knowledge into the life of teenager, Emily Hughes.
This amalgam is a direct consequence of the collapse of the Roman rule in Britain and the ensuing invasions by Picts and Germanic tribes--which in turn provided the historical background for the Arthurian legend. The second chapter explores the travels of Irish Saint Brendan of Clonfert as part of a timeless "mythological idiom" (14) rather than as visits to actual or imagined places.
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Besides lectures and sessions about developing opera for young people, the festival features the world premiere production of The Sword in the Schoolyard, based on Arthurian legend, by VIVA!
Appealing to anyone with an interest in Arthurian legend, this collection of Joseph Campbell's lectures is witty and engaging.
Tom Huddleston has reinvented the Arthurian legend for a 21st century audience and sets it a thousand years from now.