Geoffrey of Monmouth

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Geof·frey of Mon·mouth

 (jĕf′rē; mŏn′məth) 1100?-1154.
English chronicler whose semihistorical Historia Regum Britanniae (c. 1139) popularized Arthurian legend and contains the source material for several of Shakespeare's plays.
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Geoffrey of Monmouth

(Biography) ?1100–54, Welsh bishop and chronicler; author of Historia Regum Britanniae, the chief source of Arthurian legends
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Geof′frey of Mon′mouth

(ˈdʒɛf ri)
1100?–1154, English chronicler.
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Noun1.Geoffrey of Monmouth - Welsh chronicler who wrote an account of the kings of Britain which is now believed to contain little historical fact but it is a source of the Arthurian legend (circa 1100-1154)
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Por ultimo, pero no por ello menos importante, las versiones nordicas de textos procedentes de autores tan emblematicos como Chretien de Troyes, Tomas de Bretana, Geoffrey de Monmouth o Maria de Francia poseen un enorme valor para la traductologia y su historia debido a los impagables datos que proporcionan para el estudio de los procesos de traduccion, ya sea vertical u horizontal, en la Edad Media (2).
According to Geoffrey de Monmouth's 12th-century history, the founder of the British race was Brutus, the great-grandson of the Trojan Aeneas.