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Published by Boydell in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arthur, -- King,
  • Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Folklore,
  • Paganism -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Arthurian romances -- Sources,
  • Paganism in literature,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Celtic,
  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index.

    StatementJohn Darrah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA152.5.A7 D358 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 304 p. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18565225M
    ISBN 10085115350X
    LC Control Number93037182
    OCLC/WorldCa28964921


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An Arthurian Adventure Analysed. The Calendar of Arthurian Romance. The Challenge. Tournaments and the Spring Marriage. Fire from Heaven. Severed Heads and Sacred Waters. Healing Blood and the Dolorous Stroke --pt. Further Aspects of Paganism in the Romances.

Births, Lives and Deaths of Heroes and Heroines. The Nature of Paganism in Britain. Paganism in Arthurian romance book as "narrative, written in prose or verse and concerned with adventure, courtly love and chivalry," Arthurian romance derived the narrative verse form from 12th-century France.

The anonymous 14th-century English romance "Sir Gawain and Paganism in Arthurian romance book Green Knight" is the most widely recognized example of Arthurian : Esther Lombardi.

The first two books contain a re-imaging of the Arthurian legend. Parke Godwin: Firelord and Beloved Exile; Robert Holdstock: The Merlin Codex, a trilogy of mythic fiction novels which trace Merlin's adventures in Europe before the time of King Arthur, placing him alongside Jason and the Argonauts and Urtha Pendragon.

These are books I recommend for anyone wanting to learn more about British Paganism, divided into the categories of Pagan Britain, Wales, and Arthurian Legend. You might also want to check out my. Pagan beliefs still abounded and Christianity was a minority faith” (Religions).

It wasn’t long after Constantine’s death that the Roman occupation of Britain ended and for a number of years Britain was in a constant state of flux as various groups tried to establish themselves as rulers of Britain (Religions).

Merlin, enchanter and wise man in Arthurian legend and romance of the Middle Ages, linked with personages in ancient Celtic mythology (especially with Myrddin in Welsh tradition).

He appeared in Arthurian legend as an enigmatic figure, fluctuations and inconsistencies in his character being often. Lancelot, one of the greatest knights in Arthurian romance; he was the lover of Arthur’s queen, Guinevere, and was the father of the pure knight Sir Galahad. Lancelot’s name first appeared as one of Arthur’s knights in Chrétien de Troyes’s 12th-century romance of Erec, and the same author later.

Arthurian Romance style literature focuses around the idea that the hero is a ‘knight in shining armor’. Courtly love and chivalry played large roles in the stories. During the time where Arthurian Romances were abundant, magic was a popular topic, along with talk of supernatural creatures, such as fairies, along with Gods.

The Mythology of witches, Druids and Arthurian Legend Witches,Druids and King Arthur Most noted for his study of modern witchcraft in book "Triumph of the Moon" Ronald Hutton has drafted a book that is really a compilation of different essays on different subjects that are pertinent facets of modern paganism.

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