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King Arthur:

see Arthurian legendArthurian legend,
the mass of legend, popular in medieval lore, concerning King Arthur of Britain and his knights. Medieval Sources

The battle of Mt. Badon—in which, according to the Annales Cambriae (c.
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Also, the corpus's influence could have lost momentum precisely when, as with Manessier's (CM) and Gerbert's (CG) Continuations, the Continuations started to draw on prose Arthurian romances.
The debate is part of the background to Spenser's The Faerie Queene of 1590 and 1596, in which though Arthur is the nominal hero of the poem, the author makes no use of either the British king's life or the events and characters of Arthurian romance.
Immediately she offers him her ring, which in the context of Arthurian romance possibly affords magical protection, but whose great material value she stresses instead.
At the end of the medieval period, Sir Thomas Malory summed up the Arthurian romance in his prose version, Morte Darthur.
Scudder, that just as Tennyson threw into his retelling of the Arthurian romance a moral sense, Lowell, also a moralist, made a parable of the tale and "in the broadest interpretation of democracy, sang of the leveling of all ranks in a common divine humanity.
Sources of information include the writings of the historian Gildas (c540), a poem entitled Gododin (c600), the work of the historian Nennius (c800), the Annales Cambriae (c955), The Spoils of Annwn (10th century), and the very important Mabinogion, a collection of tales that includes Kulhwch and Olwen, perhaps the earliest, full - fledged Arthurian romance.
Marco Polo's 1298 text commonly known as Travels, written in Italian in collaboration with an Arthurian romance writer, has been lost.
The book includes a chapter dedicated to Merlin's place in Arthurian romance, which might seem to contradict her aims.
Privileging elite political readers with their preference of Arthurian romance and giving little space to popular romances, despite a nod to Guy and Bevis, seems to perpetuate the old division between chivalric and popular romances and favour the former.
18) As in any Arthurian romance composed in octosyllabic rhymed couplets, the reader detects, while moving through the romance, some identical verses or hemistichs.
And indicate left at the next roundabout for where Sean Connery once swashbuckled in an Arthurian romance.
The thirteenth-century author whose name 'der Stricker' leaves open whether it is a reference to his profession ('rope-maker') or a poetological pun on texts as textiles was prolific, producing an Arthurian romance and a life of Charlemagne as well as a large body of short narrative and didactic texts in couplet verse.