Nimue


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Nimue

cajoles Merlin to reveal secret of power. [Arth. Romance: History of Prince Arthur, Brewer Handbook, 756]
See: Deceit
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It will be seen that Lewis's skillful paraphrase clarifies the natures and relative positions of various major sites, while the information about Williams's idiosyncratic family tree of Nimue as the mother of Merlin and his invention of Brisen, Merlin's sister, as well as these magical siblings' embodiment of Space and Time, respectively, appears elsewhere in Lewis's commentary (see Williams and the Arthuriad 102).
El destino hara que Nimue y Merlin se encuentren en este nuevo escenario, al igual que anos antes, y vean florecer su amor.
Sir, my name is Sir Meliot of Logurs, and this lady my cousin hight Nimue, and the knight that was in the other pavilion is my sworn brother, a passing good knight, and his name is Brian of the Isles.
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Coincidentally, Tennyson's Enid and Nimue was published and withdrawn in the same year, 1857, that Browning published this charge to poets.
Burne Jones saw him as a Dantesque scholar (Merlin and Nimue [Viviane], 1861; Victoria and Albert Museum, London) and Pierre Gourdel sculpted him as a square-jawed, ardent-eyed Romantic icon (Merlin the Magician, Renowned Bard of Brittany, 19th century; Musee de Bretagne, Rennes).
For example, Howey and Reimer cite 83 references to Nimue in the literature section, from Joan Aiken's The Stolen Lake (A-17) to Robert Buchan's poem "Merlin's Tomb" (A-295; published in 1838 in The Glasgow University Album and reprinted in Fragments of the Round Table [Glasgow: Thomas Murray, 1959]) to Ernest Rhys's five-scene play entitled The Masque of the Grail (A-2146; 1908 and reprinted in various texts).
He is locked in a house of ice by his former student, Lady Nimue and of no help to them except to give them a map and a riddle to assist in their quest for the pieces of the Grail.
Possibly called Vivienne or Nimue, she was said to be the foster mother of Sir Lancelot, and presented Arthur with his sword,Excalibur.
The artist used his mistress as the model for Nimue and identified himself with Merlin.
In the medieval world, she is Nimue (or Vivien) by whom Merlin is beguiled.
Nimue, the Lady of the Lake, Merlin's mistress, who serves as a deus ex machina for several of the knights.