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From The Bells To King Arthur A Critical Record Of The First Night Productions At The Lyceum Theater From 1871 1895

Author : Clement Scott
ISBN : 9353802369
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. We have represented this book in the same form as it was first published. Hence any marks seen are left intentionally to preserve its true nature.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur S Court

Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : 9780486115153
Genre : Fiction
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Hank Morgan finds himself transported back to England's Dark Ages, where he is immediately captured and sentenced to death at Camelot. His quick wit saves his life and turns him into a celebrity.
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The Legend Of King Arthur And His Knights

Author : Sir James Knowles
ISBN : 9781627930338
Genre : Fiction
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King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to Medieval histories and romances, led the defense of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians. The sparse historical background of Arthur is gleaned from various sources, including the Annales Cambriae, the Historia Brittonum, and the writings of Gildas. Arthur's name also occurs in early poetic sources such as Y Gododdin. The legendary Arthur developed as a figure of international interest largely through the popularity of Geoffrey of Monmouth's fanciful and imaginative 12th-century Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of Britain). However, some Welsh and Breton tales and poems relating the story of Arthur date from earlier than this work; in these works, Arthur appears either as a great warrior defending Britain from human and supernatural enemies or as a magical figure of folklore, sometimes associated with the Welsh Otherworld, Annwn. How much of Geoffrey's Historia (completed in 1138) was adapted from such earlier sources, rather than invented by Geoffrey himself, is unknown. Although the themes, events and characters of the Arthurian legend varied widely from text to text, and there is no one canonical version, Geoffrey's version of events often served as the starting point for later stories. Geoffrey depicted Arthur as a king of Britain who defeated the Saxons and established an empire over Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway and Gaul. In fact, many elements and incidents that are now an integral part of the Arthurian story appear in Geoffrey's Historia, including Arthur's father Uther Pendragon, the wizard Merlin, the sword Excalibur, Arthur's birth at Tintagel, his final battle against Mordred at Camlann and final rest in Avalon. The 12th-century French writer Chrétien de Troyes, who added Lancelot and the Holy Grail to the story, began the genre of Arthurian romance that became a significant strand of medieval literature. In these French stories, the narrative focus often shifts from King Arthur himself to other characters, such as various Knights of the Round Table. Arthurian literature thrived during the Middle Ages but waned in the centuries that followed until it experienced a major resurgence in the 19th century. In the 21st century, the legend lives on, not only in literature but also in adaptations for theatre, film, television, comics and other media. The Sir James Knowles version of King Arthur is considered as the most accurate and well known original story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
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The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights

Author : James Knowles
ISBN : 9788026884347
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The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights is a collection of legends and myths about legendary British King Arthur, his castle and court Camelot, his Noble Knights of the Round Table, and many more. King Arthur is a legendary British ruler who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defense of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries AD. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention. The Prophecies of Merlin, and the Birth of Arthur The Miracle of the Sword and Stone, and the Coronation of King Arthur — The Sword Excalilur — The War with the Eleven Kings The Adventure of the Questing Beast — King Arthur drives the Saxons from the Realm — The Battles of Celidon Forest and Badon Hill King Arthur Conquers Ireland and Norway, Slays the Giant of St. Michael's Mount, and Conquers Gaul — The Adventures of Sir Balin Sir Balin Smites the Dolorous Stroke, and Fights with his Brother, Sir Balan The Marriage of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere, and the Founding of the Round Table — The Adventure of the Hart and Hound King Arthur and Sir Accolon of Gaul King Arthur conquers Rome, and is crowned Emperor The Adventures of Sir Lancelot du Lake Adventures of Sir Beaumains or Sir Gareth The Adventures of Sir Tristram of Lyonesse The Quest of the Sangreal, and the Adventures of Sir Percival, Sir Bors, and Sir Galahad Sir Lancelot and the Fair Maid of Astolat The War between King Arthur and Sir Lancelot and the Death of King Arthur
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King Arthur Of Camelot The History The Myth Of King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round Table 10 Books In One Volume

Author : Thomas Malory
ISBN : 9788026884293
Genre : Fiction
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This meticulously edited collection contains ten books of incredible & unforgettable tales of King Arthur, The Holy Grail, Sir Lancelot, Sorcerer Merlin, the Excalibur, the Legendary Camelot, Adventures of the Noble Knights of the Round Table, as well as other British Celtic Legends and Myths: King Arthur – An Introduction by H. W. Mabie Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights by James Knowles King Arthur and His Knights by Maude L. Radford The Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle The Story of the Champions of the Round Table by Howard Pyle The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions by Howard Pyle Idylls of the King by Alfred Tennyson Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Richard Morris The Mabinogion Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race
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A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur S Court

Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : UOM:39015019144156
Genre : Americans
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Hank Morgan finds himself transported back to England's Dark Ages -- where he is immediately captured and sentenced to death at Camelot. Fortunately, he's quick-witted, and in the process of saving his life he turns himself into a celebrity -- winning himself the position of prime minister as well as the lasting enmity of Merlin.
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The King Arthur Trilogy Book Two Warrior Of The West

Author : M. K. Hume
ISBN : 9781476715209
Genre : Fiction
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Finally banishing the Saxon scourge from his lands, King Arthur, uniting Celtic Britain at last, finds his reign threatened from within by both his bitter queen and second wife, Wenhaver, and a traitor, and, with Merlin gone, must decide how best to proceed if he wishes to see Britain stand strong. Original.
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The Story Of King Arthur And His Knights

Author : Howard Pyle
ISBN : 9780486172743
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Inventively retold and vividly illustrated, these stories describe the perilous and thrilling adventures of King Arthur and his knights in that glorious age of chivalry and honor. 41 illustrations.
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