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Britons of the Southwest - Monarchs of Cornwall, Monarchs of Dumnonia, Southwestern Brythonic Saints, King Arthur, Gildas, Gwen Teirbron, Geraint (Paperback) Loot Price: R201
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Britons of the Southwest - Monarchs of Cornwall, Monarchs of Dumnonia, Southwestern Brythonic Saints, King Arthur, Gildas, Gwen...

Britons of the Southwest - Monarchs of Cornwall, Monarchs of Dumnonia, Southwestern Brythonic Saints, King Arthur, Gildas, Gwen Teirbron, Geraint (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Monarchs of Cornwall, Monarchs of Dumnonia, Southwestern Brythonic saints, King Arthur, Gildas, Gwen Teirbron, Geraint of Dumnonia, Cornovii, Conan Meriadoc, Saint Petroc, List of Kings of Dumnonia, Clemen ap Bledric, Mark of Cornwall, Decuman, Saint Nectan, Constantine, Bledric ap Custennin, Budoc, Saint Tryphine, Urith, Brynach, Juthwara, Petroc Baladrddellt, Cybi, Carantoc, Saint Kea, Sativola, Cador, Corineus, Dionotus, Salomon of Cornwall, Congar of Congresbury, Huwal of the West Welsh, Saint Digain, Caradocus, Brannoc of Braunton, Gorlois, Saint Keyne, Cadoc of Cornwall, Erbin of Dumnonia, Buriana, Donyarth, Ricatus. Excerpt: King Arthur was a legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to Medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Romano-Celtic Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th 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). 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...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-40950-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-40950-0
Barcode: 9781156409503

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