Arthurian Legend


Arthurian Legend
Ar|thu|ri|an Le|gend
old stories about King Arthur, his court at ↑Camelot, the ↑magicianMerlin, and the Knights of the Round Table. These stories were first told more than 1000 years ago, and are found in Welsh, English, French, and German literature.

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  • Arthurian legend — Body of stories and medieval romances centring on the legendary English king Arthur. The stories chronicle Arthur s life, the adventures of his knights, and the adulterous love between his knight Sir Lancelot and his queen, Guinevere. The legend… …   Universalium

  • Arthurian legend — noun the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot • Members of this Topic: ↑Camlan, ↑Camelot, ↑Galahad, ↑Sir Galahad, ↑Gawain, ↑Sir Gawain, ↑Geraint, ↑Sir Geraint, ↑Guinevere, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sites and places associated with Arthurian legend — The following is a list and assessment of sites and places associated with King Arthur and the Arthurian legend in general. Given the lack of concrete historical knowledge about one of the most potent figures in British mythology, it is unlikely… …   Wikipedia

  • List of films based on Arthurian legend — Films based on the Arthurian legend are many and varied. They can be divided into several broad categories: Adaptations Relatively straightforward adaptations of the legends, reconstructed history, or modern Arthurian material.* Parsifal (1904) * …   Wikipedia

  • Palamedes (Arthurian legend) — Palamedes, (also called Palamede, Palomides or some other variant) was a Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. He was a Saracen pagan who converted to Christianity later in his life, and his unrequited love for Iseult brought him into… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Knight (Arthurian legend) — The Black Knight is the title given to several characters in Western literature. In Arthurian legend he is a knight who tied his wife to a tree after hearing she had exchanged rings with Perceval. Perceval defeated the black knight and explained… …   Wikipedia

  • List of characters named Ywain in Arthurian Legend — The following is a list of characters are named Yvain (or a variation of Yvain), mentioned in Arthurian legend. The work(s)in which they appear are italicized. [Brugger, Ernst. Yvain and His Lion . Modern Philology. 1941] *Yvain li filz au roi… …   Wikipedia

  • Arthurian Accolon of Gaul —    From Arthurian legend, he is Morgan le Fey s lover …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • legend — noun 1) the Arthurian legends Syn: myth, saga, epic, folk tale, folk story, fable, lore, folklore, mythology, folk tradition 2) pop legends Syn: celebrity …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Arthurian — adjective Of or pertaining to the legend of Arthur, king of the Britons, and his court at Camelot …   Wiktionary


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