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Arthour

Arthour   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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2005

son of Uther Pendragon, legendary king of Britain. Geoffrey of Monmouth (Gaufride) told the story of his rise

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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125 words

Legendary British king who was said to rule the Knights of the Round Table. Two medieval chroniclers, Gildas and Nennius,

Arthur

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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Literature
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181 words

Unlike his supposed historical prototype, the 6th‐c. warrior chieftain of the Britons, the King Arthur of literature is above all

Arthur

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,500 words
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King Arthur, a character around whom was organised, in medieval romantic literature, an ideal court attracting marvellous adventures, is situated

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