King Arthur: The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights (How Truth Uses Deception and Illusion Masquerades as Truth) (Paperback)

King Arthur: The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights (How Truth Uses Deception and Illusion Masquerades as Truth) By Ronald Dupree Cover Image
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Historians and analysts have been debating the accuracy of king arthur's life for many years. But why take the flavor out of food for thought? Arthur's life was most certainly embellished upon by poets, romanticists, and many others, giving rise to the belief on the part of some compulsive historians that he was a fictional character altogether. There is a lot of historical proof that events during king arthur's apparent reign (5th or 6th century) occurred, but they are obscured by the fog of myth in service of making the story more readable and interesting.


Problems arose when after a few years uther got seriously hill and before dying he nominated arthur as his legitimate heir to the throne. Most of the nobles and knights disagreed and came with their followers to prevent this succession.

Only the appearance of a mistic sword allowed arthur to become king of britons but not all the nobles accepted him as king and decided to fight him.


British historian geoffrey ashe is the world's leading scholar of the arthurian myth. He has written a number of books studying every angle of this compelling figure. Here he turns to a recurring feature of the legend - the idea of a golden age, presided over by the heroic king and his handpicked knights who surround the round table, itself a symbol of unity and inclusion, with no one man sitting at the head.

It is the purpose of this second volume to relate how King Arthur overcame his enemies and met the princess Guinevere who was solemnly betrothed to him.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781774857977
ISBN-10: 1774857979
Publisher: Riisas Honaka
Publication Date: August 25th, 2022
Pages: 192
Language: English