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The Historical Arthur
A Quest for Arthur
An article by Geoffrey Ashe, providing the foundation for a proper understanding of the Arthurian legend (1982)

Arthurian Timeline
A detailed chronological look at the events of the 5th century and the role that the historical Arthur played in them. The timeline also covers major events in the life of the legendary as well as the literary Arthur (8/97)

Geoffrey of Monmouth
Meet the man who was the main inspiration behind the creation of the Arthurian legend as we know it. His "History of the Kings of Britain" started it all in 1136. An article by Rod Hampton (10/97)

King Arthur in the Eyes of the Historians
What do modern historians really think about a historical Arthur? Check out this new feature to find out if there is any substance behind the legend

Sources of Arthurian History
Early texts & documents pertaining to the history of Arthur or the development of his legend

Footnotes of History
This series of brief articles, written about important people, places and events, is designed to provide more depth to a general understanding of history.

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Arthur in Literature
The Ballad of Elaine
The first installment of the complete Arthurian cycle of poems by Sydney Fowler Wright, one of the Victorian Age's most prolific writers.

Arthurian Literature for Young People

Interview with Geoffrey Ashe
While the rest of the world was silent, the legends of Arthur were preserved in Wales, where the bards memorialized him in their poems and songs. An article by Peter Williams, Ph.D.

Biographies
Short sketches of the lives of the major characters in
Arthurian history, literature and legend Welsh Arthurian Literature
While the rest of the world was silent, the legends of Arthur were preserved in Wales, where the bards memorialized him in their poems and songs. An article by Peter Williams, Ph.D.

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The Arthurian Traveler
The Magical History Tour
A tour by Britannia's publishers to a number of Arthurian sites around England's west country.

Cadbury Castle
South Cadbury, Somerset. Is this King Arthur's Camelot? An article by Geoffrey Ashe on the ancient hillfort thought by many to have been the location of King Arthur's headquarters.

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Glastonbury
Abbotts of Glastonbury Abbey
A selected listing

Glastonbury Abbey
A study of its role in the development of the legends of Arthur and St. Joseph of Arimathea. Expanded, with new speculations and new conclusions.

Glastonbury Reading List
A selected listing of pertinent books.

King Arthur's Burial Cross
Revised and expanded! A survey of the known facts about the burial cross of King Arthur that was allegedly found along with his grave at Glastonbury Abbey in 1191. (12/97)

Magical Glastonbury
An original article by Geoffrey Ashe.

On the Special Nature of Glastonbury
An original article by John Michell

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Other Resources
Archbishops of Canterbury
Arthurian Links
Arthurian Reading List
British Monarchs
Glossary of Terms
Historical Maps of Britain
Kings of the Franks
Legendary Kings of Britain
Roman Emperors
Roman Governors of Britain

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