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Arthur’s Channel crossings in Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia and in related chronicles

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Arthur, la mer et la guerre
  • Author: Wulf (Charlotte A.T.)
  • Abstract: This study examines the Channel crossings of King Arthur and his men in Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Britanniae (c. 1136), Wace’s Roman de Brut (c. 1155), and Lawman’s Brut (c. 1200). The landing sites Totnes, Richborough, Portchester, Southampton, Sandwich, and Romney are discussed. It appears that each author has a different purpose in mind as he composes his respective narrative.
  • Pages: 83 to 95
  • Last edition: 2017
  • Collection: Encounters, n° 289
  • Subcollection: Medieval civilization, n° 26

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-06103-8
  • ISSN: 2103-5636
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-06105-2.p.0083
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 10-31-2017
  • Language: English
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