King of the Celts

King of the Celts

Arthurian Legends and the Celtic Tradition

Book - 1994
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In a masterful blend of history, geography, and literature, Jean Markale re-creates the true King Arthur, the real-life Celtic warrior-hero who organized the resistance to the Saxon onslaught in fifth-century England. Markale's unsurpassed knowledge of Celtic history has enabled him to reconstruct for us the actual world in which King Arthur lived--its heros, its values, and its vicissitudes--and to define the position that Arthur occupied within it.

* Explains how the Arthurian ideals of knightly virtue and chivalry are at the heart of Western literature and thought

* Shows how the Celtic heritage continues to exert a unique formative power on our personal and moral concepts
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions ; [United States] : Distributed to the book trade in the U.S. by American International Distribution Corp., 1994
ISBN: 9780892814527
Characteristics: 312 p. ; 23 cm


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