The Resource King Arthur in antiquity, Graham Anderson

King Arthur in antiquity, Graham Anderson

Label
King Arthur in antiquity
Title
King Arthur in antiquity
Statement of responsibility
Graham Anderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although King Arthur's identity is so frequently debated, he is almost always set somewhere in the Celtic Britain of the Early Christian Era. This original and wide-ranging study argues that the roots of the Arthur legend are to be found in classical antiquity and that the traditional British Arthur is a much later imitation. Graham Anderson examines hitherto neglected evidence for two much older figures, known to classical writers as early kings of Arcadia and Lydia, who supposedly flourished more than a millennium earlier than traditional accounts suggest. He outlines the correspondence betw
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
398.2/0942
Index
index present
LC call number
DA152.5.A7
LC item number
A53 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
King Arthur in antiquity, Graham Anderson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-200) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; The traditional Arthur; The 'Sarmatian connexion' theory; A first Arktouros: King Arkas of Arcadia; Arktouros II: the evidence from folktale; Ardus, 'greatest of knights': a first Artus-figure; Some ancient Gawain-figures, and an elusive Lancelot; Holy Graals and circular objects; Tristan and Thraetaona: the Tristan legend in the East; Six Arthurs in search of a character; From Kambles to Camalis; More 'Bear's Son' heroes: Theseus, Achilles, Batraz, Alexander; Jack the Giant Killer and King Arthur; Toxaris' third tale
Control code
ocm56341751
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203583036
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37423034
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56341751
  • pebcs0203583035

Library Locations

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