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Monmouth, Merlin, and Courtly Love

Lecture no. 5 from the course: King Arthur: History and Legend

Monmouth, Merlin, and Courtly Love

Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History of the Kings of Britain is arguably the most important literary artifact of the Arthurian tradition. Learn about the political nature of the text, the important elements and characters that Geoffrey wove into it, and how he established the basics of the Arthurian legend as we know it.

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February 5, 2017

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October 26, 2016

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j********m
December 28, 2015
Excellent lecturer, interesting course.

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