Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte Darthur
Lecture no. 15 from the course: King Arthur: History and Legend
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Thomas Malory’s massive retelling of the Arthurian saga became a benchmark for all writers who came after him. Learn how Malory’s text introduced the Pentecostal Oath, a sacred code of ethics sworn to by the knights, which Malory “tests” throughout the narrative as a model for noble thought and action.