The Lancelot-Grail Cycle
Lecture no. 9 from the course: King Arthur: History and Legend
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
This lecture explores the remarkable 13th-century work known as the Prose Lancelot. Discover the text’s five parts, highlighting the central section, where Lancelot assumes his place as the greatest Arthurian knight. Delve into the Grail Quest narrative and its theological thrust, as well as the Mort Artu, detailing the tragic outcome of the Arthurian saga.