The Origins of King Arthur
Lecture no. 1 from the course: King Arthur: History and Legend
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
First, consider images of the Arthurian legend familiar in Western culture, and their relationship to historical reality. Trace the history of post-Roman Britain, the large-scale invasions of the Anglo-Saxons, and evidence that a single, extraordinary individual rose from the chaos to lead and save his people.