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Arthurian Myths

Arthurian Myths

  • Author: Jackson, Jake
  • ISBN: 9781839641718
  • Availability: In Stock
$NZ 19.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 19.99
This latest addition to this successful series offers a new selection of myths, featuring Arthur's knights of the round table, his love for Queen Guinevere and, of course, the ultimate betrayal by his friend, and most trusted knight, Sir Launcelot. All awaken the magical and exciting world of King Arthur. Many medieval writers, especially from France and Wales, wrote stories about the great British leader that was King Arthur. Legends, folklore and myths from this period come together to paint a picture of who he was. Some describe him as a great warrior, defending Britain from its enemies, while others suggest Arthur had magical qualities. Throughout this mystery, King Arthur has become an iconic figure, known for his court and knights, all over the world. This collection offers a selection of myths, featuring Arthur's knights of the round table, his love for Queen Guinevere and of course the ultimate betrayal by one of his most trusted knights, Sir Launcelot. All awaken the magical and exciting world of King Arthur. FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilisations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic. AUTHOR: Jake Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books. Related works include Myths and Legends (Metro Books) studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature. SELLING POINTS: Captures the drama and mystery of ancient legends A carefully considered selection of chivalry and knighthood from Celtic, French and medieval sources. Features an introduction to the characters, landscape and culture Part of a new series on The World's Greatest Myths and Legends 10 illustrations

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