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Synopsis:

An epic work spanning 2000 years, from the founding of Britain by Brutus to the coming of the Saxons.

Table of Contents

Translated with an Introduction by Lewis Thorpe

Introduction

1. Geoffrey's Purpose

2. Who was Geoffrey of Monmouth?

3. Geoffrey's Sources

4. The Work Itself

5. Geoffrey the Artist

6. Geoffrey of Monmouth down the Centuries

7. Editions of the Historia

8. Earlier Translations

9. This Translation

10. Acknowledgments

Notes to the Introduction

Short Bibliography of Works Used in the Introduction and in the Notes

Map of Britain

Dedication

Part One: Brutus Occupies the Island of Albion

Part Two: Before the Romans Came

Part Three: The Coming of the Romans

Part Four: The House of Constantine

Part Five: The Prophecies of Merlin

Part Six: The House of Constantine (Continued)

Part Seven: Arthur of Britain

Part Eight: The Saxon Domination

Time Chart

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140441703
Translator:
Thorpe, Lewis
Author:
Lewis, Thrope
Translator:
Thorpe, Lewis
Author:
Geoffrey of Monmouth
Author:
Thorpe, Lewis
Author:
Geoffrey
Author:
Geoffrey, Of Monmouth
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Royalty
Subject:
History
Subject:
Kings and rulers
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Arthur
Subject:
Great Britain History To 1066.
Subject:
World History-England General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19770131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.04x5.50x.93 in. .62 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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