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By Graham Anderson

This unique and compelling research argues opposed to the conventional identity of Arthur as a king in Celtic Britain. as a substitute, Graham Anderson explores the proof for 2 a lot older figures, identified to classical writers as kings of Arcadia and Lydia, over a millenium before.

He indicates how those kings should be basically hooked up with conventional Arthurian characters and experience, together with an historical Gawain, a woman of Shallott, and a predecessor of Excalibur, and exhibits that the Arthurian universe present in Welsh stories and French romances is already expected in those earliest of Arthurian materials.

This radical reassessment of the Arthurian legends presents a brand new point of view on on age-old historic puzzle, and may impress debate among Classical and Medieval students and Arthurian enthusiasts.

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