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In this book, the distinguished scholar Geoffrey Ashe offers convincing Myths, legends . The question of the reality of King Arthur has been answered in various ways and Geoffrey Ashe gives his answer in The Discovery of King Arthur
In this book, the distinguished scholar Geoffrey Ashe offers convincing Myths, legends & literary mysteries mix with maps, relics & historical facts in "The Discovery of King Arthur. Scholars, students & general readers of all ages have wondered for centuries about whether Britain was ever really ruled by an Arthur who held court at a place called Camelot. The question of the reality of King Arthur has been answered in various ways and Geoffrey Ashe gives his answer in The Discovery of King Arthur. One of the most preeminent Arthurian scholars in the world, Ashe’s thesis brought the possibility of a real Arthur to the public by guiding them through the layers of myth and legend.
Ashe, Geoffrey; Debrett's Peerage Limited. Ashe offers convincing proof that Arthur not only existed, but was more like the Arthur of legend than historians ever suspected. Arthur, King, Geoffrey, of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, 1100?-1154, Artus, Historiography, Britons, Arthurian romances, Mythos. Anchor Press/Doubleday. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
Items related to The Discovery of King Arthur. Geoffrey Ashe, the author of A Guidebook to Arthurian Britain, Avalonian Quest, and The Quest for Arthur's Britain, is a historian and chairman of Debrett's Arthurian committee
Items related to The Discovery of King Arthur. Geoffrey Ashe; Debretts Peerage The Discovery of King Arthur. ISBN 13: 9780805001150. The Discovery of King Arthur. Geoffrey Ashe; Debretts Peerage. Geoffrey Ashe, the author of A Guidebook to Arthurian Britain, Avalonian Quest, and The Quest for Arthur's Britain, is a historian and chairman of Debrett's Arthurian committee.
This books shows that the Arthurian legend itself needs to be taken seriously and sifted for clues. The right questions to ask are not the direct ones, 'Who was Arthur?' or 'Did he exist?', but 'Where did his legend come from?' and 'What facts is the legend rooted in?'. If we line up the legend side by side with the facts as we know them today, the problem of Arthur's identity can be solved. One of the most preeminent Arthurian scholars in the.
The Discovery of King Ar. .has been added to your Cart. Geoffrey Ashe is widely regarded as one of the leading Arthurian specialists and is author of A Guide to Arthurian Britain, Avalonian Quest, The Quest for Arthur's Britain, and Camelot and the Vision of Albion. In 2000, Sutton republished The Hell Fire Clubs: A History of Anti-Morality.
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Geoffrey Thomas Leslie Ashe MBE FRSL (born 29 March 1923) is a British cultural historian and lecturer, known for his focus on King Arthur. Born in London, Ashe spent several years in Canada. He graduated from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, before continuing at Cambridge. Many of his historical books are centred on factual analysis of the Arthurian legend, and the archaeological past of King Arthur, beginning with his King Arthur's Avalon: The Story of Glastonbury, in 1957.
Geoffrey Ashe, Debrett's Peerage Ltd. Examines the evidence concerning the actual life of King Arthur and traces the development of the myth of King Arthur from the twelfth to the twentieth century show more.
Ashe is not the first historian to conclude that a real British ruler lurks behind the fantastic extravagances of Arthurian legend, but he is the first to locate a plausible and historically recorded candidate for the honor. -"The Atlantic" "As Ashe.