King of the Celts: Arthurian Legends and Celtic Tradition

By: Markale, Jean

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In a masterful blend of history, geography, and literature, Jean Markale re-creates the true King Arthur, the real-life Celtic warrior-hero who organized the resistance to the Saxon onslaught in fifth-century England. Markale's unsurpassed knowledge of Celtic history has enabled him to reconstruct for us the actual world in which King Arthur lived--its heros, its values, and its vicissitudes--and to define the position that Arthur occupied within it.
- Explains how the Arthurian ideals of knightly virtue and chivalry are at the heart of Western literature and thought
- Shows how the Celtic heritage continues to exert a unique formative power on our personal and moral concepts

Product Name: King of the Celts: Arthurian Legends and Celtic Tradition

Author Name: Markale, Jean

Categories: Mythology/Folklore,

Edition: 4th Printing

Publisher: Rochester, VT, Inner Traditions: 1994

ISBN Number: 0892814527

ISBN Number 13: 9780892814527

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Type: Trade Paper

Seller ID: 026510

Description: Brand New Stock. 312pp.

Keywords: MYTHOLOGY ARTHURIAN CELTIC,