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7 edition of Tales from King Arthur (Wordsworth Collection) (Wordsworth Collection) found in the catalog.

Tales from King Arthur (Wordsworth Collection) (Wordsworth Collection)

by Andrew Lang

  • 63 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Myth & legend told as fiction,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - Arthurian,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8978489M
    ISBN 101853261157
    ISBN 109781853261152

    Sir Thomas Malory was a knight in the fifteenth century, who, while imprisoned, compiled the collection of tales we know as King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, translating the legend of King Arthur from original French tales such as the Vulgate Cycle. The tales of King Arthur and his Knights are of Celtic origin. In olden times, it was the custom of minstrels and story-tellers to travel through the land from court to court, telling of tales of chivalry and heroism, and for many centuries the tales of King Arthur .

    —From King Arthur's Knights by Henry Gilbert. The stories of King Arthur and his Court have entertained young and old alike for over a thousand years. In this lesson, students will discover how historical events gradually merged with fantasy to create the colorful tales we enjoy today.   Click to read more about Tales of King Arthur: The Sword in the Stone (Books of Wonder) by Hudson Talbott. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(2).

    Sep 4, - Explore dawnchampley's board "Tales of King Arthur - Guinevere", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about King arthur, Arthur and guinevere and King arthur legend pins. The Tales of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table are of Celtic origin. It is believed that King Arthur lived in the sixth century, just after the Romans withdrew from Britain. Minstrels and storytellers travelled through the land in the centuries after this, telling tales of chivalry and heroism, and the legends of King Arthur grew.


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Tales from King Arthur (Wordsworth Collection) (Wordsworth Collection) by Andrew Lang Download PDF EPUB FB2

For more than years the adventures of King Arthur and his knights have been a source for British mythology, known after William Caxton's edition as the "motre d'Arthur". The aim of this edition is to make a version of the tales which can be read by a contemporary reader purely for pleasure with no sense of duty or effort.4/5.

If you like King Arthur, and want to see those legends told in a truly remarkable way, you need to get Tales from King Arthur book three "Tales of King Arthur" books (King Arthur and the Round Table, Excalibur, and The Sword in the Stone), as well as the accompanying book, "Lancelot".

Read more. 2 Cited by: 1. The layout is unappealing and I doubt many Primary school-age children would be inspired to read it from start to finish. This poorly-produced, dull, dead-weight book might well end up putting people off the Tales of King Arthur and will almost certainly be a dust-gatherer/5(22).

King Arthur: Tales from the Round Table is Dover Evergreen Classic's adaptation of folklorist Andrew Lang's The Book of Romance. King Arthur consists of 13 separate stories chronicling King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Lancelot, and other Knights of the Round Table.

A few of the stories are great, and others are only okay/5. An illustrated, large sized book containing some of the key stories and elements from the 'knightly' Arthurian mythos. Gawain and the Green Knight, Tristan and Isolde, The Coming of King Arthur, Lancelot and Guinevere, and The Death of Arthur.

Throw in Excalibur an dthe Round Table, and you have most of by: 2. If you like King Arthur, and want to see those legends told in a truly remarkable way, you need to get the three "Tales of King Arthur" books (King Arthur and the Round Table, Excalibur, and The Sword in the Stone), as well as the accompanying book, "Lancelot".

Read more. 2 /5(6). King Arthur, legendary British king who appears in a cycle of medieval romances as the sovereign of a knightly fellowship of the Round Table.

It is not certain how these legends originated or whether the figure of Arthur was based on a historical person. The classic tales of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, fully illustrated and presented in a luxury gift edition. The much-loved legend of King Arthur is brought to life in this stunningly illustrated collection, featuring stories including The Sword in the Stone, Excalibur and The Last Battle.

Advertising. King Arthur is the namesake of a brand of flour, King Arthur Flour. Games Board games. The board game Shadows Over Camelot features King Arthur as one of the main playable characters in the game.; In the science fiction miniature game Warhammer 40k, the Emperor of Mankind drew many similar inspiration from Arthurian legends while the treacherous Warmaster Horus and Horus Heresy is.

The Tales of King Arthur was about knights clashing their swords and having adventures starting with the Sword of the Stone to The Last Battle. King Arthur is a mythological character who jousted, being the only one who brought the sword out of the stone.

Lots of people know this story and have many different versions of books/5. When the young age Arthur pulls from the stone an embedded sword that none of the&#;knights of the kingdom&#;can budge, his future as the King of England is foretold.

This imaginative retelling of the classic Arthurian legends recounts the story of Arthur Brand: Barnes & Noble. About this book.

More than four hundred years ago there lived a diligent man called Sir Thomas Malory, who wrote in English words many of the beautiful Welsh tales about King Arthur’s Knights, that the people of Wales loved so well.

All the stories in this little book were found in Malory’s big book, except ‘Geraint and Enid.’. Tales of KING ARTHUR Books on DVD 57 Vintage Rare Antique Old Book Collection OldMotherParfitt. From shop OldMotherParfitt. 5 out of 5 stars (44) 44 reviews $ Favorite Add to King Arthur Cross stitch pattern PDF digital pattern xstitchpattern From shop xstitchpattern88 $   longmans’ class-books of english literature.

tales of king arthur and the round table. adapted from the book of romance by andrew lang. with introduction, notes, etc., by j. allen and twenty illustrations by h. ford. new impression. longmans, green and co. 39 paternoster row, london fourth avenue & 30th street, new york bombay, calcutta.

The Book of King Arthur The Winning of Kinghood. Howard Pyles version of the tales of King Arthur, introduces us to Arthur still a youth.

Arthur has been raised by foster parents and has no idea of his noble lineage. One day young Arthur finds a sword and succeeds in pulling it. Tales of King Arthur book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Enter the thrilling world of the Knights of the Round Table wit /5. Tales of King Arthur and the Round Table, Adapted from the Book of Romance Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Folklore -- England Subject: Arthur, King -- Legends Subject: Arthurian romances -- Adaptations Subject: Knights and knighthood -- Folklore Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release. King Arthur. King Arthur is a legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

TALES OF KING ARTHUR sets out to do the impossible: Condense many of the fables of King Arthur into one page hardcover. It's clearly aimed at a younger audience, but the tales collected here are told well through a combination of tight writing and beautiful illustrations/5. The Arthurian legend features many characters, including the Knights of the Round Table and members of King Arthur's names often differ from version to version and from language to language.

The following is a list of characters with descriptions. The symbol indicates a Knight of the Round Table. Arthurian legend, the body of stories and medieval romances centering on the legendary king Arthur.

Medieval writers, especially the French, variously treated stories of Arthur’s birth, the adventures of his knights, and the adulterous love between his knight Sir Lancelot and his queen, Guinevere.Pyle divides the book into two main parts: “The Book of King Arthur” and “The Book of Three Worthies.” Each part is further divided into tales and chapters.

In “The Book of King Arthur,” the first tale is “The Winning of Kinghood.” In this tale, we learn how a young Arthur pulls a sword out of the anvil.Britain wrote about King Arthur and his knights.

Not every book about them has the same people and stories in it. One book (), by Sir Thomas Malory, is very famous. He used French stories about King Arthur and wrote them in English. Chapter 1 Arthur and Merlin.