Definition of Arthurian legend
1. Noun. The legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot.
Examples of category: Camlan, Camelot, Galahad, Sir Galahad, Gawain, Sir Gawain, Geraint, Sir Geraint, Guenevere, Guinevere, Lancelot, Sir Lancelot, Merlin
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Literary usage of Arthurian legend
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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1907)
"CHAPTER XII THE Arthurian legend "A GRAVE there is for March " (or " Mark ")—so runs a stanza in one of the oldest extant Welsh ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... cited treat also of the Arthurian legend. See also ZIMMER. ... 1893); RHYS, Studies in the Arthurian legend ..."
3. The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis, Criticism by Julian Hawthorne, John Russell Young, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh, John Porter Lamberton (1906)
"THE Arthurian legend. LATEST of the three great mediaeval romance cycles to take definite form, the Arthurian legend has shown, in the words of its most ..."
4. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by David Patrick, Robert Chambers (1901)
"The Arthurian legend. The trilingual character of the literature written for Englishmen in the early part of our period is well illustrated by the fact that ..."
5. A Guide to the Middle English Metrical Romances Dealing with English and by Anna Hunt Billings (1901)
"The Round Table, for instance, may be considered as a working over of the Arthurian legend under the influence of the Charlemagne legend; and the figure of ..."