from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to the legend of Arthur, king of the Britons, and his court at Camelot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to King Arthur or his knights.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to King Arthur, one of the last Celtic chiefs of Britain (the hero of a great literature of poetic fable, and whose actual existence has been questioned), or to the legends connected with him and his knights of the Round Table.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
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Caradoc, not even the germ, of what makes the Arthurian Legend interesting to us, even of what we call the Arthurian Legend.
Yeah, Stefan. #14 is more noticeable in Arthurian legend, though.
So to the Welsh must be given the honor of having sown a seed from which has grown the wide-spreading tree we call the Arthurian Legend.
Diana’s second husband is Ted, a don at Oxford and expert in Arthurian Studies.
So it is that an untitled Arthurian romance from the fourteenth century, in Middle English, has come to be known as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Scholars have waged war over the theories of transmission of the so-called Arthurian material during the centuries which elapsed between the time of the fabled chieftain's activity in 500 A.D. and his appearance as a great literary personage in the twelfth century.
The prose series of romances called Arthurian, owe their origin to: 1.
It isn't recorded as 'Arthurian' till the 16th century, but it remained in the Britosphere well after the Arthurian tradition was established, so local folklore had something to hang its hat on, so to speak.
The books vary in setting, with some possessing elements from different sub-genres such as Arthurian, Historical and Epic Fantasy.
I don't think he figured much in Elizabethan literature - The Faerie Queen has some kind of Arthurian connection, IIRC I've never read it, but Shakespeare and his stage contemporaries didn't make much if any use of him.