Historic Figures of the Arthurian Era

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Author  Frank D. Reno
Publisher  McFarland & Company
Publication Date   December 31, 2000
ISBN  0786406488
Pages  346

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The intention of this in-depth investigation into early medieval sources is to place Arthur within his true historical context and remove him from the `misconceptions' of fiction and tradition. Reno scrutinises and compares such manuscripts as the De Excidio , Annales Cambriae , Historia Brittonum and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle to identify places, events and battle-sites from 5th- to 7th-century Britain. Reno's argument is supported by numerous extracts, tables, lists and chronologies.

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