The Dates of the Arthurian Saints' Legends

  title={The Dates of the Arthurian Saints' Legends},
  author={J. Tatlock},
  pages={345 - 365}
  • J. Tatlock
  • Published 1939
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  • IN the history of the Arthur tradition, shortly before it was launched on the great world in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae, no documents are so extensive as the Latin Vitae of five insular and two Breton saints in which alone, among saints' legends thought by some to be pre-Geoffrey, Arthur appears.' What is the evidence that all of them are pre-Geoffrey? Among these the Welsh ones, following a long hagiographical silence, though based on earlier matter, we shall see mostly… CONTINUE READING
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