The Early Welsh Cult of Arthur: Some Points at Issue

  title={The Early Welsh Cult of Arthur: Some Points at Issue},
  author={Andrew Breeze},
  journal={Studia Celtica Posnaniensia},
  pages={13 - 5}
  • A. Breeze
  • Published 1 July 2016
  • History
  • Studia Celtica Posnaniensia
Abstract A recent discussion of Arthur and Wales prompts a reply, using up-to-date research. It offers these surprising conclusions. Arthur really existed: he is not a myth or a legend, but historical. He will not have been Welsh, but a North Briton, and perhaps a Strathclyder. His battles, fought against other Britons and not the English, can all be located in southern Scotland and the Borders. Camlan, where Arthur fell, can be securely dated to 537 (after the Welsh annals) and situated north… 
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