Of Swords and Magic: History, Myth and the Continuation of Arthurian Legend
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The stories of King Arthur give us a sense of hope; they give us adventure, inspiration, magic and absolute triumph over darkness against all odds. These stories have themes that will always be relevant and lessons that will always be important. That’s why I will never stop analyzing and discussing it. ❤ Welcome to my rambling spot!
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- St. Patrick’s Day Drinks: Arthurian Edition
- Activities for International Women’s Day: Arthurian Edition
- Black Voices in Arthurian Legend
- Arthurian Tea Collection
- “Hawk of May”: Book Discussion
For earlier posts, visit the archives!
Loved this part! Encapsulates the legend so well: “It’s what our High King fought for, after all. His Round Table…
Agreed! I was thinking the same thing. Camelot would have absolutely been a central hub for trading, etc, and would…
It’s so nice to finally see diversity coming about in Arthurian Legend, because you are absolutely right. The Romans brought…
LOVE! Thank you for sharing!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I want to preface this by saying I’m not at all much of a drinker– and am also one of those people who celebrates today for Irish heritage and not so much for the idea of getting drunk. That said. We all love to get at least a little lit forContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Drinks: Arthurian Edition”
Happy International Women’s Day! Arthurian Legend has a good deal of phenomenal women in it, does it not? I thought about this last night and compiled a list of fun activities to do in honor of Women’s Day (and all month!) inspired by some of the women of the Legend. ❤ Let’s get to celebrating!Continue reading “Activities for International Women’s Day: Arthurian Edition”
Hello, friends! I know it’s been so very long since my last post– but I’m back and looking forward to being more active on here again! As we end Black History Month, I wanted to share a few quick thoughts and some great names that deserve mentioning. 🙂 While the Arthurian Legend is rooted inContinue reading “Black Voices in Arthurian Legend”
It’s here! Many of you already know about the collection of loose leaf teas I’ve been selling on Etsy. For those who don’t: Of Swords and Magic officially has a tea collection! It’s available here but I figured I’d share a quick little bit about each of the blends on the blog. Each one isContinue reading “Arthurian Tea Collection”
So I finally finished Gillian Bradshaw’s Hawk of May this week. I have to sing its praises for a brief minute! This 5th century tale is steeped in British history and culture, with a simple yet riveting plot line and a delicious touch of magic. It seems like the Arthurian audience is divided in halfContinue reading ““Hawk of May”: Book Discussion”
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