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. ❤ So, welcome to my rambling spot!
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Hi, friends! So sorry for the huge gap in between posts. A lot’s been going on in my life but we’re finally getting back to a semi-normal schedule! Which means it’s time to get back to researching and writing more Arthurian legend! ❤ So, let’s talk mythology. It’s no secret that Arthurian legend stems fromContinue reading “Celtic Deities and Arthurian Legend”
If there’s one thing that King Arthur does well in every version of the legend, it’s hosting a feast. Whether it’s for Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Pentecost, Easter, Beltane, Midsummer, or literally any wedding, Arthur knows how to plan a BOMB banquet. Just take a look at Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Le MorteContinue reading “Arthurian Winter Feast Recipes”
There are so many great Arthurian books series in the world. Some heavily based in Celtic mythology, some based on chivalric romance. Some dark and epic, some flowery and poetic. But I want to take a moment to talk about The Squire’s Tales series by Gerald Morris. A lot of people haven’t heard of itContinue reading ““The Squire’s Tales”: Book Discussion”
One of the hardships of this pandemic is the lack of ability to travel. (Especially for those of us in the USA, thanks to those who refuse to wear masks. ) But in the meantime, until it’s safe to travel again, dreaming tends to give us hope! I know I, at least, always feel betterContinue reading “Arthurian Adventure Destinations: Part 1: England”
The Knights of the Round Table are all known to be perfectly English. For some reason. The first thought that usually comes to mind upon hearing the words, “King Arthur”, is Medieval England. And it should be. It has become an English legend, after all. But Medieval England held much more cultural diversity within itselfContinue reading “The Cultural Diversity of the Round Table”
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