Last edited by Tasho
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | History

2 edition of Breton folklore and Arthurian romance. found in the catalog.

Breton folklore and Arthurian romance.

Roger Sherman Loomis

Breton folklore and Arthurian romance.

by Roger Sherman Loomis

  • 4 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Oregon in Eugene .
Written in English


Edition Notes

From: Comparative literature, vol. 2, no. 4, 1950, pp. 289-306.

The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 289-306
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20760732M

  The story of a Breton count, Conomor the Cursed, features a man seared into memory as the most evil tyrant of his time. A ruler believed to roam his dominions as a werewolf. And a husband whose brutal murder of a string of wives made him the template for a million nursery nightmares.   The faeries who appear in the Arthurian mythos are a distinctive breed; ontologically different from the entities that most often surface in folklore. They usually have specific roles to fulfil, catering to the literate classes who were consuming the stories. But the genesis of the faeries in the Arthurian landscape is deeply rooted in an.

Folklore Submitted Names (), a book composed by American folklorist Charles Leland, she was a goddess in regional Italian folklore, who gave the knowledge of witchcraft to women. ASCHENPUTTEL f Folklore (German) SEBILE f Arthurian Romance, Folklore Variant of SYBIL. In Arthurian legend and Italian folklore, Sebile is a queen or. This item: Myths and Folk Tales of Celtic France: Legends and Romances of Brittany by Lewis Spence Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $/4(2).

The Dwarfs of Arthurian Romance And Celtic Tradition by Vernon d Jr. Published by in , this unusual book covers dwarfs in medieval, French Romance and Irish mythology. An uncommon book. Myrddin Wyllt Yn Nghyd A Ber Hanes O’I Fywyd Wedi Eu Tynu Annan O’Lyfr Y Daroganau (Merlin Chap Book) by Twm O’r Nant / Thomas Edwards. Arthurian Legends Illustrated--the King Arthur tales told through famous artworks. A Simplified Medieval Britain Timeline--covers 5th through 15th centuries. Early British Timeline--more detailed timeline; browse to A.D. (death of Arthur). An Arthurian Chronology--lists many of the earlier works about King Arthur. Britannia's King Arthur--many links; one of the best historical sites, by a.


Share this book
You might also like
Discovering Technology Energy Power

Discovering Technology Energy Power

Bible study songs

Bible study songs

Nietzsche and Rée

Nietzsche and Rée

RACER # 3301101

RACER # 3301101

Treatise on happiness

Treatise on happiness

Disposition of useless executive papers in Post Office Department.

Disposition of useless executive papers in Post Office Department.

Temples of Nannilam Taluk

Temples of Nannilam Taluk

McGraw-Hills Homework Manager Users Guide and Access Code (Marshall6e)

McGraw-Hills Homework Manager Users Guide and Access Code (Marshall6e)

The emigrant squire

The emigrant squire

The Capture of Attu

The Capture of Attu

life cycle of butterflies

life cycle of butterflies

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

Private-chartered banks in the territories of Assiniboia and Saskatchewan, and the province of Saskatchewan, 1880-1936

Private-chartered banks in the territories of Assiniboia and Saskatchewan, and the province of Saskatchewan, 1880-1936

art of Dale Marsh

art of Dale Marsh

Factors affecting judgemental forecasts and confidence intervals

Factors affecting judgemental forecasts and confidence intervals

The Principal Fragments

The Principal Fragments

The ABC of house and conservatory plants

The ABC of house and conservatory plants

Breton folklore and Arthurian romance by Roger Sherman Loomis Download PDF EPUB FB2

CHAPTER X: ARTHURIAN ROMANCE IN BRITTANY. FIERCE and prolonged has been the debate as to the original birthplace of Arthurian legend, authorities of the first rank, the 'Senior Wranglers' of the study, as Nutt has called them, hotly advancing the several claims of.

The Matter of Britain is the body of Medieval literature and legendary material associated with Great Britain and Brittany, and the legendary kings and heroes associated with it, particularly King was one of the three great story cycles recalled repeatedly in medieval literature, together with the Matter of France, which concerned the legends of Charlemagne, and the Matter of Rome.

CHAPTER VIII: HERO-TALES OF BRITTANY. SOON after the Vicomte Hersart de la Villemarqué published his Barzaz-Breiz, a collection of popular ballads from the Breton, critics who possessed a knowledge of the language and were acquainted with its literature exposed the true nature of the work, acting, indeed, as did British critics when Macpherson published his fragments of Ossian.

Celtic Myth and Arthurian Romance Hardcover – January 1, # in Folklore & Mythology Studies # in Sociology & Religion Loomis was a dedicated Celticist convinced of the Celtic origins of the Arthurian legends but with a skew to Irish and Breton myth.

The latter, he says are the variously named 'Britones' referred to in /5(4). King Arthur was not an Englishman, but a Celtic warrior, according to Loomis, whose research into the background of the Arthurian legend reveals findings which are both illuminating and highly controversial.

The author sees the vegetarian goddess as the prototype of many damsels in Arthurian romance, and Arthur's knights as the gods of sun and storm.

Breton folklore and Arthurian romance. The strange history of Caradoc of Vannes. The visit to the perilous castle. Scotland and the Arthurian legend.

More Celtic elements in Gawain and the Green Knight. Vandeberes, Wandlebury, and the Lai de l'espine. By what route did the Romantic tradition of Arthur reach the French?Cited by: 1.

Pages in category "Arthurian legend" The following 48 pages are in this category, out of 48 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Mark of Cornwall (Latin Marcus, Cornish Margh, Welsh March, Breton Marc'h) was a king of Kernow in the early 6th is most famous for his appearance in Arthurian legend as the uncle of Tristan and husband of Iseult, who engage in a secret affair.

The land, the people and their story --Menhirs and dolmens --The faiies of Brittany --Sprites and demons of Brittany --World-tales in Brittany --Breton folk-tales --Popular legends of Brittany --Hero-tales of Brittany --The black art and its ministers --Arthurian romance in Brittany --The Breton lays of Marie de France --The Saints of Brittany.

Arthurian legend borrowed little from the chansons de geste, but the "epics" of Ogier and Huon de Bordeaux incorporate masses of Arthurian material.

Quite properly, then, is our conception of Medieval Romance filled with the strange pageantry, charged with the mysterious glamour that distinguishes the Matter of Britain from other medieval cycles. documents. Through his life in the monastery, he became familiar with Welsh and Breton folklore, which founds its way into his history.

In the first chapters of The Historia, Geoffrey traced the origin of Britain, telling of legendary and actual events. The Arthurian portion. From inside the book. What people are Celtic Myth and Arthurian Romance abduction adventures Annwn Arthur Arthur's court Arthurian Legend Arthurian romance Avallach Balaain Blathnat Boors Bran Breton Bricriu's Feast Britain brother caldron called Celidoine Celtic century Chap CHAPTER churl Crestien Cuchulinn Curoi Dagda damsel daughter.

The Breton lays overlap with or evoke the genres of romance, fabliau, fairy‐ or folktale, and genealogical fable or heroic biography. The characters are knights and ladies, kings and queens, fairies (usually fairy lovers), and the occasional significant commoner, and their pursuits are typically aristocratic: hunting, tournaments, and so on.

King Arthur (Welsh: Brenin Arthur, Cornish: Arthur Gernow, Breton: Roue Arzhur) was a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries.

The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and modern historians generally agree that he is. Much Welsh and Breton folklore doubtless reached him through monastic channels. Nennius and Bede furnished him with matter which can be clearly traced in his text.

37 There can be little doubt, however, that the main source of the Arthurian portions of his History was Geoffrey’s own imagination. The floating popular traditions about Arthur. Land, the people and their story --Menhirs and dolmens --Fairies of Brittany --Sprites and demons of Brittany --World-tales in Brittany --Breton folk-tales --Popular legends of Brittany --Hero-tales of Brittany --Black art and its ministers --Arthurian romance in Brittany --Breton Lays of Marie de France --Saints of Brittany --Costumes and.

An excellent blend of history and folklore, The World of King Arthur and His Court manages to emphasize the importance of the Arthurian ideal while carefully outlining the legend's sources and possible origins.

Kevin Crossley-Holland includes several quotations from period literature, flavoring his discrete bits of Arthurian lore with the words and notions of the time/5.

Breton folklore and Arthurian romance. The strange history of Caradoc of Vannes. The visit to the perilous castle. Scotland and the Arthurian legend.

More Celtic elements in Gawain and the Green Knight. Vandeberes, Wandlebury, and the Lai de l'espine. By what route did the Romantic tradition of Arthur reach the French.

Arthurian Romance The Historical or Pre-Literary Arthur. King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table are to this day the most familiar and beloved medieval literary characters. They continue to fascinate audiences of contemporary novels, scores of cinematic treatments—from the serious John Boorman film Excalibur to the parodic farce, Monty Python and the Holy Grail—and even print and.

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to Medieval histories and romances, led the defense of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century.

The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

The sparse historical background of Arthur is gleaned from. Herein are folk and fairy tales, customs and traditions of Brittany, France compiled and retold by Lewis Spence. In this volume you will find legends of heroes and Saints, King Arthur, his sword Excalibur and of the Isle of Avalon; as well as ballads, legends and romances of Counts, Dukes, Princes and Kings, tales of their castles, adventures, loves and lovers, sorceresses, wizards plus Author: Anon E.

Mouse, Translated and Retold by Lewis Spence, Illustrated by W. Otway Cannell.An exploration of the semantic and cultural fields behind the term ‘Breton’ suggests that the modern word ‘Celtic’ corresponds better to what is implied by the expression ‘Breton lay’. It is commonly supposed that the Breton lays, in both Old French of the 12th century and Middle English of the 14th century, were based on songs originally sung by Breton : Leo Carruthers.Knight of the White Hart is the first of a book series called The Breton Lais.

Its story is based on one of Marie de Frances breton lais, called Guigemar, which is also the protagonists name. The book is merely pages long and it is not divided into chapters, so it gives off the feeling of a really long fairy tale/5.