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Author Mersey, Daniel
Title King Arthur / author, Daniel Mersey ; illustrator, Alan Lathwell
Publisher Oxford ; Osprey Publishing, 2013
 Louisville Adult Nonfiction  Y/398.352/MER    AVAILABLE
Descript 80 pages : colored illustrations ; 25 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Series Myths and legends
Osprey adventures
Myths and legends (Oxford, England)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-78)
Summary Despite his enduring popularity, King Arthur remains the most enigmatic of Britain's legendary heroes. In this new book, author Dan Mersey retells the great stories of Arthur, while exploring the different facets of Arthurian myth, from the numerous, conflicting theories of his historical origin, through the tales of Welsh folklore and Medieval romance, and concluding with an examination of his various portrayals in the modern media. Presented with both classic and newly commissioned artwork, this book isan easy-to-read, yet highly detailed introduction to the complex body of myth and legend that surrounds Britain's greatest hero
Subject Arthur, King
Great Britain -- History -- To 1066
Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Folklore
Alt Author Lathwell, Alan, illustrator
ISBN 9781780967233

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