Was King Arthur Real? King or Giant? The Facts as I See Them

Was King Arthur Real? King or Giant? The Facts as I See Them

Is Arthur a King or a Giant? Not a question you thought you'd be asking but it is one where history has almost equal proof for each side of the debate.

King Arthur :Real or fictional? We’ve all heard stories about King Arthur of Camelot, who according to medieval legend led British forces (including his trusted Knights of the Round Table) in battle against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century. But was King Arthur actually a real person, or simply a hero of Celtic mythology? Though debate has gone on for centuries, historians have been unable to confirm that Arthur really existed. He doesn’t appear in the only surviving contemporary…

King Arthur :Real or fictional? We’ve all heard stories about King Arthur of Camelot, who according to medieval legend led British forces (including his trusted Knights of the Round Table) in battle against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century. But was King Arthur actually a real person, or simply a hero of Celtic mythology? Though debate has gone on for centuries, historians have been unable to confirm that Arthur really existed. He doesn’t appear in the only surviving contemporary…

Was King Arthur Real?  The mythical figure of Arthur as a 5th Century military commander, leading the Britons into battle against the invading Saxons, has proved impossible for historians to verify. The only contemporary source, The Ruin and Conquest of Britain by the British monk and historian Gildas (c.500-70), does not mention Arthur at all. -- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-22311399

Was King Arthur Real? The mythical figure of Arthur as a 5th Century military commander, leading the Britons into battle against the invading Saxons, has proved impossible for historians to verify. The only contemporary source, The Ruin and Conquest of Britain by the British monk and historian Gildas (c.500-70), does not mention Arthur at all. -- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-22311399

The story evolved over the centuries, and further elements such as Camelot, the Round Table, and Merlin were added in for flavor. Some versi...

The story evolved over the centuries, and further elements such as Camelot, the Round Table, and Merlin were added in for flavor. Some versi...

King Arthur The Legend - The Legend of King Arthur is one of fascination and intrigue, who was King Arthur, was he even a real knight, many people even believe he was one of the greatest medieval kings of all time.

King Arthur The Legend - The Legend of King Arthur is one of fascination and intrigue, who was King Arthur, was he even a real knight, many people even believe he was one of the greatest medieval kings of all time.

Was King Arthur’s Camelot a real place? This documentary explains how the story of King Arthur has appealed to readers throughout the ages, and takes viewers to several locations that are tied to Arthurian legends and lore. Discover why King Arthur, Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table still captivate readers today.

Was King Arthur’s Camelot a real place? This documentary explains how the story of King Arthur has appealed to readers throughout the ages, and takes viewers to several locations that are tied to Arthurian legends and lore. Discover why King Arthur, Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table still captivate readers today.

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