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    Finding Truth in the Legends Surrounding the King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table There are many reasons to believe why the great King Arthur and his mighty knights of the round table were real men and not what fairy tales are made of. Throughout the centuries‚ men have longed to be like the infamous King Arthur. History has told tales of great feats on the battle ground; mothers put their children to sleep with tales of this enigmatic king. However‚ historians have had a battle

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    KING ARTHUR A legend is a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition. Over time‚ a legend becomes commonly accepted as true. While legends usually elevate the main characters to heroic proportion‚ the best of them have a basis in fact. Often times‚ a legend changes over time in order to keep it fresh to new generations. Legends are told to teach and to inspire. They are told to entertain and pass down tradition. Perhaps no legend has reached a wider audience than that of King Arthur

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    King Arthur Throughout time people have faced challenges with their love lives. Some must choose between what is right and what some may want. In the legends of King Arthur‚ many decisions must be made that may affect the future of Camelot‚ Arthur’s kingdom. Many versions of Arthur’s story can be ream or viewed on film. One specific movie called‚ “The First Knight‚” is a portrayal of the famous love triangle between King Arthur‚ his wife Lady Guinevere and the mysterious Sir Lancelot. Similarities

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    King Arthur By the ninth century people all over were telling the fabulous tales and romances about Arthur and his kingdom. The common people heard them sung by bards‚ while in the court poets wrote different versions. In each retelling the speaker would select certain details for emphasis and introduce new elements‚ so that the story could be adapted to the particular time and audience. Although most historians believe that there actually did exist an Arthur‚ they differ on how major his role

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    During his reign of Britain‚ King Arthur displayed many of the attributes that make a good leader. These qualities were shown through his heroic contributions. He demonstrated a profound ability to keep peace with others. As king‚ he treated the people of his country with great respect‚ ensuring that everything he did would keep them safe. King Arthur was the greatest leader of his era. King Arthur was able to bring out the best of himself through his heroic contributions. From the beginning he

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    When I see the word loyalty I think of friendship‚ sticking by someone’s side through good times and bad times. And in the movie The First Knight‚ Sir Lancelot shows loyalty towards Guenevere‚ and King Arthur. Lancelot had a friendship with King Arthur when Lancelot was being inducted by King Arthur into the Round Table. Showing the “brother to brother” bond between the two. The round table symbolizes brotherhood‚ equality‚ and the life of service. Lancelot was also loyal to Guenevere‚ when Lancelot

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    King Arthur  1. Was there a real King Arthur? Explain your answer. I think King Arthur was real because he appears in writings of a Welsh historian named Nennius and in the Bible. 2. Is King Arthur a hero? Why or why not? Use the information from the unit to help you explain your response. I think King Arthur was a hero because he won many victories and loved and protected his city. 3. Choose one of the stages of the hero’s journey as described in the unit. Describe how the legend of King Arthur

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    Roberge Ms. White Honors English 2 27 September 2011 King Arthur’s Eulogy Welcome fellow royal subjects‚ family‚ and friends. We all are here for the same reason‚ to mourn over the loss of our dearest kingKing Arthur. The world the past few days has seem like a whole new experience without him around. I have noticed less smiles on people’s faces‚ the rainy days have seemed longer‚ and the sun seems to shine less bright. Our beloved king was a kind sir who cared about each and every one of you

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    Tales Of King Arthur Since the romanticizing of the Arthurian legends by Geoffery of Monmouth‚ the historian‚ during the twelfth century‚ the legendary ’king of England’ has been the source of inspiration for kings‚ poets‚ artists and dreamers alike. The most famous work is probably Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur‚ completed around 1470‚ and published in many abridged and complete versions. Malory’s work contains in one the legend that had been continually added to over

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    King Arthur Essay Legends usually have some basis truth. The truth can be hard to discover after years of oral history and exaggeration. The legend of King Arthur focuses on a medieval king in shining armor. While some of the legend is pure fantasy‚ written and archaeological evidence exists that the legend was based on a 5th century warlord who fought against the Anglo-Saxon invasion. The legend of King Arthur started in the 12th century by a cleric named Geoffrey of Monmouth. The story begins

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