Friends, Trojans, Countrymen: Arthur and the Origin Myths of Britain

with Miles Russell
Sunday
17:10 - 18:10
York
£15 non-subscriber, £12 subscriber

New research has revealed how the prehistoric and Roman traditions of Britain were preserved in the Medieval histories of Gildas, Bede, Nennius and Geoffrey of Monmouth. In this talk, Miles Russell will explore the origin myths of British, explaining in the process how the character of King Arthur was forged from the amalgamation of heroes past. 

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Miles Russell is a Senior Lecturer in prehistoric and Roman archaeology at Bournemouth University. His latest book is Arthur and the Kings of Britain (2017)

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