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index of the Arthurian names in Middle English.

Robert William Ackerman

index of the Arthurian names in Middle English.

by Robert William Ackerman

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, English -- Indexes.,
  • Arthurian romances -- Indexes.,
  • English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStanford University publications. University series. Language and literature,, v. 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1660 .A23
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6110020M
    LC Control Number52005980
    OCLC/WorldCa2124098

    King Arthur 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 unhistorical. Name Meaning Gender Origin Similar; Aballach: Father of Modron. Male: Arthurian-Legend: Accalon: Lover of Morgan le Fay. Male: Arthurian-Legend: Acheflow: White flower.

    In some manuscripts the name is spelled Seure or even Sequence. In a much later Middle English work, Sir Beves of Hamtoun (or Sir Bevis of Hampton) - not even really Arthurian, mind - a sword named Aroundight is mentioned in passing and said to be Lancelot's. For some reason this is the sword some prominent modern versions have gone with. Sister of Percival, but personally sounds like a masculine name to me. Dragonet. Arthur's court jester. Elaine. The lady of Shalott in some versions, lover of Lancelot and mother of Galahad in others, Sometimes sister of Arthur and Morgan le Fay. Pretty good Arthurian name! Emrys. Merlin's welsh name.

      Names from Arthurian legend are a blend of old English names and derivatives and have a unique, quirky charm. Check out this list of Arthurian baby names for boys and girls.   English surnames from occupations‎ (0 c, e) Pages in category "English surnames from Middle English" The following pages are in this category, out of total.


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Index of the Arthurian names in Middle English by Robert William Ackerman Download PDF EPUB FB2

An index of the Arthurian names in Middle English (Stanford University publications: University series: Language and literature) [Robert William Ackerman] on. Index of the Arthurian names in Middle English. New York: AMS Press,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert William Ackerman.

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and Middle English Breton Lays by Anne Laskaya and others (Western Michigan U. Press, ); the latter is online under each lay's name at TEAMS MIDDLE ENGLISH TEXTS.

Chretien de Troyes wrote five romances (two unfinished), in French sometime beforeand was the first to tell of Lancelot's love for Guenevere and of a Grail. The English think of Arthur as their own—stamped on the landscape in scores of place names and echoed in the names of their princes.

This book, which brings together the work of leading international scholars, is the first comprehensive treatment of Arthurian legend in English life and literature. Literary studies are interspersed with chapters on the political and social manifestations of.

Anthology of Middle English Literature--Chaucer, Gawain, Malory, etc. A Bibliographic Guide to Welsh Arthurian Literature--guide and introduction to the medieval Welsh manuscripts concerning the Arthurian legend.

Morgan le Fay as Other in English Medieval and Modern Texts--dissertation covering ancient to modern Arthurian texts. Geoffrey Chaucer. rows  The Arthurian legend features many characters, including the Knights of the Round Table In media: Bibliography, List of works.

vii Preface This book collects together the academic and popular articles which have appeared on my ‘Arthurian Resources’ website – – since * It has been created in response to requests from readers for a print version of the site, in order to File Size: 4MB.

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: The Arthurian Name Dictionary (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) (): Bruce, Christopher W.: Books.5/5(2). Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

The Arthur of the English: the Arthurian legend in medieval English life and literature in SearchWorks catalog.

Arthurian literature because it is the narrative of the two texts at the heart of my argument, the alliterative Morte Arthure and Lancelot of the Laik; the limitations of this thesis do not allow me to explore far beyond these texts, but it is only a small corner of the research that has and can be done on violence in Middle English romances.

Lists about: Best Arthurian Fiction, The Arthurian Legend Retold, YA Books With Arthurian Legend, Fiction set in 5th to 10th centuries, Celtic Stories, A.

Arthuriana has replaced these earlier publications and is now the official journal of the North American Branch of the International Arthurian Society.) ARTHURIAN NAMES: Ackerman, Robert W. An Index of the Arthurian Names in Middle English.

Stanford: Stanford University Press, Bruce, Christopher W. FAY f English Derived from Middle English faie meaning "fairy", ultimately (via Old French) from Latin fata meaning "the Fates". It appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Arthurian legends in the name of Morgan le Fay.

It has been used as a given name since the 19th century. In some cases it may be used as a short form of FAITH. 85 Arthurian Baby Names With Meanings. Only a handful of fictional heroes can capture the imagination like King Arthur and his knights of the round table.

It is as compelling today as it was in the times of its creators, Sir Thomas Malory, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chrétien de Troyes and Robert de Boron. Just the names of King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, and Guinevere, conjure images of gallant knights in the.

This name generator will give you 10 random Arthurian names, all of which are based on real Arthurian names, but only a very small minority of the possible combinations will be the same as characters from the Arthurian legends.

Arthurian names are, of course, based on the Arthurian legend, which centers mostly around King Arthur. The Canterbury Tales and Other Works of Chaucer (Middle English) by Geoffrey Chaucer [ca.

] Middle English edition of Chaucers' complete works. Tales from Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer, tr. by Charles Cowden Clarke [] A retelling of highlights of the Canterbury Tales in modern English. William Blake. Songs of Innocence and of Experience.

Arthurian Legend Baby Names Browse below for Arthurian Legend Baby Names, which includes gender, meaning and origin. Finally, if you’re looking for a specific baby name or nationality, make sure to check out one of our many other categories. GARETH m Welsh, English (British), Arthurian Romance Meaning unknown.

It first appears in this form in Thomas Malory's 15th-century compilation of Arthurian legends Le Morte d'Arthur, in which Gareth was a Knight of the Round Table, the brother of Sir Gawain.

Arthurian legend, the mass of legend, popular in medieval lore, concerning King Arthur of Britain and his knights. Medieval Sources The battle of Mt. Badon—in which, according to the Annales Cambriae (c), Arthur carried the Cross of Jesus on his shoulders—but not Arthur's name, is mentioned (c) by earliest apparent mention of Arthur in any known literature is a brief.English-speaking readers have a “canonical” medieval Arthurian text, Thomas Malory’s Morte Darthur, published in and available in many editions since then.

Read it, and you have a good basis for understanding 20th- and 21st-century Arthurian novels, movies, and TV series.The English think of Arthur as their own. His name has been borne by their princes down the ages – all too often an ill-omened cradle-gift.

It is written across the map from Edinburgh to Tintagel, Caerleon to Camboglanna, and in a dozen places where the Hope of the British lies sleeping until the hour of national need – but on no authentic gravestone anywhere.