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Historia regum Britanniae.

Geoffrey of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph

Historia regum Britanniae.

by Geoffrey of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph

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Published by Mediaeval Academy of America in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Arthur, King -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Celts -- Great Britain -- Legends -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Merlin (Legendary character) -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- To 449.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA variant version edited from manuscripts by Jacob Hammer.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      ContributionsHammer, Jacob, 1894- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA140 .G35 1951
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 292 p.
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6091898M
      LC Control Number51008795
      OCLC/WorldCa407362

      Review: "A. Griscom (ed.), The Historia Regum Britannia of Geoffrey of Monmouth (London and New York, )," Romantic Review, vol. 21 (), p. Julia C. Crick, The Historia regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth, vol. 3, A Summary Catalogue if the Manuscripts (Cambridge, ), p.   Addeddate Google-id LBw2AAAAMAAJ Identifier bub_gb_LBw2AAAAMAAJ Identifier-ark ark://t9q26zf62 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages

      Historia Regum Britanniae is as historically accurate as I am Ryan Gosling, and the fact Geoffrey begins by essentially saying 'my source is one book and I've shoved in some extra details off the top my head', I wonder why it took till the Renaissance before anyone really called bullshit/5. He wrote the work Historia Regum Britanniae (c. ) in Latin, which tells the ‘history’ of Britain from its founding by the Trojan Brutus up to the death of King Arthur and the return of the Saxons. Geoffrey claimed to have translated it from a ‘very old book in the British tongue’, but really he seems to have collected various.

      The History of the Kings of Britain (Historia Regum Britanniae) - All Books + Epilogue. Published March 11th by Steven Tran Nook, 0 pages Author(s): Geoffrey of Monmouth. ISBN Average rating: (2 ratings) more details. Want to. The Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth, éd. A. Griscom, London et New York, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae: a variant version edited from manuscripts by Jacob Hammer, Cambridge, Mediaeval Academy of America (Publications of the Mediaeval Academy of America, 57), , x + p.


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Historia regum Britanniae, (Latin: “History of the Kings of Britain”) fictional history of Britain written by Geoffrey of Monmouth sometime between and The Historia regum Britanniae was one of the most popular books of the Middle Ages. The story begins with the settlement of Britain by Brutus the Trojan, great-grandson of Aeneas, and the Trojan Corineus, the eponymous founder of.

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The existence of nearly two hundred Latin manuscripts of the Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth is in itself eloquent testimony to its author’s popularity.1 Extensive borrowings from the Historia by chroniclers in prose and verse, and the numerous versions in Welsh as well as other languages only served to enhance a reputation that was growing apace.

"Historia Regum Britanniae" was a medieval equivalent of a best-seller, with at least known surviving manuscripts of the Latin original, plus translations and paraphrases (as mentioned, into Welsh, French, and Middle English), in whole or in part, into most Western European languages (and rather quickly, by medieval standards)/5(97).

Geoffrey of Monmouth's Histories of the Kings of Britain was a medieval attempt to forge a national epic for the British people, shortly after the Norman conquest. Geoffrey invented a mythical back-history for the Britons, starting, as Virgil did, with a fugitive Historia regum Britanniae.

book the sack of Troy, named Brute or Brutus. Book I. Chapter 1. The epistle dedicatory to Robert earl of Gloucester Whilst occupied on many and various studies, I happened to light upon the History of the Kings of Britain, and wondered that in the account which Gildas and Bede, in their elegant treatises, had given of them, I found nothing said of those kings who lived here before theFile Size: KB.

1 []. Uther Pendragon being dead, the nobility from several provinces assembled together at Silchester, and proposed to Dubricius, archbishop of Legions, that he should consecrate Arthur, Uther's son, to be their they were now in great straits, because, upon hearing of the king's death, the Saxons had invited over their countrymen from Germany, and, under the command of Colgrin.

The Historia Regum Britanniae (English: The History of the Kings of Britain) is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written c. by Geoffrey of Monmouth. It chronicles the lives of the kings of the Britons in a chronological narrative spanning a time of two thousand years, beginning with the Trojans founding the British nation and /5(20).

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This translation by Sebastian Evans was originally published in Description. Historia regum Britanniae (The History of the Kings of Britain), is an account of British history, written around by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

The Historia was written c. and the book is clearly proto-nationalistic in design, Wace wrote an Anglo-Norman adaptation of Geoffrey's Historia Regum Britanniae, c. Layamon, in turn, wrote a Middle-English adaptation of Wace's Roman de Brut c.

The stories of Arthur contained in these three versions are essentially the same. References. Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae, ed. Acton Griscom and J.R. Ellis, The Historia regum Britanniæ of Geoffrey of Monmouth with contributions to the study of its place in early British; tr.

Lewis Thorpe, Geoffrey of History of the Kings of The Historia Regum Britanniae, translated as ‘The History of the Kings of Britain’ is a medieval text written by Geoffrey of Monmouth aroundand is an account of British history laced with fictitious references and tales of drama.

The book charts the rise and fall of the kings of Britain, tracking the tales of conquest, power and success. History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) (English) Nennius,translated by Giles, J. (John Allen), Medieval Legend The legendary Arthur developed as a figure of international interest largely through the popularity of Geoffrey of Monmouth's fanciful and imaginative 12th-century Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings.

Historia Regum Britanniae by Geoffrey, Tysilio, Albert Schulz. Publication date Publisher E. Anton Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language German.

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Historia regum Britanniae by Geoffrey of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph,Penguin edition, in English. Geoffrey of Monmouth (Latin: Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Welsh: Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy; c.

– c. ) was a British cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King is best known for his chronicle The History of the Kings of Britain (Latin: De gestis Britonum or Historia Regum Born: Galfridus Arturus, c.Possibly Monmouth, Wales.

Many of its prophecies referring to historical and political events up to Geoffrey's lifetime can be identified - for example, the sinking of the White Ship inwhen William Adelin, son of Henry I, died.

His major work was the Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of. "Historia Regum Britanniae" was a medieval equivalent of a best-seller, with at least known surviving manuscripts of the Latin original, plus translations and paraphrases (as mentioned, into Welsh, French, and Middle English), in whole or in part, into most Western European languages (and rather quickly, by medieval standards).Reviews: The History of the Kings of Britain: An edition and translation of the De gestis Britonum (Historia Regum Britanniae) Latin text edited by Michael D.

Reeve. Translation by Neil Wright. Series most noble earl, but, just as he found it written in the British book and heard from Walter of Oxford, a man very familiar with many histories, he.Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae, trans.

Lewis Thorpe (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd., ; reprint, ), [4] One author, Norma Lorre Goodrich, has gone so far as to claim that the best evidence for the existence of Geoffrey's very ancient book .