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Camelot, Kingdom of Logres

  1. Introduction to Camelot, Kingdom of Logres
  2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name Camelot, Another Camelot, and Other Castles and Courts
    1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name Camelot, Another Camelot, and Other Castles and Courts
    2. Meaning and Origin of the Name Camelot
    3. Existence of Another Camelot/Kamaalot
      1. Valley and castle ruled by Alain le Gros in Perlesvaus
      2. After Alain’s death, the castle fell to his widow, Yglais
      3. It was attacked by Cahot the Red and the Lord of the Fens
      4. These knights were eventually slain by Perceval
    4. Comparison of Other Castles and Courts to Camelot
  3. Beginnings
    1. Locations for Arthur’s Courts
      1. Introduction to Locations for Arthur’s Courts
      2. Viroconium Cornoviorum/Wroxeter
      3. Mynyw/Tyddewi/St Davids
      4. Campus Elleti
        1. Castle Vagan
        2. Coria/Coriosopitum/Corsopitum/Corsobetum/Corbridge
      5. Graig-Llwyn/Caer-Melyn/Castrum Mellitus/Caer-Mellit
      6. Venta Silurum/Caer-Guent/Caerwent/Llan-y-Gelli/Caer-Melin/Llanmelin
      7. Caer Lleon/Ca(e)rl(l)ion/City of Legions
        1. Isca Silurum/Camu-lôt/Caerleon(-on-Usk)
        2. Caerleon-upon-Dee/Chester (upon the Dee)
      8. Colonia Glevum Nervensis/Gloucester
      9. Celliwig/Kelliwic/Castle Killibury
      10. Reskammel/Camelford
      11. Caer Cadarn/Camalet/Cadbury Castle
        1. Dinas Cadwy
        2. Castellum Cataviae
      12. Stonehenge
      13. Calleva Atrebatum/Silchester
      14. Venta Belgarum/Winchester
      15. La Nueue Troie/Locris/Loegria/Logres/Londinium/London
      16. Thorney Island/Westminster
      17. Enfield Chase/Camlet Moat
      18. Caval(l)on
      19. Camulodunum/Camaloduno/Camalot
        1. Camu-lôt/Camulot/Camulod/Colchester
        2. Cambodunum/Outlane/Slack
      20. On the Humber River
      21. Eboracum/York
      22. Camu-lôt/Caruele/Cardoil/Cardue(i)l/Carlisle
      23. Pen(rhyn) Rhionydd
        1. Penrith
        2. Rhins of Galloway/Stranraer
      24. Castlesteads/Camboglanna/Kel(l)wood/Kilewood
      25. Alauna Civitas/Caimlan/Camelon
      26. Cambusbarron/Sruighlea/Stirling
      27. Greenan Castle
    2. Early Kings
      1. King Cunobelinus/Cymbeline — reigned AD 10 to AD 17, d AD 17
      2. King Cama(a)lis/Caractacus, son of Cunobelinus — d AD 54 (Camaalis in the Post-Vulgate Queste del Saint Graal)
      3. King Agrestes/Argestes/Arviragus, brother of Caractacus — d AD 54 (Agrestes in the Vulgate Estoire del Saint Graal)
      4. King Coel, son of Cadwan — d AD 262
      5. King Coel Hen Godebog — b c AD 380
  4. During Arthur’s time
    1. Main residence and Capital
    2. Where Arthur held his court
    3. Chivalrous and courteous inhabitants
    4. Rose scented gardens where knights speak of love
    5. Location for many tournaments (Jousts being held in a meadow outside the city)
    6. One of Gawain’s battles against the Saxons
    7. Impressive architecture
    8. Many churches
      1. Main church — St Stephen’s cathedral
        1. Where Arthur and Guinevere are married
        2. Religious centre for Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table
        3. Held the remains of Arthur’s greatest warriors, including knights and kings
      2. Lesser churches
    9. Mighty Castle
      1. Wherein stands the Round Table
      2. There Galahad conquers the Siege Perilous
      3. Where the knights see a vision of the Holy Grail and swear to find it
  5. Literary Occurances of Arthur’s Courts (by various names)
    1. Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae (History of Kings of Britain)
    2. Chrétien de Troyes’ Lancelot or Le Chevalier de la Charrete (Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart)
    3. Chrétien de Troyes’ Érec et Énide (Erec and Enide)
    4. Chrétien de Troyes’ Yvain or Le Chevalier au Lion (Owain, or The Knight with the Lion)
    5. Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Parzival
    6. Culhwch ac Olwen (Culhwch/Kilhwch and Olwen)
    7. Vulgate Cycle
    8. Robert de Boron’s Didot-Perceval
    9. Perlesvaus
    10. Post-Vulgate Cycle
    11. Palamedes
    12. La Tavola Ritonda (The Round Table)
    13. Trioedd Ynys Prydein (Triads of British Isle, or Welsh Triads)
    14. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    15. Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur (The Death of Arthur)
    16. William Camden’s Britannia
    17. Michael Drayton’s Poly-Olbion
  6. Endings
    1. In the Post-Vulgate Mort Artu
      1. King Mark of Cornwall besieged Camelot during the Grail Quest
      2. Mark besieged it after Arthur dies in the Battle of Camlann
      3. Mark returned to destroy Camelot completely
    2. In La Tavola Ritonda, it falls to ruin after Arthur’s death
  7. Appendices: Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
    1. Geography of Camelot
    2. Genealogy of Camelot
    3. Timeline of Camelot

“There is more of Rome, than of Romance, about Arthuriana”Glyn Hnutu-healh

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