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An Introduction:
Geographical and Genealogical
Origins and Archetypes
of Arthuriana

None of the line items that are included in the following outline are meant to be links.
The outline itself represents the material that is to be covered in the upcoming book known by the above title (available after May 2019).
This outline is not yet complete.

  1. Introduction to Circle of Logres: Encyclopædia Arthuriana
  2. Heroes and Quests
    1. Introduction to Heroes and Quests
    2. The Hero Story of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere
      1. Introduction to the Hero Story of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere
      2. Arthur, Lord King of Logres
        1. Introduction to Arthur, Lord King of Logres
        2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Arthur’s Name, Multiple Arthurs, and Other Kings/Emperors/Heroes/Deities
          1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Arthur’s Name, Multiple Arthurs, and Other Kings/Emperors/Heroes/Deities
          2. Meaning and Origin of the Name Arthur
          3. Existence of Multiple Arthurs
          4. Comparison of Other Kings/Emperors/Heroes/Deities to Arthur
        3. Beginnings
          1. Merlin and the Birth of Arthur
          2. A Birthplace and A Home
          3. The Death of Uther
          4. Excalibur
          5. Merlin and the Instruction of Arthur
        4. Duty and Battles
          1. Duty
          2. Battles
        5. Camelot
          1. Marriage to Guinevere in a Rebuilt and Restored Britain
          2. Assembled Court
          3. Knights of the Round Table, Conquest of Europe, and Nine Years of Peace and Security
          4. Adulteries, Adventures, and Quests
          5. Completion of the Grail Quest
        6. Endings
          1. Betrayal: Guinevere, Lancelot, Rome, Mordred, and the Battle of Camlann
          2. Arthur’s Last Request, the Isle of Avalon, and other Endings
        7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of Arthur
          2. Genealogy of Arthur
          3. Timeline of Arthur
      3. Guinevere, Lady Queen of Logres
        1. Introduction to Guinevere, Lady Queen of Logres
        2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Guinevere’s Name, Multiple Guineveres, and Other Similar Queens/Empresses/Goddesses
          1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                      Guinevere’s Name, Multiple Guineveres, and Other Similar Queens/Empresses/Goddesses
          2. Meaning and Origin of the Name Guinevere
          3. Existence of Multiple Guineveres
          4. Comparison of Other Similar Queens/Empresses/Goddesses to Guinevere
        3. Beginnings
          1. Introduction to Beginnings
          2. Family
          3. The Heritage of Guinevere
          4. The Character of Guinevere
          5. Merlin has predicted Guinevere’s marriage to Arthur
          6. Arthur first saw Guinevere
          7. When Arthur’s barons insisted he take a wife, Arthur told Merlin:
          8. Merlin
          9. Arthur’s heart was set
          10. Finally Merlin went to King Leod(e)g(r)an(ce)
          11. King Leod(e)g(r)an(ce)
          12. Arthur was already delighted with the gift of the Round Table
          13. When Merlin returned from his mission
          14. As the knights assembled in Camelot for the wedding of Guinevere and Arthur
          15. In Sir Gawayne and the Greene Knight (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight)
          16. The Archetypal reasons for rivalry between Guinevere and Morgan le Fay
        4. Major Themes of Infidelity and Abduction
          1. Introduction to Major Themes of Infidelity and Abduction
          2. Infidelity
          3. Abductions
          4. In many texts, these themes are intertwined with Guinevere’s rescuer becoming her lover (but not always)
        5. Adulthood
          1. Leod(e)g(r)an(ce)’s enemies conspired to replace the true Guinevere
          2. Guinevere as Wife of King Arthur
          3. Guinevere forms her own body of knights called the Queen’s Knights
          4. After Lancelot ends Arthur’s war with Galehaut/Galeholt
          5. Some Saxons invade Britain and Arthur opposes them at Saxon Rock
          6. Guinevere and Lancelot
          7. Guinevere and the Poisoned Apple
          8. Shortly after the Poisoned Apple incident
          9. Years later, Guinevere the False formed an alliance
          10. When Arthur prepared to go and meet the five invading kings
        6. Endings
          1. Guinevere’s adultery
          2. Malory records (from an earlier version of the story) that Guinevere “made great sorrow ... and swooned
          3. While Arthur was fighting the Roman war (or besieging Lancelot in France)
          4. News of Mordred’s/Medrawt’s treachery reached Arthur
          5. Giving chase
          6. The forces gathered at Camlann for the fatal last encounter
          7. Nunnery
          8. Lancelot landed within the month at Dover
          9. Taking his leave of Guinevere
          10. Many years later a vision charged Lancelot to ride as fast as he could to Amesbury
          11. In AD 1191
        7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of Guinevere
          2. Genealogy of Guinevere
          3. Timeline of Guinevere
    3. The Quest Stories of Perceval, Galahad, and the Holy Grail
      1. Introduction to the Quest Stories of Perceval, Galahad, and the Holy Grail
      2. Sir Perceval and Sir Galahad, Quest Knights of Logres
        1. Introduction to Sir Perceval and Sir Galahad, Quest Knights of Logres
        2. Sir Perceval, Quest Knight of Logres
          1. Introduction to Sir Perceval, Quest Knight of Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Perceval’s Name, Other Percevals, and Other (Wise Fools)/Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Samaritans
          3. Beginnings
          4. Adulthood — Knight of the Round Table
          5. Endings
          6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Perceval
        3. Sir Galahad, Quest Knight of Logres
          1. Introduction to Sir Galahad, Quest Knight of Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Galahad’s Name, Other Galahads, and Another Pure Knight/Warrior/Rescuer/Hero
          3. Beginnings
          4. Adulthood — Quest for the Holy Grail
          5. Endings — Ascension to Heaven
          6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Galahad
      3. The Holy Grail, Quest of Logres
        1. Introduction to the Holy Grail, Quest of Logres
        2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                    the Name “Grail”, Multiple “Grails”, and Other Sacred/Mystical Objects
          1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                      the Name “Grail”, Multiple “Grails”, and Other Sacred/Mystical Objects
          2. Meaning and Origin of the Name “Grail”
          3. Existence of Multiple “Grails”
          4. Comparison of Other Sacred/Mystical Objects to “Grail”
        3. “Grail” in Literature
          1. Introduction to the “Grail” in Literature
          2. Earliest Reference(s) in Literature
          3. Grail’s history in the time of Joseph of Arimathea
          4. King Arthur’s Knights visiting the Grail Castle — Questing after the Grail
        4. Grail Kingdom, Castle, Family, and Heroes/Knights
          1. Introduction to the Grail Kingdom, Castle, Family, and Heroes/Knights
          2. Grail Kingdom
          3. Grail Castle
          4. Grail Family
          5. Grail Heroes/Knights
        5. Grail Procession, Maidens, and Questions
          1. Introduction to the Grail Procession, Maidens, and Questions
          2. Grail Procession
          3. Grail Maidens
          4. Grail Questions
        6. Folklore Motifs related to “Grails”
          1. Introduction to Folklore Motifs related to “Grails”
          2. Forms related to “Grails”
          3. Motif Categories related to “Grails”
        7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of the Grail
          2. Genealogy of the Grail
          3. Timeline of the Grail
  3. Prophets and Adventures
    1. Introduction to Prophets and Adventures
    2. The Prophet Story of Merlin, Morgan le Fey, Mordred, and Dwellers in Avalon
      1. Introduction to the Prophet Story of Merlin, Morgan le Fey, Mordred, and Dwellers in Avalon
      2. Merlin, Prophet and Wizard of Logres
        1. Introduction to Merlin, Prophet and Wizard of Logres
        2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Merlin’s Name, Multiple Merlins, and Other Similar Alchemists/Visionaries/Guides/Gods
          1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                 Merlin’s Name, Multiple Merlins, and Other Similar Alchemists/Visionaries/Guides/Gods
          2. Meaning and Origin of Merlin’s Name
          3. Existence of Multiple Merlins
          4. Comparison of Merlin to Other Similar Alchemists/Visionaries/Guides/Gods
        3. Beginnings
          1. Family
          2. “Merlin” at his Literary Beginnings (by description of events and by name itself)
          3. Historical Context
          4. Conception and Birth
          5. Childhood — Innocent Prophetic Youth
          6. Adolescence of Merlin
        4. Adulthood — Wizard: Hermit/(Wise Elder) and the Great Necromancer
          1. Introduction to Adulthood — Wizard: Hermit/(Wise Elder) and the Great Necromancer
          2. Hermit/(Wise Elder)
          3. The Great Necromancer
          4. Merlin and Tristan
        5. Endings — Madman/(Wild Man)/Lailoken; and Merlin’s Retirement/Death/Imprisonment, “Burial”, and Haunting(s)
          1. Introduction to Endings
          2. Madman/(Wild Man)/Lailoken
          3. Merlin’s Retirement/Death/Imprisonment, “Burial”, and Haunting(s)
        6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of Merlin
          2. Genealogy of Merlin
          3. Timeline of Merlin
      3. Morgan le Fay, Mordred, and Dwellers in Avalon: Dark Mysteries of Logres
        1. Introduction to Morgan le Fay, Mordred, and Dwellers in Avalon: Dark Mysteries of Logres
        2. Morgan le Fay, one of the Dark Mysteries of Logres
          1. Introduction to Morgan le Fay, one of the Dark Mysteries of Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Morgan le Fay’s Name, Multiple “Morgans”, and Other Similar Queens/Empresses/Goddesses
          3. Beginnings
          4. Birth, Childhood, and Adolescence
          5. Adulthood
          6. Endings
          7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Morgan le Fay
        3. Mordred, one of the Dark Mysteries of Logres
          1. Introduction to Mordred, one of the Dark Mysteries of Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                           Mordred’s Name, Multiple Mordreds, and Other Tricksters/(Anti)Heroes/Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Gods
          3. Beginnings
          4. Knighthood
          5. Camelot and Conflict
          6. Endings
          7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Mordred
        4. Avalon, one of the Dark Mysteries of Logres
          1. Introduction to Avalon, one of the Dark Mysteries of Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name of Avalon, Multiple Avalons, and Other Legendary Islands and Idyllic Locations
          3. Beginnings
          4. Events in Avalon
          5. Related Literature
          6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Avalon
    3. The Adventure Story of Gawain, the Round Table, and True Knights of Logres
      1. Introduction to the Adventure Story of Gawain, the Round Table, and True Knights of Logres
      2. Sir Gawain, Bravest Knight of the Five-Pointed Star of Logres
        1. Introduction to Sir Gawain, Bravest Knight of the Five-Pointed Star of Logres
        2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Gawain’s Name, Other Gawains, and Other Similar Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Heroes/Gods
          1. Introduction to Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                           Gawain’s Name, Other Gawains, and Other Similar Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Heroes/Gods
          2. Meaning and Origin of Gawain’s Name
          3. Existence of Other Gawains
          4. Comparison of Other Similar Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Heroes/Gods to Gawain
        3. Beginnings
          1. Introduction to Beginnings
          2. Dual Characteristics
          3. Family
          4. Conception
          5. Birth
          6. Childhood and Adolescence
        4. Adulthood
          1. Introduction to Adulthood
          2. Three Gawain stories describing his first meeting with Arthur
          3. Gawain had become one of Arthur’s warriors
          4. The Shield of Sir Gawain and the Meanings of the Pentangle (five-pointed star)
          5. In early romance
          6. Gawain was well formed
          7. Gawain has superior medical and herbal knowledge
          8. There is a flashback glimpse of him acting as judge or magistrate
          9. The poor love him for his generosity
          10. Gawain goes to Escavalon
          11. In Perceval, Gawain endures the vicious tongue of the Lady Org(u)el(le)us(e) of Logres
          12. As early as Chrétien’s pages, Gawain’s great charger Gringolet is present
          13. In later stories, Gawain is less likable
          14. After Arthur has pacified Britain
          15. In Chrétien’s Lancelot
          16. Chrétien’s last and unfinished romance, Perceval
          17. On the cathedral archivolt/archivault in Modena, Italy (c AD 1135)
          18. In Chrétien de Troyes’ romance, Cligès
          19. In a tournament
          20. Gawain rescues a maiden from Menealf
          21. He avenges the murder of a knight
          22. Gawain rescues a maiden kidnapped by Escanor le Beau
          23. In Les Merveilles de Rigomer (The Marvels of Rigomer)
          24. Once Gawain fought Gareth unknowingly
          25. In Roman van Walewein (Romance of Gawain), Gawain embarks on multiple interlocking quests
          26. Malory seems to insinuate that Gawain was accessory to Gaheris’ murder of their mother
          27. Gawain was with his brothers Agravain(e), Gaheris, and Mordred
          28. Gawain ruled Galloway, which was apparently named after him
          29. He defeats Lord Galleron of Galloway in a battle before Arthur
          30. The Beheading Game in Sir Gawayne and the Greene Knight
          31. In the Vulgate
          32. At the time of Galahad’s arrival in Camelot
          33. Shortly afterward, Gawain is the first to
          34. In the Post-Vulgate
          35. Gawain rather quickly tires of the Quest (due somewhat to very bad fortune)
          36. Afterwards, Arthur chastises Gawain for having killed so many knights during a holy quest
          37. As presented in Diu Crône (The Crown) by Heinrich von dem Türlin
          38. Sir Gawain had a custom that he used daily at dinner and at supper
          39. Gawain gets into his usual scrapes over women
          40. When Arthur banished Gawain’s favourite cousin, Ywain(e)
          41. After about a year
        5. Endings
          1. Introduction to Endings
          2. Gawain remains neutral during the discovery of Lancelot’s affair with Guinevere
          3. Gawain’s fury forces Arthur into a war with Lancelot
          4. Gawain refused any compromise, surrender or apology from Lancelot
          5. Gawain would continually challenge Lancelot to single combat
          6. Finally, in Benoic/Benwick
          7. In Arthur’s continental campaign to prepare for war against Rome
          8. The Romans attack Arthur while he is in France
          9. Gawain’s head wound
          10. Arthur’s army returns to Britain to deal with Mordred’s treachery
          11. Gawain, on his deathbed, relents and says,
          12. In Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur
          13. Gawain perishes of his wound a few days later
          14. Gawain’s grave was discovered in Pembroke in Wales
          15. Gawain’s grave was also discovered at Ros
          16. At Dover Castle
          17. In any case, Gawain is buried in a tomb with his brother Gaheris
          18. Gawain’s ghost appeared to Arthur
          19. In the dream, Gawain warned Arthur
        6. “Gawain” in “Literature”
          1. Introduction to “Gawain” in “Literature”
          2. Englynion y Beddau (Stanzas of the Graves) from Llyfr Du Caerfyrddin (Black Book of Carmarthen)
          3. The Modena Archivolt/Archivault
          4. Gesta Regum Anglorum (Deeds of Kings of England)
          5. Historia Regum Britanniae (History of Kings of Britain)
          6. Roman de Brut (Romance of Brutus, or A History of the British)
          7. Lancelot, or Le Chevalier de la Charrete (Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart)
          8. Érec et Énide (Erec and Enide)
          9. Cligès
          10. Le Chevalier à LÉpée (The Knight with the Sword)
          11. La Mule Sans Frein (The Mule without a Bridle)
          12. Yvain, or Le Chevalier au Lion (Owain, or The Knight with the Lion)
          13. Perceval, or Le Conte del Graal (Perceval, or The Story of the Grail)
          14. First Continuation of Chrétien’s Perceval
          15. Trioedd Ynys Prydein (Triads of British Isle, or Welsh Triads)
          16. Parzival (Perceval)
          17. Culhwch ac Olwen (Culhwch/Kilhwch and Olwen)
          18. Bonedd y Saint/Seint (Descent of the Saints), or Achau Saint Ynys Prydain (Genealogy of the Saints, or Pedigrees of Saints of the Isle of Britain)
          19. Les Enfances Gauvain (The Youth of Gawain)
          20. Vulgate Cycle, or Lancelot-Grail (Cycle), or Prose Lancelot, or the Pseudo-Map Cycle
          21. La Vengeance Raguidel (The Avenging of Raguidel)
          22. Wigalois(/Wizalois)
          23. Diu Crône (The Crown)
          24. Post-Vulgate Cycle
          25. Prose Tristan
          26. L’Atre Périlleux (The Perilous Cemetery)
          27. Les Merveilles de Rigomer (The Marvels of Rigomer)
          28. Roman van Walewein (Romance of Gawain)
          29. De Ortu Waluuanii Nepotis Arturi (Of Rise of Gawain, Nephew of Arthur)
          30. The Avowing of King Arthur, Sir Gawain, Sir Kay, and Baldwin of Britain
          31. The Birth of Arthur
          32. Sir Gawayne and the Greene Knight (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight)
          33. The Awntyrs off Arthure at the Terne/Turne Wathelan/Wathelyn(e) (The Adventures of Arthur at the Lake/Tarn Wadling)
          34. Syre Gawene and the Carle of Carlyle (Sir Gawain and the Carl/Churl of Carlisle)
          35. The Weddyng(e) of Syr Gawen and Dame Ragnell (The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell)
          36. The Marriage of Sir Gawain(e)
          37. Le Morte d’Arthur (The Death of Arthur)
          38. The Turke and Gowin (The Churl and Gawain)
        7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of Gawain
          2. Genealogy of Gawain
          3. Timeline of Gawain
      3. The Round Table, True Knights of Logres
        1. Introduction to the Round Table, True Knights of Logres
        2. The Round Table
          1. Introduction to the Round Table
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name Round Table, Other Round Tables, and Other Fellowships and Rings
          3. Beginnings
          4. Mediaeval Developments
          5. Endings
          6. Round Table Associations with Physical Locations
          7. Arthur’s Association with Related Objects
          8. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of the Round Table
        3. True Knights of Logres
          1. Introduction to the True Knights of Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “Knight”, The Individual “Knights of Logres”, and Non-Arthurian “Knights”
          3. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of the Knights
  4. Adventures and Love
    1. Introduction to Adventures and Love
    2. The Adventure Story of Lancelot and the Lady of the Lake
      1. Introduction to the Adventure Story of Lancelot and the Lady of the Lake
      2. Sir Lancelot of the Lake, Best Knight of Logres
        1. Introduction to Sir Lancelot of the Lake, Best Knight of Logres
        2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Lancelot’s Name, Another Lancelot, and Other Similar Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Heroes/Gods
          1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                           Lancelot’s Name, Another Lancelot, and Other Similar Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Heroes/Gods
          2. Meaning and Origin of Lancelot’s Name
          3. Existence of Another Lancelot
          4. Comparison of Other Similar Knights/Warriors/Rescuers/Heroes/Gods to Lancelot
        3. Beginnings
          1. Family
          2. Birth and Childhood
          3. Becoming a Knight
        4. As a Knight of the Round Table
          1. In other tales, after joining the Round Table, Lancelot serves Duke Galahaut/Galeholt/Galehaut of Sorelois
          2. Lancelot rescues Gawain
          3. In Ulrich von Zatzikhoven’s Lanzelet, Lancelot travels to the castle of Pluris
          4. Lancelot rescues Guinevere
          5. Traveling on other adventures (recounted in different tales)
          6. Lancelot, Amable, and Elaine/Amite/Helizabel
          7. Lancelot and Mordred
          8. Lancelot goes Mad
          9. Lancelot’s Grail Adventures
        5. Endings
          1. Lancelot’s Betrayal
          2. Deaths of Arthur and Mordred
          3. Deaths of Guinevere and Lancelot
        6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of Lancelot
          2. Genealogy of Lancelot
          3. Timeline of Lancelot
      3. The Lady of the Lake, Sacred Feminine of Logres
        1. Introduction to The Lady of the Lake, Sacred Feminine of Logres
        2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “The Lady of the Lake”, Multiple “Ladies of the Lake”, and Other Similar Females
          1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                 The Name “The Lady of the Lake”, Multiple “Ladies of the Lake”, and Other Similar Females
          2. Meaning and Origin of The Name “The Lady of the Lake”
          3. Existence of Multiple “Ladies of the Lake”
          4. Comparison of Other Similar Females to “The Lady of the Lake”
        3. Descriptions and Attributes of The Lady of the Lake
          1. Appears as a beautiful, mysterious, dignified woman
          2. Pragmatic, calm, and knowledgeable
          3. Plays a pivotal role in many stories
          4. Positive Traits
          5. Negative Traits
        4. Her Watery Court/Castle/Realm
          1. Form and Features of Location — “Celtic” Otherworld
          2. Possible locales for “The Lake”
        5. Literary References to “Ladies of the Lake”
          1. Chrétien de Troyes’ Lancelot, or Le Chevalier de la Charrete (Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart)
          2. Layamon’s Brut (Brutus, or The Chronicle of Britain)
          3. Vulgate Cycle
          4. Ulrich von Zarzikhoven’s Lanzelet
          5. Post-Vulgate Cycle
          6. Owain
          7. Arthour and Merlin
          8. Merlin
          9. La Tavola Ritonda (The Round Table)
          10. Prose Merlin
          11. Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur (The Death of Arthur)
        6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of The Lady of the Lake
          2. Genealogy of The Lady of the Lake
          3. Timeline of The Lady of the Lake
    3. The Love Story of Tristan, Isolde, and Camelot
      1. Introduction to the Love Story of Tristan, Isolde, and Camelot
      2. Tristan and Isolde, Tragic Lovers in Logres
        1. Introduction to Tristan and Isolde, Tragic Lovers in Logres
        2. Sir Tristan, Tragic Lover in Logres
          1. Introduction to Sir Tristan, Tragic Lover in Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Tristan’s Name, Other Tristans, and Other Tragic Lovers
          3. Beginnings
          4. Adulthood
          5. Endings
          6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Tritan
        3. Lady Isolde, Tragic Lover in Logres
          1. Introduction to Lady Isolde, Tragic Lover in Logres
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Isolde’s Name, Other Isoldes, and Other Tragic Lovers
          3. Beginnings
          4. Early Ending
          5. Continuation
          6. Endings
          7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Isolde
      3. 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
          4. Comparison of Other Castles and Courts to Camelot
        3. Beginnings
          1. Locations
          2. Early Kings
        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
          9. Mighty Castle
        5. Literary Occurances of Arthur’s Court (by various names)
          1. Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae
          2. Chrétien de Troyes’ Lancelot or Le Chevalier de la Charrete
          3. Chrétien de Troyes’ Érec et Énide
          4. Chrétien de Troyes’ Yvain or Le Chevalier au Lion
          5. Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Parzival
          6. Culhwch ac Olwen
          7. Vulgate Cycle
          8. Robert de Boron’s Didot-Perceval
          9. Perlesvaus
          10. Post-Vulgate Cycle
          11. Palamedes
          12. La Tavola Ritonda
          13. Trioedd Ynys Prydein
          14. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
          15. Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur
          16. William Camden’s Britannia
          17. Michael Drayton’s Poly-Olbion
        6. Endings
          1. In the Post-Vulgate Mort Artu
          2. In La Tavola Ritonda, it falls to ruin after Arthur’s death
        7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
          1. Geography of Camelot
          2. Genealogy of Camelot
          3. Timeline of Camelot
  5. Linkages and Synthesis (Excalibur, the History, and a Compendium)
    1. Introduction to Linkages and Synthesis (Excalibur, the History, and a Compendium)
    2. Excalibur, Sword of Logres
      1. Introduction to Excalibur, Sword of Logres
      2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name Excalibur, Multiple Excaliburs, and Other Swords and Weapons
        1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name Excalibur, Multiple Excaliburs, and Other Swords and Weapons
        2. Meaning and Origin of the Name Excalibur
        3. Existence of Multiple Excaliburs
          1. Introduction to the Existence of Multiple Excaliburs
          2. Caladcholg/Caledbolg/(In) Calad(-)bolg/caladbuilc
          3. Caladfwlch/Caledfwlch/Caledvwlch/Caladvwlch/Calwdvwlch/Calesvol/Caladviolch/Kaledvoulc’h/Kaledvoul’ch
          4. C(h)alabrum/Cal(l)ib(o)urc/C(h)alabrun/Caleburn/Caliburn(i)(us)
          5. Calibo(u)r(n)e/Callibo(u)r(c)(h)/Escalibor(c)/Esicalibur/Esecalibur/Escalibur/Excalibor/Excalibar/Excalibur
        4. Other Swords and Weapons, Comparison with and in Addition to Excalibur
          1. Introduction to Other Swords and Weapons
          2. Swords
          3. Other Weapons
      3. Beginnings
        1. “Excalibur” was forged
          1. Isle of Avalon
          2. Otherworld
          3. Mt Aetna
        2. “Sword of Rex Nemorensis”
        3. Sword of Fergus mac Roich
        4. Sword of Cú Chulainn
        5. Sword(s) of Gaius Iulius Caesar
          1. Crocea Mors — Yellow Death
          2. Angau Coch — Red Death
          3. Angau Glas — Grey Death
        6. Sword of Prince Nennius of Briton
        7. Sword of Tiberius Claudius Nero (as a Gladius)
        8. Sword of Magnus Maximus/Maxen Wledig (as an Early Byzantine blade)
        9. Passed to the Lady of the Lake
        10. “Sword in the Stone” is broken in battle
        11. Lady of the Lake bestows Excalibur and its valueable scabbard upon Arthur
          1. Sometime after he began to reign
          2. Scabbard protects wounded possessor of it from dying due to blood loss
          3. The Lady of the Lake may have had Saxon connections of some kind
        12. Description and Attributes of Excalibur
          1. The descriptions of Excalibur fit variations of the Spatha, a sword used by the Romans
          2. When the sword was unsheathed (drawn), its blade glowed white-blue (as ice that was hot)
          3. No armor could withstand it (monatomic or monomolecular blade edge)
          4. Excalibur instantly kills anyone it touches
          5. Possesses a kind of oracular magic — Gazing into the sword enabled Arthur to give every questioner an answer
      4. In Arthur’s care
        1. He draws against the Wild Beasts of the Forest
        2. With this weapon, Arthur vanquished many foes
        3. Against the Saxons, the sword Caliburnus (Excalibur) is used in the Battle of Badon
        4. He occasionally entrusted “Excalibur” to Others
          1. Llenlleawg Wyddel
          2. Gawain
          3. Lancelot
          4. Meliadus
          5. Morgan le Fay
      5. Endings
        1. After the final battle with Mordred
          1. Arthur commands one of his knights to throw “Excalibur” into a nearby lake
          2. A mysterious hand rises from the water and seizes the sword, drawing it under
          3. Excalibur is probably recovered by a water fairy (perhaps the Lady of the Lake herself)
        2. Cadwr (Cado/Cador/Cadorius), Earl of Cornwall, rose with Arthur’s (his half-brother’s) sword
        3. Constantine (Son of Cado), who was the nephew of Arthur, had the sword Caliburc (Excalibur)
        4. In AD 1191, King Richard the Lionheart
          1. Presented “Caliburn(us)” to his ally, Tancred of Lecce (King of Sicily)
          2. Sword was ‘discovered’ during the exhumation of Arthur’s body at Glastonbury
        5. In AD 1215, “Excalibur” was in the Royal Regalia lost by King John
          1. When his treasure wagon overturned at The Wash
          2. Whilst he was attempting to avoid the barons
        6. By the early Thirteenth Century AD,
          1. (Ex)calibur(n) had been passed down to Tancred’s successors
          2. Until it reached Frederick II, the Holy Roman Emperor
        7. In AD 1229,
          1. Frederick II presented (Ex)calibur(n)
          2. To Peter of Koroneou
        8. By AD 1260,
          1. Peter had broken the sword
          2. In battle
      6. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
        1. Geography of Excalibur
        2. Genealogy of Excalibur
        3. Timeline of Excalibur
    3. The History: Cornwall, Wales, and France (Saxons, Romans, Picts, Scots, and the Irish)
      1. Introduction to the History: Cornwall, Wales, and France (Saxons, Romans, Picts, Scots, and the Irish)
      2. The Keltoí, Keltai(s), Celtae, Celtiberi(ans), Celtici, Celtus, and Modern “Celts”
        1. Introduction to the Keltoí, Keltai(s), Celtae, Celtiberi(ans), Celtici, Celtus, and Modern “Celts”
        2. Gauls
          1. Κελτοί/Keltoí/Γαλάται/Galatai/(Galatians)
          2. Κελταί/Κέλται/Keltai(s)/(Ferries)
          3. Celtae/Galli/(Galle)
        3. Celtiberi(ans)
          1. Lusones
          2. Titi
          3. Arevaci
          4. Pelendones
        4. Κελτικοί/Celtici
        5. Κελτός/Κέλτος/Keltos/Kǽltos/Celtus
          1. 1st-century literary genealogy by Παρθένιος/Parthenios/Parthǽnios/Parthenius of Νίκαια/Níkaia/Nicaea
          2. Son of Ήρακλής/Herakles/Hercules/Iraklís and Κελτίνη/Keltine/Kæltíni
          3. Κελτίνη/Keltine/Kæltíni is the daughter of Βρεττανός/Brettanos/Brettanus/Vrættanós
        6. Modern “Celts”
          1. Introduction to Modern “Celts”
          2. Origin
          3. Languages (in literary date order)
      3. The History of Cornwall, Wales, and France
        1. Introduction to the History of Cornwall, Wales, and France
        2. The History of Cornwall
          1. Introduction to the History of Cornwall
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “Cornwall”, Five “Cornwalls”, and Additional Places Similar to Cornwall
          3. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of “Cornwall”
        3. The History of Wales
          1. Introduction to the History of Wales
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “Wales”, Multiple “Wales”, and Additional Places Similar to Wales
          3. Roman era Wales/Cymru — AD 383 to AD 410
          4. Sub-Roman era Wales/Cymru — AD 410 to AD 550
          5. Early Mediæval era Wales/Cymru — AD 550 to AD 871
          6. True Mediæval era Wales — AD 871 to AD 1485
          7. Early Modern era Wales — AD 1485 to AD 1624
          8. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of Wales
        4. The History of France
          1. Introduction to the History of France
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “France”, Another Kind of “France”, and Additional Places Similar to France
          3. Roman era Gaul
          4. Sub-Roman era France
          5. Early Mediæval era France
          6. True Mediæval era France
          7. Early Modern era France
          8. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of France
      4. The History of the Saxons, Romans, Picts, Scots, and the Irish
        1. Introduction to the History of the Saxons, Romans, Picts, Scots, and the Irish
        2. The History of the “Saxons”
          1. Introduction to the History of the “Saxons”
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison:
                 The Name “Saxon”, Migrations of the “Saxons”, and Additional Peoples Compared to the “Saxons”
          3. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of the “Saxons”
        3. The History of the Romans
          1. Introduction to the History of the Romans
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “Roman”, Roman Settlements, and Roman-related Peoples
          3. Roman era Britain — AD 43 to AD 410
          4. Sub-Roman era Britain — AD 410 to AD 550
          5. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of the Romans
        4. The History of the Picts
          1. Introduction to the History of the Picts
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “Pict”, Pict Settlements, and Pict-related Peoples
          3. Prehistoric/Mythic era Kings of the Picts — 1153 BC to AD 43
          4. Roman era Kings of the Picts — AD 43 to AD 410
          5. Sub-Roman era Kings of the Picts — AD 410 to AD 550
          6. Early Mediæval era Picts — AD 550 to AD 850
          7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of the Picts
        5. The History of the Scots
          1. Introduction to the History of the Scots
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “Scot”, Scot Settlements, and Scot-related Peoples
          3. Sub-Roman era Scots — AD 474 to AD 550
          4. Early Mediæval era Scots — AD 550 to AD 871
          5. True Mediæval era Scots — AD 871 to AD 1485
          6. Early Modern era Scots — AD 1485 to AD 1624
          7. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of the Scots
        6. The History of the Irish
          1. Introduction to the History of the Irish
          2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: The Name “Irish”, Irish Settlements, and Irish-related Peoples
          3. Prehistoric/Mythic era Irish — 9500 BC to AD 43
          4. Roman era Irish — AD 43 to AD 410
          5. Sub-Roman era Irish — AD 410 to AD 550
          6. Early Mediæval era Irish — AD 550 to AD 871
          7. True Mediæval era Irish — AD 871 to AD 1485
          8. Early Modern era Irish — AD 1485 to AD 1624
          9. Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline of the Irish
    4. A Compendium of Summaries: Geographical and Genealogical Origins and Archetypes of Arthuriana
      1. Summary of Geographies of Origins and Archetypes of Arthuriana
      2. Summary of Genealogies of Origins and Archetypes of Arthuriana
      3. Summary of Timelines of Origins and Archetypes of Arthuriana
      4. A Comprehensive Bestiary of Arthuriana
      5. Integrated Summary of Histories, Romances, Legends, Mythologies, Folklores, Geographies, Genealogies, Timelines, and Beasts of the whole of Arthuriana

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