On the Trail of King Arthur: A Journey into Dark Age Scotland by Robin CrichtonOn the Trail of King Arthur: A Journey into Dark Age Scotland by Robin Crichton

On the Trail of King Arthur: A Journey into Dark Age Scotland

byRobin Crichton

Paperback | November 25, 2014

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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is one of the world's greatest legends. Everyone knows the story of the boy who pulled the sword from the stone, who was mentored by the great wizard Merlin, who broke the sword and retrieved it from the Lady of the Lake, who was finally betrayed by Guinevere, leading to his final battle and his death on the Isle of Avalon. This book enters the realm of conjectural history -- the blurred middle ground between fact and fiction. Recorded events are linked to more shrouded possibilities and then compared to imprints on the landscape -- the aim being to create a starting point for archaeological investigations, and to finally discover the real man known as 'Arthur'. The book includes detailed itineraries and maps, allowing readers to visit the locations and discover the clues for themselves. It is part of a project to develop an Arthur trail across Scotland, including working recreations of 6th century settlements and lifestyle.
ROBIN CRICHTON spent nearly 40 years pioneering the international co-production of films for TV and cinema and won a number of major awards. He served as Scottish chairman and UK vice-chairman of the Independent Programme Producers Association and also as a co-production project leader of the Council of Europe. In the 1960s he built Sc...
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Title:On the Trail of King Arthur: A Journey into Dark Age ScotlandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.83 × 5.38 × 0.5 inPublished:November 25, 2014Publisher:Luath Press LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1908373156

ISBN - 13:9781908373151

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