The History of the Kings of Britain: An Edition and Translation of the de Gestis Britonum (Historia Regum Brittannie) by Michael D. ReeveThe History of the Kings of Britain: An Edition and Translation of the de Gestis Britonum (Historia Regum Brittannie) by Michael D. Reeve

The History of the Kings of Britain: An Edition and Translation of the de Gestis Britonum (Historia…

EditorMichael D. ReeveTranslated byNeil Wright

Paperback | May 21, 2009

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This imaginative history of the Britons, written in the twelfth century, contains the first appearance of many mythical figures, King Lear and King Arthur among them. It rapidly became a `bestseller' across the British Isles and Europe: over 200 manuscripts survive. Here, an authoritative version of the text is presented with a facing translation, prepared especially for the volume. It also contains a full introduction and notes.MICHAEL REEVE is Kennedy Professor of Latin Emeritus at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge; Dr NEIL WRIGHT is a Senior Language Teaching Officer at the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.
Title:The History of the Kings of Britain: An Edition and Translation of the de Gestis Britonum (Historia…Format:PaperbackDimensions:388 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:May 21, 2009Publisher:Boydell & Brewer LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1843834413

ISBN - 13:9781843834410

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