9780815314967

From Scythia to Camelot : A Radical Reassessment of the Legends of King Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table, and the Holy Grail

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815314967

  • ISBN10:

    0815314965

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1994-04-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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Summary

This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
The Cultural and Historical Background
The Northeast Iranians
Figures
Arthurian and the Sarmatian Connection
Lancelot and the ""Alan of Lot""
The Knights and the Narts
Women, Water, and Warriors
Themes and Images
The Sword and the Stone
The Serpent Image
The Holy Grail
The Holy Grail, the Cauldron of Annwin, and the Nartamongae
The AQlans and the Grail
The Grail Keepers
Conclusions
A Note on
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