Arturius: A Quest for Camelot. Title: Arturius: A Quest for Camelot. Author: Carroll, David F. Link: PDF with commentary in the UK. Stable link here. Arturius – a Quest for Camelot. Front Cover. D. F. Carroll. D.F. Carroll, – Great Britain Bibliographic information. QR code for Arturius – a Quest for Camelot. The Theory: In his book, “Arturius – A Quest for Camelot,” David F. Carroll sets out his ideas that suggest that the great King Arthur of legend was the historical.

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He identifies Aurelius Ambrosius as the son of Constantinus, a Breton ruler and brother of Aldroenus. Armorica was a British colony and Jordanes writes that Riothamus “crossed the ocean”, so it is possible that both are correct.

Historicity of King Arthur

The annals survive in a version dating from the 10th century, and all other sources that name Arthur were written at least years after the events which they describe. Here is a bit of news about history: The full story may be found in an article in qhest Bangor University web site at https: Read the Plus Edition Newsletter More news, no ads!

Adam Caamelot is the man who was interviewed in the TV show mentioned above. Click here to renew an existing Plus Edition subscription. Thomas inand expanded on it in a book co-authored by Linda MalcorFrom Scythia to Camelot. At any rate, the battle was a clear continuation of his efforts. Arthur in ScotlandIt has long been known

Carroll in his book Arturius: Click here to read qeust Plus Edition newsletter. This site uses cookies. John Buckley December 23, at 4: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Carroll sets out his ideas that suggest that the great King Arthur of legend was the historical late 6th century Prince Artuir, eldest son of King Aidan of Dalriada.


Owing to the paucity of British records from the period —, historian Thomas Charles-Edwards noted that “at this stage of the enquiry, one can only say that there may well have been a historical Arthur [but] the historian can as yet say nothing of value about him.

The Welsh poem Geraint, son of Erbin was written arrurius the 10th or 11th century; it describes a battle at a port-settlement and mentions Arthur in passing. Later Cambro-Latin sources give the Camelkt Welsh form of the battle’s location as Badonsuch as in Annales Cambriaeand this has been adopted by most modern scholars.

Views Read Edit View history. This is the solution proposed by David F. He was renowned for his campaigns against the Saxons, and there is some speculation that he may have commanded the British forces at the Battle of Badon Hill. Arthur is mentioned in several 12th- to 13th-century saints’ lives, including those of CadocCarantocGildas, GoeznoviusIlltudand Paternus.

This was arturiks Battle of Badon which occurred in the year of Gildas’ birth and ushered in a generation of peace between the two warring peoples. He also has presented an interesting candidate for an early source of the Arthurian legend: Notify me of new posts via email. King Arthur and the Matter of Britain. They find parallels in tor traditions of arturlus Caucasus for key features of the Arthurian legend, including the Sword in the Stonethe Holy Grailand the return of Arthur’s sword to a lake, and connect Arthur and his knights to Batraz and his Nartsthe heroes of the legends of the North Caucasus.


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Annales de Bretagne et des pays de l’Ouest, pp. Other accounts associating Arthur with the Battle of Badon can be shown to be derived directly or indirectly from the Historia Brittonum. Your email address will not be published.

In the yearWestern Emperor Anthemius began a campaign against Euricking camelpt the Visigoths who were campaigning outside their territory in Gaul.

Britannia King Arthur: Camelon

The arthurianscotland blog will provide ongoing information and commentary on the ever-growing interest in Arthurian Scotland and its relevance to understanding this most important of ancient characters.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The appeal of the Camelot identification is that it places an historical Arthur in the region where a place traditionally known as Camelot exists.

Camallan may have been the crooked Allan River in Scotland. Lucius Artorius Castus is the best candidate for King Arthur in my opinion, and I hope to prove that many other Arthurian figures, Merlin, Lancelot, and Guinevere, all truly existed as well, and were connected to Castus. About a hundred years previously, George Buchanan had recorded of the same place that “some of our writers qjest imagine it to have been Camulodunum”.