Arthurian

Arthurian
adjective Date: 1612 of or relating to King Arthur and his court

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  • Arthurian — Ar*thu ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to King Arthur or his knights. J. R. Symonds. [1913 Webster] In magnitude, in interest, and as a literary origin, the Arthurian invention dwarfs all other things in the book. Saintsbury. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arthurian — (adj.) pertaining to the series of tales of British King Arthur and his knights, 1793, from ARTHUR (Cf. Arthur) + IAN (Cf. ian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Arthurian — [är thoor′ē ən] adj. of King Arthur and his knights (see ARTHUR1, sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Arthurian — /ahr thoor ee euhn/, adj. of or pertaining to King Arthur, who, with his knights, formed the subject of a large part of medieval romance: Arthurian legends. [1850 55; ARTHUR + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • ARTHURIAN LEGENDS — ARTHURIAN LEGENDS. The only Hebrew version of the perennially popular Arthurian legends was written in northern Italy in 1279. It was anonymously translated into Hebrew from an Italian source now lost. Found in a unique manuscript in the Vatican… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Arthurian legend — Body of stories and medieval romances centring on the legendary English king Arthur. The stories chronicle Arthur s life, the adventures of his knights, and the adulterous love between his knight Sir Lancelot and his queen, Guinevere. The legend… …   Universalium

  • Arthurian League — The Arthurian League is an English association football competition. It is organised by the Amateur Football Alliance and is thus not part of the English football league system. The teams which compete in the league are primarily clubs for old… …   Wikipedia

  • Arthurian Accolon of Gaul —    From Arthurian legend, he is Morgan le Fey s lover …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Arthurian — adjective Of or pertaining to the legend of Arthur, king of the Britons, and his court at Camelot …   Wiktionary

  • Arthurian — adj. pertaining to King Arthur (legendary king of England, head of the Knights of the Round Table)Ar·thu·ri·an || É‘r θʊrɪən /ɑː θjÊŠÉ™rɪən …   English contemporary dictionary

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