Geoffrey of Monmouth
Standard Name: Geoffrey of Monmouth
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Stewart|
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The first eight poems, in hexameter, relate legends of saints' lives, with careful and scholarly citing of sources. Katharina M. Wilson identifies in them three major themes: grace and divine forgiveness for the repentant sinner...
|Textual Production||Jan Morris||
The matter of Wales (more commonly rendered as the matter of Britain) generally refers to material preserved in Welsh medieval manuscripts (the White Book of Rhydderch, the Red Book of Hergest, and...
|Textual Production||Rosemary Sutcliff|
The obscure figure known as Geoffrey of Monmouth , who was probably Bishop of St Asaph (though many other roles have been assigned him), finished writing his History of the Kings of Britain, or...