British personal names in the Historia regum Britanniae by Hutson, Arthur Eugene

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Geoffrey, of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, 1100?-1154.,
  • Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Historiography.,
  • Historiography -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Names, Personal -- Great Britain.,
  • Middle Ages -- Historiography.,
  • Britons -- Historiography.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Historiography.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Arthur E. Hutson.
SeriesStudies in the Geoffrey of Monmouth tradition,, no. 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA140.G49 H87 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5056403M
ISBN 100841448914
LC Control Number74019158
OCLC/WorldCa1046972

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History of the Kings of Britain (Latin: Historia Regum Britanniae or'De gestis Britonum) is a book written in Latin around the year CE by the British writer Geoffrey of Monmouth. It is a largely fictitious work which has very little value as a work of history. However, it has enormous value as a work of medieval literature because it was the first literary treatment of the Arthurian.

Historia regum Britanniae (The History of the Kings of Britain), originally called De gestis Britonum (On the Deeds of the Britons), is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written around by Geoffrey of chronicles the lives of the kings of the Britons over the course of two thousand years, beginning with the Trojans founding the British nation and continuing until.

Geoffrey of Monmouth (Latin: Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Galfridus Artur, Welsh: Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy) (c. – c. ) was a Welsh cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King is best known for his chronicle Historia Regum Britanniae ("History of the Kings of Britain"), which.

He wrote the work Historia Regum Britanniae (c. ) in Latin, which tells the ‘history’ of Britain from its founding by the Trojan Brutus up to the death of King Arthur and the return of the Saxons.

Geoffrey claimed to have translated it from a ‘very old book in the British tongue’, but really he seems to have collected various.

The story of King Arthur and Camelot was detailed in the book by Geoffrey of Monmouth. The book was called the Historia Regum Britanniae - the History of the King's of Britain. The information detailed in the book was believed to have been an accurate record.

Famous People of the Middle Ages. For the Historia’s text, see The Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth with Contributions to the Study of Its Place in Early British History, ed. Acton Griscom and trans. Robert Ellis Jones (New York, ; cited hereafter as HGM); The Historia Regum Britannie of.

Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae, trans. Lewis Thorpe (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd., ; reprint, ), [4] One author, Norma Lorre Goodrich, has gone so far as to claim that the best evidence for the existence of Geoffrey's very ancient book.

1 []. Merlin, by delivering these and many other prophesies, caused in all that were present an admiration at the ambiguity of his Vortigern above all the rest both admired and applauded the wisdom and prophetical spirit of the young man: for that age had produced none that ever talked in such a manner before him.

Being therefore curious to learn his own fate, he desired the. The British history of Geoffrey of Monmouth by Geoffrey, of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, ?; Thompson, Aaron, b or 2, [from old catalog] tr; Giles, John Allen,[from old catalog] ed.

Contents. The text is that of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s highly influential Historia Regum Britanniae (‘History of the Kings of Britain’), translated into Welsh as ‘Brut y Brenhinedd’ (‘History of the Kings’) ().The Latin Historia, written c. traced the descent of the Britons back to Brutus, the eponymous founder of Britain, who settled on the island with his followers after.

Historia regum Britanniae, (Latin: “History of the Kings of Britain”) fictional history of Britain written by Geoffrey of Monmouth sometime between and The Historia regum Britanniae was one of the most popular books of the Middle Ages.

The story begins with the settlement of Britain by Brutus the Trojan, great-grandson of Aeneas, and the Trojan Corineus, the eponymous founder of. History of the Kings of Britain/Book 4.

Such was the wonderful valour of the British nation in those times, that they were able to put the conqueror of the world twice to flight and being ready to die for the defence of their country and liberty, they, even though defeated, withstood him whom the whole world could not withstand.

In the Welsh Brut y Brenhinedd, Geoffrey's Heli son of Cligueillus becomes Beli son Manogan, a figure already known to Welsh audiences due to the influence of the 9th-century Historia Brittonum.

Beli is the father of Lludd, Caswallawn, and Nennwy, and Llefelys is added as a fourth son. The Historia Regum Britanniae, translated as ‘The History of the Kings of Britain’ is a medieval text written by Geoffrey of Monmouth aroundand is an account of British history laced with fictitious references and tales of drama.

The book charts the rise and fall of the kings of Britain, tracking the tales of conquest, power and success. Completed inThe History of the Kings of Britain traces the story of the realm from its supposed foundation by Brutus to the coming of the Saxons some two thousand years later.

Vividly portraying legendary and semi-legendary figures such as Lear, Cymbeline, Merlin the magician and the most famous of all British heroes, King Arthur, it is as much myth as it is history/5.

The author of the work commonly known asHistoria regum Britanniaenames h mself as Galfr dus Monemutens s (§§ 3,) and says that he has translated an old British book put at his disposal by Walter (§§ 2, ); and not only do some of the older.

British personal names in the Historia regum Britanniae. Berkeley, Calif., University of California Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Geoffrey, of Monmouth Bishop of St. Asaph; Geoffrey, of Monmouth Bishop of St. Asaph: Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Hutson, A. () ‘British Personal Names in the Historia Regum Britanniae’, University of California Publications in English 5, no. 1, pp. 1– Google Scholar Knight, S. () ‘Ideology in “The Franklin’s Tale”’, Parer 3–Author: Stephen Knight. Geoffrey of Monmouth brave soldier and expert commander; so that Britain with joy acknowledges, that in you she possesses another Henry.

Chapter 2. The first inhabitants of Britain. Britain, the best of islands, is situated in the Western Ocean, between France and Ireland, being eight hundred miles long, and File Size: KB.

Puzzle initials and beginning of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae with ownership inscriptions, St Alban’s, England, between andx mm. Royal 13 D. v, f. 1: Decorated initials at the beginning of Book 2 of William of Malmesbury’s Gesta Regum Anglorum: the prologue and first chapter, W.

England, 2nd half of the 12th century, x mm. The History of the Kings of Britain: An edition and translation of the De gestis Britonum [Historia Regum Brittannie] (Arthurian Studies) (Volume 69) [of Monmouth, Geoffrey, Reeve, Michael D., Wright, Neil] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The History of the Kings of Britain: An edition and translation of the De gestis Britonum [Historia Regum Brittannie] (Arthurian Studies /5(4). TABLE 4. A chart showing the line of descent of the early British kings.

NB The Line from Noah to Brutus (with the exception of Silvius), is taken directly from chapter 18 of Nennius' Historia Brittonum, and these names thus appear in bold Letters. A other names are from Geoffery of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae.

(1) Brutus. Historia Regum Britanniae (The History of the Kings of Britain), originally called De gestis Britonum (On the Deeds of the Britons), is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written around by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

It chronicles the lives of the kings of the Britons over the course of two thousand years, beginning with the Trojans founding the British nation and continuing until.

Historia Regum Britanniae—in English, The History of the Kings of Britain—is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written c. by Geoffrey of chronicles the lives of the kings of the Britons in a chronological narrative spanning a time of two thousand years, beginning with the Trojans founding the British nation and continuing until the Anglo-Saxons assumed control.

Hutson, Arthur E. British Personal Names in the Historia Regum Britanniae (Berkeley: University of California Press, ). [2] Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn. "A Simple Guide to Constructing 13th Century Welsh Names" (WWW: J.

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Geoffrey's Historia Regum Britanniae (completed by) purports to narrate the history of the Kings of Britain from its eponymous founder Brutus of Troy to Cadwaladr, the last in the line.

Geoffrey professed to have based his history on "a certain very ancient book" written in britannicus sermo (the "British tongue", i.e. Common Brittonic, Welsh. Geoffrey Of Monmouth, (died ), medieval English chronicler and bishop of St.

Asaph (), whose major work, the Historia regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of Britain), brought the figure of Arthur into European literature. In three passages of the Historia Geoffrey describes himself as “Galfridus Monemutensis,” an indication that he probably came from Monmouth.

9 The Historia's popularity is a vast subject and beyond the scope of this article. As Julia Crick has noted in a detailed study of the dissemination and reception of the Historia in the later middle ages, “Geoffrey's History touched on many themes and the appeal of his work doubtless has complex explanations.

He provided the unique connected account of this period, creating history out of Cited by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

by Geoffrey of Monmouth (ca. ) The Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of Britain) is a pseudo history in Latin prose that relates the legends of the pre Saxon kings of Britain. Written by GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH in about Historia Regum Britanniae von Frederic P.

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A Variant Version Edited from Manuscripts,” originally published by the Mediaeval Academy of America (Publication 57) in /5(2). historia regum britanniae Download historia regum britanniae or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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The History of the Kings of Britain (Classics) and Geoffrey's "Historia Regum Britanniae" is presented as a companion to Bede, covering topics that Bede, a mere Anglo-Saxon interloper, never knew.

It purports to give the "real" history of the islands, from the advent of Brutus the Trojan and his followers to the successors of Arthur /5(88). [Bromwich The Welsh Triads] Other scholars, however, believe that Geoffrey was the first to use the name, deriving it from the place name Caerfyrddin, and that the name "never occurs in any document earlier than the "Historia [Regum Brittanniae]", and never in a context uninfluenced by that work." [Hutson British Personal Names in the HRB].

Hutson, Arthur. British Personal Names in the Historia Regum Britanniae. University of California: Berkeley, A discussion of names used in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae. Very interesting, but there are many other books around that discuss these names and others. Of. CHAP. IGeoffrey of Monmouth's preface to Merlin's prophecy.

I had not got thus far in my history, when the subject of public discourse happening to be concerning Merlin, I was obliged to publish his prophecies at the request of my acquaintance, but especially of Alexander, bishop of Lincoln, a prelate of the greatest piety and wisdom.

The History of the Kings of Britain is arguably the most influential text written in England in the Middle Ages. The work narrates a linear history of pre-Saxon Britain, from its founding by Trojan exiles to the loss of native British (Celtic) sovereignty in the face of Germanic invaders.

Along the way, Geoffrey introduces readers. The Historia Regum Britanniae (English: The History of the Kings of Britain) is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written c.

by Geoffrey of : Dolce Stil Publishing. The Historia Regum Britanniae (English: The History of the Kings of Britain) is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written c. by Geoffrey of chronicles the lives of the kings of the Britons in a chronological narrative spanning a time of two thousand years, beginning with the Trojans founding the British nation and continuing until the Anglo-Saxons assumed control.Historia Regum Britanniae (English: The History of the Kings of Britain) is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written around by Geoffrey of chronicles the lives of the kings of the Britons over the course of two thousand years, beginning with the Trojans founding the British nation and continuing until the Anglo-Saxons assumed control of much of Britain around the Author(s): Geoffrey of Monmouth.Geoffrey of Monmouth was a 12th century ecclesiastic who chronicled Britain's early history in Historia Regum Britanniae (The History of British Kings).A narrative with a little bit of fact and a lot of imagination, it is one of the original sources for the story of King Arthur.

It's thought Geoffrey was from Wales, but not necessarily Welsh.

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