Tag Archives: Historiography

British Sea-Power in the Age of Arthur

The Brittonic Period–the fifth and early sixth centuries of Britain–was a pivotal period in British history and as such it remains the subject of much contentious debate; despite decades of discussion, for example, there is still no academic agreement as … Continue reading

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FIRE VS ICE: WHAT ENDED CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION?

“The bay trees in our country are all wither’d,                                                          And meteors fright the fixed stars of heaven;                                                              The pale-fac’d moon looks bloody on the earth                                                        And lean-look’d prophets whisper fearful change;” —-Shakespeare The decline and fall of the Roman Empire … Continue reading

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Germanus and the Beginnings of Independent Britain

Germanus of Auxerre’s Life, writen by Constantius of Lyon around 480 or so, stands as an important document for the study of post Roman Britain—more properly the Brittonic Period or Age of Arthur.  As such, one wishes it were more … Continue reading

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What’s the Matter with the Matter of Britain?

What’s the Matter with the matter of Britain?  I dare say quite a bit, apparently. While stories of King Arthur, his knights and various and sundry other personalities from fifth and sixth century AD Britain have been circulating for a … Continue reading

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