Sword at sunset

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For fourteen centuries the story of Arthur was a legend, misted over by the tradition of romantic hero-tales. But he was real -- a man of towering strength, a dreamer and a warrior -- who actually lived, fought, and died for his impossible dream.

The man whom legend calls Arthur of Britain combined the best of Roman civilization with the fierce dedication of his Celtic ancestors. Down through the generations his passionate determination to preserve the values of decency and freedom against the darkness of barbarism has been a clarion call that speaks to the best in humankind.

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Grouping Title sword at sunset
Grouping Author sutcliff rosemary
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display_description This brilliant Arthurian epic cuts through the mists of pagan, early Christian, and medieval splendors that have gathered about the subject and tells the authentic story of the man who may well have been the real King Arthur, Artos the Bear, the mighty warrior-king who saved the last lights of Western civilization when the barbarian darkness descended in the fifth century. Presenting early Britain as it was after the departure of the Romans, no Round Table, no many-towered Camelot, the setting is a hard, savage land, half-civilized, half-pagan, where a few men struggled to forge a nation and hold back the Saxon scourge. Richly detailed, the story chronicles the formation of a great army, the hardships of winter quarters, the primitive wedding feasts, and the pagan fertility rites, the agonies of surgery after battle, the thrilling stag hunts, and the glorious processions of the era. Stripped of the chivalric embellishments that the French applied to British history centuries ago, the Arthurian age here emerges as a time when men stood at the precipice of history a time of transition and changing values and imminent national peril.
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subject_facet Arthur, -- King -- Fiction, Arthurian romances -- Adaptations, Britons -- Fiction, Electronic books, Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Fiction, Knights and knighthood -- Fiction
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