The History of the Kings of Britain download free [PDF and Ebook] by Geoffrey Monmouth

The History of the Kings of Britain download free [PDF and Ebook] by Geoffrey Monmouth year 1977
  • Book name: The History of the Kings of Britain
  • Author: Geoffrey Monmouth
  • Release date: 1977/11/26
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780140441703
  • Rating: 9.8 of 10
  • Votes: 333
  • Review by: Trinity Goode
  • Review rating: 7.44 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/5
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Completed in 1136, The 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 and its veracity was questioned by other medieval writers. But Geoffrey of Monmouth's powerful evocation of illustrious men and deeds captured the imagination of subsequent generations, and his influence can be traced through the works of Malory, Shakespeare, Dryden and Tennyson.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 24H57M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: British & Irish History, Literary Studies: General, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Biography: Royalty
  • Available formats: PDF, DOC, TXT, LIT, WORD, TCR, EPUB, FB2. Compressed in ZIP, RZ, LZO, LHA, TAR.XZ, RAR, ARJ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.51 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x22mm
  • Weight: 281g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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