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  • The Legendary Camelot

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    The Legendary Camelot This king lay at Camelot one Christmastide With many mighty lords, manly liegemen, Members rightly reckoned of the Round Table, In splendid celebration, seemly and carefree (Stone 22). This is the only time that Camelot, home of the Arthurian legends, is mentioned in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. The fourteenth-century poem seemingly gives no clue as to the location of the castle of King Arthur (Alcock 15). According to the Encyclopedia Brittannica, the "real"

  • Camelot: Merlin

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    Camelot: Merlin We all at one point or another dream. Imagine you are in another place or a another time, the future maybe, even maybe the past where years, days, centuries, minutes all irrelevant if you have imagination. I now dream of a time and place were men have such things as bravery and honor. I now speak of Camolot. The legendary castle wear Merlin the priest, Merlin the magie, and Merlin the wise is supposed to have lived. I am not the only person to dream this dream, many play writers

  • A Closer Look at Life at Camelot

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    A Closer Look at Life at Camelot GRAPH Mounted Knight with the Arms of Jean de Daillon. Tapestry, southern Netherlands, Tournai, about 1483. Moutacute House, Yeovil (Somerset); The National Trust. Today when asked about tapestries, most will imagine glorious wall decorations, with fantastic scenes and vibrant colors hanging on museum walls. In the Middle Ages however, tapestries were not only used as wall hangings, but because of their warm and durable fabric, as covers for beds tables,

  • Computer System Design for Camelot Restaurant Bookings System

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    Computer System Design for Camelot Restaurant Bookings System Introduction The Camelot restaurant is owned by the Whitbread Company and is located in Chigwell Row, it serves food to many different people around the area. The main source of bookings is via the telephone but also at the booking desk in the restaurant, the booking form requires the following information: · Name of the booking, usually the person who books it surname · Time of the booking, this is the time when the customer

  • King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round Table: An Epic Hero For Moder

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    compared Malory's Morte d' Arthur with Camelot, a movie produced in 1967 that stars Richard Harris as King Arthur and Vanessa Redgrave as Guenevere. Camelot covers the period in Arthur's life from when he meets his future wife Guenevere to the beginning of his siege against Sir Lancelot's castle in France. The short excerpt of Morte d' Arthur tells of how King Arthur abandons his assault on Lancelot to defend Camelot and all of England from Mordred. Because Camelot seems to immediately precede Morte

  • Knowledge and Technology in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

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    deals with the concept of the human experience. Hank Morgan is a nineteenth century mechanic who is transported back thirteen centuries to medieval Britain, during the time of King Arthur. After his initial shock, he becomes determined to “civilize” Camelot by introducing modern industrial technology. At an initial look Twain seems to be favoring the industrialized capitalist society that he lives in over the feudal society of medieval Britain. But in a closer examination of the work it becomes clear

  • The Lady of Shalot

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    Lady of Shalot" tells the story of a woman who lives in a tower in Shalott, which is an island on a river that runs, along with the road beside it, to Camelot, the setting of the legends about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Every day, the woman weaves a tapestry picture of the landscape that is visible from her window, including Camelot. There is, however, a curse on her; the woman does not know the cause of the curse, but she knows that she cannot look directly out of the window, so

  • Chivalry

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    Arthur's Court in Camelot. (pg. 96)" The festivities were just about to begin, but before the festivities could get started they were "interrupted by an immense green knight who suddenly... appeared at the hall door. (pg. 96)" The knight came to the party riding "a green horse and... armed with a gigantic ax. (pg. 96)" The knight came to the festivities not to have a good time, but to challenge "The captain of... [the] crowd: (pg. 96 line 5)" Better known as King Arthur of Camelot. The Green Knight

  • The Code of Chivalry in The Once and Future King

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    the absence of the code of chivalry in the behavior of the Knights of the Round Table. Sir Lancelot betrays Arthur when he has an adulteress affair with Guenever. Sir Lancelot also disrespects women when he leaves Elaine to be with Guenever in Camelot. King Arthur himself is disloyal to justice when he allows Guenever to be rescued by Lancelot. The love triangle of Arthur, Lancelot, and Guenever is a constant theme throughout every account of the Arthurian legend. Geoffrey Ashe's The Arthurian

  • Good Sites For King Arthur

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    King Arthur legends are "King Arthur" at http://www.britannia.com/history/h12.html, "Explorations in the History and Legends of Arthur" at http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/4186/Arthur/htmlpages/kingartur.html , and "The Camelot Project" at http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/cphome.stm. These websites are among the best. They offer biographies on the Arthurian characters, full texts on some of the legends and information analyzing the characters of Arthur from historical and legendary points of

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