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Arthurian Group

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Corey Sutton

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Nimue
Derived from Mneme(Mnemosyne) who was one of 9 water-nymph muses of Roman and Greek Mythology who provided weapons to Perseus.
The herioc Arthur's sword, Excalibur.
Vivienne
Derived from "Co-Vianna" who is a variant of the widespread Celtic water goddess Coventina.
Water deities were popular in Celtic societies, controlling the essential essence of life.
Saving Lancelot after the death of his father.

Allusions Here Sir Mordred Sir Gawain King Arthur Sir Lancelot Guenevere King Uther Lady Igraine Lady of the Lake Perceval Morgan le Fay Merlin Arthurian Group Mathias
Sharaf
Corey Produced By: † Raised Lancelot after the death of his father
† Enchanted Merlin
† Gave King Arthur the sword Excaliber Her role differed from story to story For this Reason we will use the story where she presents Excalibur to Arthur...
Perceval's main quest was for the Holy Grail Chrétien de Troyes's made an unfinished book called Conte del Graal (c.1190).
Similarities...
Perceval/Parzival was a naivish and sheltered child
Both end up being in the presence of what they set out to get...
Perceval the Holy Grail
Parzival the cause of Anforta's pain

Perceval Mordred was a back-stabber to King Arthur
Resembling the play "Julius Ceaser" where Ceaser was betrayed by his closest friend Brutus.
King arthur was betrayed by Mordred for when he went off to Rome Mordred took control of the Kingdom and his wife.
Arthur came back to defend his claim, killing Mordred with a spear to the chest, only to be fatally wounded in the process. Mordred and Julius Ceaser? Perceval Lady of The Lake Mordred Morgan Le Fay Merlin Sir Gawain & Green Knight uther & Igraine Arthur, Guenevere & Lancelot Le Fay's meaning is The Fairy
As well there is an Irish goddess that goes by Morrigan
More likely it is referring to the Bretton name "Morgan' which symbolizes a water-nymph
These two allusions reinforce the general idea of women witches This Merlin in King Arthur is a Wizard who helps out Morgan
The original Merlin they are making a reference to is called
Myrddin.
Myrddin was a Wild Man living in the forest
He was involved in many poems during the 6th century. The allusions within Sir Gawain and the Green Knight are biblical...
The Green Knight is Christ
The Green Knight, like christ, gave his life up voluntarily, and did not die.
Sir Gawain as the disciple
Sir Gawain had to endure an adventure, one that nearly ended his life, to get to the Green Chapel...which only comes to him on Christmas Eve.
Sir Gawains travels are similar to, Exodus 15:22-17:7 which is the Israelites’ journey accross the wild to Mount Sinai

Married to Guenevere Sleeps with Mordred and lets Mordred take over the throne while Arthur is away on a trip to rome. Represents a prime example of chivalry The competitor for Guenevere's love
- The Holy Grail a Biblical item
Uther disguised himself as Morilois to go an satisfy his lust for Igraine
Goriolis(Igraine's husband) Was later killed in battle
The adventure of Uther resulted in the birth of Arthur
Uther later dies after the birth of Arthur making Arthur the new King The End Weston, Jessie. The Legend of Sir Perceval: Studies upon Its Origin, Development, and Position in the Arthurian Cycle. 2 vols. (Vol. 1: Chrétien de Troyes and Wauchier de Denain; Vol. 2: The Prose Perceval according to the Modena MS.) London: David Nutt, 1906, 1909.

"Perceval". Rochester University. April 29 2010 <http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/percmenu.htm>.

"King Arthur". Rochester University. April 29 2010 <http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/arthmenu.htm>.

"Mordred". Rochester University. April 29 2010 <http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/mordmenu.htm>.

Brewer, Cobham. The Readers Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, Refrence, Proverbs, Plots, Stories, and Poems. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1910.

"Sir Mordred the Traitor". University of Idaho. April 29 2010 <http://www.uiweb.uidaho.edu/student_orgs/arthurian_legend/welcome.html>.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Arthurian Legends. Ed. Ronan Coghlan. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993.New Arthurian Encyclopedia. Ed. Norris J. Lacy. New York: Garland,1996.



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