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The Legend of Excalibur

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Sword of legend and myth. Was it real? Where did the story come from? Was Arthur a real leader or an amalgamation of historical figures?

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The Legend of Excalibur

  1. 1. THE LEGEND OF EXCALIBUR
  2. 2. Excalibur is the mythical sword of King Arthur. In Welsh, the sword is called Caledfwlch. Excalibur is often associated with mystical powers. Excalibur
  3. 3. In an original poem, Excalibur is the Sword in the Stone, which only the rightful kind of England can draw. Excalibur
  4. 4. In another version, the Sword in the Stone is a different one, which Arthur breaks after drawing it and becoming king. He is then given Excalibur by the Lady of the Lake. Excalibur
  5. 5. Arthur made his headquarters at Camelot. Excalibur
  6. 6. There he formed the Knights of the Round Table. The concept being that a round table indicated they were all equal. Excalibur
  7. 7. Depending on which version, there was some funny stuff between Lancelot and Arthur’s wife, Guinevere, etc. etc. Excalibur
  8. 8. While Arthur lies dying after battling Mordred, he orders Sir Bedivere to throw the sword in the lake. Excalibur
  9. 9. The historical basis for King Arthur has long been debated among scholars. Some see him as a Romano-British leader who fought against the invading Anglo-Saxons. Others as an earlier Welsh king. Excalibur
  10. 10. Regardless, the legend of King Arthur and the sword, Excalibur, has echoed down the ages to the present day; portrayed in many films and books. Excalibur
  11. 11. What if Excalibur is the key to a weapon? One that is much more powerful than simply a sword? A weapon that can protect our planet? Excalibur
  12. 12. Area 51: Excalibur Two ancient rivals from another world are vying to dominate Earth, and Mike and his team must choose which army to side with. The key to averting the crisis lies in a single weapon: Excalibur. The mythical, legendary sword of King Arthur is real and can unlock a galactic power beyond what anyone—human or alien—has ever seen. And Mike must keep it from falling into the wrong hands. The race to recover Excalibur will lead the players all across the globe—from the ancient pyramids to the Great Wall of China, from a fortress on Easter Island to the heights of Mount Everest—in a high-stakes game in which the fate of humanity is the ultimate prize.
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