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Arthurian Legends Ppt

  1. 1. Arthurian Legends by Juliette Evans
  2. 2. Arthurian Legends <ul><li>Take place in Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Fictional Legends with many different versions </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Thomas Malory brought together first collection </li></ul><ul><li>12 th and 13 th Century </li></ul>
  3. 3. Camelot <ul><li>Castle </li></ul>
  4. 4. Holy Grail <ul><li>In Christian mythology the cup used by Jesus during the last supper. </li></ul><ul><li>In Arthurian legends the hero must prove himself worthy to be in its presence </li></ul>
  5. 5. Siege Perilous <ul><li>Specially reserved seat at the Round Table for the knight who was destined to quest for and return with the Holy Grail </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Galahad- only knight who sits in it. </li></ul><ul><li>Fatal to anyone else who sat in it. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Round Table <ul><li>Mystical Table in Camelot </li></ul><ul><li>Symbol of Unity </li></ul><ul><li>Given to Arthur by King Lodegreaunce (Guinevere's Father) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Excalibur <ul><li>King Arthur's mythical sword </li></ul><ul><li>Sword in the stone only drawn by real king. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Chivalry <ul><li>Ideas associated with medieval knighthood </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Honor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Courtly love </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bravery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loyalty to King </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Page, Squire, Knight <ul><li>Age 7-Page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Servant in a household </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learns weaponry, courtesy, religion, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Age 14- Squire </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal aide to a knight </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Age 18-21- Knight </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If he can master the skills he is then knighted </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. King Arthur <ul><li>Son of Uther Pendragon + Igraine </li></ul><ul><li>Raised by Sir Ector </li></ul><ul><li>Drew the sword in the stone </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Guinevere </li></ul>
  11. 11. Sir Lancelot <ul><li>Greatest of King Arthur’s Knights </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most trusted </li></ul><ul><li>Has an affair with Guinevere </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sir Galahad <ul><li>Son of Lancelot + Elaine </li></ul><ul><li>Seat was siege perilous </li></ul><ul><li>Quest for the Holy Grail </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sir Kay <ul><li>Arthur and Kay raised by Sir Ector </li></ul><ul><li>Kay was Arthur’s foster brother </li></ul><ul><li>Tries to claim sword in the stone </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sir Gawain <ul><li>King Arthur’s nephew </li></ul><ul><li>Defender of the poor </li></ul><ul><li>Ladies man </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sir Mordred <ul><li>Illegitimate son of Arthur </li></ul><ul><li>Traitor </li></ul><ul><li>Takes over Kingdom while Arthur is away </li></ul>
  16. 16. Merlin <ul><li>Wizard in Arthurian legends </li></ul><ul><li>King’s Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Mistress in Morgan Le Fay </li></ul>
  17. 17. 3 Classes of Medieval Society <ul><li>Nobility </li></ul><ul><li>Commoners </li></ul><ul><li>Clergy </li></ul>

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