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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arthur, King -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesKing Arthur and his knights.
StatementRetold by Barbara Leonie Picard. With wood engravings by Roy Morgan.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesOxford illustrated classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.A788 Pi
The Physical Object
Pagination291 p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6181045M
LC Control Number55014947
OCLC/WorldCa1404566

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The Story of King Arthur and His Knights is a novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. The book consists of a large series of episodes in the legend of the mythological first king of Britain King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table/5(73). Understandeth thou a little more than average English, this book is not difficult to follow. For here lays the core of all legendary stories of King Arthur, not always what you are used to seeing in the Hollywood movies though. Come along to this adventure of time where knights /5. Knights did engage in mortal fights with one another and were willing to kill their opponents; I thoroughly enjoyed reading this collection of Arthurian stories. The adventures of the knights offered a range of morals concerning modesty, love, loyalty, honour and chivalry/5. The Story of King Arthur & His Knights (Classic Starts) Hardcover – Ma by Howard Pyle (Author), Dan Andreasen (Illustrator), Arthur Pober Ed.D (Afterword), › & out of 5 stars 85 ratings. Book 11 of 55 in the Classic Starts™ Series. See all 4 Cited by: 8.

The Story of King Arthur and his Knights is the first in the series including, The Story of the Champions of the Round Table, The Story of Lancelot and his Companions and, finally, The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur.4/5.   When the young age Arthur pulls from the stone an embedded sword that none of the&#;knights of the kingdom&#;can budge, his future as the King of England is foretold. This imaginative retelling of the classic Arthurian legends recounts the story of Arthur's formation of the Knights of 4/4(12). Le Morte d'Arthur tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights at the Round Table. Arthur, who is son of King Uther Pendragon but was raised by another family, takes his rightful place as king when, as a boy, he is able to pull the sword called Excalibur from the stone. Sir Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur is probably the best know telling of the Arthurian legend. It was published in the 15th century and has been the basis for many movies. It was a compilation of the known Arthurian tales of that time. Sir Knowles took that work (about years later) and refreshes it in The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights/5(15).

About this book. More than four hundred years ago there lived a diligent man called Sir Thomas Malory, who wrote in English words many of the beautiful Welsh tales about King Arthur’s Knights, that the people of Wales loved so well. All the stories in this little book were found in Malory’s big book, except ‘Geraint and Enid.’.   From the sword in the stone and the founding of Camelot to the famed Round Table and the Lake of Enchantment, the legend of King Arthur will never lose its magic. Though simpler, this version includes all the wonderful stories—such as King Arthur’s winning of Guenievere and Merlin’s tragic downfall at the hands of the evil Vivien/5(17). To win the hand of Lady Guinevere, King Arthur travels and defeats the knights Sir Geraint, Sir Gawaine, Sir Ewaine, and Sir Pellias. King Arthur, back in his peasant costume, demands these knights help him battle the Duke of North Umber again. King Arthur and his knights defeat the Duke. Arthur reveals his true identity.   The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (Classic Starts Series) by Howard Pyle, Tania Zamorsky this version includes all the wonderful stories—such as King Arthur’s winning of Guenievere and Merlin’s tragic downfall at the hands of the evil Vivien. The Avenger is Book IV in the American Knights Series. The 5th Great /5(37).