One of the earliest references to Arthur is in the Historia Brittonum, or History of
the Britons written by the monk
The Historia Brittonum is the single most important source for Vortigern. It describes for the first time the full background of the invitation to the Saxons, at least as ...
This is a reprint of parts of
The Welsh Christian monk
Jul 20, 1998
The Historia Brittonum, commonly ascribed to
Post-Roman Britain. Introduction to
The last major Arthurian reference occurs in the 8th century "Historia Brittonum"
or "History of the Britons", apparently written by a Welsh historian called