Latin text of
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 ...
The Historia Brittonum, commonly ascribed to
It is thought that
This is a reprint of parts of
Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes.
Feb 11, 2013
The last major Arthurian reference occurs in the 8th century "Historia Brittonum"
or "History of the Britons", apparently written by a Welsh historian called
The Welsh Christian monk