One of the earliest references to Arthur is in the Historia Brittonum, or History of
the Britons written by the monk
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Post-Roman Britain. Introduction to
The Historia Brittonum, commonly ascribed to
It is thought that
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 Welsh Christian monk
The last major Arthurian reference occurs in the 8th century "Historia Brittonum"
or "History of the Britons", apparently written by a Welsh historian called