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Encyclopedia > King Arthur in various media

The Arthurian legend is one of the most popular literary subjects of all time, and has been adapted numerous times in every form of media. A bronze Arthur in plate armour with visor raised and with jousting shield wearing Kastenbrust armour (early 15th century) by Peter Vischer, typical of later anachronistic depictions of Arthur. ...

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Modern literature

  • Attanasio, A. A.: The Dragon and the Unicorn, The Eagle and the Sword, and The Wolf and the Crown.
  • Benz, Derek and J.S. Lewis: The Revenge of the Shadow King reveals an alternate history of Arthur who was betrayed and murdered by his half-sister Morgan le Fay, who is portrayed as an evil immortal being known as the Black Witch, for possession of a sacred book which had been passed down father-to-son for thousands of years. In this case, Arthur was betrayed when he refused to pass the book on to his illegitimate son. The book was passed to Arthur's true son, and from Arthur's son came the Knights Templar.
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley: The Mists of Avalon is the classic of modern reinterpretations of the Arthurian legend through the points of view of powerful women behind Camelot, namely Morgaine, Gwenhwyfar, and Morgause.
  • Gillian Bradshaw: The Down the Long Wind trilogy Hawk of May, Kingdom of Summer and In Winter's Shadow looks at the King Arthur legend through the eyes of a classical scholar.
  • James Herbert Brennan: GrailQuest gamebooks centre on the kingdom of King Arthur.
  • Bryher set her historical novel Ruan in Britain immediately after Arthur's death.
  • Mark Chadbourn: The Age of Misrule, The Dark Age and Kingdom of the Serpent trilogies take a modern twist of Arthurian legend and Celtic mythology, using them as a basis for a dark series of novels set in modern Britain, in which the Celtic gods return to take back the land.
  • Christian, Catherine, The Pendragon tells the story from a 5th century Sir Bedivere.
  • Susan Cooper: five volume saga, The Dark is Rising.
  • Bernard Cornwell: The Warlord Chronicles consist of three novels, Winter King, Enemy of God, and Excalibur, and reintroduce many old characters into the tale. Told by Derfel after Arthur's death they are very realistic in nature even though they do have Merlin and Lancelot and magic. "There is a sword and there is a stone, but one is not in the other", is Cornwell's own summary. These three books are Bernard Cornwell's personal favorites of all his own works.
  • Kevin Crossley-Holland: The Seeing-Stone, At the Crossing-Places and King of the Middle-March..
  • Peter David's Knight trilogy depicts Arthur reappearing in the modern-day world. In the first novel, Knight Life (David's first novel), Arthur emerges from his thousand-year convalescence (that followed the wound he sustained from Mordred) to run for mayor of New York City. In Knight Life, he faces another epic hero for possession of the Holy Grail. In Fall of Knight, the villain encounters is a person from actual history, who possesses the Spear of Destiny, and wants to use it to destroy the Earth.
  • David Drake: Dragon Lord, a somewhat unconventional story involving a "King Arthur" who is more great military general than quasi-enchanted king, which takes place shortly after the fall of the Roman Empire and long before the Age of Chivalry.
  • Janice Elliot: The King Awakes a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel for young teens. Arthur awakens and maintains a presence as a sub-plot, leading to a fantastic finale complete with re-born Knights of the Round Table. An interesting re-interpretation of Celtic myth in a post-nuclear war milieu.
  • Gidlow, Christopher: The Reign of Arthur: From History to Legend
  • Godwin, Parke: Firelord and Beloved Exile
  • The several books by Norma Lorre Goodrich are very popular, but are based on a poorly received analysis of Arthurian legend and medieval history. She asserts he was a borderlands king whose activity centred around the Roman walls and wall forts. This is so at odds with entrenched beliefs that she is dismissed by many scholars despite some well founded conclusions.
  • Helen Hollick: Pendragon's Banner trilogy.
  • Phyllis Ann Karr: Idylls of the Queen.
  • Guy Gavriel Kay: The Fionavar Tapestry is the continuation of the Camelot story in the framework of a wider epic.
  • Stephen King: The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah reveals that the hero of King's spaghetti-western/horror/sci-fi magnum opus adventure series, Roland, is one of only two of King Arthur's surviving descendants.
  • James Knowles, The Legends of King Arthur and his Knights
  • Sidney Lanier: The Boy's King Arthur is a work based on Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, written in such a way to appeal to the boys of the 19th century.
  • Stephen R. Lawhead: The Pendragon Cycle, a more thorough examination of the myths, especially concerning Taliesin, Merlin, Arthur, Pendragon, and the Grail.
  • C.S. Lewis makes reference to Arthur and aspects of Arthurian legend, albeit with his own twist, in the final installment of his Space Trilogy, That Hideous Strength.
  • Andrew Massie: Arthur The King, a darker version of the classic tale.
  • John Masefieldn cycle of poetry concerning the Arthurian legend.
  • Rosalind Miles Guenevere Trilogy is a fictional trilogy that follows Guenevere and King Arthur through their reign as High King and Queen.
  • Tim Powers' The Drawing of the Dark depicts an eternal King Arthur reincarnated to participate in the Siege of Vienna.
  • Howard Pyle, King Arthur and His Knights of The Round Table
  • Nacy Springer: I am Mordred and I am Morgan le Fay are two young adult novels about the two often misunderstood characters of Camelot.
  • John Steinbeck: The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights is a traditional take in modern language.
  • Mary Stewart Merlin books: The Crystal Cave sets up the background for the Arthurian legend. The Hollow Hills encompasses most of Arthur's lifespan, including his childhood with Merlin as his tutor. The Last Enchantment deals with Merlin's later life, against the continued background of Arthur's rule. A later book, The Wicked Day, was written from the point of view of Mordred in the latter period of Arthur's rule, and provides an interesting counterpoint to the original three novels.
  • Alfred Tennyson: Idylls of the King
  • Mark Twain: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Jacob Wenzel: Le Morte d'Arthur, an Epic Limerick is a retelling of Malory in limerick verse
  • T.H. White: The Once and Future King cycle
  • Jack Whyte: The Camulod Chronicles, a series of books containing more historical fiction than fantasy beginning with Roman Britain and leading through Arthur's reign.
  • Persia Woolley: Child of the Northern Spring, Queen of the Summer Stars, and Guinevere: The Legend in Autumn.
  • Heiser, Fred, Things Fall Apart... tells a variation of the story set in a post nuclear war southern California.
See also: List of books about King Arthur

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Drama

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Opera

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Film

See also: List of movies based on Arthurian legend
  • The Last Legion - a film about the last Roman Emperor Romulus Augustus who survives his fall from power and finds a new life in Britain. The movie links Romulus to the legends of King Arthur.

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Television

"Arthur! and the Square Knights of the Round Table"

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TV movies and miniseries

  • The television movie Merlin showing a tale of Arthur and his knights.
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon was made into a miniseries by TNT in 2001.

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Series

  • The 1950s British television series The Adventures of Sir Lancelot, based around the knight's exploits, featured Arthur and many other characters from the legends. This was the first British television series ever to be made in colour.
  • The 1970s British television series, Arthur of the Britons, starring Oliver Tobias, sought to create a more "realistic" portrait of the period and to explain the origins of some of the myths about the Celtic leader.
  • The French series Kaamelott features a humorous take on the legend.

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Animation

  • The late 1960s Australian animated cartoon series Arthur! and the Square Knights of the Round Table was a typically wacky take on Arthurian legend.
  • King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (Entaku no Kishi Monogatari: Moero Arthur), a Japanese anime series produced by Toei Animation in 1979, followed by King Arthur: Prince on White Horse (Moero Arthur: Hakuba no Oji) in 1980
  • The animated series The Legend of Prince Valiant followed the adventures of three young warriors training to become Knights of the Round Table. Originally aired in the early 1990s, it featured Arthur, Merlin, Guinevere, and Gawain in its main cast and several other Arthurian characters in recurring roles.
  • The animated series King Arthur and the Knights of Justice premiering in 1992 featured an American Football team called the Knights led by quarterback Arthur King. When the "real" Knights of the Round Table are captured, Merlin magically transports the Knights football team to Camelot to defend the kingdom and rescue the captured knights. The show was cancelled in 1993.
  • The British animated cartoon series King Arthur's Disasters in 2005.

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References in other series

  • The animated series Gargoyles featured several tales of Arthur (who was prematurely awakened in a time of need) and the magic and fairies of Avalon. A proposed spin-off, named "Pendragon", for the character never materialized.
  • The 100th episode of the television show Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Once Upon A Future King, featured a young Arthur sent back in time by Merlin to learn from Hercules.
  • In season nine of the science-fiction television series Stargate SG-1, Arthur and Arthurian legend, particularly Merlin, are intrinsic to the plot of the season; specifically, Merlin is an Ancient who may have taught Arthur how to Ascend at Glastonbury Tor and hid the wealth of the Knights in an elaborate, puzzle-laden chamber. They also identify Arthur with Ambrosius Aurelianus, with Daniel Jackson commenting that he would have been 74 years old at the Battle of Mount Badon.
  • King Arthur appears in the Babylon 5 Episode "A Late Delivery from Avalon." Babylon 5 influences contains more discussion on the King Arthur myths evident in Babylon 5.
  • In the seventh season of MacGyver, the two part episode "Good Knight MacGyver" has MacGyver apparently transported to the court of Camelot after a blow to the head.
  • In the sixth season of the supernatural drama Charmed, King Arthur is reincarnated in Wyatt Halliwell, Piper (a Charmed One) and Leo's (a powerful whitelighter) first-born, a twice-blessed child believed to be the future leader of the magical community, as prophesied by an apothecary from the 1700s.
  • The Doctor Who serial "Battlefield" is based on the Arthurian legends, featuring Mordred and Morgaine, as well as the Doctor as Merlin. The earlier serial The Stones of Blood indicated that Morgaine was based on an alien posing as a Celtic goddess.
  • King Arthur appears in the anime 'Fate/Stay Night'. In this incarnation, Arthur is portrayed as having been a woman (named Arturia) with history recording her as a man for political correctness.
  • The animated series Thundercats episode, Excalibur, featured the villain Mumra disguising himself as King Arthur in order to obtain the sword Excalibur to destroy the Sword of Omens.
  • In the Pokémon episode "A Crowning Achievement!", the episode is a subtle parody of King Arthur. In the episode, all the Slowpoke want to become Slowking, but only one named Arthur succeeds.
  • In the 27th episode of The Time Tunnel (1967), Merlin presses the time travelers into service to help preserve the life of young Arthur Pendragon so that he may become king in his future.

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Comics

  • In 1937, a newspaper comic strip by Hal Foster, Prince Valiant was first published, with the byline "In the Days of King Arthur". Since the death of Foster in 1982, John Cullen Murphy has continued producing this comic strip.
  • DC Comics uses Arthur's Camelot as a recurring piece of its fictional history, and there have been "several Arthurs," including a pagan general in Roman Britain, and a medieval Christian mystic. The various Arthurs were served by various versions of the character Shining Knight while The Demon, under the control of Merlin, defended Camelot during its final days.
  • The original version of the Marvel Comics character Black Knight was also at Arthur's court.
  • In Marvel Comic's New Excalibur series, King Arthur and his entire court is depicted when the team of mutants travels back in time to aid Black Knight during his years as a member of Arthur's Court. During the mission, Peter Wisdom advertently causes Guinevere and Lancelot into committing their affair behind Aurthur's back.
  • Several comic book titles have explored the "Once and Future King" aspect of the legend by bringing Arthur and his knights back from the dead at the time of Britain's greatest need. Arthur and company re-emerge to battle an alien menace in AD 3000 in Camelot 3000.
  • The heroes of Knights of Pendragon likewise assemble in the spirit of Arthur's Round Table.
  • Simon Bisley's Treasure of Britain starring the character Sláine, features Arthurian characters and themes.
  • The comic book Dracula vs King Arthur from Silent Devil Productions takes the Arthur as he begins his quest for the Grail and pits him against a time-crossing Dracula.
  • King Arthur makes several appearances throughout De Rode Ridder (The Red Knight), a Flemish comic book series.
  • The webcomic Arthur, King of Time and Space retells the legend in real time, in several settings.
  • The Caliber comics Legends of Camelot series began to cover stories from the Arthurian tradition.
  • The French comic book Arthur, by David Chauvel and Jérôme Lereculey, draws inspiration from early medieval Welsh legends, such as the Mabinogion.

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Games

Board games

Shadows Over Camelot is a medieval-themed boardgame designed by Serge Laget and Bruno Cathala. ... 3 Warhammer 40,000 Miniatures Warhammer 40,000 (informally known as Warhammer 40K or just 40K) is a tabletop miniature wargame, produced by the British gaming company Games Workshop. ... The Imperium is a fictional galactic empire that contains the majority of humanity, set in the Warhammer 40K meta-universe created by the Games Workshop. ... Horus during the Horus Heresy Horus (also Lupercal) was one of the twenty Space Marine Primarchs, and of them, held the title Warmaster, in the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ...

Role-playing games

  • The role-playing game Pendragon details how to run adventure games set in the time of the Round Table.
  • The MMORPG RuneScape, King Arthur is a quest-giver for Holy Grail and Merlin's Crystal.

This article is about games in which one plays the role of a character. ... Pendragon, or King Arthur Pendragon, is a role-playing game in which players take the role of knights performing chivalric deeds in the tradition of Arthurian legend. ... RuneScape is a Java-based MMORPG operated by Jagex Ltd. ...

Video games

  • Stronghold Legends by Firefly Studios campaign includes King Arthur's legend
  • Conquests of Camelot by Sierra Entertainment centers around the quest for the Holy Grail.
  • Knights Of The Round by Capcom is a light-hearted take on the Arthurian legend in a sword fighting beat-em-up similar to the video game Final Fight.
  • Tomb Raider Legend by Crystal Dynamics revolves around the King Arthur legend resembling those of other cultures around the world; pieces of artifacts are forms of Excalibur.
  • Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War is highly influenced by the Arthurian legend
  • In the video game RuneScape, King Arthur and several Knights of the Round Table are featured along with the castle of Camelot, and it is the starting place of two quests.
  • Final Fantasy VII the final and greatest summon materia is "Knights of the Round" which has 12 knights striking an enemy with the last knight obviously being King Arthur through his extended entrance and grander appearance.
  • The visual novel/eroge and anime Fate/stay night features a young female knight called Saber whose true name is Arturia. She became King by pulling free the sword from the stone. Knowing that armies wouldn't follow a woman, she renamed herself King Arthur and used Merlin's magic to hide her gender.

Stronghold Legends is a castle-based real-time strategy game by Firefly Studios. ... Firefly Studios is a computer game developer. ... Conquests of Camelot (full official title: Conquests of Camelot I: King Arthur, Quest for the Grail) is a graphic adventure game released in 1989 by Sierra. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Knights of the Round is an arcade game released by Capcom in 1991. ... For the original NASA meaning, see capsule communicator. ... Final Fight ) is a beat em up series from Capcom. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Crystal Dynamics is an American video game developer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... RuneScape is a Java-based MMORPG operated by Jagex Ltd. ... Final Fantasy VII ) is a console role-playing game developed and published by Square (now Square Enix), and the seventh installment in the Final Fantasy video game series. ... A visual novel is an interactive fiction game featuring mostly static graphics, usually with anime-style art. ... An eroge , erotic game) is a Japanese video or computer game that features erotic content, usually in the form of anime-style artwork. ... “Animé” redirects here. ... Fate/stay night ) is a Japanese eroge visual novel game created by Type-Moon, which was originally released on January 30, 2004. ... Saber Saber is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by TYPE-MOON. She is Shirōs servant, an agile but powerful warrior. ...

Music

The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is a 1975 progressive rock concept album by Rick Wakeman of Yes. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... For the record producer in the Saturday Night Live skit, see More cowbell. ... The Chemical Wedding is a heavy metal album released in 1998 (see 1998 in music) by Bruce Dickinson in collaboration with guitarist and producer Roy Z. It draws some inspiration from the works of William Blake, although the name of the album and its title track derives from the Rosicrucian... Kamelot is a power metal band that incorporates many elements of symphonic and progressive metal into their music. ... Gary Hughes (born July 5th, 1967 in Manchester) is an English hard rock singer, songwriter and musician. ... Once and Future King Part I is the fourth studio album released by Gary Hughes. ... Once and Future King Part II is the fifth studio album released by Gary Hughes. ... Grave Digger is a German power metal/speed metal band formed in the mid 1980s. ... -1...

Anthem of Cornwall

  • Bro Goth Agan Tasow ("Dear Land of Our Fathers"), the official anthem of Cornwall, includes the words: "Kingdom of King Arthur, ancient saints and the Grail/No other land is more beloved."

Bro Goth Agan Tasow (Dear Land of Our Fathers) is the anthem of Cornwall. ... An anthem is a composition to an English religious text sung in the context of an Anglican service. ... For other uses, see Cornwall (disambiguation). ... Grail may refer to: Holy Grail Grail (web browser) The grail community of Pinner, England is a group of Catholic women, who have translated the Psalms in a renowned version. ...

See also

Parrish, Rodney. "Rodney Parrish's Arthurian Comics List." Available at http://www.celtic-twilight.com/camelot/comics/ ‹ The template below is being considered for deletion. ... The Arthurian legend featured many characters, whose names often differed from version to version, and language to language. ... A bronze Arthur in plate armour with visor raised and with jousting shield wearing Kastenbrust armour (early 15th century) by Peter Vischer, typical of later anachronistic depictions of Arthur. ... Sir Ector (sometimes Hector, Antor, or Ectorius) is the father of Sir Kay and the foster father of King Arthur in the Arthurian legend. ... For other uses, see Guinevere (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Merlin (disambiguation). ... Mordred or Modred (Welsh: Medrawd, Latin: Medraut) is a character in the Arthurian legend, known as a notorious traitor who fought King Arthur at the Battle of Camlann, where he was killed and Arthur fatally wounded. ... Morgan le Fay, by Anthony Frederick Sandys (1829 - 1904), 1864 (Birmingham Art Gallery): A spell-brewing Morgaine distinctly of Tennysons generation Morgan le Fay, alternatively known as Morgaine, Morgain, Morgana and other variants, is a powerful sorceress and sometime antagonist of King Arthur and Guinevere in the Arthurian legend. ... In Arthurian legend, Morgause or Morgase (also known as Anna-Morgause or Ann-Morgause) is the half-sister of King Arthur who slept with him and produced Mordred, the incestuous heir that would lead to Camelots downfall. ... Uther Pendragon (French: Uter Pendragon; Welsh: Wthyr Bendragon, Uthr Bendragon, Uthyr Pendraeg) is a legendary king of sub-Roman Britain and the father of King Arthur. ... For the film, see Knights of the Round Table (film). ... King Arthur presides the Round Table. ... Sir Agravain or Sir Agravaine was a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. ... How Sir Bedivere Cast the Sword Excalibur into the Water. ... In Arthurian Legend, Sir Bors was a Knight of the Round Table. ... Sir Calogrenant, sometimes known in English as Colgrevance, is a Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. ... A portrait of Sir Galahad by George Frederick Watts. ... For other uses, see Gareth (disambiguation). ... Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Gawain (Gwalchmei, Gawan, Gauvain, Walewein etc. ... Geraint, with his wife Enid, from The Idylls of the King Geraint is a character from Welsh folklore and Arthurian legend, a king of Dumnonia and a valiant warrior. ... Sir Kay, son of Sir Ector, was one of the Knights of the Round Table and King Arthurs foster brother. ... Sir Lamorak was the son of King Pellinore and the brother of Sir Tor, Sir Aglovale, Sir Dornar, Sir Percival, and Dindrane. ... For other uses, see Lancelot (disambiguation). ... In Greek mythology, Palamedes was the son of Nauplius and Clymene. ... Percival or Perceval is one of King Arthurs legendary Knights of the Round Table. ... Sir Sagramore is a Knight of the Round Table in the Arthurian legend. ... This article is about the Knight of the Round Table. ... For other uses, see Excalibur (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Holy Grail (disambiguation). ... King Arthur presides the Round Table. ... The following is a list and assessment of sites and places associated with King Arthur and the Arthurian legend in general. ... The Last Sleep of Arthur by Sir Edward Burne-Jones Avalon (probably from the Celtic word abal: apple; see Etymology below) is a legendary island somewhere in the British Isles, famous for its beautiful apples. ... This article is about the mythical castle. ... Corbenic (also Carbonek and Corbin) is the name of the castle of the Holy Grail in the Lancelot-Grail cycle and Thomas Malorys Le Morte dArthur. ... This is a list of books about King Arthur, or his related world, family, friends or enemies. ... Films based on the Arthurian legend are many and varied. ...


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