Layamon’s Badon Hill and the Battle of Crug Mawr

Clarke, Catherine A.M. (2007) Layamon’s Badon Hill and the Battle of Crug Mawr. Notes and Queries, 54, (4), 368-370. (doi:10.1093/notesj/gjm187).


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LAƷAMON'S narrative of the Arthurian Battle of Badon Hill (Brut, lines 10580–10706) is a much-anthologized and well-known text, recognized for its powerful representation of the violence and horror of medieval warfare. In his speech at the end of the battle to the Saxon leaders Colgrim and Baldulf, Arthur surveys the battlefield and the slaughtered Saxon army

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0029-3970 (print)
1471-6941 (electronic)
Keywords: medieval literature and history, chronicles
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 208977
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2012 09:44
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:50

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