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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), pp. 368-370. (doi:10.1093/notesj/gjm187).

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LA?AMON'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

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Published date: December 2007
Keywords: medieval literature and history, chronicles
Organisations: English


Local EPrints ID: 208977
ISSN: 0029-3970
PURE UUID: 6a6b4040-cb25-4f7a-bec1-01a2d92e6e4a

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Date deposited: 03 Feb 2012 09:44
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:47

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