The Chronicles of the Emperor Arthur: A Monograph on the Medieval Welsh Myths of Arthur
By Steven O'Donoghue
Published: October 25, 2012.
There have been many different accounts of the myth of King Arthur. One of the earliest versions originated from Wales, where Arthur was depicted as not just a king, but an emperor. This monograph examines a range of medieval Welsh stories and poems, with the intention of constructing a narrative of this ruler's life. Was Arthur a British hero, or an arrogant tyrant?