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Exposing Arthur’s Celtic roots

Despite recent interpretations giving Arthur English, French or cockney accents, a new academic book launched today (28 February)  at Bangor University firmly plants him in the Celtic lands and Celtic languages.

Publication date: 28 February 2019

Blog - Libraries in the snow: three weeks at the Centre for Arthurian Studies.

In February and March of 2018, I spent three weeks at the Centre for Arthurian Studies at Bangor University, working on Charles Bertram's Britannicarum Gentium Historiæ Antiquæ Scriptores Tres (1757)a work containing editions of Gildas and Nennius, and Bertram's forgery of an itinerary by Richard of Cirencester. This is the story of how that went.

Publication date: 7 February 2019

First newsletter of the Centre now available

Publication date: 5 September 2018

Blog: How I chose to do the MA in Arthurian Literature at Bangor University

It was at the University of Florida (Gainesville) where my passion for Arthuriana began. I majored in English and minored in Medieval & Early Modern Studies (MEMS), and part of this work involved a module called ‘Tales of King Arthur’ taught by Dr Judy Shoaf...

Publication date: 9 August 2018

Blog post: Beardsley Malory

On Tuesday 26th July 2016, Dr Samantha Rayner (UCL) and I visited a place of wonder: a book storage unit. Tucked away on an industrial estate in North Wales, this enormous warehouse is home to thousands of titles belonging to Bangor University – books that, for a variety of reasons are no longer held in the main university library – whether due to changing syllabi, modernised editions replacing older ones, or shifting fashions for certain areas of study. 

Publication date: 9 August 2018