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Arthur in the Latin Chronicles

ByJames J. Wilhelm

The romantic legend of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table seems more and more to have had some foundation in history. A man named Artorius in Latin or Arthur in Welsh and English is mentioned in the Latin histories that describe the collapse of the christianized Roman Empire in Great Britain and the invasions of the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes from the lowlands of northern Germany.