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An open discussion where everybody is on an equal footing. Nobody is at the head of the table; you're all peers. The implication is that everyone has an equal voice and that you can speak your mind freely on the subject.
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How did King Arthur get the round table?

he used his awsome skill to get a round table naa just joken Merlin cut it from a massive tree he used his awsome skill to get a round table naa just joken Merlin cut it from a massive tree

What was the round table?

The round table was a unique table used by King Arthur. The purpose was to make everyone who sat at the table feel equal to one another. Tables are often rectangle. The person who sits at the "head" (or front end) of the table is said to be the master of the table. With a round table, there is no front end, and everyone feels equal, as long as the chairs are the same height off the ground. If the chairs at the table are of different height, the tall chair is thought to be better than the lower chair.

How many knights were in the round table?

15: Sir Lancelot Du Loc, Sir Gawain, Sir Galahad, Sir Erec, Sir Gareth, Sir Gaharis, Sir Bors, Sir Bedivere, Sir Perceval, Sir Kay, Sir Lemorak, Sir Tristian, Sir Yvain, Sir Balan, and Sir Balin.

Names of the knights of the round table?

there were 25 in total at the table here r the names: kyng Author, Sir Galahallt, Sir Launcelot Deulake,Sir Gauen,Sir Percyvale,Sir Lyonell,Sir Trystram Delyens,Sir Garethe,Sir Bedwere,Sir Blubrys,Sir Lacotemale Tayle,Sir Lucane,Sir Plomyde,Sir Lamorak,Sir Bors De Ganys,Sir Safer,Sir Pelleus,Sir Kay,Sir Ectorde Marys,Sir Dagonet, Sir Degore,Sir Brumear,Sir Lybyus Dysconyus,Sir Alynore,Sir Mordrede.. now these may look like there spelled wrong but there not its just written in an older laungege making it weird if you want the transe lation or :) them spell in common laungeg send me a text telling me so

What is the symbol of the round table?

In the Arthurian legend, the round table is a symbol for theequality of all who are invited to sit at it. One may be a king, awarrior, or otherwise great, but at the Round Table, no one takesprecedence over any other; or, to put it another way, all shareequally in honor.

Why was the round table round?

The idea was that the men who sat at the table, including Arthur, were equals, and that no voice should be heard above the others. At the time, seating arrangements usually denoted social status.

How many knights of the round table were there?

Generally there are 9 major ones, but in reality we don't know. A total of 32 existed that we know of. But one was King Arthur, 5 were other kings, and one was Mordred (another was also the butler... bet you heard that quote before lol). But also remember there are numerous different legends you can go by (some were Lancelot-Grail, Post-Vulgate, and my favorite, La Morte Arthur). There may be more knights not listed, but we're never know. -~Iolaos~-

Are the Knights of the Round Table real?

There has been some debate over this one, but yes, the Knights of the Round Table were actually real. There really was a round table that King Arthur's knights sat around in order to hear his words. A lot of movies that were made from this show a lot about exactly how the Knights of the Round Table worked.. See the following link for more detailed information about the Round Table: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_of_the_Round_Table

What did the knights do round the round table?

The Round Table is King Arthur's famed table in the Arthurian legend, around which he and his Knights congregate. As its name suggests, it has no head, implying that everyone who sits there has equal status. The table was first described in 1155 by Wace, who relied on previous depictions of Arthur's fabulous retinue. The symbolism of the Round Table developed over time; by the close of the 12th century it had come to represent the chivalric order associated with Arthur's court.

The names of the knights of the round table?

Arthur Mordred Lancelot Gwaine Percival/Percivale Lionel Galahad Bors Bedivere Gaheris Gareth Kay Tristan Agravaine Pellinor/Pellinore Girflet Hoel Cador Marhaus Yvain (not to be confised with Ygrain, Arthur's mother) Lucan Dinadan King Arthur Sir Gawain Sir Lancelot (also called Launcelot du Lac) Sir Percival Sir Galahad Sir Bors Sir Kay Sir Gareth , also called Goodhands Bedivere Lucan the Butler Sir Griflet Sir Yvain (sometimes called Ywain or Owain) Sir Erec Cador Hoel King Pellinor Tristan (also written Tristam) Morholt (also written Marhaus) Palemedes Dinadan Sir Aglovale , son of King Pellinore of Listinoise Sir Agravaine , son of King Lot of Orkney King Enion , Beignon (Benion in Breton , a celtic language spoken in areas of France ) King Bagdemagus Sir Breunor Sir Caradoc , called "Caradoc Vreichvras", or "Caradoc Strong Arm" Sir Colgrevance Sir Constantine , son of Cador, who became king after King Arthur's death Sir Dagonet , the court jester Sir Daniel Sir Ector , Arthur's foster father and Sir Kay's father Sir Ector de Maris , the son of a king called King Ban Sir Elyan the White , the son of Sir Bors Sir Gaheris Sir Galehaut , friend of Lancelot Sir Galeshin (son of Elaine and King Nentres) Sir Geraint (see also Erec ) Sir Gingalain , first named Sir "Fair Unknown". He is Gawain's son Sir Lamorak King Leodegrance , Guinevere 's father and keeper of the Round Table Sir Lionel Sir Maleagant , who abducted Guinevere Sir Meliant de Lis Sir Mordred , Arthur's illegitimate son who went on to destroy the kingdom Sir Pelleas , husband of the Lady of the Lake Sir Sagramore le Desirous Sir Safir , brother of Palamedes Sir Segwarides , brother of Palamedes Sir Tor King Uriens Sir Ywain the Bastard , also son of Uriens

What was the Round Table of King Arthur?

The Round Table was where Arthur sat with his Knights. It was given to him as a wedding present by Guinevere's father, and it showed equality through all the knights. The number seated around the table varies, but a minimum is about 12. There was a seat left empty where all who sat in it would die except one knight, the purest of knights- Sir Galahad, who sought the Holy Grail and is almost always listed as one of the Grail knights, if not the only Grail knight. A Round Table is viewable at Winchester Castle, and lists 25 knights, including Arthur himself.

How do you make round table pizza?

you take pizza dough . put it on a round table . strecth the pizza dough across the table . add olives, mushrooms and sauce . put it in the oven . and there you have made it! . P.s. this works good with chairs and beds too!

Why did the round table conferences fail?

The round table conference stood little chance of success.Lord Irwin was replaced as Viceroy by Lord Willington,who was much less prepared to make concessions.In places the non-cooperation movement restarted and willington responded by having congress leaders , including Gandhi and Nehru, arrested. Jinnah had gone into voluntary exile, disillusioned with the lack of progress being made. Lack of Cordination for which British stood Advantages as they declared that India was not ready to rule as a nation as ther were so many conflicts with in every Indian. It was difficult for the conference to make progress without Congress.

Is there MSG in round table pizza?

Here is Round Table's own list of additives. roundtablepizza.com/order/PDF/RTP_Allergen_Chart.pdf No MSG listed in the MSG column so no MSG in the food, right? WRONG! Disodium Inosinate/ Gaunylat is an MSG enhancer so is almost always found in combination with MSG. Hydrolyzed Corn Protein found in the red pizza sauce contains MSG but our government does not require this information to be disclosed.

Who was the youngest knight of the Round Table?

Probably Sir Percival. This is the best answer I could find, since the ages of the knights are usually not specifically stated. But it also depends on what point in time you're referring to, since new knights were added as time went on while others, such as Tristram, died. At one point Sir Ector De Maris was the youngest (as stated in "The Champions of the Round Table"), but this was before Percival was knighted.

Was there a female knight of the round table?

Answer: No. Knights were (and are) by definition male. A knight's wife assumes the title of "lady". The female equivalent of a knighthood is a "dame". Answer: I am unaware of any female Knight of the Round Table, but there is no reason why one should not have existed. There was certainly a famous female knight in the Matter of France , named Bradamante; these works were contemporary with the medieval literature on the Round Table and dealt with Charlemagne and his people. There is a link to a related question on female knights below, where the subject is dealt with in more detail. There is also a link to an article on Bradamante.

Who are known as the knights of the round table?

The knights of the round table were the knights that were given the highest order of chivalry. . King Arthur and his knights were known as the Knights of the Round Table. Some of the knights included: Sir Lancelot, Sir Gawain, Sir Percival, Sir Anselm, Sir Kay, Sir Bors. The list is lengthy of those who were considered the Knights of the Round Table, and vary from tale to tale.

What were the rules for the Knights of the Round Table?

To never do outrage nor murder . Always to flee treason . To by no means be cruel but to give mercy unto him who asks for mercy . To always do ladies, gentlewomen and widows succor . To never force ladies, gentlewomen or widows . Not to take up battles in wrongful quarrels for love or worldly goods

How many knights where in the round table?

There were originally about 150, but only 13 were the most important ones: King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Gawain, Sir Geraint, Sir Gareth, Sir Gaheris, Sir Bedivere, Sir Galahad, Sir Kay, Sir Bors de Ganis, Sir Lamorak, Sir Tristan and Sir Percivale.

What is second round table conference?

Second Round Table Conference (September -- December 1931) The second session opened on September 7 1931. There were three major differences between the first and second Round Table Conferences. By the second: . Congress Representation --- The Gandhi-Irwin Pact opened the way for Congress participation in this conference. Mahatma Gandhi was invited from India and attended as the sole official Congress representative accompanied by Sarojini Naidu and also Madan Mohan Malaviya, Ghanshyam Das Birla, Muhammad Iqbal, Sir Mirza Ismail Diwan of Mysore, S K Dutta and Sir Syed Ali Imam. Gandhi claimed that the Congress alone represented political India; that the Untouchables were Hindus and should not be treated as a "minority"; and that there should be no separate electorates or special safeguards for Muslims or other minorities. These claims were rejected by the other Indian participants. According to this pact, Gandhi was asked to call off the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) and if he did so the prisoners of the British government would be freed excepting the criminal prisoners, i.e those who had killed British officials. He returned to India, disappointed with the results and empty-handed. . National Government --- two weeks earlier the Labour government in London had fallen. Ramsay MacDonald now headed a National Government dominated by the Conservative Party. . Financial Crisis -- During the conference, Britain went off the Gold Standard further distracting the National Government. During the Conference, Gandhi could not reach agreement with the Muslims on Muslim representation and safeguards. At the end of the conference Ramsay MacDonald undertook to produce a Communal Award for minority representation, with the provision that any free agreement between the parties could be substituted for his award. Gandhi took particular exception to the treatment of untouchables as a minority separate from the rest of the Hindu community. He clashed with the Untouchable leader, B. R. Ambedkar, over this issue: the two eventually resolved the situation with the Poona Pact of 1932.

Who were the Knights of the Round Table and what did they do?

The knights of the round table were the (possibly legendary) knights of King Arthur. They held meeting around a round table because no man was more important than the next and everyone's views were important. The Knights were men of courage, honor, dignity, courtesy, and nobleness. They protected ladies and damsels, honored and fought for kings, and undertook dangerous quests.

What was the purpose to the Round Table?

To promote chivalry and equality. In the days before the Round Table, serfs were just considered pawns-- they weren't considered people on the battle field. But with the King Arthur's Round Table, the King promoted awareness of everyone, no matter their rank or stature.

What the name knight of the round table?

If the Knights of the Round Table ever existed in real life, it wasn't in the time of King Arthur. Medieval knights as characterised in Arthurian Legend belong to a period running from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries - the historical King Arthur is placed much earlier, around the fifth century. Nonetheless, the image of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table appeals to the imagination and has become an accepted one, if only in literature and legend. Knights, as such, were real enough - and still are: people become knighted in Britain even today. Medieval knights were usually of noble birth: kings, princes, dukes, earls, and barons, who formed the backbone of any army of the time. They could afford armour and weapons, and the cost of training and maintaining their war-horse: in medieval times, the armoured warrior on horseback was the equivalent to the modern tank. Glory in war spilled over into peacetime, with attitude and status and knightly pursuits like jousting and heraldry, hunting and hawking, and a chivalrous way of life (especially towards the ladies, as the knight became the archetypal hero of high romance). Knights were also formed into religious or other 'Orders of Chivalry' - like the Round Table - and made an oath to protect the distressed, maintain the right, and live a stainless existence. The Round Table The consensus is that Merlin the Wizard created the legendary Round Table - in a shape symbolising the roundness of the universe - for Uther Pendragon, Arthur's father. When Uther died, it passed to Guinevere's father, King Laudegraunce, and then to King Arthur when he married Guinevere. Real or symbolic, the Round Table for the fellowship of knights has remained a powerful and appealing concept for several hundreds of years. The Round Table was first mentioned by the French poet, Wace, in 1155 and in that account was made round so that all the knights seated around it would have the same stature - a table with no head to sqabble over. In Arthurian legend it wasn't just an actual table but represented the highest Order of Chivalry at King Arthur's court. The Knights of the Round Table were the cream of British nobility, who followed a strict code of honour and service. There is a big Round Table hanging on the wall of Winchester Castle, which names 25 shields. Sir Thomas Malory in Le Morte d'Arthur identifies Camelot as the English town of Winchester (disputed by William Caxton, Malory's own publisher, who asserts that Camelot was in Wales) and there has been a long and popular association between King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and the actual Winchester Round Table, but its origin has been dated to around 1270, the start of the reign of King Edward I - like the knights, well after Arthur's time. In literature, the Round Table varies in size according to which author is decribing it. The consensus is that it seated 150, with one chair - the Siège Perilous ('danger-seat') - which no-one could occupy safely except for the true Grail-Knight: the knight destined to achieve the Holy Grail, or Sangreal , a symbolism sometimes linked to the Last Supper, which had one place for Judas of ill-omen. The Grail-Knight - it was said that the Siège Perilous was reserved for Sir Perceval, then later, Sir Galahad - was required to be a hero with the purest heart, who was chaste and a virgin without sins (which disqualified Sir Lancelot from the start). The breakdown of the seating arrangements is this: King Laudegraunce brought 100 when he gave the table to King Arthur, Merlin filled up 28 of the vacant seats, and King Arthur elected Sir Gawain and Sir Tor - the remaining 20 seats, including the danger-seat, were left for those who might prove worthy. Arthurian legend also contains reference to lesser Orders: the Queen's Knights, the Knights of the Watch, the Table of Errant Companions, and the Table of Less-Valued Knights, which could explain, in a literary sense, why the Round Table would be so large, though it must have been ring-shaped rather than a round normal table, otherwise most of its surface would have been unreachable. King Arthur's Knights The names of the 25 knights inscribed on the Winchester Round Table are given as: • King Arthur, Sir Galahad, Sir Lancelot du Lac , Sir Gawain, Sir Percivale, Sir Lionell, Sir Bors de Ganis, Sir Kay, Sir Tristram de Lyones, Sir Gareth, Sir Bedivere, Sir Bleoberis, La Cote Male Taile, Sir Lucan, Sir Palomedes, Sir Lamorak, Sir Safer, Sir Pelleas, Sir Ector de Maris, Sir Dagonet, Sir Degore, Sir Brunor le Noir, Le Bel Desconneu, Sir Alymere, and Sir Mordred. In Le Morte d'Arthur, Sir Thomas Malory refers to a much more impressive force:. •Sir Aglovale, Sir Agravaine, Sir Aliduke (Book 6, Chapter 9), King Anguish,of Ireland, Earl Aristause, Sir Arrok de Grevaunt (the epiphet only occurs in the Caxton edition), King Arthur, Sir Astamor. •King Bagdemagus (Book 13, Chapter 9), Sir Barant le Apres (also called the King with the hundred knights), Sir Baudwin (Book 18, Chapter 12), Sir Bedivere, Sir Bellangere le Beuse, Sir Bellangere le Orgulous, Sir Belleus (Book 6, Chapter 18), Sir Blamore de Ganis, Sir Bleoberis de Ganis, Sir Bohart le Cure Hardy (the son of King Arthur, also called Sir Borre), Sir Bors de Ganis, Sir Brandiles, Sir Bruine le Noire (also called La Cote Male Taile), Sir Brian de Listinoise. •King Carados of Scotland, Sir Cardok, Duke Chaleins of Clarance, King Clarance of Northumberland, Sir Clarrus of Cleremont, Sir Clegis, Sir Cloddrus, Sir Colgrevance, Sir Constantine, Sir Crosselm, Sir Curselaine (Book 20, Chapter 2). •Sir Darras, Sir Degrane Saunce Velany, Sir Degrevaunt (in Eugène Vinaver's Winchester manuscript only), Sir Dinadan, Sir Dinas, Sir Dinas le Seneschal of Cornwall, Sir Dodinas le Savage, Sir Durnore, Sir Driant. •Sir Ector de Maris, Sir Edward of Carnarvon, Sir Edward of Orkney, Sir Epinogris, Sir Erminide (also called Sir Hermine). •Sir Fergus, Sir Florence. •Sir Gahalantine, Sir Gaheris, Sir Galagars (Book 4, Chapter 4), Sir Galahad (Book 13, Chapter 4), Duke Galahad the haut prince, Sir Galihodin, Sir Galihud (Book 18, Chapter 3), Sir Galleron of Galway, Sir Gareth, Sir Gautere, Sir Gawaine, Sir Gillemere, Sir Gingalin, Sir Griflet le Fise de Dieu, Sir Gromere Grommor's son, Sir Guyart le Petite, Sir Gromore Somir Joure (Book 20, Chapter 2). •Sir Harry le Fise Lake, Sir Hebes, Sir Hebes le Renoumes, Sir Hectimere, Sir Helaine le Blank, Sir Hervise de la Forest Savage, Sir Hervise le Revel (Book 4, Chapter 4). •Sir Ironside (also called the noble Red Knight of the Red Launds). •Sir Kay le Seneschal, Sir Kay de Stranges. •Sir Ladinas of the Forest Savage (Book 19, Chapter 1), the King of the Lake (Book 4, Chapter 4), Earl Lambaile, Sir Lambegus, Sir Lamiel of Cardiff, Sir Launcelot du Lake , Sir Lavaine (Book 19, Chapter 13), Sir Lionel, Sir Lovel, Sir Lucan the Butler. •Sir Mador de la Porte, Sir Marhaus (Book 6, Chapter 9), Sir Marrok, Sir Melleaus de Lile, Sir Melion of the Mountain, Sir Meliot de Logris, Sir Meliagaunce (Book 19, Chapter 2), Sir Menaduke, Sir Mordred, Sir Morganore. •Sir King Nentres of Garloth, Sir Nerovens. •Sir Ozanna le Cure Hardy. •Sir Palomides (Book 10, Chapter 62), Sir Patrise of Ireland (Book 18, Chapter 3), Sir Pelleas, Sir Percivale (Book 10, Chapter 23), Sir Perimones (also called the Red Knight), Sir Persaunt, Sir Persides (Book 11, Chapter 12), Sir Pertilope (also called the Green Knight), Sir Petipase of Winchelsea, Sir Pinel le Savage (Book 18, Chapter 3), Sir Plaine de Fors, Sir Plenorius, Sir Priamus. •Sir Reynold, the Duke de la Rowse (Book 7, Chapter 35). •Sir Sadok, Sir Sagramore le Desirous, Sir Safere (Book 18, Chapter 3), Sir Selises of the Dolorous Tower, Sir Sentraile, Sir Servause le Breuse, Sir Suppinabilis. •Sir Tor, Sir Tristram (Book 10, Chapter 6). •Earl Ulbause, King Uriens of the land of Gore, Sir Urre (Book 19, Chapter 19), Sir Uwaine le Blanche Mains (also called Sir Uwaine le Fise de Roy Ureine - Book 9, Chapter 37), Sir Uwaine les Avoutres. •Sir Villiars the Valiant.. Since the King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table are all fictitious characters, there's no right and wrong answer to the question "How many Knights did the Round Table have?" It's purely a comparison between different pieces of Arthurian myth and legend - Malory's was simply a much bigger table than the Winchester Table. More interesting are their deeds, exploits, and their social significance at the time the best and most comprehensive Arthurian legend works were written, most notably Le Morte d'Arthur , completed in the year 1470. Robert de Boron's trilogy of poems Regarding the origins of the Holy Grail and its relationship with the Round Table, there are three especially interesting works of Arthurian legend - a trilogy of poems by Robert de Boron (a Burgundian knight who wrote not too long after Chrétien de Troyes c.1191): 'Joseph of Arimathea', 'Merlin', and 'Perceval', and which describe the 'First Table and the Origin of the Grail', 'The Grail Dynasty', 'The Construction of the Third Table', and 'The Round Table and Perceval'. The last one provides a particularly interesting insight into the Holy Grail and the motivations behind the exploits of the Knights of the Round Table: The Round Table and Perceval After Arthur is crowned king, Merlin informs the court about origins of the Round Table made by Joseph of Arimathea, and of the Grail family, and the attainment of the Grail. Perceval, the son of Alain le Gros, comes to Arthur's court and is knighted, but he is not made a member of the Round Table. At Pentecost, King Arthur proclaims a festival at which twelve knights will sit at the Round Table, leaving the thirteenth seat empty to symbolise the seat occupied by Judas at the Last Supper. Perceval asks if he may sit there, and when Arthur attempts to discourage him, the other twelve knights plead on Perceval's behalf and he is allowed to occupy the vacant seat. But the seat cracks beneath him and a voice remontrates against King Arthur, and says that Perceval has only been saved from a terrible death by the goodness of his father and his grandfather, Bron. The voice goes on to predict that there will now be great suffering for those seated at the Round Table as they pursue the quest that Perceval has precipitated - the quest for the Holy Grail. The achievement of the quest will require one of the Round Table knights to become the 'finest knight in the world' by performing 'feats of arms and goodness and prowess'. This knight will be guided by God to the house of the Rich Fisher King (Bron), where he will achieve the Grail, and understand its purpose. The Rich Fisher King will be then healed and the cracked seat at the Round Table will be restored. The end of Round Table These predictions are to be fulfilled by Sir Perceval, who becomes the new custodian of the Grail after the death of Bron. But the successful quest marks the beginning of the end of the fellowship of the Knights of the Round Table, now undermined by a lack of common-purpose, and the knights plan to go overseas to seek new challenges. Sir Kay persuades King Arthur that only an invasion of continental Europe will hold the Knights of the Round Table together in his service. France (then Gaul) is duly conquered and the army of the emperor of Rome is defeated, but before he can march on Rome, King Arthur is forced to return to Britain to supress the treachery of Mordred, who has usurped the throne of Britain and is cohabiting with Arthur's wife, Guinevere. He overcomes Mordred in Cornwall, then pursues him to Ireland where the traitor is finally killed, but Arthur is also fatally wounded, and is taken to Avalon for his wounds to be healed, but he never returns. On King Arthur's conquest of Gaul, his forced return to Britain, and his consequent death, note Robert de Boron's consistency with the writer Geoffrey of Monmouth in the origins of King Arthur [2]. See also Arthurian Legend homepage.

Where can round cafe tables be bought?

Round cafe style tables can be bought in many placs but it really depends on how much you want to pay. I would recommend somewhere like IKEA to start your search.

Where can you buy round kitchen tables?

Most companies that sell kitchen tables carry round models. These include Kitchen Tables & More, Pottery Barn, Walmart, Amazon, and eBay. Local furniture retailers would also be a good place to check.

What does round table mean?

"Mythology" holds that King Arthur held meetings with all hisadvisors at a physically round table so that no one personseemed more important than any other. A sort of attempt atequality. Today it is used very loosely to describe discussionshaving nothing to do with the shape of a table at which they areseated. Some of these are not even held at a table. The'discussions' of these pundits on various shows is sometimesreferred to as a round table discussion. The original intent wasfor each to have an equal opportunity to speak, but today (maybefor theatrical purposes) many times it devolves into a shoutingmatch between the 'spoiled brats' for the most attention they canget and sometimesmto just drown out the other speaker.