Where did Arthur get the round table from?
The one story that I have read described Merlin cutting the table from a very large tree near his home which he then took to Camelot.
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"The Discovery of King Arthur" . In "The Discovery of King Arthur", historian Geoffrey Ashe argues very convincingly that the arthurian legends are ultimately based on a British leader who probably held sway from 455-470 A.D. and is known in historical documents as Riothomus. This was probably so…me kind of title rather than a personal name since it translates roughly as king-most. Little is definitively known about his career except that in 470 he led a substantial force of Britons across the English channel to help the Romans fight barbarians.. He originated from the southern England - Eastern Wales area . Yes. It is also thought that he originated from the southern England - Eastern Wales area. He is believed to have held off Anglo-Saxon advances into Wessex until his death.. Le Morte D' Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table . Read the book Le Morte D' Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table by Sir Thomas Malory, it gives you the whole story.. There was an Arthur in England, but he was never king. He was a leader in the Roman army and a Roman himself . No, it did not happen. Yes it is nice to refer to books. But those books are made up. It all started out with Parzival but that book was written ages after Arthur was sayed to have lived. And before the publification of the book there are no records of King Arthur.. There is no evidence that there was a round table with knights. There is no evidence that Arthur has been king of England.. Answer . It appears that the real Arthur was a Roman-British military leader in the period after most of the Romans had left Britain. He was active in the west or north-west of England and possibly also Wales.. Arthur became a cult figure, a myth, an icon for the Britons as they fought against the Anglo-Saxons. It's this mythology that was later developed into "King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table" and all that.. The fact is that Le Morte D' Arthur was written in the middle ages by Thomas Malory and is a work of brilliance but is pure fiction. The events were supposed to have happened during 'the age of chivalry,' but there was nothing chivalrous about the 'Adventus Saxonum' which is a period much earlier in English (real) history around mid 5th to beginning of 6th century AD and when Arthur was most likely to have lived, albeit as a Brython/Roman leader. . Moreover, any 'real' Arthur living around AD 500 wouldn't have had knights, and that round table wasn't mentioned till several centuries later. (MORE)
England, Avalon, or Cornwall.... The island is Avalon, which may be mythical. Arthur was reportedly buried there -- according to the legend, however, he is only sleeping. There is more than one candidate for the location of Avalon, one being Glastonbury, which was surrounded by marshlands befor…e they were drained. Arthur's remains were reportedly discovered there in the 11th century but it was probably a hoax cooked up by Glastonbury Abbey in order to attract pilgrims (and their offerings). Another possible candidate is St. Michael's Mount in Cornwall, which can be reached by a causeway at low tide. Caveat emptor. The Arthurian legends are mostly just that -- legends. There probably was an historic Arthur, a Celtic chief who led the resistance to Anglo-Saxon invaders. But in Arthur's time, there were no knights in England. The concept of knighthood, chivalry, and all the other Arthurian trappings, did not arrive in England until the Norman Conquest in 1066 -- centuries after Arthur's time. England- its the word that starts with an e and has 7 letters (MORE)
Actually, contrary to popular belief, King Arthur never had a round table, in fact he had never owned a table in his life or had anyone else he knew because tables had not been invented. They ate squatting or sitting on the floor around a central hearth. The Welsh did not even have a word for table …until they borrowed the word "bord" (meaning "board") from Old English. A table is just a board on trestles. The Welsh adapted the word as "bwrd". Presumably some teller or Arthurian tales was explaining that Arthur's men ate sitting in a circle, and some of his hearers, unable to conceive of noble knights eating sitting or squatting on the floor of a castle, invented the Round Table in their own minds, and probably thought that was what the story teller was describing. (MORE)
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
There is no "real story" of Arthurian legends, because it is just that- a legend. Arthur's very existence is a matter of debate, though there is evidence of a King Arthur of Britain. However the legends vary and whilst the crucial plot usually stays the same the vast majority has been fiddled with… over time. Lancelot and Guinevere; the Grail knight(s), although Galahad is almost always involved; even who the villains were- were Mordred and Morgan really at fault or were they victims? (MORE)
King Arthur's wife (Guinevere or some variant spelling)'s father gave it to him as a wedding present.
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 fr…ont 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. (MORE)
The stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table are legends, passed down through an oral tradition. In other words, there is no "author" of the tales.. The tales were first gathered into a collection by Sir Thomas Mallory ("Le Morte D'Arthur"), and later by TH White ("The Once and Fut…ure King"). Alfred, Lord Tennyson also wrote a poetic version of the tales, called "Idylls of the King." (MORE)
It was to show that they were all equal - no-one was more important than the others.
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.
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.
Different stories had different numbers of knights, ranging from only 12 to 150 or more. The Winchester Round Table, which dates from the 1270s lists 25 names of knights.. See the related link for a list of names.. The only medieval account which says there were 12 knights of the Round Table, plus… the Siege Perilous, is the prose Perceval which claims to be by Robert de Boron. Though this work does not specifically name the Knights of the Round Table, perhaps by chance, exactly 13 prominent Arthurian knights are mentioned in this work: . Kay the Seneschal . Bedwyr . Gawain son of King Lot . Mordred son of King Lot . Garries son of King Lot (Malory's Gareth) . Guirres son of King Lot (Malory's Gaheris) . Yvain son of King Urien . Yvain White-hands . Lancelot of the Lake . Saigremor . Dodinel . Erec . Perceval sits in the Siege Perilous in this story, as the thirteenth knight. (MORE)
He got the round table from cutting it down from a very large tree then took it to camelot. i love you
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I believe it's so that no one would be at the head of the table, therefore giving everyone an equal seat at the table.
the round table that king Arthur sat so every one had an equal space and no one was arguing that who go to sit at the front of the table.
historians believe that there was a real arthur, but i don't believe that the Round Table Knights existed.
Yes, it sat 12 great knights, but one was remained empty until one knight came along....
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. (MORE)
The Welsh claim him; most of the names are Welsh. The Cornish claim him; Gorlois, Morgan le Fey's mother and Ygraine's first husband, was the Duke of Tintagel. The French claim him; Sir Lancelot du lac, is French for Sir Lancelot of the Lake (as he was the stepson of the Lady of the Lake, Nim…ueh) Also Le Morte d'Arthur translates into The Death of Arthur - from French, obviously. The Scottish claim him. The English claim him. The Irish claim him. Needless to say, we don't actually know. My guess is Wales/Cornwall, although I know Ireland and England are quite a big part of the legend. Check this link out: http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/documents/Arthurian_Genealogy.pdf it shows the genealogy behind each character :D (MORE)
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. (MORE)
He didn't have to earn a place there, he was the founder of the order.
King Arthur, Sir Gwain, Sir Lancelot, Sir Perceval, Sir Galahad, Sir Bors, Sir Kay, Bedivere, Lucan the Butler, Sir Girflet, Sir Yvain, Sir Erec, Cador, Hoel, King Pellinor, Tristan, Morholt, Palemedes, Dinadam :)))
The names and number of knights vary from retelling to retelling. In some there are as few as 9, in some as many as 500 knights. The most well-known knights were King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Robin, Sir Gallahad/Galahad/Galahalt, Sir Percivalt/Percival/Percivale, Sir Gawain/Gawaine/Gwaine, Sir Be…divere/Bedievere, Sir Bors, Sir Ector/Hector, Sir Kay/Kai/Cai, Sir Gareth, Sir Gaheris, Sir Agravaine/Agravain and Sir Tristam. However there are many more knights, whose stories vary between retellings, and many variant spellings. The Black Knight was never a knight of the round table because he betrayed King Arthur. (MORE)
There was no real round table. It is merely the stuff of legend, like most of the stories about King Arthur.
King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Gawain, Sir Tristran (Tristan, just depends on how you spell it), Arthur's wife Guinevere maybe. Kind of depends on what story your reading.
king Arthur became a king after he pulled out the sawed from the stone also he got the knight table as a present from Merlin th magian but the round table doesnt last that long to to sir lancelots betrail with king arthur.
Arthur's last battle is usually reckoned to be Camlann - provisionally dated to 537 AD.
There are many different stories of King Arthur and his Knights - almost all of them fictional. In many of the stories the important knights are different from in other stories. Some knights who were important in different versions of the story include Lancelot, Gawain, Percival, Bedivere, Bors, G…alahad, Tristan, Yvain - and of course Queen Guinever, Morgana la Fay, and the wicked Mordred. (MORE)
no, the higher the knight's rank, the farther to King Arthur's right he sat. To the king's immediate right was Lancelot. To his left were the least experienced knights.
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Guinevere's father, King Leodegrance, gives Arthur the round table as a wedding gift for both Arthur and Guinevere.
No, Guinevere's father gave Arthur the round table as a wedding gift to symbolize unity. Hope You like my answer
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 g…oods (MORE)
The Idea was that; there was no 'head of the table' and no 'foot of the table', no one was considered better than another. All were equal.
Probably. The majority of the stories are probably made up, but there is evidence of a King Arthur of Britain. There is also Round Table at Winchester in England. In the loosest sense, yes it is a story, because a story can be fact or fiction, it is still considered a story.
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 partici…pation 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. (MORE)
a legend is a story about something that has been embellished. so i would have to say yes, because there are actual written records of king arthur
The table could fit 150 knights, so if you allot 3 ft. per knight, you get a circumference of approximately 450 ft. and a diameter of around 143 ft.
It's believed Malory finished writing the Morte d'Arthur in 1469. It was first published in 1485 by Caxton. (DK)
150 knights can be seated around the Round Table. I few of the well known knights are Lancelot, Sir Gawain, Sir Galahad, Sir Percival and others.
The biggest quest was the Holy Grail, besides that they mainly rescued damsels and fought magical creatures.
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I found 10 facts about Arthur what no one knew. Help. Is the writer Mordred? Arthur? Who?
Well, the legend takes place in the medieval era, but if King Arthur actually existed it would have around the 5th Century and he wouldn't have been the medieval King that we all know. He would probably have been some kind of a warlord who fought the Saxon invaders.
mythology folklore possibly fantasy (depending on which parts of the legend) adventure romance sci-fi
The round table was a large stone table thought to symbolize the endless and cyclical nature of the universe.
The movie that features the Round Table of King Arthur is the movie titled King Arthur. King Arthur was released in 2004 and has a run time of 126min. King Arthur was directed by Antoine Fuqua.
The story of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table have no basis in history. They are called legends and fables.
They are classified as fables because we don't have any documentedhistory that can prove his existence, and all of the legends camewell after that historical period, and are almost certainlyfictional.