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Queen Guinevere

Queen Guinevere, Arthur’s wife, and caught in a love triangle with Lancelot, evolves in diverse portrayals throughout Arthurian literature.

The Holy Grail

Explore the Holy Grail’s origin, mythology, and cultural impact in Arthurian legends, symbolizing spirituality, purity, and redemption.


Brangaine, Tristan’s loyal handmaiden, plays a crucial role in the tale of Tristan and Isolde, aiding their love story and evading execution.

Sir Balan

Sir Balan, a lesser-known knight of Arthurian legend, is best remembered for his tragic death at the hands of his brother Balin.

Sir Balin

Sir Balin, a knight of Arthur’s court, is best known for his tragic end involving his brother Balan and wielding the cursed Dolorous Stroke.

Perilous Bed

The Adventurous/Perilous Bed is an enchanted bed in Arthurian literature that attacks knights with projectiles and wild creatures.

Sir Gawain

Explore the legendary life of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s noble nephew, known for his loyalty, valor, and the famous Green Knight encounter.

Pangu Featured Image

Pangu was one of the chief Chinese gods involved in the Chinese creation myth. However, his existence is rather unique. Find out why.

Chretien de Troyes featured image

Explore the legacy of Chrétien de Troyes, the Father of Arthurian Romance, in this detailed article covering his life and legacy.

Helen of Troy Featured Image

Looking to learn more about Helen, the legendary Spartan queen at the heart of the greatest Greek epic of all time? Learn more here.

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