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Best 1970s Films

The 1970s were a period of change and transition in the world of film. It saw the emergence of new and influencial filmmakers such as Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, and Francis Ford Coppola. This is

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Owain

There are several characters from the Arthurian legends who can be identified as real individuals of the fifth and sixth centuries. Owain is one of these individuals. He appears in the legends as one of Arthur’s allies,

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Érec et Énide (Erec and Enide)

Érec et Énide is the second of Chrétien de Troyes’ five romance poems, completed late Twelfth Century AD (c AD 1170).  It is one of the four completed works by Chrétien, the other three being

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Urien

Some of the characters from the Arthurian legends can be identified as definitely historical figures. One of Arthur’s most famous knights, Sir Uriens of Gorre, is one of them. Let us take a look at

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Brutus of Britain

Most nations have a legendary founding figure, and Britain is no different. According to the earliest legendary account of the origins of the island, the man who led his nation to ancient Britain and founded

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Cligès, by Chrétien de Troyes

Introduction to the Poem: Structure and Technique Cligès is a poem by the mediæval French poet Chrétien de Troyes, dating from the late 12th Century AD (c 1176).  It is the third of Chrétien’s five

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Short Stories Magazine Issues

Among the so-called “big four” pulp magazines, Short Stories was one of the largest. It’s hundreds of issues gave us literal thousands of (you guessed it) classic short stories. This is the list of Short

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The Expanse Timeline

The Expanse has recently entered public consciousness thanks to the arrival of the SyFy series, which has gone on to stand beside some of the greats, including Battlestar Galactica. This is the Expanse timeline and

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Where is King Arthur’s Grave?

One of the most exciting things about any historical figure is finding out where their body is now located. And there is good reason for believing that King Arthur was historical (see the article ‘Was

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