Sir Lancelot of the Lake
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Sir Lancelot of the Lake a French prose romance of the thirteenth century.

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lancelot (Legendary character) -- Romances.,
  • French prose literature -- To 1500 -- Translations into English.,
  • Arthurian romances.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesBroadway medieval library.
ContributionsPaton, Lucy Allen, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1489.L2 E56 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 420 p.
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5047722M
ISBN 100841467749
LC Control Number74008340

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SIR LANCELOT OF THE LAKE. SIR LANCELOT, the famous knight, was the son of a king and queen against whom their subjects rebelled; the king was killed, the queen taken captive, when a fairy rose in a cloud of mist and carried away the infant Lancelot from where he had been left beneath a tree. This is a translation of the Lancelot parts of the second book of Lancelot-Grail (also known as Lancelot Prose). I gave it the 5 stars because it's very rare to find translations which are cheaper than Norris's one and this was a nice fluent reading even if the non-Lancelot parts were simply summarized.4/5. The Lady of the Lake names him Lancilotto, which is said to mean “very wise and skilled knight of the lance and sword.” In the thirteenth-century Vulgate Lancelot, Lancelot is raised by the Lady of the Lake when his father dies due to the treachery of Claudas. It is . Sir Lancelot Of The Lake Sir Lancelot, the famous knight, was the son of a king and queen against whom their subjects rebelled; the king was killed, the queen taken captive, when a fairy rose in a cloud of mist and carried away the infant Lancelot from where he had been left beneath a tree.

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Sep 15,  · Abandoned by a lake by his mother, becoming the most esteemed knight in the court of King Arthur and then embarking on the quest of all the quests for the Holy Grail, betraying Arthur’s trust by laying with his wife, and then causing King’s death indirectly; the legend of Sir Lancelot is an amalgamation of so many varying factors, and thus depicts a true complex existence of a knight in. Lancelot, also spelled Launcelot, also called Lancelot of the Lake, French Lancelot du Lac, one of the greatest knights in Arthurian romance; he was the lover of Arthur’s queen, Guinevere, and was the father of the pure knight Sir Galahad. In summary: Sir Lancelot is regarded as the first and greatest of King Arthur’s legendary knights. Son of King Ban of Benoic (anglicized as Benwick) and Queen Elaine, he is known as Lancelot of the Lake (or Lancelot du Lac) because he was raised by Vivien, the Lady of the Lake. Apr 25,  · Lancelot, also known as Sir Lancelot and Lancelot du Lac (“Lancelot of the Lake”) is the greatest knight of King Arthur’s court and lover of Arthur’s wife, Queen Guinevere, best known from Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte D’Arthur ( CE). The character was first developed by the French poet Chretien de Troyes (l. c. CE) in his Lancelot or the Knight of the Cart (c. CE Author: Joshua J. Mark.