On Wed, 21 Feb 1996, Marc Morales wrote:
> At 07:28 PM 2/17/96 +0000, M.A. Handley wrote:
> >A connection between Lancelot and any Celtic figure would be made
> >possible, if still not plausible, if Lancelot actually could be found in
> >a 'Celtic' text. He's not in any of the Mabiniogion tales, nor part of
> >the Ulster Cycle (or any Irish Sagas) nor in any of the Saga Englynion from
> >early Wales. Lancelot does not appear until 'the Matter of Britain' had
> >become a European literary tradition, so to equate him with something Celtic is
> >just not on.
> >Mark Handley, Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
> Does it mean, Mark, that whatever came from 'Europe' -WE say the continent-
> is not Celtic for you?
> Lancelot IS a Celtic figure whether you like it or not, giving no matter
> where he came from : the imagination of some scholar or the legends.
> Have a good day Mark.:-)
> Marc Morales
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> Dia Dhuit uile
> A wolf can act but like a wolf
Do you care to give reasons for your argument, Marc? Mark did...