At 02:08 PM 1/31/96 -0500, Tom Knapp wrote:
>I think that mainland Europe made a lot of attempts in the Romance period
>to "steal" pieces of the Arthurian saga ... hence Lancelot becoming
>French! I personally believe, based on what I've studied so far and on
>"gut instincts," that Arthur never left Britain to invade Rome like they
>say, nor did Lancelot come from France, nor was the Lady of the Lake from
>Brittany! I'm surprised I haven't come across legends yet that say Arthur
>came to America and interacted with the Injuns! (After all, if Jesus
>could do it, as some people are claiming now, why not Arthur?)
Are you trying to say that the Celtic Archetypes that the arthurian legend
represents only belongs and came from the insular Celts?
You can't prove something only by saying :
> I think that mainland Europe made attempts to steal Arthurian saga
> I personnaly believe
> on "gut instincts".
I don't say that Arthur went so far as Brittany neither but to think that
all characters of the Arthurian Saga came from Albion is something like
thinking Europe or France or USA is the center of our culture.
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