Publisher description for From Scythia to Camelot : a radical reassessment of the legends of King Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table, and the Holy Grail / C. Scott Littleton, Linda A. Malcor.


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This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Arthur, -- King.
Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Folklore.
Legends -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Grail -- Legends -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- Antiquities, Celtic.
Arthurian romances -- Sources.
Camelot (Legendary place)
Mythology, Iranian.
Mythology, Celtic.