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Two Glastonbury Legends
King Arthur and St Joseph of Arimathea


  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107495142

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  • First published in 1926, this book presents a concise examination of the historic context underlying ancient traditions connecting Joseph of Arimathea and King Arthur with the Abbey of Glastonbury. Illustrative figures are included and notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the origins of the legends and traditions surrounding Glastonbury.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107495142
    • length: 92 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 1 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introductory note
    King Arthur:
    1. The early Glastonbury tradition
    2. The appropriation of his story
    St Joseph of Arimathea:
    1. The early tradition
    2. The use made of the tradition
    Additional notes:
    1. The expected return of King Arthur
    2. The 'old church' at Glastonbury
    3. The leaden cross from King Arthur's grave, and the brass plate from the column
    4. The grave of St Joseph of Arimathea
    5. The two cruets of St Joseph of Arimathea
    6. William Good's narrative
    7. On the names of some Glastonbury monks.

  • Author

    J. Armitage Robinson

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