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Author Geoffrey, of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, 1100?-1154

Title Geoffrey of Monmouth : the history of the kings of Britain : an edition and translation of De gestis Britonum (Historia regum Britanniae) / edition by Michael D. Reeve ; translation by Neil Wright
Published Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (lxxvi, 307 pages)
Series Arthurian studies, 0261-9814 ; 69
Arthurian studies ; 69
Contents Introduction. Geoffrey, Merline, and De gestis Britonum ; The transmission of De gestis Britonum ; The apparatus of this edition ; Spelling ; Geoffrey's Latin ; The quality of the transmitted text ; Geoffrey's sources ; Title ; Articulation ; Punctuation ; Editions ; Critical notes ; Translator's note -- Symbols and abbreviations -- Text and translation -- Index of names
Summary Written in the 1130s, Geoffrey's imaginative history of the Britons from Brutus to Cadwallader, and the first to recount the woes of Lear and the glittering career of Arthur, rapidly became a bestseller. An ideal text for scholars, this is a reprint of the Latin text with a facing English translation
Notes First paperback ed.: 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Parallel English and Latin text with English introduction
Subject Geoffrey of Monmouth. Historia regum Britanniae.
Britons -- History -- Early works to 1800
Koningen (vorsten)
Geschichtsschreibung -- Grossbritannien -- Geschichte Mittelalter -- Text.
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Kings and rulers.
Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Early works to 1800
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Early works to 1800
Great Britain.
Grossbritannien -- Geschichte Mittelalter -- Quelle.
Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1846155568
Other Titles Historia regum Britanniae. English & Latin
History of the kings of Britain : an edition and translation of De gestis Britonum (Historia regum Britanniae)
De gestis Britonum