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1 Challenge II Objectives: Evaluate the values of knights of the round table(summarize-how people should treat others and responsibilities tocountry)Define Chivalry and compare to the 3 R’s of our school(respect, ready, responsibility)Identify the connections/conflicts between charactersin the Arthurian Legends?List the main themes found in the legend.
2 Twelve basic rules of the Knights of the Round Table were: 1 What values does Arthur seem to represent? (look at a. how other people should be treated and b. what responsibilities a person has to their country) value val·ue [val-yoo] noun, verb, -ued, -u·ing. –noun 1. relative worth, merit, or importance: the value of a friendship 2. to consider with respect to worth, excellence, usefulness, or importance. 3. to regard or esteem highly: He values her friendship.Twelve basic rules of the Knights of the Round Table were:To never lay down armsTo seek after wondersWhen called upon, to defend the rights of the weak with all one's strengthTo injure no oneNot to attack one anotherTo fight for the safety of one's countryTo give one's life for one's countryTo seek nothing before honorNever to break faith for any reasonTo practice religion most diligentlyTo grant hospitality to anyone, each according to his abilityWhether in honor or disgrace, to make a report with the greatest fidelity to truth to those who keep the annals
3 2-What is chivalry? Is chivalry important today? chiv·al·ry (sh v l-r ) n. pl. chiv·al·ries1. The medieval system, principles, and customs of knighthood.2. The qualities idealized by knighthood, such as bravery, courtesy, honor, and gallantry toward women.Crush the monsters that steal our land androb our people.Fight with honor.Avenge the wronged.Never abandon a friend, ally, or noble cause.Fight for the ideals of king, country, and chivalry.Die with valor.Always keep one's word of honor.Always maintain one's principles.Never betray a confidence or comrade.Avoid deception.Respect life and freedom.Die with honor.Exhibit manners.Be polite and attentive.Be respectful of host, women, and honor.Loyalty to country, King, honor, freedom, andthe code of chivalry.Loyalty to one's friends and those who lay theirtrust in thee.Live to serve King and Country.Live to defend Crown and Country and all it holds dear.Live one's life so that it is worthy of respect and honor.Live for freedom, justice and all that is good.Never attack an unarmed foe.Never use a weapon on an opponent not equal to the attack.Never attack from behind.Avoid lying to your fellow man.Avoid cheating.Avoid torture.Obey the law of king, country, and chivalry.Administer justice.Protect the innocent.Exhibit self control.Show respect to authority.Respect women.Exhibit Courage in word and deed.Defend the weak and innocent.Destroy evil in all of its monstrous forms.
5 3-Connections and Conflicts Identify the relationships between the main characters in the legend. Guinevere/LancelotThey are loversThey both love Arthur and do not want to hurt himMorgan Le Fay/MordredThey are mother and son and bothwant Arthur’s kingdomnoneLancelot/ArthurThey are good friendsLancelot betrays Arthur with GuinevereArthur/Morgan Le FayThey are brother and sister and Mordred’s parentsThey both want the kingdomGuinevere/ArthurThey are husband and wifeGuinevere loves two menArthur/MordredThey are father and sonBoth of them want the kingdom
6 4 What are the main themes, or main ideas in the Arthurian Legends? Chivalry (Knighthood)Equality (the RoundTable)Search forSelf/Identity (Quests/Hunts)Faith in Godthe HighestSpiritual Pursuit(the Holy Grail)Loyalty (the knightsloyalty toKing Arthur)Birthright/Nobility (the Swordin the Stone)Love and Romance Themes found in the King Arthur Legend