Presentation on theme: "Arthurian Legends by Juliette Evans Arthurian Legends Take place in Great Britain Fictional Legends with many different versions Sir Thomas Malory brought."— Presentation transcript:
Holy Grail In Christian mythology the cup used by Jesus during the last supper. In Arthurian legends the hero must prove himself worthy to be in its presence
Siege Perilous Specially reserved seat at the Round Table for the knight who was destined to quest for and return with the Holy Grail Sir Galahad- only knight who sits in it. Fatal to anyone else who sat in it.
Round Table Mystical Table in Camelot Symbol of Unity Given to Arthur by King Lodegreaunce (Guinevere's Father)
Excalibur King Arthur's mythical sword Sword in the stone only drawn by real king.
Chivalry Ideas associated with medieval knighthood Examples –Honor –Courtly love –Bravery –Loyalty to King
Page, Squire, Knight Age 7-Page –Servant in a household –Learns weaponry, courtesy, religion, etc. Age 14- Squire –Personal aide to a knight Age 18-21- Knight –If he can master the skills he is then knighted
King Arthur Son of Uther Pendragon + Igraine Raised by Sir Ector Drew the sword in the stone Married to Guinevere
Sir Lancelot Greatest of King Arthur’s Knights One of the most trusted Has an affair with Guinevere
Sir Galahad Son of Lancelot + Elaine Seat was siege perilous Quest for the Holy Grail
Sir Kay Arthur and Kay raised by Sir Ector Kay was Arthur’s foster brother Tries to claim sword in the stone
Sir Gawain King Arthur’s nephew Defender of the poor Ladies man
Sir Mordred Illegitimate son of Arthur Traitor Takes over Kingdom while Arthur is away
Merlin Wizard in Arthurian legends King’s Advisor
3 Classes of Medieval Society NobilityCommonersClergy