of or relating to King Arthur, who, with his knights, formed the subject of a large part of medieval romance: Arthurian legends.
- pre-Ar·thu·ri·an, adjective
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How to use Arthurian in a sentence
In Arthurian legend, a knights wearing black indicate both power but also mystery and independence.
Perhaps Thomas Mallory should have left well enough alone with the original French Arthurian tales.Leave John Banville Alone! Why Chandler’s Marlowe Should Live On | Ace Atkins | September 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Arthurian problem is one which appeals not only to the literary critic but also to the historian.The Three Days' Tournament | Jessie L. Weston
To any one thoroughly familiar with the Arthurian romances, the juxtaposition of these three names is extremely significant.The Three Days' Tournament | Jessie L. Weston
Follow with a sketch of the Druids, the Celts and their folk lore and the Arthurian legends.The Complete Club Book for Women | Caroline French Benton
The Arthurian legends enshrine some of the oldest Aryan myths, and are the source of some of our noblest poetry.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire | Charles Hardwick
Some of the struggles of this period may have been absorbed by the romance writers into their stock of Arthurian legends.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire | Charles Hardwick
British Dictionary definitions for Arthurian
of or relating to King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table
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