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The Secret Tradition in Arthurian Legend by Gareth Knight

The Secret Tradition in Arthurian Legend is the first of two important Gareth Knight reissues to come out this month, to be shortly followed by Magical Images and the Magical Imagination.  On the one hand it is a remarkable study … Continue reading

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Faery Loves & Faery Lais: A Collection of Breton Lais as told by Gareth Knight

“The Breton lai is a relatively short narrative poem, usually accompanied by music, that appeared in France some time about the middle of the 12th century, spread by travelling musicians and story tellers called ‘jongleurs.’ What we find important about … Continue reading

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Merlin and the Grail Tradition by Gareth Knight

Few figures from myth and legend have impressed the imagination like that of Merlin, Archmage of the land of Logres, whose shadowy, compelling presence plays a key part in the tales of Arthurian legend and the Quest of the Holy … Continue reading

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