King Arthur DVD Series

kingarthurdvdThe saga of King Arthur and his knights and ladies is perhaps the most enduringly popular mythic tradition of Western civilization.

What does this tell us about our culture, our civilization, and ourselves? What is it about this particular story that has so deeply gripped the human imagination for so many centuries, in so many places?

Come join us for this 8 session DVD film course!

WHEN AND WHERE

Thursdays 7 PM – 9 PM starting Sept 1 at

Room 9
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
1901 E. Robinson St
Orlando FL 32803

REGISTRATION AND COST

This class is FREE and is considered “Drop-in” friendly – come for all or just your favorites in this 8 week series! Donations welcome to help support our work.

Full description at
http://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/king-arthur-history-and-legend.html

You can register to be put in the email reminder list and to help us plan for classroom space needs.

SYLLABUS

 

Sept 1

King Arthur: Class 1

  • The Origins of Arthur
  • An Arthur-Like Figure in Cornwall
  • King Arthur in the Latin Chronicles
Sept 8

King Arthur: Class 2

  • King Arthur in Wales — The Mabinogion
  • Monmouth, Merlin, and Courtly Love
  • The Round Table — Arthur in Wace and Layamon
Sept 15

King Arthur: Class 3

  • Chretien de Troyes and Sir Lancelot
  • Arthurian Tales and Brittany and Burgundy
  • The Lancelot-Grail Cycle
Sept 22

King Arthur: Class 4

  • The Early German Arthurian Tradition
  • King Arthur’s Other German Adaptations
  • The Arthurian Saga of Scandinavia
Sept 29

King Arthur: Class 5

  • Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight
  • The Alliterative Morte Arthure
  • Sir Thomas Mallory’s Le Morte Darthur
Oct 6

King Arthur: Class 6

  • Enriching the Legend: Tristan and Isolde
  • The Holy Grail from Chretien to Dan Brown
  • Arthuriana in Medieval Art
Oct 13

King Arthur: Class 7

  • Spenser, Milton and the Rennaisance Arthur
  • Idylls of the King – The Victorian Arthur
  • Wager and Twain – King Arthur in the Late 1800’s
Oct 20

King Arthur: Class 8

  • Once and Future — The 20th Century Arthur
  • Camelot Comes to Hollywood
  • King Arthur in the 21st Century and Beyond

CONTACT
Email mysticgrove@orlandouu.org for more info or to register to be put on  the reminder list for this class.

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