Arthurian Legend
April 20, 2003 10:10 AM   Subscribe

The Camelot Project A wonderful collection of Arthurian images, e-texts, and bibliographies, comprising everything from the Alliterative Morte Arthure to the eccentric Robert Stephen Hawker's "The Quest for the Sangraal." See also this extensive two-part list of on-line Arthurian resources, courtesy of Kathleen L. Nichols (Pittsburg State University).
posted by thomas j wise (2 comments total)
What a great archive -- thanks!
posted by josh at 1:42 PM on April 20, 2003

Thank you so much! I've just spent an hour going through the images, and I've only scratched the surface. I've also discovered some very interesting illustrators that I didn't know about before - Alberto Sangorski , for example, who, it turns out, also illuminated a famous English language version of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam that was lost on the Titanic (gratuitous description below*).

*"one early copy was bound in green levant morocco with sunken panels, elaborate giltwork, thousands of pieces of leather inlay, and 1050 gems, including rubies, garnets and topaz; the lower front cover was decorated with an image of a mandolin created with inlays of mahogany, satinwood, ebony and ivory."
posted by taz at 12:38 AM on April 21, 2003

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