1)The legends of Britain is a name given collectively to the body of literature and legendary material associated with Great Britain and its legendary kings.
1)The three "Matters" were first described in the 12th century by the French poet Jean Bodel.the Matter of Britain from the mythological themes taken from classical antiquity.
1)It could be said that the legendary history of Britain was created in part to form a body of patriotic myth for the country. 2)Several agendas thus can be seen in this body of literature. 3) The Arthurian literary cycle is the best known part of the Matter of Britain. It has succeeded largely because it tells two interlocking stories that have intrigued many later authors.
Слайд 5: Characters
Legendary kings and founders: Brutus of Britain, Corineus, King Cole Cymbeline, Leir of Britain(Shakespeare'sKing Lear), Cassibelanus, Caradocus, AureliusAmbrosius, Uth e r, Pendragon, Cadwall,