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Many historical personas some already included in the Arthurian legend exist in the Cycle, alongside less “factual” characters: Tells of Myrddin’s dual upbringing among the druids and Christian priests, his capture and mystical training among the Hill Folk, and his brief time as a king of Dyfed.

A listing of the locations and place names used in the series, and their modern equivalents see also List of Roman place names in Britain:. This page was last edited on 5 Augustat He experiences a doomed romance with Princess Ganieda and long years of madness as a wild man of the woods before finding his destiny.

Views Read Edit View history. Arthur is made Duke and Battlechief of Britain after drawing the sword of Maximus from a stone, cic,o must fight back the Saecsens and barbarian invaders and unite the peoples of Britain before he can be accepted as High King.

The Pendragon Cycle

Retrieved from ” https: Narrated by Gwalchavad majority and Morgian short narration at each chapter’s beginning. Merlin and Pendragon are narrated by Myrddin Merlin. Tells of Arthur building a shrine to house the Holy Grail and how the beautiful and mysterious Morgaws joins his court.


Grail is mostly narrated by Gwalchavad Galahadwith a short narration by Morgian Morgan le Fay at the beginning of most chapters. Narrated by Pelleas first thirdBedwyr second thirdand Aneirin last third. tqliesin

The Pendragon Cycle – Wikipedia

Pendrwgon using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It should be remembered that although Lawhead retains an authentic and well researched grasp of the Arthurian legend, he was not concerned with writing a work of pure history.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Avalon is not considered to be a true member of the Cycle, but rather tsliesin ‘related semi-sequel’ to it.

Editions of Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead

The two eventually meet, marry, and Myrddin Merlin is born, just weeks before a tragedy brought about by Charis’ jealous half-sister, Morgian. When treachery follows, Arthur’s warriors brave the Wasteland of Lyonesse to retrieve the sacred relic. The Pendragon Cycle is a series of historical fantasy books based on the Arthurian legendwritten by Stephen R.

The books, with the exception of Taliesin and Avalonare narrated in the first-person, and, except for PendragonGrailand Avalonare each split into three sections Pendragon has four, Grail one, and Avalon five. Tells simultaneously the story of the fall of Atlantis, the subsequent travel of Princess Charis and her family to Ynys Prydein Britainand the discovery and training of Taliewin as a druid-bard.



Tells of Arthur and Myrddin’s attempt to create the paradisaical “Kingdom of Summer”. Lawhead bases his stories on the Mabinogionthe History of the Kings of Britain and other works of Geoffrey of Monmouththe writings of TaliesinGildasand Nenniusand several other legends that he manages to interweave into the Arthurian legend. The Cycle was originally ” The Pendragon Trilogy “, but after Arthur’ s rather abrupt ending, and the existence of many unexplored stories and plotlines, Lawhead decided to expand on his trilogy by writing additional books.

The series is a work of fiction that takes place in the 5th and 6th centuries and attempts to present the Arthurian legends in a historical setting while presenting the story with a reality the reader can connect with. Therefore, any historical inconsistencies in his work should be taken in this context.

Tells of an invasion of Ireland and Britain by the Vandal army of Twrch Trwyththe Black Boar, and a subsequent plague that sweeps across Britain, threatening Arthur’s Kingdom of Summer while it is still newborn.