June 18, 2018

King Arthur Podcast Episode

The Legendary Sword in the Stone of San Galgano

Just found out (thanks to a colleague of mine) about this really cool podcast channel called Stuff You Should Know. I don't know if you're already familiar with it, but there was a recent episode on it that was all about "Was there a real King Arthur?"

In it, the two hosts, Josh and Chuck, try to piece together what could be real facts from the Arthurian myths we've inherited.

And it was actually quite entertaining. You get to learn things like what Avalon meant (answer: the Land of Apples), or that some theorize that the name 'Arthur' is derived from the nickname 'Arth,' which means bear (and therefore could refer to any man of imposing stature and physical prowess--so more like the cousins Gareth and Gauvain, than our Arthur in the Morgana Trilogy).

Anyway, I don't know whether you enjoy podcasts at all (I find them really great when I'm working on repetitive projects), but thought I'd share this with you. Enjoy!

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