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Broceliande

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A legendary region adjoining Brittany, in the Arthurian legends, where Merlin lies.

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Broceliande

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A legendary region adjoining Brittany, in the Arthurian legends, where Merlin lies.

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Brocéliande

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 195 words.

Forest with fabulous associations of eastern Brittany officially known since the French Revolution as the forest of Paimpont, the last

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Broceliande

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 13 words.

a legendary region adjoining Brittany, in the Arthurian legends, where Merlin lies.

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Broceliande

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 14 words.

A legendary region adjoining Brittany, in the Arthurian legends, home of *Merlin.

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Broceliande

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 64 words.

A legendary region adjoining Brittany, in the Arthurian legends, home of *Merlin. *Wace in his Roman de Rou...

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Baranton

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The fountain of Brocéliande, a forest in Brittany.

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Baranton

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 9 words.

The fountain of Brocéliande, a forest in Brittany.

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Paimpont

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Official French name, since the time of the Revolution, for the forest of Brocéliande.

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Paimpont

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 15 words.

Official French name, since the time of the Revolution, for the forest of Brocéliande.

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Vivien

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In the Arthurian legend, an enchantress (otherwise Nimue or Niniane) who entrapped Merlin and imprisoned him in a tower of air in the forest of Broceliande.

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Vivien

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 27 words.

in the Arthurian legend, an enchantress (otherwise Nimue or Niniane) who entrapped Merlin and imprisoned him in a tower of air in the forest of Broceliande....

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Esclados le Roux

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[Fr. le roux, the reddish-brown].

Fearsome knight of Brittany, sometimes named as the guardian of the fountain of Bérenton at Brocéliande; more often it is an unnamed, tall,...

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korrigan

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[Bret. korr, dwarf].

Wanton, impish, sprightly female fairy of Breton folklore who desires sexual union with humans. Thought to be descended from ancient druidesses, korrigans are...

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Lady of the Lake

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In the Arthurian legends, a rather shifting supernatural character. In Malory's Morte d'Arthur she gives Arthur the sword Excalibur, but when she asks for the head of Balyn as payment Balyn...

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Mewan

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(6th century),

abbot. Born in South Wales, he was a disciple of Samson and a companion of Austell, who migrated from Wales to Brittany through Cornwall, where they founded churches...

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Cú Roí

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[Ir., hound of the plain (?); hound of god (?)].

Usually seen as a hero of Munster, Cú Roí is one of the most enigmatic figures in early Irish narrative; he may also be a divinity,...

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