a compilation of different enjolras (enjolrais?) singing ‘grantaire put the bottle down!’
aka my favourite thing on the internet ever
The Last Meals of Death Row Inmates
For his latest project “No Seconds,” photographer Henry Hargreaves recreated and documented the last meals requested by some of the most notorious executed criminals in history.
30th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade
I really, really want to go to this.
Too beautiful not to reblawg.
“Yes, Desmond, you will…”
Love, betrayal, incest, adultery, idealism, chivalry, sorcerers, knights, Christians, Pagans… it’s all right here. From the very beginning of its creation all the way to a modern feminist retelling, I’ve tried to collect an extensive history of the Arthurian legend. This is in no way a full account but it’s a good start.
De Excidio Brittonum by Gildas (~540) [PDF]
History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth (~1136) [PDF]
Vita Merlini by Geoffrey of Monmouth (~1150) [PDF]
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (~1350)
Le Morte Darthur by Thomas Malory (1485)
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley (1983) [PDF]
Related anthologies that have Arthurian legends in them:
I’m also including The Romance of Tristan and Iseult [PDF] [ePub] While technically not an Arthurian legend, it has many of the same themes and the story of Lancelot and Guinevere has strong roots from this tale.