Geoffrey Book VIII, IX & X

Geoffrey Book VIII, IX & X - Geoffrey Notes on Book VIII,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Geoffrey Notes on Book VIII, IX and X BOOK VIII- Ambrosius begins to rebuild his territories and restore it to how it was prior to the Saxons. “Status Quo”- Ambrosius decides to build a monument for those that were slaughtered in the Hengist surprise attack o They contact Merlin to see what he foresees as an appropriate burial ground o Merlin explains he can only use his powers for good and not evil as he wil lose all power if he does o He suggests that Ambrosius must go to Killaraus, Ireland to take the Giants Dance which are constructed of African stones o Merlin says the stones are strong and enormous and no one will be able to move them once placed by our skill.- Uther sets off with 15,000 men to invade Ireland to retrieve the stones o Gillomanius, the king of Ireland, fights Uther but loses and the Britons are free to take the rocks o Merlin creates magical machines which can lift and move the rocks to Salisbury where they celebrate Pentecost, a 50 feast. - Pascentius, Vortigern’s evil son, raises up a large army to invade the Britons but Ambrosius shuts them down. Pascentius now flees to Ireland to allies with Gillomanius.- Pascentius now offers a bounty of 1000lbs of silver for the person who kills Ambrosius. Eopa, a Saxon, disguises himself and poisons the sick Ambrosius...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course SOC 105 taught by Professor Michaelschwartz during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

Page1 / 3

Geoffrey Book VIII, IX & X - Geoffrey Notes on Book VIII,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online