The Legend Of King Arthur: A Heroic Hero

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“King Arthur is a medieval, mythological figure who was the head of the kingdom Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table. It is not known if there was a real Arthur, though it is believed he may have been a Roman-affiliated military leader who successfully staved off a Saxon invasion during the 5th to 6th centuries” (King Arthur Biography). King Arthur is a figure that has been believed to be real, although many believe he is a real, there is no actual evidence to prove his existence. Arthur has been talked about in many stories, with that being said he has made it into the hearts of many individuals, especially the ones who believe in his existence. He is considered a legend due to his bravery and excellent skill to stay alive throughout 12 battles without even a scar. His role as a Knight of the Round Table sprouted his fame in the world. King Arthur, a mythical figure that was a hero in British Literature, is viewed as a role model and a truly good person in stories, and he continues to exist in the minds and hearts of many; while some individuals believe he was based on a real figure, he never existed on Earth. First of all, with King Arthur being fictional the only information on his existence was when he led Britain in the late 5th and early 6th centuries to defeat the Saxon invaders. Arthur was the head of the Knights of the Round Table, along beside him were other knights that were considered to be the best in King Arthur’s kingdom. Jeremy Roberts stated, “The
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