Rightly, Galahad should have been the son of Arthur and Guinevere, King and Queen, Lord and Lady. But Arthur begets Mordred upon his
half sister Morgause, and Lancelot is the Queen’s lover. Thus out
of the tangled web of deceit and falsehood comes the redeeming
figure of Galahad allowed, by a dispensation of light, to achieve
the Mystery of the Grail — though not, alas, to bring about the
final transformation which would have established Logres as an
earthly paradise. Instead, it is given to him to look within the
Grail, at which point he expires in an ecstasy of desire, which can
no longer keep him from union with the Absolute."
John Matthews - The Arthurian Tradition
Arthurian books photo challenge-day#19: favourite book illustration.AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWW <3
The Riding of Lancelot by S. Fowler Wright, 1929.
The Riding of Lancelot is Sydney Fowler Wright’s take on a scene from Arthurian mythology. But before we look into the book itself let’s look at the source material. King Arthur’s as old as Britain, his story…
get to know me meme | favorite movies (1/5): monty python and the holy grail
"on second thought, let’s not go to camelot. ‘tis a silly place."
I love looking at photoes of Camelot musical performances!
sources in order of appearance: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 6, 7 and 8
Two very rare shots of Julie Andrews in the original Broadway production of Camelot.