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King Arthur Conquers Cyberspace
King Arthur: Legends go back hundreds of years
Ancient manuscripts telling the story of the legendary King Arthur are set to go online.
The British Library is to make computer images of its priceless parchments for the Arthurian Heritage Trust.
They include the 11th century writings of Geoffrey of Monmouth and Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte D’Arthur, published in the 15th century.
The Trust aims to make them available in a digital archive for use by schools, academics and others at its Cornwall base.
And Daniel Parsons, director of the Trust’s project, said the archive could then be transferred to its internet site, making it a global resource for research and interpretation of the material.
He told BBC News Online: “The Arthurian legends are some of the most important cultural traditions in Europe and we want to make them more widely available.”
The Trust is still trying…
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