Faces of Arthur
my new Arthurian website. The name reflects the
myriad of views, opinions and representations of
King Arthur through the ages, many of which are
site is, as it did before, features my collection
of Arthurian material. This collection contains
all kinds of of Arthurian books, movies, music,
calendars and material such as miniatures. Hosted
by me, however, are the Arthurian Articles, mostly by August
Hunt and the book by Fabio
Barbieri concerning the History of Arthurian Britain, 407-597.
This is a
complete guide to the articles available at this
out what has been added or altered here.
tell us what you like best in the Collection.
parent site, is an initiative based in the
Netherlands, dedicated to the study of the period
between the Roman occupation of Britain and the
Early Middle Ages. For more on this, see About Vortigern
I first started collecting
novels about King Arthur when my parents
bought me one my first comics for the
long drive to our holiday destination,
when I was about seven years old.
Although that sparked a very different
collection at the time (comics), my
Arthurian curiosity only changed to a
historical 'obsession' when I became
familiar with the children's/young adult
This new section holds the
extension of the site into Arthurian
articles. Some of them are mine, but by
far the most are by August Hunt. These
articles include new looks at
archaeological items, such as the Cornish
'Artgonov Stone', or the possible
background for most of the characters in
of Arthurian Britain, 407-597
Fabio P. Barbieri (1962) has a degree in
Religious Studies and Social Anthropology
from the School of Oriental and African
Studies, University of London, but did
always love mythology. His first book is
on the subject of comparative mythology.
This work on the Arthurian epic and
history is his current project.
Vortigern Studies Bibliography
Going deeper into the Dark Ages?
Vortigern Studies, the parent site, is
supported by a collection of articles,
anthologies, studies and primary or
secondary sources about the Late Antique
Roman and Dark Ages.
Links to many other sites
about Late Roman and related period re-enactment