Buka menu utama
Merlin membacakan ramalannya kepada Vortigern, dari Perpustakaan Bitania MS Cotton Claudius B VII dalam Prophetiae Merlini karya Geoffrey, c.1250-70

Geoffrey dari Monmouth (bahasa Latin: Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Galfridus Artur, bahasa Wales: Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy) (c. 1100 – c. 1155) adalah seorang pendeta dan salah satu tokoh penting dalam perkembangan sejarah Britania dan ketenaran kisah Raja Arthur. Dia terkenal karena kroniknya yang berjudul Historia Regum Britanniae ("Sejarah Raja Britania"), yang cukup populer pada masanya[1] dan diterjemahkan ke berbagai bahasa.

Catatan kakiSunting

  1. ^ [Hans Baron, "Fifteenth-century civilisation and the Renaissance", in The New Cambridge Modern history, vol. 1 1957:56.

Referensi dan bacaan lanjutanSunting

  • Geoffrey of Monmouth. "The History of the Kings of Britain." Edited and translated by Michael Faletra. Broadview Books: Peterborough, Ontario, 2008. ISBN 1-55111-639-1
  • Geoffrey of Monmouth. The History of the Kings of Britain. Translated, with introduction and index, by Lewis Thorpe. Penguin Books: London, 1966. ISBN 0-14-044170-0
  • John Jay Parry and Robert Caldwell. "Geoffrey of Monmouth" in Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages, Roger S. Loomis (ed.). Clarendon Press: Oxford University. 1959. ISBN 0-19-811588-1
  • N. J. Higham. King Arthur: Myth-making and History, London and New York, Routledge, 2002, ISBN 0-415-21305-3
  • John Morris. The Age of Arthur: A History of the British Isles from 350 to 650. Barnes & Noble Books: New York. 1996 (originally 1973). ISBN 1-84212-477-3
  • Brynley F. Roberts. "Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regnum Britanniae and Brut y Brenhinedd" in The Arthur of the Welsh: The Arthurian Legend in Medieval Welsh Literature, Cardiff, University of Wales Press, 1991, ISBN 0-7083-1307-8
  • Curley, Michael. Geoffrey of Monmouth. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994.
  • Ziolkowski, Jan (1990). "The Nature of Prophecy in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Vita Merlini". In Kugel, James L. (Ed.), Poetry and Prophecy: the Beginnings of a Literary Tradition. Cornell.

Pranala luarSunting