Questions tagged [vita-merlini]

For questions about a story of by Geoffrey of Monmouth detailing one account of the life of Merlin, a Welsh prophet.

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In Vita Merlini, what did Merlin attribute his power of prophecy to?

In Vita Merlini, Merlin goes quite mad for a while, speaking of Britain in the past and remarking on nature and religion. He makes grand prophecies of what will happen in the future - he is, after all,...
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How long did King Arthur's empire last?

In Geoffrey of Monmouth's Vita Merlini, Merlin discussed past (and future) British history. He goes on at great length about the time of Arthur, describing some of his later exploits after defeating &...