Monthly Archives July 2016

Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1898) Contents Preface I. The Story of Atlantis II. Taliessin of the Radiant Brow III. The Swan-Children of Lir IV. Usheen in the Island of Youth V. Bran the Blessed VI. The Castle of the Active Door VII. Merlin the Enchanter VIII. Sir Lancelot of the Lake IX. The Half-Man X. King Arthur at Avalon XI. Maelduin’s Voyage XII. The Voyage of St. Brandan XIII. Kirwan’s Search for Hy-Brasail XIV. The Isle of Satan’s Hand XV. Antillia, the Island of the Seven Cities XVI. Harald the Viking XVII. The Search for Norumbega XVIII. The Guardians of
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Nanteos Cup Moved to National Library of Wales

The famous Nanteos Cup, origin unknown, but one of a number of possible candidates for the Holy Grail and recently in the news for having been both stolen then recovered, has been moved to a permanent display in the National Library of Wales. Here are some related news reports: Cambrian News, June 24, 2016 Independent’s article on the recovery of the stolen Nanteos Cup, June 26, 2915 BBC News report on the theft of the Cup, July 2014
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Discovered: Unknown, Unpublished C.S. Lewis poem

Here’s the Press Release: Texas State University   07/01/16 News from the Office of Media Relations Jayme Blaschke 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX  78666 (512) 245-2180 Texas State’s Beebe discovers unknown, unpublished C.S. Lewis poem SAN MARCOS – Steven Beebe, a Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies at Texas State University, has discovered an unpublished and unknown poem authored by famed 20th century author C. S. Lewis. Beebe found the poem while conducting research this summer at Oxford University’s Bodleian Library. Handwritten on the back of one of Lewis’ manuscripts—and authenticated by Lewis scholar, author and handwriting expert Charlie
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