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Shinto Documents. THOMAS (Library of Congress) Library of Congress Home. Com: Need. Know. Accomplish. Free Library. Nennius: Historia Brittonum, 8th century. Back to Medieval Source Book | ORB Main Page | Links to Other Medieval Sites | Medieval Sourcebook: Nennius: Historia Brittonum, 8th century Nennius was an eighth-century historian who is a major source for tales of King Arthur.

[see #56 below]. Unlike the much more careful Bede, Nennius was, as one modern historian writes "unrestrainedly inventive" [ Gerhard Herm, The Celts , [London, 1976], p. 275]. Not all of Nennius can be dismissed as he apparently had access to no-longer available 5th century sources, but neither can he be entirely trusted. 1. 2. For I yield to those who are greater and more eloquent than myself, who, kindled with generous ardour, have endeavoured by Roman eloquence to smooth the jarring elements of their tongue, if they have left unshaken any pillar of history which I wished to see remain.

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