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Layamon or Laghamon (; ), occasionally written Lawman, was a poet of the early 13th century and author of the Brut, a notable English poem of the 12th century that was the first English language work to discuss the legends of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Layamon describes himself in his poem as a priest, living at Areley Kings in Worcestershire. His poem provided inspiration for numerous later writers, including Sir Thomas Malory and Jorge Luis Borges, and had an impact on medieval history writing in England.Print-era editors and cataloguers have spelled his name in various ways including "Layamon", "Lazamon", or "Lawman". Brown University suggests that the form "Layamon" is etymologically incorrect, while The Fifth International Conference on Laamon's Brut at Brown University mentions: "BL MS Cotton Caligula A.ix spells it "Laamon" (the third letter is called a "yogh"). BL MS Cotton Otho C.xiii spelled it "Laweman" and "Loweman".

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Total Books: 31
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight The Lady of Shallot The Lady of the Fountain and other Classic Poems and Tales of Camelot
Lazamons Brut Or Chronicle of Britain  A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace
Brut
2009 - Brut (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781438517148
ISBN-10: 1438517149
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Layamons Brut Or Chronicle Of Britain V3 A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase Of The Brut Of Wace
Roman de Brut English
2008 - Roman De Brut English [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780554304823
ISBN-10: 0554304821
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Roman de Brut English Brut
2006 - Roman De Brut English Brut (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781406911312
ISBN-10: 1406911313
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Brut or Hystoria Brutonum
1995 - Brut or Hystoria Brutonum (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780582246515
ISBN-10: 0582246512
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Arthurian Chronicles
1990 - Arthurian Chronicles (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780460115780
ISBN-10: 0460115782
Genre: History
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Lazamon's Arthur The Arthurian Section of Lazamon's Brut
1989 - Lazamon's Arthur the Arthurian Section of Lazamon's Brut (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780292746602
ISBN-10: 0292746601
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Brut Selections [Clarendon Mediaeval & Tudor] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
Layamons Brut or Chronicle of Britain
Layamons Brut or Chronicle of Britain (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780404039103
ISBN-10: 0404039103
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Layamon's Brut Selections [BCL1-PR English Literature] (Other)