We have all heard of the Knights of the Round Table. But do you know the reason for the table being round?
The Round table had significant meaning. It was round so that it symbolized the equality of all the knights who sat at it. There was no head and there was no foot. Everyone was equal and had equal opinion in the matters of the court.
The List of the Knights of the Round Table - We all know that Lancelot sat at the Round Table but do you know what other knights were there? Here is a great list compiled by the Wikipedia. This list does vary from story to story. Some accounts had as few as twelve while other stories held that there were as many as 150 knights who sat at the table.
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table - Nice site with a wide variety of information about the round table.
- The Once and Future King This is the book that started the whole Camelot revival. It is a classic of fantasy and a must read for anybody who loves fantasy.