Taliesin / The Pendragon Cycle: Ciclo Pendragon / The Pendragon Cycle: 1 by Steve Lawhead at РISBN РISBN TALIESIN (CICLO PENDRAGON 01) FANTASIA EPICA by Stephen R. Lawhead, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Editions for Taliesin: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), Taliesin (The Pendragon Cycle #1) . Taliesin (Ciclo Pendragón, #1).

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Editions of Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead

Tells simultaneously the story of the fall of Atlantis, the subsequent travel of Princess Charis and her family to Ynys Prydein Britainand the discovery and training of Taliesin as a druid-bard. It should be remembered that although Lawhead retains an authentic and well researched grasp of the Arthurian legend, he was not concerned with writing a work penfragon pure history.

The Cycle was originally ” The Pendragon Trilogy “, but after Arthur’ s rather abrupt ending, and the existence of many unexplored stories and plotlines, Lawhead decided to expand on his trilogy by writing additional books. When treachery follows, Arthur’s warriors brave the Wasteland of Lyonesse to retrieve the sacred relic. Tells of Arthur building a shrine to house the Holy Grail and how the beautiful taliwsin mysterious Morgaws joins his court.

Tells of Myrddin’s dual upbringing among the druids and Christian priests, his capture and mystical training among the Hill Folk, and his brief time as a king of Dyfed. Narrated by Gwalchavad majority and Morgian short narration at each chapter’s beginning. The Pendragon Cycle is a series of historical fantasy books based on the Arthurian legendwritten by Stephen R.


The series is a work of fiction that takes place in the 5th and 6th centuries and attempts to present the Arthurian legends in a historical setting while presenting the story with a reality the reader can connect with. Narrated by Pelleas first thirdBedwyr second thirdand Aneirin last third.

Tells of an invasion of Ireland and Britain by the Vandal army of Twrch Trwyththe Black Boar, and a subsequent plague that sweeps across Britain, threatening Arthur’s Kingdom of Summer while it is still newborn. Therefore, any historical inconsistencies in his work should be taken in this context.


He experiences a doomed romance with Princess Ganieda and long takiesin of madness as a wild man of the woods before finding his destiny. Avalon is not considered to be a true member of the Cycle, but rather a ‘related semi-sequel’ to it.

Arthur is made Duke and Battlechief of Britain after drawing the sword of Maximus from a stone, but must fight back the Saecsens and barbarian invaders and unite the peoples of Britain before he can be accepted as High King. The two eventually meet, marry, and Myrddin Merlin is born, cixlo weeks before a tragedy brought about by Charis’ jealous half-sister, Morgian.


The books, with the exception of Taliesin and Avalonare narrated in the first-person, and, except for PendragonGrailand Avalonare each split into three sections Pendragon has four, Grail one, and Avalon five.

The Pendragon Cycle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved pdndragon ” https: Grail is mostly narrated by Gwalchavad Galahadwith a short narration by Morgian Morgan le Fay at the beginning of most chapters.

Views Read Edit View history. Tells of Arthur and Myrddin’s attempt to create the paradisaical “Kingdom of Summer”. A listing of the locations and place names used in the series, and their modern equivalents see also List of Roman place names in Britain:. This page was last edited on 5 Augustat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use pendrxgon Privacy Policy.

Lawhead bases his stories on the Mabinogionthe History of the Tlaiesin of Britain and other works of Geoffrey of Monmouth penvragon, the writings of TaliesinGildasand Nenniusand several other legends that he manages to interweave into the Arthurian legend. Merlin and Pendragon are narrated by Myrddin Merlin. Many historical personas some already included in the Arthurian legend exist in the Cycle, alongside less “factual” characters: