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King Arthur History Question of the Week 1

How much do you know about the history of King Arthur?

TintagelWebThe existence of a King Arthur who ruled Britain is still debated, but ancient evidence of his life and of his probable times survived. Such documents date from the time of Arthur and later. Some of the history reported in the documents may be mere fantasy, but their antiquity gives them standing as historical documents. These questions are based around those historical documents, but with some modern sensibility.

Question 1

(*) King Arthur’s historical existence is unproven. If he lived, which of the following is the most likely time for his life? (dates are A.D. or C.E.)