Arthur, Rex Eternus

Arthur, Rex Eternus


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King Arthur is one of the greatest legends of all time.

The story of Arthur is a complex, and has been written by numerous writers for different purposes over a dozen centuries. To some, King Arthur was a mythic figure, never having lived, created to establish a line of descent. To others, King Arthur was a composite of numerous men who'd fought against the Saxon wave of immigration and invasion. They assert that Arthur was made from portions of each man, conflated and inflated in achievements, and given a name to cap off the semi-fictional figure. And finally to some, Arthur, King of the Britons, was a historical personage, having lived in a dark age of record keeping, but who in fact inspired the stories, and is remembered for deeds which, if they are lost to history in detail and clarity, nonetheless existed, and happened.

This incredible work contains vivid poetry about King Arthur, his life, his loves, his foes, his wars, and his legend. Also included are stunning black-and-white illustrations and a short story speculating of the mysterious death of King Arthur.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781460989388
Publisher: CreateSpace
Publication date: 03/27/2011
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Alex Ness is a poet and writer who has been published a number of times. He lives in Minnesota, he has two lovely cats, a bright if often wild son and a powerfully smart and lovely wife. He has two websites for his work, and

Trent Westbrook, 38, is an illustrator and native from Corpus Christi, Texas, who has worked on three books prior to Arthur, Rex Eternus with Alex Ness: A Life of Raverns, Lancelot, and Mythic Memories. He is currently working on two independent comic book projects for 2011, and a fifth book with Alex Ness. He is open to commissions and can be contacted at

Josh Brown is a writer and editor living in Minnesota. He has spent his career working in fiction and non-fiction, newspapers, magazines, books, comic books, and film.

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