Welcome to Arthuriana.
This is the personal academic website of Dr Thomas Green, which I have
maintained since 1998. I am currently engaged in research at the
University of Oxford; my principal research interests lie in the
history, archaeology, place-names and literature of early medieval
Britain. I have published a number of articles and books on
these topics, with a particular focus on the early Arthurian legend
Anglian-British interaction in this period. I also lecture on these
have appeared on various national and local media outlets, including
BBC One and Radio 5 Live.
This website offers details of some of my work, divided
into three sections accessible from the menu on the left. Although a
brief list of some of my recent publications is included below, more
information is provided in the Recent Publications
section, including various options for
downloading and reading those papers that I'm able to make freely
Research offers details of some
of my research into the history of early medieval Britain, including my recent academic monongraph entitled
Britons and Anglo-Saxons. Finally, Arthurian
Resources and Studies offers access to a variety of
material - both scholarly and more informal - relating to the early
Arthurian legend, especially its Welsh manifestations.
- 'Tealby, the Taifali, and the End of Roman Lincolnshire', in Lincolnshire History & Archaeology, 46 (2011 ), pp. 5-10. A discussion of the Lincolnshire place-name Tealby (Tavelesbi, Teflesbi), examining its origins and potential implications for our understanding of late and post-Roman Lincolnshire.
- Britons and Anglo-Saxons: Lincolnshire AD 400-650 (History of Lincolnshire Committee, 2012). An interdisciplinary study of the region around Lincoln in the period between c.
AD 400 and 650, based on my doctoral thesis. Offers a detailed analysis
of the nature and extent of Anglian-British interaction there; also
considers the nature of the early Anglo-Saxon population-groups present
in that region and the Anglo-Saxon conquest of Northumbria.
- 'John Dee, King Arthur, and the Conquest of the Arctic', in The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe,
15 (October 2012). A detailed study of John Dee's late
sixteenth-century claim that King Arthur conquered the far northern
world and North America.
Re-evaluation of the Evidence of Anglian-British Interaction in the
Lincoln Region (Oxford D.Phil Thesis, 2011).
Alternative Intepretation of Preideu Annwfyn,
lines 23-8', in Studia Celtica,
43 (2009), pp. 207-13. A new interpretation and translation of
of this important Old Welsh Arthurian poem.
(Lindes, 2009). A book version of the Arthurian studies and articles
published on this website.
British Kingdom of Lindsey', in Cambrian Medieval
56 (2008), pp. 1-43. A detailed study of the historical,
archaeological, literary and linguistic evidence for a post-Roman
British kingdom in the Lincoln region.
of Arthur (Tempus, 2007). A monograph that
examines all the early Brittonic Arthurian sources in order to
establish the nature and development of the early Arthurian legend.
Note on Aladur,
41 (2007), pp. 237-41. A study of the Arthurian links and implications
of the Book of Taliesin poem Kadeir
Thumb and Jack the Giant Killer: Two Arthurian Fairytales?',
118.2 (2007), pp. 123-40. A study of the folkloric, literary and Arthurian roots of two Early
Modern chapbook tales/fairytales.
Gift-Giving and Romanitas: A Comparison of the
Use of Roman Imports in Western Britain and Southern Scandinavia',
Heroic Age: A Journal
of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe, 10 (May
2007). An archaeological study of the use of Roman imports in
post-Roman Britain and Southern Scandinavia.
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