Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Hloch And Saxo
To compare some legendary, historical and fictional dates -
Grallon, former King of Ys, became Duke of Armorica in 407.
Grallon's successor, King Salaun, reigned 421-435.
The source of the Arthurian legend was in the mid-400's, 450-455. See combox here.
The reign of the last Western Roman Emperor ended in 476. See here.
"Saxo places Hadding three generations before Hrolf Kraki."
-War Of The Gods (New York, 1999), p. 301.
Anderson dates Hrolf Kraki twenty or thirty years after 512-520.
-Hrolf Kraki's Saga (New York, 1973), p. xviii.