Flashcards in the sword in the stone Deck (74):
who is Sir Kay's dad?
where was the stone with the sword located?
in the church yard
to lift up the sword, what did Arthur pull it by?
what was sir kays "big lie"
that he pulled out the sword and he will be king
who replace the blade back in the stone
when sir kay was lifting the sword what did it describe that it felt like he was lifting
trying to lift a church
how did sir kay feel when he couldn't pull it out
what occupation did Arthur have?
sir kays squire
what was the handle?
when he pulled it out what did they say it was like?
as if he were lifting it from clear water
who was sir hectors closest friend
what did the white and red dragon stand for
red=britains (king vortigern)
what were the dragons before they became dragons?
what did the dragons fight on?
a silk tent
how long did the nobles fight for?
how long has it been since Merlin took Arthur In between when Arthur pulled out the sword
what were the three predictions?
1 the pool underneath the tower
2 vortigerns death
3 the outcomes of the wars (uther's)
what was unscripted in the stone
whosever can pull this sword out of this stone is the true king of Britain
who said that King vortigerns would need the blood of a boy with no father in order for your tower to stand?
the Kings astrologers and wise men
why did the Kings men say that you would need the blood of a boy with no father to put into the cement?
to make it sturdy
what was Arthur's fathers name?
King uther pendragon
why did Merlin want Arthur?
to raise and educate him
-uther owes him a favour for all that Merlin has predicted
what did the queen wrap Arthur in before giving him to Merlin
what was Arthur's mothers name?
what was Merlin dressed as when 2 Knights and 2 ladies gave Arthur to Merlin?
how long after arthur was born did uther fall ill
3 years after
what did Merlin do to protect Arthur when the nobles fought for 12 years,
kept him in hiding
who raised Arthur?
who were the two people that resemble Arthur a little but?
Daniel and Joseph
what were the two traits that Arthur had that we could have in our next leader?
shouldn't be arrogant or proud
when did this story take place?
what was the wicked kings name?
how many times did vortigern build his tower to defend his kingdom?
what did the kings messengers come across?
two boys quarelling
what was Merlins father?
an Incubas invisible to the eye
How old was Merlin when the messengers cam eto him?
What did merlin say that what was making the tower unsteady?
the pool underneath the tower
after the men were to drain the pool what are they to find?
two stones and inside the stones two sleeping dragons
what do the two dragons stand for?
that the white is the warriors that will once slay you
When uther pendragon became king what did merlin become?
his chief magician
How did uther win over the person he desired most?
with merlins help
how many nobles tried to lift the sword?
how many men guarded the mysterious sword?
what doies citadel mean?
what the other name for merlin?
who is the kings council?
what does delve mean?>
In the pool what are did merlin say they would find/?
two vases that joined neck to neck in the pool
what was in the two vases?
a silk tent
whats inside the tent?
two serpents one red and one white
once the serpents were exposed to the air what did they turn into?
how many times did the white dragon assail the red
who ended up winning the battle?
the red dragon
once Merlin could not see the dragons anymore what did he do?
turned to the councillors to see if they knew what their actions had meant
but again they could not answer
what does the pool stand for?
what is the tent?
king voritgerns kingdom
what is the red dragon?
dragon of the Britons
what is the white dragon>?
what did vortigern do with his councillors?
put them to death
what was Emrys later known as?
Mage Myrddin Emrys (merlin in english)
the mountain which has housed the captive dragons was renamed what?>
the red dragon went on and became the symbol of what?
the welsh people
t/f two dragons emerged from the stones
t/f merlin was seven when the messengers found him
merlins father was invisible to the eye t/f
sir hector was arthurs closest friend t/f
false merlin was
the white dragon was killed by the red dragon t/f
sir hector placed the sword back into the stone t/f
false sir kay did
what might this myth be trying to explain?
an act that can only be preformed by a person of pure heart and willing to sacrifice himself for others.
what did the fight between the dragons mean?
that the king would drive off the saxons and that the king would eventually die at the hand of saxons
what might this myth be trying to say about what our future leader may be?
-amongst the commoners
-arthur was truly of the poeple
-arthur had purity of mind and soul
how does david connect with arthur
-servant bringing food for the people who fought
-david beats the giant