12th Century texts
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- Arthurian romances (Yvain, Lancelot, Perceval) and other works (Cliges,) by Chretien De Troyes. A pleasant late 12th century french romance. Many translations widely availiable. The Burton Raffael translations are good, but a 19th century translation is available from project gutenberg: []
- Tristan and Isolde. Actually an earlier story, but versions of this work exist from the 12th century when this was a very popular story.
- Geoffrey, of Monmouth, "Historia regum Britannie" (history of the kings of britain)Camb. Univ. Libr. MS.1706
Some translations: ISBN: 0140441700
- Hugo Falcandus (1154-69) "History of the tyrants of Sicily"
- Geoffrey, of Monmouth"LIFE OF MERLIN"
- Alexander Nequam (1157-1217)