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'''Chrétian de Troyes''' was a [[12th Century]] [[France|French]] [[poet]] celebrated for his [[Arthurian romances]]. He spent a lot of time in the [[court]] of Marie de Champagne (daughter of [[Eleanor of Aquitaine]] and of Louis VII of [[France]]), her [[patron|patronage]] possibly influencing him to write based on the [[Anglo-Saxon]] [[King Arthur|Arthurian]] tales. Works known to be written by him include:
A 12th century french poet celebrated for his arthurian romances.
 
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* [[Erec and Enide]] (c. 1170),
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* [[Cliges]] (c. 1176)
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* Yvain, aka [[The Knight of the Cart]] (1177 to 1181)
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* [[Lancelot]] (1177 to 1181)
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* [[le Roman de Perceval]] unfinished at his death in c1180
   
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See also:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes
 
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* [[Wikipedia:Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes]]
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[[Category:People (medieval)]]
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[[category:King Arthur]]

Latest revision as of 17:22, 4 July 2006

Chrétian de Troyes was a 12th Century French poet celebrated for his Arthurian romances. He spent a lot of time in the court of Marie de Champagne (daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine and of Louis VII of France), her patronage possibly influencing him to write based on the Anglo-Saxon Arthurian tales. Works known to be written by him include:

See also:

  • [[Wikipedia:Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes]]