Difference between revisions of "Chretien de Troyes"

From Cunnan
Jump to navigationJump to search
 
Line 1: Line 1:
A 12th century french poet celebrated for his arthurian romances.
+
A 12th century french poet celebrated for his arthurian romances. He spent a lot of time in the court of Marie de Champange (daughter of elenor of aquitane), her patronage possibly influencing him to write based on the anglosaxon arthurain tales. Works known to be written by him include:
  +
* Erec and Enide (c. 1170),
  +
* Cliges (c. 1176)
  +
* Yvain, (1177 to 1181)
  +
* Lancelot (1177 to 1181)
  +
   
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes

Revision as of 18:05, 31 May 2004

A 12th century french poet celebrated for his arthurian romances. He spent a lot of time in the court of Marie de Champange (daughter of elenor of aquitane), her patronage possibly influencing him to write based on the anglosaxon arthurain tales. Works known to be written by him include:

  • Erec and Enide (c. 1170),
  • Cliges (c. 1176)
  • Yvain, (1177 to 1181)
  • Lancelot (1177 to 1181)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes