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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), her patronage possibly influencing him to write based on the Anglo-Saxon Arthurian tales. Works known to be written by him include:
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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]]), 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:
 
* Erec and Enide (c. 1170),
 
* Erec and Enide (c. 1170),
 
* Cliges (c. 1176)
 
* Cliges (c. 1176)
 
* Yvain, (1177 to 1181)
 
* Yvain, (1177 to 1181)
* Lancelot (1177 to 1181)
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* [[Lancelot]] (1177 to 1181)
   
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See also:
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes
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* [[Wikipedia:Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes]]

Revision as of 09:50, 2 November 2004

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), her patronage possibly influencing him to write based on the Anglo-Saxon Arthurian 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)

See also:

  • [[Wikipedia:Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes]]