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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:
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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:
 
* Erec and Enide (c. 1170),
 
* Erec and Enide (c. 1170),
 
* Cliges (c. 1176)
 
* Cliges (c. 1176)

Revision as of 18:29, 6 July 2005

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:

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

See also:

  • [[Wikipedia:Chr%E9tien_de_Troyes]]