Four Arthurian Romances Are Originally Written In Old French, Sometime In The Second Half Of The 12th Century A.D., By The Court Poet Chretien DeTroyes Translation By W.W Comfort EREC ET ENIDE A Medieval Romance Explores A Knight S Conflict Between Love And Honour In Which Erec Goes Through Many Trials Until He Is Sure Of Enide S Loyalty And True Love CLIGES A ROMANCE Originally Written In Old French, Sometime In The Second Half Of The 12th Century A.D., By The Court Poet Chretien DeTroyes Translation By W.W Comfort, 1914 Cliges Exalts The Possibility Of Pure Love Outside Marriage, While The Haunting The Story Of The Grail Chronicles The Legendary Quest YVAIN OR THE KNIGHT WITH THE LION Yvain, The Knight Of The Lion, Who Is Rejected By His Wife And Performs A Number Of Heroic Deeds In Order To Regain Her Love It Was Probably Written In The 1170s Simultaneously With Lancelot, The Knight Of The Cart Yvain Seeks To Avenge His Cousin Calogrenant Who Had Been Defeated By An Otherworldly Knight Beside A Magical Storm Making Fountain In The Forest Of Broceliande LANCELOT OR THE KNIGHT OF THE CART This Medieval French Romance Is The Oldest Surviving Work About Lancelot When Queen Guinevere Is Abducted By Meleagrant, Lancelot Must Face Many Trials, Physical, Emotional, And Social, To Rescue Her Lancelot Is The First Story To Introduce Camelot S Greatest Knight And The Love Affair Between Him And Guinevere.
Chr tien de Troyes, commonly regarded as the father of Arthurian romance and a key figure in Western literature, composed in French in the latter part of the twelfth century Virtually nothing is known of his life Possibly a native of Troyes, he enjoyed patronage there from the Countess Marie of Champagne before dedicating his last romance to Count Philip of Flanders, perhaps about 1182 His poet
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