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Chretien de Troyes used to be a French poet within the overdue twelfth century whose paintings represents the superior examples of Arthurian legend from medieval occasions. Contained during this quantity are the 4 whole Arthurian romances that experience survived. the 1st of those tales is that of "Erec and Enide", which recounts the tale of Erec, considered one of King Arthur's knights, and the clash among love and knighthood he studies in his marriage to Enide. the second one romance is the story of the knight "Cligès" and his love for his uncle's spouse, Fenice. The 3rd romance is that of "Yvain, the Knight of the Lion", within which Yvain seeks to avenge his cousin Calogrenant, who have been defeated by way of an otherworldly knight. finally is the story of "Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart", which facilities on Lancelot's rescue of Guinevere, King Arthur's queen. those vintage medieval poems shape many of the earliest and so much sought after examples of the legend of King Arthur.

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