Benoît de Sainte-Maure


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Be·noît de Sainte-Maure

 (bən-wä′ də săNt-môr′) fl. 12th century.
French trouvère whose Roman de Troie was a source for later works set during the Trojan War, such as Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde.

Benoît de Sainte-Maure

(French bənwa də sɛ̃t mɔr)
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(Biography) 12th-century French trouvère: author of the Roman de Troie, which contains the episode of Troilus and Cressida