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
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Nos detendremos solamente en dos textos particulares que se relacionan entre si en la medida en que hacen parte del mismo movimiento de regreso a la Antiguedad latina del siglo XII: el Roman de Troie de Benoit de Sainte-Maure (compuesto hacia 1165) y el Roman d'Alexandre en la version de Alexandre de Paris (compuesto hacia 1180).
In the midst of the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century in Western Europe, one Benoit de Sainte-Maure composed his Roman de Troie, based on both Dares and Dicrys as authentic sources for this innovative romancer.
2) The shift was already present in Guido's principal source, Le Roman de Troie by Benoit de Sainte-Maure (c.
Thought to be a condensed version of the French Roman de Troie by Benoit de Sainte-Maure, Guido's work was widely translated throughout Europe.
Their story appeared for the first time in Dares Phrygius and Dictys Cretensis, then about the 12th century in Benoit de Sainte-Maure, and in the 13th century in Guido delle Colonne.
Damian-Grint judges that the most effective epilogues were those of Benoit de Sainte-Maure.