Chréstien de Troyes

Chrés·tien de Troyes

also Chré·tien de Troyes  (krā-tyăN′ də trwä′) fl. 1170.
French trouvère who wrote the earliest surviving Arthurian romances, including Perceval, the first work to incorporate the quest for the Holy Grail into an Arthurian tale.
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