Chrétien de Troyes

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Chrétien de Troyes

 (də trwä′)
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Chrétien de Troyes

(French kretjɛ̃ də trwa)
n
(Biography) 12th century, French poet, who wrote the five Arthurian romances Erec; Cligès; Lancelot, le chevalier de la charette; Yvain, le chevalier au lion; and Perceval, le conte del Graal (?1155–?1190), the first courtly romances
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Chré•tien de Troyes

or Chres•tien de Troyes

(kreɪˈtyɛ̃ də ˈtrwɑ)
n.
fl. 1160–90, French poet.
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