Chrétien de Troyes

French - A 12th C. Writer. He retold the Arthurian legends introducing the idea of courtly love and the story of the Holy Grail. Some of his works are Cligés, Erec and Enide, Le Chevalier de Charette (the story of Lancelot as Knight of the Cart), Le Chevalier du Lion (about Owain, as Knight of the Lion), Le Conte de Graal (Percival on the Grail Quest) and Perceval. Also referred to as Chrétien de Troyes, Troyes,Chrétien de or Troyes,Chrétien de.

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