Courtly Love in Medieval Manuscripts

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Widely popular in Europe throughout the Middle Ages, the phenomenon of courtly love is said to have had its origins with the troubadours of the 11th century. The idealistic relationship between a knight and his lady became a powerful force in shaping the literature of the day. Courtly Love in Medieval Manuscripts describes this phenomenon against a backdrop of the romantic interests and real life relationships of medieval society.

Courtly Love in Medieval Manuscripts 2003, British Library, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780712347839

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