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Tristan and Iseult

circa 1100

Why is it canonical?

Tristan and Iseult is one of the foundations of modern fairy tales. It was a popular story beginning in the 12th century, told at feasts and other events. It is tragic and romantic, and is one of the sources of modern day ideas of chivalric romance and romantic love.

Locations

France

Languages

French

Periods

Middle Ages

Images and Videos

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Tristan and Iseult

Resources

Full text of Tristan and Iseult in English