Old French Reading Group
Professor Véronique Duché: room 511, Babel.
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The Group meets from 5.00-6.00 pm, generally on the first and third Mondays of the month.
Next meeting: Monday 26 February.
Venue: Room 511, Babel Building.
We will continue Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 5366. An online version of the text can be found on The Charette Project web page.
Please note that there is an error on the Princeton page: the correct url for lines 1-30 can be found on the Manuscript U web page.
An English translation is available on the Online Medieval and Classical Library website.
A synopsis can be found on the Wikipedia Lancelot ou le Chevalier de la charrette web page.
Please remember that no experience with French or Old French is necessary!
- The ATILF Dictionnaire (Moyen Français), with a Chrétien appendix
- Leeds MedFrench source (broken link)
- Online dictionaries:
- The Anglo-Norman Dictionary (English)
- Le Dictionnaire étymologique de l'ancien français (French)
- ATILF (French) slightly later, but still good
- University of Texas Old French Online, including grammar summaries and parsed extracts from various Old French texts
And here’s a link to a neat set of resources online supplied by Trinity College Dublin: The Joys of Old French web page.
Also, the Wikipedia Old French Grammar web page.