Old French Reading Group

Arthurian Romances, Beinecke MS 229, page 31r.
Arthurian Romances
Beinecke MS 229, page 31r.

General Collection
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale University.

Convenor

Professor Véronique Duché: room 511, Babel

Meetings

The Group meets from 4:00-5:00 on the first and third Mondays of the month.

Next meeting: Monday 2 October.

Venue: Room 511, Babel Building.

We will continue Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 4634.  An online version of the text can be found on The Charette Project web page.

Lines 4001-5000.

Please note that there is an error on the Princeton page: the correct url for lines 1-30 can be found here.

An English translation is available on the Online Medieval and Classical Library website.

A synopsis can be found here.

Please remember that no experience with French or Old French is necessary!

Arthurian Romances, Beinecke MS 229, page 31r (detail).
Arthurian Romances
Beinecke MS 229, page 31r (detail).

General Collection
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale University.

Resources

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 page.