Old French Reading Group

Arthurian Romances, Beinecke MS 229, page 31r.
Lancelot dans la charrette (BNF 115 folio 355)


Professor Véronique Duché: room 511, Babel.

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The Group meets from 5:00-6:00, generally on the first and third Mondays of the month.

Next meeting: Monday 1 October.

Venue: Room 511, Babel Building.

We will continue Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 6786.  An online version of the text can be found on The Charette Project web page.

Lines 6001-7000.

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!


Set of resources online supplied by Trinity College Dublin: The Joys of Old French web page.

Also, the Wikipedia Old French Grammar web page.