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Vie de cour et littérature: à propos de quelques enluminures de la "Crónica Troyana" d'Alphonse XI

ContributorsCarta, Constance
Published inTroianalexandrina, vol. 10, p. 71-103
Publication date2010

Commissioned by Alfonso XI, great-grandson of Alfonso el Sabio, the “Crónica Troyana”, the Castilian translation of the French “Roman de Troie”, is finished and copied by 1350. Some of the seventy miniatures of the manuscript, which belongs to the Cámara Regia, illustrate the main activities in Court in peaceful times. They show some fundamental aspects of these activities, proper to the nobility in the Middle Ages: games, hunting, music and love. This article foregrounds how each of these aspects finds its reflection in the most important works of XIIIth and XIVth century Castilian literature.

  • Crónica Troyana
  • Alfonso XI
  • Middle Ages
  • Miniature
  • Games
  • Hunting
  • Music
  • Courtly love
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CARTA, Constance. Vie de cour et littérature: à propos de quelques enluminures de la ‘Crónica Troyana’ d’Alphonse XI. In: Troianalexandrina, 2010, vol. 10, p. 71–103.
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ISSN of the journal1577-5003

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