Gillion of Trazegnies

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Medieval Manuscripts Alive: Middle French

Zrinka Stahuljak in the Manuscripts Study Room at the J. Paul Getty Museum
With the Romance of Gillion de Trazegnies in the Manuscripts Study Room

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A Medieval Soap Opera


Falling in love in the Middle Ages was more of a roller-coaster ride than today’s soap operas. More»

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