Chivalry
Chivalry, or the chivalric code, is a code of conduct associated with the medieval institution of knighthood which developed between 1170 and 1220.According to the British Medieval historian David Cro...
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Discovery of hidden 3,500 year old warrior grave stuffed with treasure could re-write ancient Greek history
The warrior was buried some distance from the ancient palace of Pylos, but the riches that went with him reveal that he lived like royalty. For over 3,500 years, his skeleton was kept company undergro...
Knight
A knight (/naɪt/) is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the Monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in ...
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Orders of knighthood
Chivalric orders are societies and fellowships of knights founded in imitation of the military orders of the Crusades. After the crusades, the memory of these crusading military orders became idealise...
Chanson de geste
The chanson de geste, Old French for "song of heroic deeds" (from gesta: Latin: "deeds, actions accomplished"), is a medieval narrative, a type of epic poem that appears at the dawn of French literatu...
Chivalric order
Chivalric orders are societies and fellowships of knights founded in imitation of the military orders of the Crusades. After the crusades, the memory of these crusading military orders became idealise...
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Chivalric sagas
The riddarasögur (literally 'sagas of knights', also known in English as 'chivalric sagas', 'romance-sagas', 'knights' sagas', 'sagas of chivalry') are Norse prose sagas of the romance genre. Starting...
Courtly love
Courtly love (or fine amor) was a medieval European literary conception of love that emphasized nobility and chivalry. Medieval literature is filled with examples of knights setting out on adventures ...
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Jousting
Jousting is a martial game or hastilude between two horsemen each wielding a lance with a blunted tip, often as part of a tournament.The primary aim is to strike the opponent with the jousting sticks ...
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Pas d'armes
The pas d'armes ([pa daʁm]) or passage of arms was a type of chivalric hastilude that evolved in the late 14th century and remained popular through the 15th century. It involved a knight or group of k...
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Romance (genre)
Romance or romantic usually refers to romance (love), love emphasizing emotion over libido.It may also refer to:
Warrior
A warrior is a person specializing in combat or warfare, especially within the context of a tribal or clan-based warrior culture society that recognizes a separate warrior class or caste.
In trib...
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Wolfram von Eschenbach
Wolfram von Eschenbach (c. 1170 – c. 1220) was a German knight and poet, regarded as one of the greatest epic poets of his time. As a Minnesinger, he also wrote lyric poetry.
Little is known of Wo...
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Klári saga
Klári saga is one of the chivalric sagas. Ostensibly derived from a Latin poem which Jón Halldórsson Bishop of Skálholt found in France, it became a prototype of the maiden king medieval Icelandic bri...
Renaud de Montauban
Renaud de Montauban, (also spelled Renaut, Renault, Italian: Rinaldo di Montalbano, Dutch: Reinout van Montalba(e)n) was a fictional hero and knight who was introduced to literature in a 12th-century ...
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Rash promise
The rash promise is a common motif in medieval and folk literature, especially fairy tales. Also described as a blind promise or rash boon, it is classified as Aarne-Thompson M223 and likely has an Or...
Conquistador
Conquistadors /kɒŋˌkɪstəˈdɔrz/ (from Portuguese or Spanish conquistadores "conquerors"; [koŋkistaˈðoɾes], [kũkiʃtɐˈdoɾis], [kũkiʃtɐˈðoɾɨʃ]) is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the...
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Piracy
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally includ...
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Psalm 144
Psalm 144 is the 144th psalm from the Book of Psalms in the Masoretic and modern numbering, corresponding to psalm 143 in the Vulgata Clementina.The text is attributed to David in the Masoretic text. ...
Matter of Britain
The Matter of Britain is a name given collectively to the body of medieval literature and legendary material associated with Great Britain, and sometimes Brittany, and the legendary kings and heroes a...
Pirate code
A pirate code, pirate articles or articles of agreement were a code of conduct for governing pirates. A group of sailors, on turning pirate, would draw up their own code or articles, which provided ru...
Huon of Bordeaux
Huon of Bordeaux is the title character of a 13th-century French epic (chanson de geste) with romance elements. He is a knight who, after unwittingly killing Charlot, the son of Emperor Charlemagne, i...
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Order of Saint Blaise
The Order of St. Blaise was founded in Armenia in the 12th century and takes its name from Saint Blaise, patron of the kingdom. It was divided into religious, who were charged with the holy offices a...
Tannhäuser
Tannhäuser (Middle High German: Tanhûser; died after 1265) was a German Minnesinger and poet. Historically, his biography is obscure beyond the poetry, which dates between 1245 and 1265. Socially, he ...
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Bushido
Bushidō (武士道), literally "the way of the warrior", is a Japanese word for the way of the samurai life, loosely analogous to the concept of chivalry.Bushido, a modern term rather than a historical ...
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Bucellarius
Bucellarii (the Latin plural of Bucellarius; literally "biscuit–eater", Greek: Βουκελλάριοι) is a term for a unit of soldiers in the late Roman and Byzantine empire, that were not supported by the...
Full Metal Jousting
Full Metal Jousting was an American reality game show that debuted on the History Channel on February 12, 2012. The show featured 16 contestants, split into two teams of eight, competing in full-conta...
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