troubadour

One of a school of poets who flourished from the eleventh to the thirteenth century, principally in Provence, in the south of France, and also in the north of Italy. They invented, and especially cultivated, a kind of lyrical poetry characterised by intricacy of meter and rhyme, and usually of a romantic, amatory strain. ... Origin: F. Troubadour, ...
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Troubadour

• (n.) One of a school of poets who flourished from the eleventh to the thirteenth century, principally in Provence, in the south of France, and also in the north of Italy. They invented, and especially cultivated, a kind of lyrical poetry characterized by intricacy of meter and rhyme, and usually of a romantic, amatory strain.Troubadour: word...
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troubadour

lyric poet of southern France, northern Spain, and northern Italy, writing in the langue d`oc of Provence; the troubadours, flourished from the late ... [21 related articles]
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Troubadour

Troubadour is a name given to a class of mediaeval poets, chiefly from the Languedon and Provence regions. They flourished from about 1090 until about 1290, and composed lyrical poetry in the langue d'oc, thereby being distinct from the trouveres who used the langue d'oil.
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troubadour

Poet-musician of Provence and southern France in the 12th–13th centuries. The troubadours originated a type of lyric poetry devoted to themes of courtly love and the idealization of women and to glorifying the chivalric ideals of the period. Little is known of their music, which was passed down orally. Among the troubadours were Bertran de...
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Troubadour

A medieval love poet of southern France between 1100-1350 who wrote and sang about the theme of fin
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