Definition of Chrétien de Troyes in English:

Chrétien de Troyes

Pronunciation /krāˌtyen de ˈtrwä/ /kreɪˌtjɛn dɛ ˈtrwɑ/

proper noun

  • (12th century), French poet. His courtly romances on Arthurian themes include Lancelot (c.1177–81) and Perceval (c.1181–90, unfinished).