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The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

Joseph Bédier

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This is the Arthurian legend of Tristan and Iseult. It is a tale of love, honor, intrigue, betrayal and jealousy, ending ultimately in tragedy. This story predates that of Lancelot and Guinevere, and is one of the most influential romances of the medieval period, inspiring many artists, from story-tellers to painters to composers

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. . .Tristan used the sword again and struck so strongly that the air rang all round about: but in vain, for he could not wound and meanwhile the dragon vomited from his nostrils two streams of loath-some flames, and Tristan’s helm blackened like a cinder and his horse stumbled and fell down and died; but Tristan standing on his feet thrust his sword right into the beast’s jaws, and split its heart in two.

Then he cut out the tongue and put it into his hose, but as the poison came against his flesh the hero fainted and fell in the high grass that bordered the marsh around.

Now the man he had stopped in flight was the Seneschal of Ireland and he desired Iseult the Fair: and though he was a coward, he had dared so far as to return with his companions secretly, and he found the dragon dead; so he cut off its head and bore it to the King, and claimed the great reward.

The King could credit his prowess but hardly, yet wished justice done and summo. . . Read More

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تریستان و ایزوت، یک کلاسیک عاشقانه، داستان عشق تریستان دلیر و ایزوت زرین موی که به سبب نوشیدن شراب عشق سخت دلداده‌ی هم شدند به شکلی که دوری و جدایی تحمل ناپذیر بود و مرگ آسان تر از دوری.

Le Roman de Tristan et Iseut = The Romance of Tristan and Iseult = Tristan and Isolde, Joseph Bédier

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult first published 1900.

Tristan and Iseult, alternatively known as Tristan and Isolde, is a heroic romance retold in numerous variations since the 12th century.

The stor

A classic myth, but maybe not the best version.

Tristan and Iseult is a big deal: it’s said to be a major influence for the romance between Lancelot and Guinevere, Romeo and Juliet, and pretty much the majority romantic love stories after the 12th century. This myth was passed down verbally and has b

«Τριστάνος και Ιζόλδη»

Ένα γλυκόπικρο μεσαιωνικό, ιπποτικό μυθιστόρημα με παραμυθιακά στοιχεία!

Η αγάπη όλα τα νικά; Η αγάπη χωρίζει τους ανθρώπους; Η αγάπη τους δίνει δύναμη και φτερά! Άλλοτε τους κάνει άτρωτους κ άλλοτε τρωτούς. Η αγάπη τους ξυπνά τον θυμό και τον εγωισμό, αλλά τους εμποτίζει κ με

از ویژگی‌های این داستان غنایی مشهور، می‌توانم به تساهل در منطق داستان و خوش‌باشی و سادگی و اتکا به احساساتِ صرف اشاره کنم. داستان به هیچ وجه سعی نمی‌کند که اطناب داشته باشد. همه چیز در داستان، گذشت مدوام حوادث است بر دو شخصیت عاشق، که به اجبار سحر و جادو عاشق همدیگر شده‌اند (نوشیدنِ غیر تعمدی شربتی

‎دوستانِ گرانقدر، داستانِ "تریستان و ایزوت" بارها به روش هایِ گوناگونِ ادبی بیان شده است. به صورت شعر و داستان و حتی توسطِ <واگنر> به صورتِ اپرائی زیبا و دیدنی و شنیدنی درآمده است
‎در زیر چکیده ای کوتاه از این داستان را برایِ شما دلدادگانِ گرامی، مینویسم

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