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Amadis of Gaul · 5M ago

Chapter 133 [part 3 of 3]

[What Urganda told them about the future; and thus this great story comes to an end.] [Acabanse los quatro libros del esforzado y muy virtuoso cavallero Amadis de Gaula hijo del rey Perion y...
Amadis of Gaul · 5M ago

Thus ends this great story

What a long, wonderful trip it’s been. Thank you for taking it with me. Your translator, Sue Burke, at the Convento de San Marcos in León, Spain, originally the headquarters of the knights o...
Amadis of Gaul · 5M ago

Chapter 133 [part 2 of 3]

[How lords and kings came to Firm Island to help search for King Lisuarte.] [The coat of arms of Henry VII in 1504, including the red dragon of Cadwaladr, who was the last King of the Briton...
Amadis of Gaul · 6M ago

Chapter 133 [part 1 of 3]

How, after King Lisuarte returned to his lands from Firm Island, he was taken prisoner by enchantment, and what happened regarding that. [King John hunting a deer with hounds. A miniature fr...
Amadis of Gaul · 6M ago

Summary, Chapters 115 to 132

Wars are won, weddings are celebrated, and the story continues. A carrack, a three- or four-masted ocean-going sailing ship that was developed in the 14th and 15th centuries in Europe. Chris...
Amadis of Gaul · 6M ago

Chapter 132

Which tells of Agrajes’ reply to the giant Balan. [The city walls of Ávila, Spain. Photo by Elena F D.]  +    Agrajes answered him and said:“My good lord Balan, I wish to respond to what ye ...
Amadis of Gaul · 6M ago

Chapter 131

How Agrajes, Sir Cuadragante, and Sir Bruneo of Bonamar, with many other knights, came to see the giant Balan, and what happened. [From the Roman du Roy Meliadus de Leonnoys, produced in Nap...
Amadis of Gaul · 6M ago

Chapter 130 [part 5 of 5]

[What Balan did as soon as he could leave his bed.] [Knights with a lance and a crossbow, page 361r from the Codex Manesse, made in Germany in 1304. At the Universitätisbliothek Heidelberger...
Amadis of Gaul · 6M ago

Chapter 130 [part 4 of 5]

[How Amadis was deceived by a lady, and what he sorrowfully had to do.] [Door in the prison at Yedikule Fortress, built in 1458 in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo by Sue Burke.]            +  The st...
Amadis of Gaul · 7M ago

Chapter 130 [part 3 of 5]

[Of Gandalin’s quest, and how Amadis resolved it to everyone’s contentment.] [The ruins of the thermal baths of Cluny, at the National Museum of the Middle Ages, in Paris, France. Photo by E...