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Amadis of Gaul · 3d 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...
Amadis of Gaul · 1W ago

Chapter 130 [part 2 of 5]

[How Amadis and Grasandor reached the Peak of the Enchanting Damsel, and what happened to them there.]   [The ruins of Larisa Castle in Argos, Greece. Photo by Ronny Siegel.]  +  Now the sto...
Amadis of Gaul · 2W ago

The sorcerer who didn’t trust his student

A medieval tale about keeping your word. The San Martín Bridge over the Tajo River at the west end of Toledo, Spain, built in the 1300s. Etching by Vicente Urrabieta y Ortiz, published in th...
Amadis of Gaul · 2W ago

Chapter 130 [part 1 of 5]

How Amadis, at the Island of the Vermilion Tower, was seated on some rocks overlooking the sea and speaking with Grasandor about his lady Oriana, when he saw a ship coming, from which he lea...
Amadis of Gaul · 3W ago

Chapter 129 [part 4 of 4]

[How Grasandor finally found Amadis.] [Detail of the Cloister of Sant Benet de Bages, in Bages, Spain. The Benedictine monastery was built in the 10th century. Photo by Mutari.]  +  And as y...
Amadis of Gaul · 1M ago

Chapter 129 [part 3 of 4]

[How Grasandor rescued Landin from a treacherous knight and his brothers.] [Miniature of the Castle of Jealousy, from Roman de la Rose, created around 1490 in Bruges, the Netherlands. In the...
Amadis of Gaul · 1M ago

Chapter 129 [part 2 of 4]

[How Amadis confronted Balan and what he demanded of him, and how Grasandor came to search for Amadis.][Lancelot crossing the sword-bridge. Detail from the Church of Saint-Pierre, Caen, Fran...
Amadis of Gaul · 1M ago

Chapter 129 [part 1 of 4]

How Darioleta lamented the great danger Amadis was in. [Petronilla of Aragon (1136-1173), Queen of Aragon from 1137 to 1164. From The Portuguese Genealogy, made in Lisbon, Portugal, between ...
Amadis of Gaul · 1M ago

Chapter 128 [part 3 of 3]

[Of the greater danger that befell Amadis after defeating the giant.][Targe and pavise shields of Lluís Cornell, from the end of the 14th century, in the Fine Arts Museum of Castellón, Spain...
Amadis of Gaul · 1M ago

Chapter 128 [part 2 of 3]

[How Amadis fought the giant Balan.] [The portal of the Church of Our Lady beneath the Chain, of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, i...