Faery Loves and Faery Lais by Gareth Knight

By Gareth Knight

The Breton lai is a story poem, often observed via track, that seemed in France concerning the center of the twelfth century, carried by means of traveling musicians and storytellers referred to as jongleurs. what's very important approximately them is they include loads of faery and supernatural lore deriving from Celtic delusion, legend and folktale.

This selection of twelve stories specializes in faery lore within the lai culture. 9 are taken from nameless medieval jongleur resources; the opposite 3 are from the extra courtly stories amassed via Marie de France within the overdue twelfth century. Gareth Knight, a student of medieval French in addition to a longtime writer on esoteric faery lore, offers a shiny and full of life translation of every lai in addition to a statement which takes a standpoint either historical and esoteric.

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