Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the popular cycle in Northwest European literature. While the character of Reynard appears in later works, the core stories were written during the Middle Ages by multiple authors and are often seen as parodies of medieval literature such as courtly love stories and reineke Fuchs PDF de geste, as well as a satire of political and religious institutions.
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Defaced Reynard preaches to a rooster. Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. The main characters are anthropomorphic animals. The given names of the animals are Old High German in origin, most of them were in common use as personal names in medieval Lorraine. The given name Reynard is from Reginhard, Raginohardus „strong in counsel“. The figure of Reynard is thought to have originated in Lorraine folklore from where it spread to France, the Low Countries, and Germany. Reynard appears first in the medieval Latin poem Ysengrimus, a long Latin mock-epic written c.
1153 by the poet Nivardus in Ghent, that collects a great store of Reynard’s adventures. Roman de Renart appears in 1174, written by Pierre de St. Cloud, although in all French editions it is designated as „Branch II“. Maint autre conte par la terre. That many tellers have told to you. Madocke or Madoc is thought to be another one of Willem’s works that at one point existed but was lost. The Nun’s Priest’s Tale“, Reynard appears as „Rossel“ and an ass as „Brunel“.