Gottfried von Strassburg

Gottfried von Strassburg was a medieval German poet, best known for his version of the Tristan and Isolde story. His work is considered one of the great narrative masterpieces of the Middle Ages.

Books

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  1. 1. Tristan

    "Tristan" is a medieval romance that tells the tragic tale of the noble knight Tristan and the beautiful princess Isolde. The story is filled with themes of love, betrayal, and honor, as Tristan is sent to Ireland to bring back Isolde for his uncle, King Mark, to marry. However, on their journey back, they accidentally consume a love potion, causing them to fall deeply in love with each other. Their illicit affair eventually leads to their downfall, resulting in a tale filled with sorrow and heartbreak.

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