from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Benoît de Sainte-Maure fl. 12th century. French trouvère whose Roman de Troie was a source for later works set during the Trojan War, such as Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde.


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