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  • Record Number: 17867
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rebbert , Maria A.
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  • Title: The Celtic Origins of the Chess Symbolism in "Milun" and "Eliduc" [The author considers the significance of Marie's chess scenes by comparing them to similar “fidchell” scenes in several Old Irish tales. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: In Quest of Marie de France: A Twelfth-Century Poet.  Edited by Chantal A. Marechal.  Edwin Mellen Press, 1992.  Pages 148 - 160.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Chess in Literature Fidchell, Irish Board Game Guingamor, Old French Lai Irish Literature Literature- Verse Marie de France, Poet- Lais- Eliduc Marie de France, Poet- Lais- Milun
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
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