Top Ten Books of the 12th Century

Top 10 Best Books of the 12th Century

  1. Tristan and Iseult – Unknown – 1165
  2. Perceval, the Story of the Grail – Chretien de Troyes – Between 1135 and 1190
  3. Lancelot : The Knight of the Cart – Chretien de Troyes – Between 1175 and 1181
  4. The History of the Kings of Britain – Geoffrey of Monmouth – 1136
  5. Yvain, the Knight with the Lion – Chretien de Troyes – 1170
  6. The Lais of Marie de France – Marie de France – Around 1170
  7. Hildegard von Bingen’s Physica : The Complete English Translation of her Classic Work on Health and Healing – Hildegard von Bingen – 1155
  8. The Alexiad of Anna Comnena – Anna Comnena – Around 1148
  9. The Guide for the Perplexed – Moses Maimonides – 1190
  10. The Conference of the Birds – Farid ud-Din Attar – 1177

Tristan and Isolde                 Tristan and Iseult -

Perceval, the Story of the Grail -        Lancelot          History of the Kings of Britain -

Yvain the Knight with the Lion    Lais of Marie de France     Hildegard von Bingen's Physica

Alexiad - Around 1148   Guide For The Perplexed - 1190   The Conference of the Birds

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