Chaucer’s Armenian Queen

Armenian Fact of the Day: In the late 1370s, Chaucer wrote Anelida and Arcite, a poem based on Boccaccio’s Italian epic Teseida (Chaucer also bases the Knight’s tale in The Canterbury Tales on Teseida). It was about the Armenian queen Anelida, who was courted by the Grecian Arcite.

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