Robert de Boron

Robert de Boron (also spelled in the manuscripts “Bouron”, “Beron”) was a French poet of the late 12th and early 13th centuries who is most notable as the author of the poems Joseph d’Arimathe and Merlin. Though little is known about him outside of the poems he allegedly wrote, his works and their subsequent prose redactions impacted later incarnations of the Arthurian legend and its prose cycles, particularly due to his Christian backstory for the Holy Grail, originally an element of Chrétien de Troyes’s famously-unfinished Perceval.

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Name(s):
      Robert de Boron
Occupation:
      French poet
Birth:
      Boron, Territoire de Belfort, France


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French Poetry of Arthurian Legends

Robert de Boron, a French poet composed French language verses in 1200 about Joseph d'Arimathie and Merlin. Continue reading

Poetic Tales of Joseph of Arimathea

There are many tales of Joseph of Arimathea, keeper of the Holy Grail a Samarian who Jesus entrusted with the cup used at the Last Supper. Continue reading