Author Archives: Friends of Old French

About Friends of Old French

Prefers 12th and 13th century fabliaux to all other literary forms.

Ci-gît

Old French is alive and well in a few Modern French contexts.  It is also alive in St. Martinville, Paroisse St. Martin, en Louisiane!  Ci-gît, here lies, from the verb gésir, on gravestones by l’église de St. Martin de Tours. … Continue reading

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