Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Chanson d’Antioche
(3,006 words)

The Song of Antioch (though it is seldom referred to as such)

The Old French Crusade Cycle

Date: In its current form, from the end of the 12th/beginning of the 13th century

Original Language: Old French


The Chanson d’Antioche forms part of a trilogy with two other texts: the Chanson de Jérusalem, which takes the Crusaders through the fall of Jerusalem to the battle of Ascalon; and the Chanson des Chétifs, a fantasy compilation of three tales loosely linked to the…

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Sweetenham, Carol, “ Chanson d’Antioche”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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