Chivalric Romance

Entertainment / Literature / Chivalric Romance: Another term for medieval romance. See also chivalry, below.

Other Words for Romance

Romance Noun Synonyms: (love) affair, amour, affair of the heart, affaire (de coeur or d'amour), liaison, relationship, dalliance, intrigue
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Medieval Romance

Entertainment / Literature / Medieval Romance: In medieval use, romance referred to episodic French and German poetry dealing with chivalry and the adventures of knights in warfare as they rescue fair maidens and confront supernatural challenges. MORE

Renaissance Romance

Entertainment / Literature / Renaissance Romance: The original medieval genre of metrical romances gradually were replaced by prose works in the 1500s. At that point, the meaning of a 'romance' expanded to include any lengthy French or Spanish story MORE

Romance

Entertainment / Music / Romance: Originally a ballad: in the Romantic era, a lyric instrumental work. MORE

Chivalric Romance

Entertainment / Literature / Chivalric Romance: Another term for medieval romance. See also chivalry, below. MORE

Modern Romance

Entertainment / Literature / Modern Romance: In contrast with medieval and Renaissance romance, the meaning of a modern romance has become more restricted in the 20th century. Modern nonscholarly speakers refer to romances when they mean formula MORE

Metrical Romance

Entertainment / Literature / Metrical Romance: Any medieval romance written in verse or meter. MORE

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