What is the tale of Amadis?

The story narrates the star-crossed love of King Perión of Gaula and Elisena of England, resulting in the secret birth of Amadís. The place called Gaula is a fictional kingdom within Brittany. It has in the past been identified with Wales or France, but it is best understood as a completely legendary place.

Who wrote Amadis of Gaul?

Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo. Castilian author who arranged the modern version of the chivalric romance Amadis of Gaul, written in three books in the 13th century by an unknown author.

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