Fabliau is a short metrical tale made popular in medieval France by the jongleurs, or professional storytellers. Fabliaux were characterized by vivid detail and realistic observation and were usually comic, coarse, and often cynical, especially in their treatment of women. Explore the medieval French society with this e-book. A virtual parchment, includes 13 illustrated fabliaux with medieval music to set the atmosphere. You will also find a glossary to look up the meaning of Old French words or, whenever there is an original text written in Old French, you will be able to look up the definition of most of the words using a hyperlink to pop up the definition. You must be quite fluent in French to read this e-book.
What's new in version 1.0
ReleaseNovember 8, 2008
Date AddedAugust 10, 2001
Operating SystemsWindows 95, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows, Windows NT
Additional RequirementsPentium, Windows 95/98/NT/2000, 16MB RAM, SVGA, sound card
In addition to all the definitions from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, this app offers voice search - to let you look up a word without having to spell it - along with synonyms, antonyms, example sentences, Word of the Day, and more.