Bucéphale et ses avatars dans les romans français d’Alexandre: textes et images

Autore: Laurence Harf-Lancner
In: Critica del testo. XXII / 3, 2019
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Abstract

The different portaits of Bucephalus in the French medieval Alexander romances reveal divergent interpretations of Alexander himself. Bucephalus, «ox-head», appears, from one narrative and one iconographic cycle to another, a beautiful and defaultless steed for a knightly king, or the monstrous double of an ambiguous hero.