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Puy [pui] (Fr.)locked

  • Elizabeth C. Teviotdale

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The name given to literary and musical confraternities, often religious, founded mainly in northern France from the 12th century, and to the competitions sponsored by them. The word probably derives from the Latin podium, referring to a raised platform from which competing compositions were delivered or judged or both. The trouvère Adam de la Halle, who competed in the ...

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