noun Medieval Romance.
Examples from the Web for amadis
I now declare myself an enemy to Amadis de Gaul, and his whole generation; all foolish stories of knight-errantry I detest.The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Amadis suffers plentifully; yet Oriana can hardly be called "cruel."A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury
No edition of "Amadis de Gaul" has been proved to exist before that printed at Seville in 1519.
And so, now to business; come to my memory ye deeds of Amadis, and show me how I am to begin to imitate you.The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I, Complete|Miguel de Cervantes
But half a century elapsed between the publication of Amadis and the most extreme of its worthless imitations.Legends & Romances of Spain|Lewis Spence